Domenico Lombardo is a physicist and materials engineer in the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) within the Department of Chemical Sciences and Materials Technologies (ITALY). His research activity is focused on both experimental and theoretical investigation of the self-assembly (and supramolecular) processes of nanostructured and hybrid (inorganic-inorganic) bio-materials, and study of the soft interaction between polymer nanocarriers and biological membranes. He repeatedly participated at various expert committees at the national/international level. He acts as a consultant, reviewer and editorial board member in various peer-reviewed international scientific journals.