Sergio Pizzini coordinated at the European level the Nanophoto Project within the 6th FW. This Project dealt with the modellization and experimental exploitation of a process for the deposition of thin films of nanocrystalline silicon using the Low Energy Plasma enhanced CVD technique. This Project was considered by the Commission one of the best and successful Research projects of the 6th FW.
He is member of the MRS and of the E-MRS. He has served as Program Co-Chairman of the Gadest 2007 Conference and as Symposium Co-Chairman of the E-MRS 2008, 2010 and 2012 Symposia on Advanced Silicon Materials. He has also served as Session Chairman at the 25th European PV Conference hold in Valencia and as Chairman of the Session on Crystalline Silicon at the LCES 2011 World Conference hold in Dalian (China), October 2011. He was plenary lecturer at the ICAM 2011 International Conference hold in Coimbatore (India) December 12-16 (2011).
Presently he continues the collaboration with the University of Miano-Bicocca, Department of Materials Science and operates internationally as R&D consultant in the field of materials for the PV industry.