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

Personal information

Position: PhD Students



Location: Perugia

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Synthesis and characterization of plasmonic nanoparticles, silica nanoparticles, and inorganic nanocrystals.

Investigations of plasmonic materials for amyloid fibrils disruption through photothermal effect.

Exploitation of hybrid organic-inorganic systems for photon upconversion.



Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

University of Perugia

03.2023 – 05.2023:Teaching Assistant, Guiding undergraduate students through general chemistry, analytical lab safety and procedures

11.2020 – 01.2022: Teaching Assistant, General chemistry and organic chemistry teaching for undergraduate students which include developing exercises to guide students through fundamental chemistry concepts

09.2018 – 12.2018: Administrative Assistant, Invoice processing and documentation for the Chemistry, Biology and Biochemistry Department

Florida State University

02.2022 – 08.2022: Visiting PhD student - Performing air free nanocrystal synthesis exploiting Schlenk line and glovebox - Study of nanocrystal surface passivation, energy transfer and photon upconversion process of hybrid inorganic-organic systems - Characterization of air free solutions through home-built TCSPC and emission spectrometer


University of Perugia

11.2020 – present: PhD in Chemical Science, Air free synthesis of semiconductor nanocrystals and their optical and morphological characterization; Incorporation of moisture and air sensitive nanocrystals into oil core/silica shell nanocapsules in air-equilibrated conditions extending their application for solid-state devices and overall stability; Synthesis and investigation of gold nanoparticles with different size and shape for the degradation of protein aggregates through the photothermal effect

10.2018 – 07.2020: Master’s Degree in Chemical Science, Synthesis and characterization of spherical gold nanoparticles and their functionalization with organic dyes; Study of the metal-dyes synthesized complexes binding to protein aggregates by Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) spectroscopy to improve amyloid fibrils detection

10.2015 – 07.2018: Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Effect of superficial composition, size, and shape of metal colloids on enhancing the Raman signal for drug detection





Effect of plasmonic excitation on mature insulin amyloid fibrils

- Elena Cambiotti - Bednarikova Z. - Gazova Z. - Sassi P. - Bystrenova E. - Loredana Latterini
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces

Solvent-dependent hypsochromic shift in the imidazole based complex [Cu(µ2-SO4)(Im)4] and ameliorative effects on breast cancer-induced bone metastases associated oxidative injury in rats

- Hchicha K. - Elena Cambiotti - Ben-Nasr H. - Chappard D. - Haukka M. - Loredana Latterini - Elkahoui S. - Siddiqui A.J. - Snoussi M. - Adnan M. - Naïli H. - Badraoui R.
Arabian Journal of Chemistry

Enhanced Stability of MAPbI3 Perovskite Films with Zirconium Phosphate-Phosphonomethylglycine Nanosheets as Additive

- Vanni N. - Morelli Venturi D. - Radicchi E. - Quaglia G. - Elena Cambiotti - Loredana Latterini - De Angelis F. - Costantino F.
Advanced Materials Interfaces

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