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Claudia Pigliacelli is Junior Assistant Professor (Ricercatore RTD-A) at the 'Giulio Natta' Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano and works in the SupraBioNanoLab research group (www.suprabionano.eu) since 2020. She received her PhD in Pharmacy from the University of East Anglia (UK) in 2015. She worked as research assistant and post-doc researcher at Politecnico di Milano (2013-2016), and as post-doc researcher at Aalto University (Finland, 2019-2019) and at the Centro de Investigaciones Cientifícas Avanzadas (CICA, Universidade da Coruña, Spain, 2020). In 2019 she was awarded the MSCA SEAL OF EXCELLENCE @ POLIMI fellowship. Her current research activity is focused on the design of self-assembled nanostructured systems based on peptides, inorganic nanoparticles and hybrid systems to be employed as drug carriers, diagnostic/theranostic systems and sensors. She is also skilled in the use of electron microscopy techniques for nanomaterials characterization.