Experience & Activities
From 01/01/2021-today, Senior researcher at Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry (ICB), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Pozzuoli, Italy.
From 16/12/2009 to 31/12/2020, Researcher at ICB-CNR of Pozzuoli, Italy,
The research activity, in the field of green chemistry and processes for sustainability, is framed in the following topics:
- Chemical studies of microbial metabolism for the biotechnological development of sustainable bioprocesses
- Production of bioenergy (biohydrogen and biodiesel) and added-value molecules through biological processes in hyper-thermophilic bacteria and marine microalgae
- Capture and valorization of CO2 through microbial platforms
Responsible for the CNR of numerous National and European projects, including the European Project BioRECO2VER (2018-2021, G.A. n. 760431,) ” Biological routes for CO2 conversion into chemical building blocks” and the Project PON01_02740 SIBAFEQ (2011-2015) “Integrated exploitation of algal biomass in a quality energy chain”. Author of 85 scientific publications in international journals, H-index 26, and 1 European Patent. Speaker at least of 15 international congresses, and Member of the Scientific Board at least 8 International Congresses. Member of the ICB Institute Council since 2019. Responsible for numerous modules, projects and sub-projects in the PDGP-CNR since 2010. Tutor of 5 post-Docs, 4 PhDs, 3 Internships, 3 Degree Theses.
Researcher unique identifiers: Scopus Author ID: 56688544700; Web of Science ID: AAW-
8651-2020; ORCID: 0000-0002-6821-6962