Michele De Bastiani

Postdoctoral Fellow
Now Postdoc with Prof. De Wolf in KAUST Solar Center ​

Research Interests

​Perovskite Solar Cells, Photovoltaics, Photophysics

Selected Publications

  • De Bastiani M., Dell’Erba G., Gandini M., D’Innocenzo V., Neutzner S., Kandada A. R. S., Grancini G., Binda M., Prato M., Ball J. M., Caironi M. and Petrozza A., Ion Migration and the the Role of Pre-conditioning cycles in the Stabilization of the J-V Characteristics of Inverted Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Adv. Energy Mater. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201501453 – Back cover.
  • De Bastiani M.*, D’Innocenzo V.*, Stranks S. D., Snaith H. J. And Petrozza A. Role of the crystallization substrate on the photoluminescence properties of organo-lead mixed halides perovskites, APL Mater. 2014, 2 (8), 081509.
  • Grancini G.*, De Bastiani M.*,  Martino N., Fazzi D., Egelhaaf H-J., Sauermann T., Antognazza MR., Lanzani G., Caironi M., Franco L., Petrozza A. The critical role of interfacial dynamics in the stability of organic photovoltaic devices Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 8249.
  • Grancini G., Kandada A. R. S., Frost J. M., Barker A. J., De Bastiani M., Gandini M., Marras S., Lanzani G., Walsh A., Petrozza A., Role of microstructure in the electron–hole interaction of hybrid lead halide perovskites, Nature Photon. 2015, 9, 695.


M.Sc, 2011, Material Science and Engineering, Padua, Italy

Ph.D. 2016, Italian Institute of Technology, Milan, Italy

Professional Profile

July 2016 – present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Functional Nanomaterial Lab, Division of Physical Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

January 2015 – March 2016: Fellow Researcher, Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Italian Institute of Technology

January 2012 – December 2014: Ph.D. student, Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Italian Institute of Technology