Sylwia Kostera

Research fellow



Phone: +39 055 522 5244

Site: Firenze

Address: Area della Ricerca CNR di Firenze, Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI)


Education: PhD in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań (Poland), 2017; Master Degree in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań (Poland), 2012; Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań (Poland), 2010.

Work Experience: Postdoctoral fellow at ICCOM-CNR Florence (since January 2020); Postdoctoral Grant Holder (NAWA Bekker Programme 2018 scholarship) at ICCOM-CNR Florence (2019); Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Wroclaw, Poland  (Research Project nr 2016/23/B/ST5/01480, Szafert Research Group, supervisor Dr Ł. John), 2017-2018.

Other: Participation in Research Project “Inorganometallic Catalysis – a new strategy for the synthesis of organometallic reagents, polymers and nanomaterials”, National Science Centre (Poland), nr 2011/02/A/ST5/00472; Erasmus Traineeship, ICCOM CNR Florence, September – December 2015; Scholarship from AMU Foundation’s, 1.09.2012-1.10.2013; ADM Szamotuły sp. z o. o.- laboratory assistant in oil mill; 26.07.2011-5.09.2011 and 1.09.2010-30.09.2010.

Awards: prize for the best poster, 8th European Silicon Days, 28-31 August, 2016, Poznań; prize for poster presentation, 36th Polish School of Chemistry, 2012, Rynia, Poland; prize for an oral presentation, 10th Symposium of Scientific Association of Chemists, 2012, Jeziory, Poland; prize for poster presentation, 35th Polish School of Chemistry, 2011, Karpicko, Poland; First prize for poster presentation, 30th Polish School of Chemistry, 2009, Przesieka, Poland.

Publications: 11 ISI articles, 10 contributions to national and international conferences as poster and oral communications.

Bibliometric data (Scopus 26/05/2023): 11 articles; 124 citations by 108 documents; H-index: 7.

Research interests: CO2 reduction and utilisation; organometallic chemistry; homogeneous catalysis; catalytic mechanisms.

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