Aldo Armigliato

09-12 April 2019, CNR IOM Area Science Park Trieste, Italy


Dr. Regina CIANCIO


Regina Ciancio CNR IOM Trieste
Roberto Balboni, Vittorio Morandi, Matteo Ferroni - CNR IMM Bologna
Marco Vittori Antisari- Nanoitaly
Giancarlo Gazzadi - CNR Nano Modena
Massimo Vanzi, Giovanna Mura - Uni. Cagliari
Amelia Montone - ENEA Casaccia, Rom
Paolo Mengucci - Uni. Poli. Marche

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The school will be open to a maximum of 24 participants. A minimum number of 10 attendees is required to activate the courses. Registration to the school is obtained by signing up before March 15th, 2019, directly on the SISM website


The fee includes participation to the courses, education materials, coffee breaks and lunches to the local CNR canteen. Students and young researchers with a temporary position can claim an additional 30% discount on the fees (VAT excluded).

For any payment an invoice will be issued. Please note that, for employees of Italian public institutions, the fee is exempt from VAT (Article 10 of DPR 633/72)

Registration fees may be paid through:

Credit card at SISM website

Bank transfer S.I.S.M
IBAN: IT 43 Q 02008 02455 000103039142
Address: Unicredit - Ag. Dante, Bologna
Reference: “Name of the participant + TSSEM2019”


The school will take place at the Istituto Officina dei Materiali (IOM), located in the AREA Science Park, Basovizza - Trieste, in Italy. The Istituto Officina dei Materiali (IOM) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) is an interdisciplinary research center that combines material synthesis, advanced characterisations and numerical simulations, focusing on the study and development of innovative materials and devices at the micro- and nano-scale. The IOM Headquarters are located in Basovizza - Trieste, very close to the border with Slovenia.


It is possible to reach us by Trieste airport (, by train and by car. The most important European hubs can also be accessed from Venice, Treviso and Ljubljana airports, which are also at close distance.

To reach the school site, you can take public transportation (bus 39 and 51) from the Trieste train station square. Please go to to download the related timetables. You can also contact science bus for a sharing shuttle service to the school site.

For information regarding how to reach the school and about accommodation, please contact:

Regina Ciancio
CNR – IOM Sezione di Trieste
Tel: +39 040 375 6467


The village of Basovizza is located at 900 m from the SEM school site and is well served by bus lines 39 and 51.

You can find accommodations of various kinds, from hotel rooms to small studio or apartments.

Discounted rates have been agreed with the Center Hotel where different types of accommodation are available. You can download all the available options here.

The list below provides some more contacts where you can make your reservations.

Small apartments are also available at the Area Science Park guest house in Padriciano, with good bus connections to the Basovizza site (39 and 51 buses). All info are available here.


Scientific Committee

Roberto Balboni, CNR-IMM Bologna
Regina Ciancio, CNR-IOM Trieste
Vittorio Morandi, CNR-IMM Bologna

Local Organizing Committee

Regina Ciancio, CNR-IOM Trieste (Chair)
Nicola Cefarin, Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste
Alessandro Cian, ThunderNil Srl
Simone Dal Zilio, CNR-IOM Trieste

IT Support

Matteo Brutti, CNR-IOM Trieste
Vanja Cvelbar, CNR-IOM Trieste
Luca Ortolani, CNR-IMM Bologna
Alessandro Yoshi Polliotti, CNR-IMM Bologna