• 2011-2013: PI of the CARIPLO project: “Engineering optical non-linearities using plasmon resonances in metal-insulator metamaterials” (Cariplo Material Science Call 2010).
  • 2010-2011: PI for the University of Brescia of the project “Optical waveform generators based on temporal and spectral shaping in nonlinear metamaterials”, funded by the European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (2010). 
  • 2008-2009: PI for the University of Brescia of the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) project: “Temporal and spectral shaping of optical pulses for high resolution optical microscopy”.
  • 2006-2007: PI for the University of Brescia of the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) project: “Numerical and analytical modeling of parametric and photonic-bandgap devices in waveguides in surface periodically poled lithium niobate and lithium tantalate”.
  • 2004-2005: PI for the University of Brescia of the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) project: “Numerical and analytical modeling of parametric and photonic-bandgap devices in proton exchanged waveguides in surface periodically poled lithium niobate”.
  • 2002-2003: PI for the University of Brescia of the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) project: “Modeling and numerical methods of photonic devices for high capacity optical networks”.
  • 2001-2002: PI for the University of Brescia of the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) project: “A novel technology for the realization of parametric photonic devices in lithium niobate optical waveguides”.
  • 2000-2002: PI for the University of Brescia of the European Information Society Technologies Programme project: “Ultrafast all optical signal processing in engineered quadratic nonlinear waveguides”.
  • 1998-1999: PI for the University of Brescia of the European Information Society Technologies Programme project: “Optical routing based on quadratic spatial solitons interactions”. 
  • 1995-1996: PI in the project: “Theory of ultrashort soliton pulse propagation in solid-state lasers”. University of Arizona (USA) and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.
  • 1994-1995: PI in the project “Theory of soliton propagation in long-haul fiber links”. University of New Mexico (USA) and Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.