Giuseppe Calafiore

Giuseppe Calafiore

Research Manager at Facebook

"Move fast and break things"

Giuseppe has more than 10 years of experience in the field of Optics and Nanotechnologies. He holds two Master Degrees in Physics and Systems Engineering and a PhD in Materials Science. His academic carrier starts in Italy and progresses through Australia to the United States. In 2012, he moves to the Silicon Valley where he works as an Optical Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2016, he moves to Seattle and joins Facebook to form the Nanooptics Research Lab. Giuseppe leads an international team of scientists that performs advanced research on the next-generation AR/VR display technologies. His work and research are cited in several peer-reviewed papers, and has been featured in scientific journals such as Nature, Nanotechnology, Optics Express and may others.