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Damiano Genovese

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Chemistry "Giacomo Ciamician"

Academic discipline: CHIM/03 General and Inorganic Chemistry

Curriculum vitae

Research experience

Alexander von Humboldt Fellow – 2 years research grant at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Institut de Sciences et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaire, Université de Strasbourg – working on “Mesoporous films as responsive membranes” – Host: Prof. Luisa De Cola

Post-Doc at Università di Bologna - Fluorescent chemosensors based on nanoparticles - Supervisor prof. Luca Prodi

Visiting fellow at WWU Münster - Research exchange within EU project INOFEO - Host Prof. Luisa De Cola

Post-Doc at Università di Bologna - Magnetic nanoparticles interfaced with zeolites - Supervisor prof. Nelsi Zaccheroni

Visiting fellow at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA - Flow of colloidal pastes with microfluidics and confocal microscopy - Host Prof. David Weitz

Education and training

PhD in Chemistry at Università di Bologna - “Supramolecular Approaches to Organized Luminiscent Nanostructures for Sensing, Labeling and Imaging Applications” - Supervisor Prof. Luca Prodi

Master degree in Photochemistry and Chemistry of Materials at Università di Bologna (first class honours degree 110/110 cum Laude) - Thesis in Electrochemistry “An electrochemical device to release and sense Ca2+ ions” - Supervisor Prof. Francesco Paolucci

Stage in Electrochemistry at Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France - Supervisor Prof. Christian Amatore

Bachelor degree in Chemistry at Università di Bologna (first class honours degree 110/110 cum Laude) - Thesis in Electrochemistry “Functionalization of ITO electrodes” - Supervisor Dott. Massimo Marcaccio

Grants and awards

Young Investigator Award 2018 - GIF, Gruppo Italiano di Fotochimica

Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship

ENI Award 2013 – Debut in research – Awarded by the President of Italian Republic, G. Napolitano

Marco Polo grant (Univ. of Bologna) – Funding the research stay at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, in the Lab of Soft Matter Physics, Prof. David Weitz

Faculty of Science grant (Univ. of Bologna) - Funding the research stay at Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, FR, in the Ultrafast Electrochemistry Lab, Prof. Christian Amatore

Teaching Activities and Students Tutoring

Course "Nanoscienze per la Farmacia e la Medicina" in the Master Degree "Farmacia", dep. Pharmacy and Biotechnology - Fabit, UNIBO

Course "Light in Cosmetic Sciences" in the Master Degree "Advanced Cosmetic Sciences", dep. of Chemistry "G. Ciamician", UNIBO

Supervision of PhD Students, INT, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Assistant at Laboratory of Photochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Università di Bologna, Italy

Supervision of PhD Students, Department of Chemistry, Università di Bologna, Italy

Supervision of Master and Bachelor Students, Department of Chemistry, Università di Bologna, Italy

Scientific Output

Co-author of 45 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 4 book chapters, co-inventor of 2 international patents. Regular dissemination in national and international conferences in seminars, posters and lectures. H-index = 21, and >1000 citations (without self-citations, source database Web of Knowledge, April 2020).

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