Updated in March 2014
Fabrizio Cavani received the PhD Diploma in Industrial Chemistry
in 1987. He was hired by EniChem Synthesis in 1986, at the
Catalysis Development Center, were he was in charge for the study
and development of new catalysts for gas phase oxichlorination of
ethylene and for benzene alkylation with propylene. His work led to
the development of a new chemical process for cumene manufacture,
currently employed by Polimeri Europa.
He won the position of Researcher at the Faculty of Industrial
Chemistry of Bologna University in 1990, Sector CHIM04. Since 2000
is Assistant Professor of Industrial Chemistry.
He was qualified for the role of Full professor (First Round