Paolo Villoresi

Prof. Paolo Villoresi, University of Padova, Italy – Quantum Communications


Full Professor of Physics,  University of Padova ,Department of Information Engineering 

Born in Treviso, Italy, 1962.

Laurea in Physics in 1987, University of Padova, with experimental thesis on Plasma Physics.

Fellowship during 1988 at the Risoe National Laboratory (Denmark).

Post graduated “Perfezionamento” in Applied Mathematics, University of Padova, ended in 1991.

Fellowship at the University of Padova from 1990 to 1994.

Permanent position as Researcher, University of Padova, 1994-2004.

Permanent position as Professor of Experimental Physics (II f. – FIS/01), University of Padova, since 2005.

Permanent position as Professor of Experimental Physics (I f. – Professore Ordinario), University of Padova, since 2015.

Awards and Prizes

Winner of the first prize, with team VIVA, of STARTCUP 2002 – L’idea diventa impresa, the first competition among Italian Universities on best proposal that exploits for business a research idea, July 4, 2002.

Selected for one of the 20 ideas of national relevance for the 2-nd National Day for the Resarch, Rome, Oct. 1, 2003.

Winner of the first prize ex-aequo, with SISMA spa Schio (Vi), of the 4-th Premio Regionale per l’Innovazione, sponsored by Veneto Innovazione, on July 7, 2004.

Winner as supervisor of the prize for research thesis of industrial interest by Camera di commercio Vicenza, for the years 2005 and 2006, and of Premio InTesi sponsored by the Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico GALILEO, for the years 2005 and 2006.

Winner of the third prize with team Think Laser of the 1st Premio Nazionale Il talento delle idee, sponsored by Unicredit Banca – Fondazione La Fornace dell’Innovazione – IBAN – FinancIdea, on Nov. 27, 2007.