The specific interdisciplinary character of this doctorate allows students to acquire a sound preparation both in experimental and computational fields and high flexibility which guarantee an adequate placement in the work world.
The main professional prospects of doctorate holders are:
- In public research boards, universities, national and international laboratories. Types of placement: research, teaching activities, management of research services, technological transfer, scientific dissemination.
- In territorial services and boards (agencies for environmental protection and sustainable development, laboratories and centres for industrial research or technological transfer, public boards and institutions for cultural development). Types of placement: management of research services and consulting.
- In industrial companies. Types of placement: research and development of new materials, bio-molecules and devices, process control, management of technological research services, production and protection of intellectual property.
- In education. Types of placement: teaching.