Salvatore Campione

Marconi Young Scholar Salvatore Campione

Recognized in 2013

“Being a Paul Baran Young Scholar means a great deal to me. I have felt a renewed sense of pride in my work and its significance. I chose to be a researcher to be able to make a difference in society, as many have done before me. There are so many unspoken demands in this profession, including long-term effort and commitment. A recognition such as the Marconi Society Young Scholar Paul Baran Award is rewarding and the unexpected fuel needed to further the journey.”

Current Young Scholars Role

Executive Vice Chair

Research Area

Electromagnetic theory, antennas, metamaterials and their applications, plasmonics in nanostructures, optical devices for energy and optoelectronic applications. Possible applications include solar cells, molecular sensors, imaging systems, coherent light sources, and next generation optoelectronic devices.

Current Position

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Irvine
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Laurea Magistrale, Electronics Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
  • Laurea Triennale, Electronics Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy

Young Scholar Research

Applying electromagnetics to nanostructures, nano-antennas, plasmonics, metamaterials, and their characterization for possible applications in such fields as medical diagnostics, solar cells, molecular sensors, imaging systems, generation of coherent light sources, and next generation optoelectronic devices.

Other Honors

  • 2016 IEEE Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Professional Award
  • 2016 top 50 graduate and postdoctoral scholar alumni at Alma Mater University of California Irvine
  • 2015 Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Albuquerque Section
  • 2013 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship

Fun Fact

I am afraid of big dogs, yet I have two 60+ pound Huskies.