Prof. Andrea Biscarini obtained his degree in physics in 1990 (110/110 summa cum laude) from the University of Perugia, and received a Ph.D. in "the Thermo-physical properties of materials" in 1994 from the University of L'Aquila. In 1995 he was awarded a research fellowship from the National Research Council (CNR). In 1997, he was offered a permanent research position with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Perugia. Since 2006, he’s been an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Perugia.
Since 1999 Prof. Biscarini has been teaching for the faculties of engineering and medicine, as well as for the postgraduate medical schools.
Prof. Biscarini has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed and indexed international journals, and mainly deals with the following topics: a) innovative and smart materials for biomedical and environmental applications; b) the biomechanics of physical exercise; c) innovative equipment for rehabilitation.
Since March of 2003, Prof. Biscarini has been the coordinator of the “Applied Physics” Division at the University of Perugia's “Movement and Sport Activities Laboratory”. In 2005/2006, he served as scientific coordinator for an important national interest research program (PRIN) funded by the Italian Ministry of Research. Since 2009, he’s been in charge of the “Medical, Environmental, and Epidemiological Physics” Division at the University of Perugia's Department of “Surgical, Radiologic and Odontostomatologic Sciences”.