Michele Iafisco is senior researcher at Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics (ISTEC) of the National Research Council (CNR) in Faenza (RA), Italy since 2013. He graduated in Chemistry in 2005 from the University of Bologna. From the same university he obtained the Ph.D. degree in Chemical Science in April 2009. His research interests include biomaterials, biomineralization, nanotechnology, and bioceramics. He has authored more than 90 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, 15 book chapters and 6 patents. H-index=31, total citation: more than 2800, Source: Google Scholar (November 2019). He is member of the editorial boards of several international journals and expert evaluator for the European Commission and for other European research agencies. In 2015 he was recipient of the prize “Ricercatamente 2014” for the best research activity of most promising young researcher “under 35” at the National Research Council of Italy in the field “Chemical Sciences and Materials Technology” and of the IUPAC-2015 Young Chemist Travel Award. He is scientific responsible of the Research Line on “Nanostructured materials for dental and maxillofacial applications” of the ISTEC-CNR.