Silvia Caponi received her degree in Physics at the University of Perugia in 1999. In 2004 she defended her PhD thesis in Physics at the University of L’Aquila. In the same year, she obtained a Research Assistant position at the department of Physics in the University of Trento. In 2005 she became researcher at the centre Soft-INFM-CNR (Roma). At present, she is researcher at the IOM Institute in Perugia of the National Research Council. She is author of more than 50 scientific paper published in international peer-reviewed journal
. Her main areas of research interest are the collective dynamics of amorphous solids, the structural arrest, the glass transition and the polymerization processes. Recently her research area includes also micro-spectroscopic-imaging of biological systems. In the framework of these research activities, she had further deepened the spectroscopic investigation of condensed matter taking part in numerous experiments in the major national and international infrastructures establishing numerous collaborations.