Position: Permanent Staff
Phone: 055 457-3038
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Hybrid Nanoparticle/Lipid assemblies for Stimuli-responsive Drug Delivery.
Nanostructures Fluids for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage.
Interaction of Nanostructured Assemblies with Model Membranes.
Neutron and X-ray Scattering Techniques for Soft Matter.
Functional Dynamics in Phospholipid Assemblies.
Design of phospholipid-based Materials for Life Science Research.
Chimica Fisica dei Nanosistemi (LM Scienze Chimiche, Univ. Firenze)
Mar 1993: Degree in Chemistry at the University of Florence and LENS (110 cum laude/110). Title: "Photoinduced Electron Transfer in organized systems: solvation dynamics".
1994-1997: PhD (Dottorato di Ricerca) in Physical Chemistry at the University of Florence. Title: "Molecular Recognition in Self-Assemblies". Advisor: Prof. P. Baglioni (University of Florence).
1994-present: Research activity at: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Department of Materials (Zuerich, Switzerland); Laboratoire Léon Brillouin in Saclay (France); Institut Charles Sadron, (Strasbourg, France); Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (Saclay, France); NIST Center for Neutron Research (Gaithersburg, MD, USA); NSLS, Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton-Long Island, NY, USA); IPNS, Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, IL, USA); BENSC, Hahn-Meitner Institute in Berlin (Germany); Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble (France).
1994-1995: Research Scholar at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Department of Materials (Zuerich, Switzerland).
1997-2000: Post-doc at CSGI Florence.
2000-2014: Research fellow at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.
2014-present: Associate Professor at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.
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