Ultrasound and Non Desctructive Testing Laboratory

Electronics for analog systems and sensors for non-destructive testing



Reserch Group Members

Thesis topcs



Project and Agreements




Prof. Lorenzo Capineri Associate Professor - Research Group Coordinator

Department of Information Engineering ING-INF/01 - Electronics

Via S. Marta, 3 50139 room n. 536 second floor

Tel. 055-2758627 Fax 055-2758570 e-mail lorenzo.capineri at.gif


Research Group Members

Permanent staff


Research Fellow

PhD Students



Thesis Topics:

1.      Analog Electronics  for Non Destructive Testing and Medical Systems

2.      Power and Industrial Electronics

3.      Sensors: fabrication technology, modelling and characterization



Ultrasound and Non Destructive Testing

Active and passive structural health monitoring system based on arrays of ultrasonic guided waves transducer

Analog electronic design

Study and design of topologies and components for high power density DC/DC converters

PhD research activity overview and results


Project and Agreements:

  • Progetto Regione Toscana - Bando FAS Salute- Integrated MEdical RObotic Solutions "IMEROS" 2016-2018


  • TACTUS  Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze 2020-2021


  • BIG DATA Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze 2020-2021


  • Project G-5731, DEMINING ROBOTS, NATO SPS program, 2020-2022



  • IEEE International Workshop 2020 Metrology for Industry 4.0 & IoT Best Paper 1st Classified Winner: Luca Bossi, Pierluigi Falorni, Gennadiy Pochanin, Timothy Bechtel, Jack Sinton, Fronefield Crawford, Tetiana Ogurtsova, Vadym Ruban, Lorenzo Capineri with a paper entitled“DESIGN OF A ROBOTIC PLATFORM FOR LANDMINE DETECTION BASED ON INDUSTRY 4.0 PARADIGM WITH DATA SENSORS INTEGRATION” Paper Award


  • IEEE UKRAINE section


  • IEEE International publication Chapter Encouragement Award 2019 in recognition of the paper published on IEEE Trans. Geoscience and Remote Sensing "Measurement of Coordinates for a Cylindrical Target using Times of Flight from a 1-Transmitter and 4-Receiver UWB Antenna System ” given by G. Pochanin, L. Capineri, T. Bechtel, P. Falorni, G. Borgioli, et al. Paper Award



  • PIERS 2018 Best Student Paper Award Honorable Mention Tan Qin Tongij University"Influence Analysis of Uneven Surface on Landmine Detection Using Holographic Radar"  Paper Award


  • Florence Univeristy Best PhD thesis 2015 Technology Area by Giacomo Calabrese "Study and design of topology and components for high power density DC-DC converters"  Awards Ceremony








"Univeristà, ricerca fiorentina per l'individuazione delle mine antipersona"

"Ricerca scientifica e innovazione tecnologica per il rivelamento delle mine antipersona"

"Tecniche radar: ricerche in corso"

"Propulsione Elettrica: La propulsione Satellitare del futuro è già presente"

"The Humanitarian Demining Problem: Current Status and Future Prospects"

"Study-and design of topologies and components for high power density DC/DC converters"

"PhD research activity overview and results Ing. F. Micheletti"

"Il radar in Toscana"

"Mixed-signal controllers for emerging low-power switch-mode power supplies"

"The humanitarian demining problem"

"Dispositivi abilitanti per l'Enterprise 4.0"

"A powerful, multi-disciplinary, multi-institution investigation involving: holographic subsurface radar, civil engineering, cultural preservation, paleontology, landmines” At Departments of Earth & Environment and Physics & Astronomy, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, USA, October 30, 2019."

"Non-Destructive Testing applications of the microwave holographic radar” at School of Ocean and Earth Science, Tongji University, Shangai, (China). 13 December 2019 "

Workshop dal titolo “Per ADRIANO OLIVETTI MAESTRO DELL’INDUSTRIA MONDIALE” 24 settembre 2021

Giornata di studio in onore di Adriano Olivetti, ingegnere, in occasione del 120° anniversario della nascita 15 dicembre 2021


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