Federica holds a PhD in Electronics and Communication Engineering (2002) and is currently Associate Professor of Electronics at Politecnico di Torino. Her research interests mainly focus on semiconductor devices for energy and telecom. She has a long track record in international collaborations and research projects. Since 2018 Federica acts as Rector’s Referent for Open Science (OS), working at promoting best practices in open access and FAIR data management. She is a member of the fledgling Italian Observatory on OS and member of the Scientific Board of the research centre Scienza Nuova, a joint effort of Politecnico and University of Torino, aiming to address the ongoing social transformations due to the digital revolution, connecting technological and humanistic knowledge.