Istituto per i Processi Chimico-Fisici, Italy
Francesco Aliotta has his main expertise in the field of Thermodynamics of irreversible processes. In particular he is involved in the investigation of the collective processes emerging when a system is driven out of thermodynamic equilibrium condition. As a collateral activity he is involved in the development of instrumentation for material investigation. As an example, he was the leader of the Italian team which designed and built the energy selective neutron tomography device now installed at the IMAT beam line of ISIS (STFC, UK) and officially inaugurated on October 10, 2016. Actually he take the position of Research Director at IPCF-CNR, Messina, Italy.