Position: Permanent Staff
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Chem- and Bio-sensors
Functional surfaces and Nanomaterials for life sciences
Analytical Chemistry" BS in Chemistry, I year, II semester
Analytical Chemistry" BS in Materials Science, II year, II semester
Fundamentals of Sensors” BS in Chemistry and Materials Science, II semester of both courses Advanced Instrumental Characterization of Nanomaterials” MSc in Materials Science II year, I semester
2018 – present Full Professor of Analytical-Chemistry/ Department of Chemistry/ University of Bari / Italy • PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS
2013 – 2018 Associate Professor of Analytical-Chemistry/ Department of Chemistry/ University of Bari / Italy
2005 – 2013 Assistant Professor of Analytical-Chemistry/ Department of Chemistry/ University of Bari / Italy
2018 – now Unit Coordinator (Bari) of the Italian Center for colloid and surface science – CSGI
2017-now Member of the Board of the CHESS international School on Surface Analysis; co-chair of the first three editions
2016-2019 Coordinator of the Italian Analytical Spectroscopy Board (SCI-Analytical Chemistry Division).
2005-now Member of the Board of the Ph.D. school in Chemical and Molecular Sciences of the University of Bari
2016-now Member of the Board of the Degree Course in Materials Sciences of the University of Bari
2011-‘13 & 2023-now Member of the Board of the Chemistry Department of the University of Bari
COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
Editor of Analytica Chimica Acta -Elsevier, since 2019
Member of the editorial board of Sensor Letters (ASP) Remote
Project Reviewer for the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant 2018, ERCEA, B.4 (Physical Sciences and Engineering)
Project Reviewer for the European research Council, Consolidator grants (ERC CoGrants 2019)
Expert independent reviewer for: Italian Research Ministry (PRIN projects), several Hong Kong Institutions, the UEFISCDI-Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding, Romania; the National Science Centre, Poland French Institutions such as Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and Paris Region Fellowship Programme;
Served and/or is presently serving as a referee about 70 international journals.
September 2001: Best young researcher in Analytical Chemistry, granted by the Analytical Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society.
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