POLI Federica

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Federica Poli received the Laurea (cum laude) degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from the University of Parma, in 2002 and 2006, respectively. Since 2006, she has been with the Information Engineering Department, University of Parma. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma.
Her research interests include photonic crystal fibers, optical fiber lasers and amplifiers, and numerical methods for electromagnetic field analysis.

Federica Poli received the 5-year Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering "summa cum laude" from the University of Parma in April 2002.
She received the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from the University of Parma in March 2006, discussing a thesis with title "Photonic crystal fibers: design, applications and perspectives".
From 2006 to 2010 she was temporary Research Fellow at the Information Engineering Department of the University of Parma.
From 2010 to 2013 she was a short-term technical-administrative of the University of Parma, working at the Information Engineering Department.
From December 2013 to November 2016 she was a fixed-term Assistant Professor at the Information Engineering Department of the University of Parma.
From December 2016 she is Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Parma.
She is co-author of the book: F. Poli, A. Cucinotta, S. Selleri, "Photonic Crystal Fibers. Properties and Applications", Springer Series in Materials Science, Vol. 102, 2007.
She is also co-author of more than 45 papers published in leading international journals and of more than 180 papers presented at the most important national and international conferences in the field of optics.
She is peer reviewer for many scientific journals.
She received the “Marisa Bellisario” Prize in the section “Laureate con 110 e lode” in 2003 (XV edition).

By appointment

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015


Lines of research

Research activities on specialty optical fibers, in particular photonic crystal fibers, thermal effects in high power fiber-based amplifiers and lasers, in particular made with multicore fibers, and numercial methods for electromagnetic field analysis, carried on in collaboration with national and international universities, research centers and companies.




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Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Architettura (Parco Area delle Scienze 181/A)
Parco Area delle Scienze, 181/A
43124 PARMA