Luigi Nicolais

National Research Council (CNR)

Luigi Nicolais has been President of the National Research Council (CNR) since February 18, 2012.

Since 2011, he has been Professor Emeritus of Science and Technology of Materials and, since 2009, Associate at the Institute for Composite and Biomedical Materials of CNR.

In 2008 he was Deputy Chairman of Commission VII on Culture, Science and Education at the Chamber of Deputies (Italian Parliament).

From May 2006 to May 2008 he was Minister for Reforms and Innovation in Public Administration.