Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: 0554573003

Location: Florence

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Glasses and Gels

Transport Phenomena of Soft and Biological Matter

Rheology and Micromechanics (AFM) of Soft Matter

Confocal Microscopy and Image Correlation Techniques

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Techniques for Soft Matter



Laboratory Course in Physical Chemistry (II): Undergraduate Course of the Batchelor Degree in Chemistry, University of Florence

Experimental methods for the study of nanostructured materials: Course of the Master Degree in Advanced Molecular Sciences, University of Florence


Curriculum Vitae

2001: Degree in Physics at the University of Florence. Thesis on "Structural Properties of a Water in Oil PFPE Microemulsion by Small Angle Neutron Scattering"

2005: PhD in Physical Chemistry at the Westfälisches-Wilhelms Universität Münster. Thesis on "Phase Behavior and Interactions of PEP-PEO Star-like Micelles"

2005-2009: Researcher of the Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

2009-2010: Researcher of the Laboratoires Poliméres et Materiaux Avancés, CNRS-Rhodia Lyon and Material Physics Center, Universidad del País Vasco, San Sebastían.

2010-2015: Senior Researcher of the Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory, Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf.

2015-2019: Professor at the Physical Engineering Department, División de Ciencias e Ingenierías, Universidad de Guanajuato, Campus León.

2019- : Associate Professor at the Chemistry Department "Ugo Schiff", University of Florence.



2013- Young Researcher Award SFB-TR6, Premio del Network di Ricerca Transregionale Tedesco-Olandese al miglior Ricercatore Giovane.



Concentration and temperature dependent interactions and state diagram of dispersions of copolymer microgels

- Ruiz-Franco J. - Rivas-Barbosa R. - Lara-Peña M.A. - Villanueva-Valencia J.R. - Licea-Claverie A. - Zaccarelli E. - Marco Laurati
Soft Matter

Editorial: Exploring the mechanical properties of soft materials at multiple length scales

- Marco Laurati - Tassieri M. - Espinosa G. - Oliveira M.S.N. - Joseph P.
Frontiers in Physics

Reciprocal Space Study of Brownian Yet Non-Gaussian Diffusion of Small Tracers in a Hard-Sphere Glass

- Brizioli M. - Sentjabrskaja T. - Egelhaaf S.U. - Marco Laurati - Cerbino R. - Giavazzi F.
Frontiers in Physics

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