Giorgio Rossi is Professor of Physics at the Università degli Studi di Milano; he leads the APE (Advanced Photoelectric Effect Experiments) and NFFA group at CNR-IOM and Elettra in Trieste performing research in surface and interface science and operating advanced synchrotron radiation beamlines and in-situ growth laboratories that are open to academic as well as industrial users.
He coordinates the NFFA-Europe (Nano Foundries and Fine Analysis) European infrastructure since 2008. He has chaired the Physical Sciences and Engineering Strategy Work group of European Strategy Forum on research Infrastructures (ESFRI) in 2013-2016, and served as ESFRI Chair in 2016-2018.
He has and chaired the High Level Expert Group on Assessment of Research Infrastructure.
He is member of the EOSC Governing Board.
He is author or co-author of over 200 research papers in ISI journals.