Gianaurelio Cuniberti

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Gianaurelio Cuniberti
Head and shoulders of smiling man in an informal Pic
Cuniberti at the Ambrosetti Forum in 2015.
Born (1970-04-28) 28 April 1970 (age 48)
Materials Scientist
Board member ofMaterials Science and Nanotechnology at TU Dresden[1]
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
InstitutionsTU Dresden

Gianaurelio Cuniberti (born 28 April 1970) is an Italian scientist and professor at TU Dresden in Germany. Since 2007 he has been chair of Materials Science and Nanotechnology at the TU Dresden.[1]


Professor Gianaurelio Cuniberti took his Diploma di Maturità (matriculation examination which can be compared to A-Level exams or Abitur.) in June 1989 at the Liceo Leonardo da Vinci in Genoa and studied Physics at the University of Genoa between 1989 and 1994 where he obtained his bachelors and masters in science. He received his PhD in 1997.

Academic career[edit]

In 1994 he was a visiting scientist at MIT and in the period between 1997 and 1998 was Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Genoa, Italy. He moved then to Germany where he spent the years between 1998 and 2002 as guest scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany (since 2001 as a Schloeßmann fellow). Between the years 2003 to 2008 he was Head of the Volkswagen Foundation independent research group “Molecular Computing”, Department of Physics, University of Regensburg, Germany.

Since October 2017 Cuniberti has been full professor (W3) at TU Dresden, Germany.[1]

He is part of the Board of Trustees of the Society of Friends of the Staatskapelle Dresden,[2] one of the oldest orchestras in the word still performing[3] with a top 10 reputation.[4] He is member of the Board of Trustees of the Italien-Zentrum Dresden, a cultural platform for the exchange between Italy and Saxony.[5] He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Germany.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d Weckbrodt, Heiko (2 October 2007). "Computer bald langsam, aber klug, statt schnell und dumm" (PDF). Dresdner Neueste Nachrichten (in German). Der Lehrstuhl für Materialwissenschaft und Nanotechnologie an der TU Dresden hat seit gestern einen neuen Chef: Der 37-jährige Prof. Gianaurelio Cuniberti aus Genua will die Nanoforschungen seines Vorgängers deutlich ausbauen
  2. ^ "Gianaurelio Cuniberti at the GFSKD". GFSKDD The Society of the Friends of the Staatskapelle Dresden.
  3. ^ "History of the Staatskapelle Dresden". The Staatskapelle Dresden.
  4. ^ "List of the TOP20 Orchestras in the World". The Gramophone Magazine.
  5. ^ "Institute of Romance Studies | Kuratorium". The Italien-Zentrum in Dresden.
  6. ^ "Kuratorium". The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Germany.

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