skip to primary navigationskip to content

Professor Andrea C Ferrari

Professor Andrea C Ferrari

Professor of Nanotechnology

Director of the Cambridge Graphene Centre

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 748351


Andrea Ferrari earned a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, after a Laurea in Nuclear Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He is Professor of Nanotechnology and Professorial Fellow of Pembroke College. He founded and directs the Cambridge Graphene Centre and the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Graphene Technology. He chairs the management panel and is the Science and Technology Officer of the European Graphene Flagship. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, Fellow of the Materials Research Society, Fellow of the Institute of Physics, Fellow of the Optical Society and he has been recipient of numerous awards, such as the Royal Society Brian Mercer Award for Innovation, the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, the Marie Curie Excellence Award, the Philip Leverhulme Prize, the EU-40 Materials Prize. He also received four European Research Council Grants.

Departments and Institutes


Research Interests

Professor Ferrari's research interests include nanomaterials growth, modeling, characterization, and devices. In particular, he focuses on graphene, nanotubes, diamond-like carbon, and nanowires for applications in electronics and photonics.