In 1996, she joined the University of Cagliari, first as Assistant Professor, and since 2005, as Associate Professor. Since 2016, she is Full Professor of Electronic Bioengineering in the same University, where she also coordinates the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering, since 2012.
Her main research interests are: Organic Semiconductors based Devices for applications in Electronics and in Biomedical Sensing; Wearable Electronics; Bio-monitoring applications.
Since 2002, she was involved as local or general coordinator, in several international projects, mainly funded by the European Commission in different frameprograms. In particular, she was the coordinator of the Integrated Project PROETEX (2006-2010, 23 partners, ~ 13MEuros of budget).
She is author of more than 130 papers in International peer reviewed journals, Conference proceedings, book chapters, and 3 books (as editor). She also holds 9 patents.
From 2014 to 2017, she was in the Board of Directors of CRS4. From 2015 to 2017, she served as Vice-Rector for Innovation and Territorial Strategies at the University of Cagliari.
Since June 2017, she is Chairperson of the Board of Directors at CRS4.
- Other Professional Services:
- 2011-2012 (for a total of 4 months): Visiting Professor at the Ecole Nationale des Mines de Saint Etienne - Centre Microelectronique de Provence in Gardanne, France
- 2012-2017: Member of the Ethical Committee, AOU (Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria) Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy)
- 2008 and 2012: Member of the Steering Committee of the PhD School of the National Group of Bioengineering
- 2008: Visiting Professor at Cornell University, USA (for a total of 2 months)
- since 2001: Evaluator of Research Projects for the European Commission (V, VI, VII FPs, Health, ICT, NMP, FET programs), the Italian Ministry of Research, of the French ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche), of the Binational USA-Israel Science Foundation.