Competition: US & Canada
Federico Rosei was born in Rome, Italy. He received Laurea (1996) and PhD (2001) degrees from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He is Full Professor at the Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Varennes (QC) Canada, where he served as Director. He is Fellow of: the Royal Society of Canada, the European Academy of Science, the Academia Europaea, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, the African Academy of Sciences, the American Physical Society, AAAS, the American Ceramic Society, Optica, SPIE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, ASM International, the Chinese Chemical Society (Honorary), the Mexican Academy of Engineering (Corresponding) and the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (Foreign). He has received several awards, including a F.W. Bessel Award (Humboldt Foundation 2011), the José Vasconcelos Award for Education (World Cultural Council 2014), the Chang Jiang Scholar Award (China), the Khwarizmi International Award (Iran), the Selby Fellowship (Australian Academy of Sciences 2016), the APS John Wheatley Award (2019), the Blaise Pascal Medal (European Academy of Science 2019), the TMS Brimacombe Medal (2021), the Wolfson Fellowship (Royal Society), the Prix du Quebec “Marie Victorin” (2021), the Spirit of Salam Award (ICTP 2023) and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Engineering (2023).