Experience and expertise
Senior Full Professor of Physical Chemistry & Lecturer of Sustainable & Efficient Energy at Department of Excellence of Biotechnology, Chemistry & Pharmacy, University of Siena, Italy; Deputy Rector for Energy.
Since 2013 to nowadays Italian Representative in Energy Committee of HORIZON 2020, Delegate of Italian Ministry of University & Research (MIUR) in the SET Plan Steering Committee and in the Mission Innovation Inter-Ministry Task Force. Advisor for Energy of MIUR Ministry at G7 Berlin (October 2015), Kyoto, (April 2016) and Torino, (Sept. 2017). Member of Technical Table of Presidency of Minister Council on “De-carbonization of Italian Economy” (2016-2017). Appointed by Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) as National Expert for IEA/EGRD and since October 2017 to nowadays Member of ENEA National CTS. Previously acting as Scientific Advisor of Italian Presidency of Minister Council (2007-08).
In the 80s Visiting Prof of Molecular Biophysics at the Nat. Biom. ESR Center Milwaukee, WIS, USA. National coordinator of PRIN National Projects and EU Projects. Author of more than 300 papers in international journals of physical chemistry, biophysics and energy. In the last 15 years active in research on LCA of Energy Processes & Renewable Sources and Complex Systems. Until 2013 Director of PhD Course in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Member of Editorial Board of Quale Energia (since 2000), Masterhead International Journal of Energy & Technology (since 2009)- Editorial Board Biocatalysis (since 2014)-Editorial Board International Journal of Solar Energy Research (JSER) since 2016-Guest Editor for EES (Energy Policy , Energy).
Fellow of RSC (UK) and of International EPR Soc, of ACS and AAAS. Recipient of 2014 SCI Gold Medal for excellent achievements in the field of energy and environment. Co-recipient of the World Energy Globe Award 2014. Chairman of the VIII SET Plan Conference in the frame of Italian EU Presidency, Dec 2014.