Salvatore Campione received the Laurea triennale degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, in 2007, the Laurea Magistrale degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, in 2009, and the Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, in 2009.
He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree at the University of California Irvine, CA, USA under the advisement of Prof. Filippo Capolino. He has been a visiting scholar at the U.S. Army Charles M. Bowden Research Center, RDECOM, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL, USA in 2012 working with Dr. Michael Scalora and at the Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) at Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA in 2012 and 2013 working with Dr. Igal Brener and Dr. Michael B. Sinclair. He has published more than 20 peer-reviewed journal articles, more than 40 conference papers, and 2 book chapters. His research interests include metamaterials and their applications, plasmonics in nanostructures, and optical devices with super-resolution.
Mr. Campione is a student member of IEEE and the IEEE Photonics Society, SPIE, APS, and SIAM. He has been the recipient of a Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research in 2011, two SPIE Scholarships in Optics and Photonics in 2011 and 2012, and the IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship in 2013. He has been selected as a 2013 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar, recognizing his academic achievements and leadership in the field of communications and information science. He has also been awarded several travel grants, including the Newport Spectra Physics Research Excellence Travel Award in 2011, granted by SPIE, and the FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research in 2012, granted by APS.