Giulia Fulvia Mancini

Associate Professor in Physics & Head of Research
Laboratory for Ultrafast X-ray and Electron Microscopy

University of Pavia
Department of Physics​
Office 2-53
Via Agostino Bassi 6
27100 Pavia (PV) – ITALY

​Phone: +39 0382 98 7503
Email: giuliafulvia.mancini@unipv.it

Researcher unique identifiers:
ORCiD: 0000-0002-7752-2822
Scopus Author ID: 57201126139
Google Scholar: giulia fulvia mancini

Biography
CV/Resume 
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Research Interests

Functional nanomaterials, Excited-state Dynamics, Structure-properties relations, Ultrafast X-rays and electrons science, Ultrafast Coherent Diffractive Imaging,  High-Harmonic Generation

Publications

Professional Experience/Education

2021–now: Associate Professor
Department of Physics, University of Pavia, Italy
P.I. of  Laboratory for Ultrafast X-ray and Electron Microscopy (LUXEM)
2017–2021: Senior Research Associate – Team Leader 
Swiss Free Electron Laser (SwissFEL, PSI) and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laboratory for Ultrafast Spectroscopy (EPFL, LSU), Switzerland
Host: Prof. Majed Chergui
2015–2017:    Postdoctoral Research Associate
JILA (Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics), University of Colorado-Boulder and NIST, Kapteyn-Murnane Group (USA)
Hosts: Prof. Margaret Murnane, Prof. Henry Kapteyn
2015: Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Special Distinction
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laboratory for Ultrafast Microscopy and Electron Scattering (EPFL, LUMES), Switzerland
Director: Prof. Fabrizio Carbone
2010: M. Sc. in Physical Chemistry summa cum laude
Physical Chemistry Department, University of Pavia, Italy
Diploma Degree in Science & Technology
University School for Advanced Studies IUSS – Pavia, Italy
2008: B. Sc. in Physical Chemistry summa cum laude
University of Pavia, Italy 

Honors & Awards

2021: ICO/IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics
for “contributions to imaging and scattering of nanostructured materials using high- harmonic soft X-ray sources and research on extreme ultraviolet imaging”
2020: Mildred Dresselhaus Prize for Junior Researchers
for “outstanding scientific achievements”
Cluster of Excellence “CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter” – University of Hamburg
2019: Aspasia Prize
NWO – Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
2016:  Special distinction for Ph.D. thesis
“Femtosecond Diffractive Imaging of Structures, Charge and  Spin Textures”
Research Commission – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
2014: SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel Award
Invited talk at Gordon Research Conference “Noble Metal Nanoparticles” 2014
Swiss Chemical Society
2014:  Teaching assistant award
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Funding ID & Career Advancement

2021: co-PI of Competence center for sustainable bio-nanotechnology – 1’012’500 €
“Development of collaboration agreement with Universities for Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer”
Bando Regione Lombardia
2020: PI of Fondazione Cariplo Grant 2020-2544 NanoFast – 328’562 €
“Probing functionality at the nanoscale: multimodal electron and soft X-ray ultrafast imaging”
Fondazione Cariplo
2020: Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship – 30’000 €
The program provides excellent research conditions (funds for organizing workshops, travel funds, research budget, and housing costs) in order to enable a successful female researcher to work within CUI for a period of two to six months and serve as a role model for young women in the physical sciences as well as attract world leading researchers to Hamburg.
Cluster of Excellence “CUI: Advanced Imaging of Matter” – University of Hamburg
2019: PI of ERC Starting Grant ULTRAIMAGE 1’894’577 €
“Advanced EUV/soft X-ray microscopy in the ultrafast regime: imaging functionality of nanomaterials across length scales”
European Research Council 
2019: ASPASIA Grant 50’000 €
Funded to encourage the promotion of top-ranked Vidi grant female candidates to an associate professorship through a fast (2 years) tenure-track.
Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Association of Universities in the Netherlands and NWO 
2019: PI of VIDI-NWO Grant VI.Vidi.192.037 – 800’000 €
“Controlling functionality in the ultrafast regime: advanced microscopy of nanoparticle superlattices”
NWO – Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
2019: Rosalind Franklin Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship 800’000 €
University of Groningen
2017: NCCR MUST: InterMUST Grant –  90’000 CHF
Swiss National Science Foundation
2015: PI of SNSF Early.PostDoc Mobility Grant (P2ELP2_158887) 50’000 CHF
PI of SNSF Gender Equality Grant – 1’000 CHF
Swiss National Science Foundation
2005– 2010: Scholarship 7’500 €
University School for Advanced Studies IUSS – Pavia, Italy
1999–2009: Scholarship 10’000 €
Foundation “Mario Negri”

Track Record

  • Co-authored 58 peer-reviewed articles in international journals
  • Technology Transfer: 1 patent deposited and 1 licensed, UCBoulder, R&D coordinator DARPA and KMLabs Inc. (USA)
  • Responsible for report: Deputy at DOD and NSF grant review meetings (USA)
  • Beamtime coordinator: SwissFEL (CH)
  • Invited guest and public speaker to 30 international conferences
  • Scientific collaborations in laboratories worldwide across 6 countries (Europe, USA)
  • Reviewer for AAAS, ACS, Optica (formerly OSA), Elsevier, Cell Press, World Scientific.
  • Scientific Board Advisor – Foundation Santa Caterina University College (Italy)
  •  Outreach and Mentoring for Women in Science: 
    • “Stories by the fireplace” – sharing career path with the mentees of dynaMENT mentoring program, University of Hamburg, D 
    • NCCR:MUST Molecular Ultrafast Science and Technology Women Scientists, CH
    • Women in Science Association, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
    • Fix the Leaky Pipeline (FLP) Program for female Researchers in the ETH Domain, CH