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Senior Researcher



Phone: +39 040 558 3941

Site: Firenze

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

Alternative address: Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Farmaceutiche, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Via Giorgieri 1, 34127 Trieste.


Education: PhD in Chemical Science, Department of Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (2008); Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Chemistry cum laude, Department of Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (2003).

Work Experience: Senior Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Florence (since Jan 2023); Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Florence (2011-2022); Postdooctoral Research Grant, ICCOM–CNR Florence, Italy (2009-2011); Postdooctoral Research Grant, Department of Chemistry, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (2008).

Management: CNR – ICCOM Florence Research Unit Principal Investigator for a FIRB 2010 project (2012-2016). Participation to other national and international research projects concerning the study of electrochemical CO2 conversion: CERIC (2017) “An in situ NAP-XPS study of electrochemical CO2 and H2O electrolysis with Solid-Oxide Electrolysis Cells (SOEC)”; National Science Foundation (NSF) grant CHE 1152778 (2014-2016) “Novel Catalysts for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Conversion: from Bimetallic Surfaces to Gas Diffusion Electrodes”.

Other Activities: Undergraduate Student Co – Advisor, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italy (2006-2022).

Publications: 48 ISI articles, 30 contributions to national and international conferences as poster and oral communications (since 2005).

Bibliometric data (Scopus 28/02/2023): results 48; total citations: 1936; cited by 1584 documents; h-index: 24.

Research interests: Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, Renewable Energy, Metal-free Electrocatalysts.

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