Pierluigi Barbaro

Dirigente di Ricerca



Telefono: +39 055 522 5287

Sede: Firenze

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

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Education: Ph. D. in Chemical Sciences, Università di Firenze, Italy (1994); Degree in Chemistry,Università di Firenze, Italy (1989).

Work Experience: Research Director at ICCOM-CNR Firenze (since 2020); Senior Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Firenze (2001-2019); Researcher at ICCOM-CNR Firenze (1996-2001); Postdoctoral Fellow, Università di Firenze, Dipartimento di Chimica (1995-1997); Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratorium fur Anorganische Chemie, ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland (1994).

Research responsibilities: Member of the Board of Directors, European Research Institute of Catalysis, Brussels, Belgium; Coordinator of the Initial Training Network “Nano-HOST”, 7FP European Commission (PITN-GA-2008-215193); Responsible of Commessa PM.P03.002, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Dipartimento di Progettazione Molecolare; Coordinator of WG COST D24/0002/01; Scientific responsible of ten industrial research contracts.

Awards: National award Federchimica “Per un futuro intelligente”, 1991.

Bibliometric data: Author of 100 papers on ISI journals, 10 patents, 1 book chapter, editor of 2 books on catalysis. ISI-WOS h-index 39.

Research interests: homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, asymmetric catalysis, catalytic conversion of biomasses and renewable chemistry, green chemistry, chemical recycling of plastics, organometallic chemistry, continuous flow processes, nanostructured materials, NMR.

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