Education: PhD in Chemical Sciences at University of Pisa in 2000. Mater degree in Chemistry at University of Pisa in 1996.
Work experience: Fixed-term researcher at CNR-ICCOM UOS Pisa (May 2012-December 2012). Post-doc fellow at CNR-ICCOM UOS Pisa (Jun 2011 - May 2012) in the frame of the Italian PRIN-MIUR (2008). Project coworker at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (University of Pisa) for the spin off of University of Pisa “Spin pet srl” (March 2011 - Jun 2011). Post-doc fellow at CNR-ICCOM UOS Pisa (March 2010 - March 2011) in the frame of the Italian PRIN-MIUR (2008). Post-Doc fellow at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (University of Pisa) (March 2007 – February 2010) in the frame of the research agreement with The Dow Chemical Company. Project coworker and post-doc fellow at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (University of Pisa) (October 2000 - December 2006). Post-doc fellow at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (University of Pisa) (November 1999 – October 2000) in the frame of a research agreement with PROCTER & GAMBLE ITALIA S.p.A. Ph.D. student at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa (March 1997 – March 2000). Graduate fellow at Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry (University of Pisa) (May 1996 – February 1997) in the frame of a research agreement with PROCTER & GAMBLE ITALIA S.p.A.
Other: Regular service as Peer-Reviewer for the following international scientific journals: Polymer, Polymer International, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Polymers, Materials.
Management: Team Member of the CNR Research Unit in ERC Advanced Grant PHOSFUN "Phosporene Functionalization: a new platform for advanced multifunctional materials" (2015-2019); PRIN 2015: Monitoraggio, Consolidamento, conservazione e protezione di beni culturali. POR CREO FESR 2014-2020 Bando 2 Nanotecnologie per la valorizzazione sostenibile del potenziale energetico nazionale (risorse geotermiche e idrocarburi) BIOGEL. PRIN 2010. Participant in MIUR FIRB 2010. FP7 Project NMP.2011.LARGE.5 “DIBBIOPACK”. Project “Sustainable Manufacturing” by Cluster Fabbrica Intelligente. Project granted by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, “POLOPTEL”. Team member of the Research Contracts between CNR-ICCOM and BASF Construction Chemicals S.pA. Participant as Post-doc fellow in the project: Research contract between the University of Pisa and the Dow Chemical Company, PRIN 2003, FIRB 2001.
Teaching: Lectures for the University course: Chemistry and Technology of Catalysis. Teaching support contracts for the didactic laboratory of (1) Inorganic Chemistry; (2) Analytical Chemistry; (3) Chemistry and Technology of Catalysis. Supervisor of two post-doc fellow students. Supervisor of three training thesis of the University of Pisa. Co-advisor of two Master students of the University of Pisa.
Publications: 40 publications, 2 patents, 3 book chapters, more than 50 contributions to conferences.
Bibliometric data (Scopus 01/04/2019): 40 articles; 381 total citations, 269 citing articles, h-index: 12.
Research Interests: functionalization of polymers (from oil and bio-based sources) by free radical post-polymerization reactions; functional polymer containing active molecules (chromophores and antioxidant), functional nanocomposites; surface modification of polymer by photografting.