Federico Rosei was born in Rome, Italy and graduated from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” with a PhD in Physics (2001). Currently he is Professor and Director of INRS Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications and holds the UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage. His research interests focus on studying structure/property relationships in materials, specifically determining the role of surfaces and surfaces.
He is Member of the European Academy of Sciences, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, of the Royal Society of Chemistry, of the Institute of Physics, of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, of the Institute of Materials, Metallurgy and Mining and of the Engineering Institute of Canada. Among his awards we cite the FW Bessel Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (2011), the Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry from the Royal Society of Canada (2011), the Herzberg Medal from the Canadian Association of Physics (2013) and the NSERC EWR Steacie Memorial Fellowship (2014).