Luigi De Nardo is full professor of Materials Science and Technology.
He carries out research on functional materials for industrial applications, focusing on the development of devices based on smart materials and phase transition materials for energy storage, the development of materials and surface modifications for packaging and medical devices, with a special emphasis on barrier and drug delivery properties.
Luigi De Nardo teaches materials for food packaging and coordinates the Master of Science in Food Engineering at the School of Industrial and Information Engineering of Politecnico di Milano.
Luigi De Nardo participated and/or coordinated several national and international research projects, collaborated with leading manufacturing companies, published on international journals and participated as a speaker at conferences related to materials science and technology. He is a member of the scientific societies AIMAT, SIB, ESB, Commissione Nanotecnologie dell’Ordine degli Ingegneri di Milano and serves as member of the Board of Consorzio Nazionale di Scienza e tecnologia dei Materiali.
He is board of directors at Fondazione Politecnico di Milano.