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Tiziana Cesca was born in Venice (Italy) in 1974.
Since 2019: Associate Professor in Physics of Matter at the Univ. of Padova (UniPD).
2007-2019: Assistant Professor, UniPD
2003: PhD in Physics, UniPD
1998: Degree in Physics (110/110 cum laude), UniPD.

2003-2007: post-doc fellowship, UniPD.
2002: fellowship of the National Institute for Matter Physics (INFM), Italy.
1999: visiting scientist at the Centre for Optics, Photonics and Lasers (COPL), Laval University, Quebec City, Canada.

2020-2021: Scientific Supervisor of 1-year post-doc grant: "Simulation and nanofabrication of plasmonic nanolasers", UniPD
2019-2021: Scientific Supervisor of 2-years post-doc grant (BIRD193417), UniPD
2016-2018: Scientific Supervisor of 2-years post-doc grant: "Synthesis and characterization of plasmonic nanostructures for label-free biosensors", UniPD
2016-2018: PI of Progetto di Ateneo 2015 BINDER (CPDA153538), UniPD
2014-2017: PI of Project of Major Importance Italy/Mexico (MX14MO09) of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAECI).
2014-2016: Scientific Supervisor of 2-years post-doc grant (CPDR135790), UniPD
Since 2005: participant or co-writer of 4 international and 21 national projects.

Her research activity is mainly experimental and it is focused on the investigation of structural and optical properties of nanostructured materials for applications in nanophotonics (in particular plasmonics), sensing and nonlinear optics. Her interests include also the study of structural, electrical and optical properties of impurities introduced in semiconductors and glasses by ion implantation for applications in the field of optoelectronics.
She is co-author of 91 publications on international journals with peer review and 1 book chapter.
She presented 38 contributions at International Conferences (13 Invited Talks) and 6 seminars at international Institutions. She has been member of the Organizing Committee of 5 International Conferences.