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physicist , researcher

Raffaello Sobbia, Italian physicist, researcher. Recipient Postgraduate Student award, Executive Committee, 54th Annual Gaseous Electronics Conference, 2001; grantee, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council England, 1999—2002, Plasma Physics Group committee, 29th Annual Plasma Physics Conference, 2002, University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology Alumni Association, 2002.


Sobbia, Raffaello was born on October 21, 1970 in Biella, Italy. Son of Giuseppe Sobbia and Daniela Sandigliano.


Diploma, Science Lyceum “Amedeo Avogadro”, Biella/Italy, 1989. Diploma in physics, University Torino, Italy, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 2003.


Assistant teacher numerical analysis and mathematics University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, England, 2001—2002. Researcher plasma physics, industrial applications, flat panel displays, Centre Recherches Physique Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2003—2005, researcher plasma physics, industrial applications various projects, since 2005. Tutor in mathematics, physics and computer science, Biella, Italy, 1993—1998.

Designer web pages Netline96, private enterprise, 1997—1999. Consultant in information technical, 1997—1999. Teacher computer science and information technical European Community, 1998—1999.


Member Oxfam, England, 2002—2006, Catholic Agency Overseas Development, 2002—2006. Active United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Switzerland, 2004—2006. Member Pro-malati, Lausanne, 2004—2006.

Member of Swiss Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, European Physical Society, Italian Physical Society, Institute Physics (associate), University Manchester Institute of Science and Technology Alumni Association.


  • Other Interests

    Squash, tennis, reading, writing, travel.


Giuseppe Sobbia

Daniela Sandigliano