Prof. Massimo Carbucicchio


Full Professor of the Physics of Matter
Department of Physics; University of Parma, Italy

Responsible of “Surfaces” Laboratory


Phone: 0521-905264 (Lab.: 905255)  Fax: 0521-905223

  • Full Professor of the Physics of Matter at the University of Parma, Italy.
  • Member of Scientific Program Committees and of International Boards of several International Conferences both on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect and on Magnetism.
  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the “Mössbauer Effect Reference and Data Journal”, since 2000.
  • Member of the IBAME (International Board on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect), since 1999.
  • Chairman of ISIAME’88 (International Symposium on the Industrial Applications of the Mössbauer Effect)
  • Chairman of the Scientific Executive Committee of the ISIAME International Conferences, since 1993.
  • Director of the Division “Magnetism, Metals and Superconductivity” of I.N.F.M. (National Institute for the Physics of Matter), 1991-1995.
  • Leader of several National and International Research Projects. Among others:
    • Scientific Responsible of Parma Research Unit of the Program “Intermetallic and nanostructured Fe-Al based compounds for the protection of ferric alloys”, MIUR, PRIN 2005-2007
    • Scientific Coordinator of the Program “Nano-composite magnetic materials realized by means of physical vapour deposition techniques”, MURST, PRA 1997-1999
    • Project Manager of the European Research Programme “Coatings for metal cutting tools by PVD techniques (CUT IT 6)”, COST 516, 1996-2000
    • National Director and Scientific Coordinator of the Program “Magnetism, Metals, Superconductivity”, MURST, PRA 1994-1995
    • Director of two Research Units of the University of Parma, in the Finalised Project on Metallurgy of C.N.R. 1981-1985
  • Chairman of the Commission “Metals and Low Temperature” of G.N.S.M. (National Group for the Structure of Matter) of C.N.R. (National Council for Research), 1985.
  • Coordinator of the Network “Nanostructured, Metallic and Magnetic Materials”, since 2003.
  • Director of the “Operative Unity” of Parma under the Finalised Project on Metallurgy of C.N.R. (National Research Council), 1981-1985.
  • Head-scientist of the Co-operation between the University of Parma and C.R.F. (FIAT Research Centrum), 1978-1981.
  • Chairman of the Teachers Council for the Physics Degree, University of Parma, 1977-1981.
  • Responsible of the Teaching Laboratories in Physics at the University of Parma.
  • Research activities in materials science and nuclear reactor physics:
    • Engineered magnetic materials: thin film multilayers, superlattices, planar nanocomposites
    • Thin films. Interfacial phenomena. Adhesion
    • Thermochemical powder boriding and siliciding of iron alloys
    • Surface-environment interactions (dry oxidation, wet corrosion)
    • Surface modifications by power laser treatments
    • Ion implantation induced phenomena
    • Structural and magnetic properties of bulk magnetic materials
    • Heterogeneous catalysis: role and stability of iron mixed oxides
  • Publications:
    • More than 150 peer-reviewed publications on International Journals
    • More than 100 contributions to International and National Conferences  
    • Several reports, industrial patent, publications on National Journals.