Salvatore was awarded a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Cambridge (UK) and obtained his BSc and MSc in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Bologna (Italy).
Dr Salvatore Zarra is a Senior Researcher in the 2D Materials and Devices team at Bell Labs in Cambridge (UK). Since joining Nokia in 2014 he has led and worked on R&D projects for the development of sensors, actuators, energy storage and harvesting by leveraging his knowledge and expertise in chemistry, materials science, nanotechnology and product development. His research focuses on developing wearable devices including smart textile for application in fitness and health monitoring as well as developing autonomous devices for the Internet of Things both for industrial and home environments. He is inventor on six patent applications in the fields of chemistry, materials science, sensing, energy storage and harvesting. He is co-author of about twenty articles published in peer-reviewed international journals with more than 600 citations.