Gabriele received the B.S. and Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 2004. He developed his final project at the Technion of Haifa on a multi DOF micro scanning mirror. From 2004 to 2006 he worked at the EATON Automotive (Torino) in the Advanced Valve Train Development. In 2006 he started his PhD at Berkeley where he joined Prof. Pisano's research group. Current research topic focuses on Aluminum Nitride for Inertial Sensors and RF-MEMS.