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PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS:

R. Di Giacomo et al.,
“Bionic ventricular volume sensor”,
in preparation. 

- R. Di Giacomo, L. Bonanomi, A. Fischer, C. Daraio,
“Graphene wood”,
in preparation.


R. Di Giacomo, L. Bonanomi, V. Costanza, B. Maresca, C. Daraio, 
“Biomimetic temperature sensing layer for artificial skins”,
Science Robotics, 2, Vol. 2, Issue 3, DOI: 10.1126/scirobotics.aai9251, (2017).

-Highlighted in M. S. Lavine, 
"Sensitive skin for feeling the heat",
Science Vol. 355, Issue 6324, pp. 490, (2017).

- R. Di Giacomo, S. Krödel, B. Maresca, P. Benzoni, R. Rusconi, R. Stocker, C. Daraio,
 “Deployable micro-traps to sequester motile bacteria”,
 Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 45897 , doi:10.1038/srep45897, (2017).

- R. Di Giacomo, C. Daraio, B. Maresca,
“Plant nanobionic materials with giant temperature response mediated by pectin-Ca2+”,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Vol. 112, Issue (15), Pages 4541-4545, (2015).

Highlighted in R. Mark Wilson,
“Tobacco cells infused with carbon nanotubes feel the heat”,
Phys. Today Vol. 68, Issue (6), Page 15, (2015).

- R. Di Giacomo, et al.,
“Investigation of multi walled carbon nanotube interconnection geometry 
and electrical characteristics of an CNT filled aluminum micro-gap”,
Canadian Journal of Physics, Vol. 92, Issue (7-8), Pages 827-831, (2014).

- R. Di Giacomo, et al.,
“Bio-nano-composite materials constructed with single cells and carbon nanotubes:
mechanical, electrical and optical properties”,
IEEE transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 12, Issue 6, Pages 1026 – 1030, (2013).

- R. Di Giacomo, B. Maresca, A. Porta, P. Sabatino, G. Carapella, H. C. Neitzert,
“Candida albicans/MWCNTs: a stable conductive bio-nano-composite and its temperature sensing properties”,
IEEE transactions on Nanotechnology , Vol. 12 , Issue 2 , Pages 111-114, (2013).

- R. Di Giacomo, J. Schwartz and B. Maresca,
“The origin of metazoa: an algorithmic vision of life”,
Biological Theory, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Pages 221–231, (2013).

PUBLICATIONS ONLINE:

- R. Di Giacomo, B. Maresca, J.H. Schwartz,
“Hox genes underlie metazoan development, but what controls them?”,
arXiv:1503.06969, (2016)

PUBLICATIONS IN PROCEEDINGS:

- R. Di Giacomo and H. C. Neitzert, 
“HDPE/MWCNT composite as microwave absorber”
AIP Conf. Proc. 1593, 282 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.727, (2014). 

- R. Di Giacomo, B. Maresca, M. Angelillo, A. Porta, A. Leone, G. Carapella, H. C. Neitzert,
“Cyborgs structured with carbon nanotubes and plant or fungal cells:
artificial tissue engineering for mechanical  and electronic uses”,
MRS Proceed., 1572 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.727, (2013).

- R. Di Giacomo, G. Landi, C. Boit, H. C. Neitzert,
“Monitoring of the formation of a photosensitive device by
electric breakdown of an impurity containing oxide in a MOS capacitor”,
Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics
V. Schoenfeld, Winston V., Rumpf, Raymond C., von Freymann, Georg, Eds. Proc. SPIE, 824919, (2012).

- H.C. Neitzert, R. Di Giacomo, V. Speranza and P. Vacca.
“Influence of the carbon nanotube addition on the stability under 65 MeV proton irradiation of PANI-CSA films”,
Proceedings 29th International conference of the Polymer Processing Society PPS 27, 1-3, (2011).

- R. Di Giacomo and H.C. Neitzert.
“Electronic application of CNT loaded nanocomposite”,
Advances in Polymer based Materials and Related Technologies, Capri, May 29th – June 1st, p. 68, (2011).

- R. Di Giacomo and H.C. Neitzert.
“History and state of the art of carbon nanotube and graphene based transistors”,
Proc. 1st Graphene workshop, ENEA Portici (NA), Italy, pp. 62-65, (2010).

PUBLICATIONS IN BOOKS:

W. R. Fahrner, G. Landi, R. Di Giacomo,  H. C. Neitzert, 
Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Network-Based Sensors and Electronic Devices. 
The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds.
Edited by Marcel Van de Voorde, Matthias Werner, Hans-Jörg Fecht, (2015)

- R. Di Giacomo, H. C. Neitzert, L. Vertuccio, A. Sorrentino and S. Sabbatino,
“Application of epoxy/carbon nanotube  composites as microwave absorbers at  frequencies up to 25GHz”,
Sensors and Microsystems Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 91, pp. 455-459, (2011).

PATENTS:

-R. Di Giacomo, B. Maresca, C. Daraio, L. Bonanomi, V. Costanza, 
"Gel based thermal sensors" ,
European Patent Application: EP15195729.7, 2015. PCT/EP2016/056642, (2016).

-R. Di Giacomo, C. Daraio,
“Method to measure the volume of the left ventricle using the cardiac muscle as a strain gauge.”
Invention disclosure, submitted June 27, (2016).