1978 Laurea degree in Chemistry, University of Padova, Department of Organic Chemistry

1982 Research fellow: University of Padova, Department of Organic Chemistry

1983-92 Assistant professor: University of Padova

1980/1-2 Postdoctoral fellow: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA,  prof. H. J. Shine

1983/7-8 Visiting fellow: University College, Dublin, Ireland, prof. R. A. More O'Ferrall

1986/10 - 1987/12 Postdoctoral fellow: Yale University, New Haven, USA, Chemistry Department, prof. Samuel J. Danishefsky

1991/10 - 1992/9 Visiting scientist: University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, Institute for Polymers and Organic Solids, prof. Fred Wudl

1992-2000 Associate professor: University of Trieste

2000- Full professor: University of Trieste

2001 Professeur Invite: Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France, June-July

Professional Carrier

ADDRESS  Dipartimento Scienze Chimiche e Farmaceutiche, Piazzale Europa 1, 34127 Trieste, Italy

ROOM  163


Phone  +39 040 558 7883

fax  +39 040 52572

Editorial Activity

Member of the International Advisory Board of the following Journals published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK):

Chemical Communications, 1997-

Journal of Materials Chemistry, 1994-2002

Chairman of the Editorial Board, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2003-


Federchimica Prize (1995)
National Prize for research, Italian Chemical Society (2002)
González Ciamician, Spanish Chemical Society (2008)
ERC- Advanced Investigator Grant Award (2008)
Medaglia Angelo Mangini (2009)