Francesca Liguori




Phone: +39 055 522 5291

Site: Firenze

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


Education:  Ph.D. in Chemistry at the University of Florence (2002-2005); Degree in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) at the University of Florence, Italy, (1999), score 110/110.

Work experience: Since November 2011: (current position) Permanent Researcher at ICCOM-CNR; October 2011- October 2007: Grant-holder at ICCOM-CNR, Firenze; January 2006- June 2005: post-doctoral fellow at ISMAC-CNR, Milano; June 2007 – January 2005: teacher of Chemistry in Secondary School; December 2005-January 2002: grant-holder at the University of Florence; December 2001-September 2001: research contract at University of Florence; August 2001-March 2001: research contract with IEO-European Institute of Oncology, Milan and University of Florence; January- February 2001: internship in industry “L. Molteni dei F.lli Alitti”, Florence, Quality Assurance; January 2000-July 2000: post-degree fellow at University of Florence.

Honors and Awards: National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor (ASN 2016-2018) in “Industrial Chemistry” (Sector 03/C2; date: 1/10/2018) in “ Fundaments of Chemical Science and Inorganic Systems” (Sector 03/B1; date: 7/08/2018) and in ” Organic Chemistry” (ASN 2018-2020) (Sector 03/C1; date 19/09/2019)

Management: Partecipation as investigator at Industrial Projects (Solvay Speciality Polymers SpA; Nippon Kodoshi Corporation); Partecipation at European Project: as investigator in Network of Excellence IDECAT (2008-2010) and as tutor in NANO-HOST, initial Training Network-ITN (2009-2012); Partecipation as investigator in Research Contract between ICCOM-CNR and ERIC a.i.s.b.l. (2015-2020).

Conference Organization: Member of Local Organizing Commitee and Chair Person in International Congresses: ICOMC 2018, 15-20th July 2018, Florence; EUROPACAT 2017; 27-31 August 2017, Florence

Editorial Activity and Other Activities: Co-editor of 1 Book with ISBN; Referee for ACS, Elsevier, RSC, Wiley, AAAS-Science, Elsevier; Tutor for PhD students at the University of Florence (2001-2005) and at ICCOM (2009-2012);

Publications: 38 Articles on ISI journals; 4 patents; co-editor of 1 book with ISBN; 19 Poster and 12 Oral Communications at Conferences.

Bibliometric data: (Scopus  9/1/2024): results: 38  sum of times cited:1515558; citing articles: 1397; h-index:22.

Research Interest: Catalysis, Nanotechnologies, Flow-reactors, Green chemistry, Materials.

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