Lorenzo Zani




Phone: +39 055 522 5245

Site: Firenze

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

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Education: Laurea (M. Sc.) in Chemistry, University of Florence, Italy (2002); Dr. Rer. Nat. with a thesis on organometallic chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany (2003-2006).

Work experience: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stockholm University, Sweden (2007-2008); Postdoctoral Fellow, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, UK (2009-2010); Postdoctoral Fellow, CNR-ICCOM (2010-2011); Researcher, CNR-ISOF, Bologna, Italy (then relocated at CNR-ICCOM, since 11/2011).

Awards: Borchers Medal of the RWTH Aachen University (2007); postdoctoral fellowship of the Wenner-Gren foundation (2007-2008).

Management: Coordinator of project “SUNNYSIDE” (2020-2022), funded by “Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze” Foundation.

Conference Organization: Member of the organizing or scientific committee of >10 national and international scientific conferences in the field of synthetic organic and organometallic chemistry, and chemistry for renewable energy.

Publications: 56 publications on international, peer-reviewed scientific journals (indexed by WoS and Scopus), 2 book chapters, 10 oral presentations at national and international conferences.

Bibliometric Data: (WoS, 30/11/2021) results: 65; sum of times cited: 3440; citing articles: 3156; h-index: 20.

Research Interests: Organic Synthesis; Organometallic Chemistry; Heterocyclic Chemistry; Organic Functional Materials; Solar Energy.

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