- Associate Investigator
- University of Sydney
Antonio Tricoli is Professor of Materials Science at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Sydney, where he leads the Nanotechnology Research Laboratory, and Associate Editor of the Chemical Engineering Journal. His research focuses on understanding light-matter interactions over multi-scale interfaces for the design of innovative materials and devices with application in Personalized Medicine and Renewable Energy. Antonio received his bachelor and master degrees in Mechanical and Process Engineering, and his PhD in Nanotechnology from ETH Zurich. He completed his tenure at the Australian National University in 2016 and was promoted to Professor of Engineering in 2019. He is founding member and co-chair of the inaugural 2017 ANU Grand Challenge strategic research program “Our Health in Our Hands”, which brings together a large multidisciplinary team of scientists from HASS and STEM disciplines aiming at developing transformative technologies to better manage our health. He is author of more than 100 scientific publications, including book chapters and journal articles. He is recipient of the 2010 HILTI Prize for the most innovative PhD thesis of ETH Zurich, the 2012 Future Engineering Research Leadership Fellowship of the Australian National University, a 2015 Westpac Research Fellowships, a 2016 Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Award and a 2020 ARC Future Fellowship.