Marino Coppolaro was born in Benevento, Italy, on August 15, 1983.
He received the M.E. degree in Telecommunication Engineering (summa cum laude) from the
University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, with a thesis project dealing with
the genetic optimization of metallo-dielectric accelerating cavities with photonic bandgap.
From June 2012 to October 2014, he worked as a telecommunication engineer
at ART Srl (Benevento, Italy).
From to October 2014 to November 2017, he was a high-school teacher of computer science.
Since December 2017,
he has been a Ph.D. student in Information Technologies for Engineeringat the
University of Sannio, working in
the Fields & Waves Lab
under the supervision of Prof. Vincenzo Galdi.
His current research activity is focused on the study of nonlocal effects in metamaterials.