Sara Pellegrini is Advanced Photonics Pixel Architect at the Imaging sub-group within ST’s Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group and has held this position since December 2017.
Pellegrini joined ST as Characterization and Modelling Engineer in 2006 and has progressed to the role of Session Manager and later to Pixel Architect. In her current role, she leads the advanced photonics sensor technology development, working in close collaboration with the silicon, process, module, and system R&D teams to define and develop ST’s imaging photonics pixel roadmap and specification. Pellegrini also works with external collaborators on several R&D projects within ST’s Imaging PhD Programme.
Pellegrini holds several patents and authored and presented papers on SPAD (Single-Photon Avalanche Diode) and SPAD-based systems and applications. Sara Pellegrini graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 1999 and received her PhD in Physics from Heriot-Watt University in 2006.