Education: Master Degree in Chemistry at the University of Pisa (UNIPI), 110/110 cum laude (2003); PhD in Chemical Sciences at UNIPI (2007).
Work experience: Researcher at ICCOM Pisa (since 2016); Fixed-term Researcher at ICCOM Pisa (2014-2016) ; post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry of UNIPI and INSTM (2007-2014).
Honors and Awards: National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor in Physical Chemistry (2017)
Management: Projects responsibility and participation: responsible for a research unit of the MIUR Futuro in Ricerca 2013 project “Advanced nanostructured materials for eco-sustainable cements: investigation of the structural properties and innovative strategies for their improvement”(April 2014-April 2017). Involved in the activity of many projects (POR FSE 2014-2020 Asse A – Occupazione, bilaterale CNR-PAN Polonia 2017-2019, PHOSFUN (ERC Adv. Grant. 2015-2019), COST Action CA15209: ”European Network on NMR Relaxometry” (2016-2020), MIUR PRIN 2005-2008, MAE Programma di Collaborazione Italia-Polonia 2007-2009, projects funded by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Pisa e di Lucca, Regione Toscana, Regione Lombardia, ...). Several works in collaboration with many italian and foreign research groups and industries (Pirelli, Solvay Specialty Polymers, GlaxoSmithKline USA, Istituto Donegani-ENI, Indena, Chiesi, ...).
Other: 2006 visiting researcher in the Prof. Wasylishen SSNMR group (Univ. of Alberta, Canada). Reviewer for international journals (Langmuir, PCCP, Macromolecules, JCIS,etc.). Co-organizer of 4 national and international conferences and workshops. Teaching: since 2004 teaching assistant in Physical Chemistry, Solid State NMR and Advanced Spectroscopic Methods for the Chemistry Master of UNIPI. Invited teacher for several years at the National School of NMR of GIDRM. Tutor of several undergraduate and PhD students of University of Pisa Chemistry Department.
Publications: Coauthor of 56 papers on international peer-review journals, 1 on an italian journal and 3 invited chapters on international books. Author of 4 invited talks in public institutions and coauthor of more than 100 communications at conferences (more than 20 invited).
Bibliometric data (Scopus 02/04/2019): 56 articles, 724 total citations, 619 citing articles, h-index: 14.
Research Interests: Solid State NMR spectroscopy; organic-inorganic nanocomposites; smart materials; drugs; soft-matter; cements.