Office#: 2.059

Gianpaolo Demarchi

Dr., Senior Scientist

Research Interests

  • Signal processing and analysis methods
  • Novel applications of the MEG technique (e.g. combined MEG-tES, MEG-CI, MEG-iEEG, etc.)
  • Ongoing Brain Oscillations
  • Sensory processing 

Selected publications

  • Neuling, T., Ruhnau, P., Fusca, M., Demarchi, G., Herrmann, C.S, & Weisz, N.. “Friends, not foes: magnetoencephalography as a tool to uncover brain dynamics during transcranial alternating current stimulation.” Neuroimage, 118: 406-413, (2015) –  
  • Rusconi E; Tamè L; Furlan M; Haggard P; Demarchi G; Adriani M; Ferrari P; Braun C; Schwarzbach J, “Neural correlates of finger gnosis” J. Neurosci. , v. 2;34(27), (2014) –
  • Weisz, N., Wühle, A., Monittola, G., Demarchi, G., Frey, J., Popov, T., Braun, C.,  “Prestimulus oscillatory power and connectivity patterns predispose conscious somatosensory perception.”  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci.  111, E417–25. (2014) –


  1. 2002-2006


    PhD in Physics, University of Trento, on "Spectroscopic investigation of collisional molecular alignment in supersonic beams expansion" (CNR PhD Grant, Supervision: M. Scotoni, S. Iannotta)
  2. 1996-2002


    MSc in Physics, University of Trento, with a thesis on "Design and first measurements of a tandem time-of-flight spectrometer for ion-neutral reaction studies" (Supervision: D. Bassi)

Professional Experience

  1. since 2015
    MEG Physicist (Senior Scientist)
    MEG Unit @ Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCNS) of the University of Salzburg
  2. 2008-2015
    MEG Lab Manager
    MEG Laboratory at the Center for Mind / Brain Sciences (CIMeC) University of Trento (I)
  3. 2012-2013
    University of Konstanz (D) (Supervision: N. Weisz)
  4. 2006-2007
    University of Trento (Supervision: M. Scotoni)