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Mariafrancesca Fochi

Associate Professor

Department of Industrial Chemistry "Toso Montanari"

Academic discipline: CHIM/06 Organic Chemistry

Director of First Cycle Degree in Industrial Chemistry

Curriculum vitae


- 23/02/1999 PhD Degree in Chemistry from Bologna University. Dissertation title:Acylsilanes and Thioacylsilanes as versatile Building Blocks in Organic Synthesis.

- 11/11/1994 Laurea degree cum laude in Chimica Industriale from Bologna University, Dipartimento di Chimica Organica "A. Mangini". Dissertation title: Thietane synthesis: cycloadditionsof thiocarbonyl compounds with ketenes and photo-induced cycloadditions of silyl thioketones with electron reach and electron poor olefins.


1999 – 2003 PostDoc fellowships under the supervision of Prof. Alfredo Ricci.

2003 – 2004 Research assistant (not permanent position) within the FIRB NATIONAL PROJECT (Responsible Prof. Achille Umani Ronchi e Prof. Alfredo Ricci)

2005 - 2019 Researcher (Assistant Professor) at the Industrial Chemistry Department "Toso Montanari"of the Bologna University


Associate Professor at the Industrial Chemistry Department "Toso Montanari"of the Bologna University


  • 1994 Erasmus project at the Chemistry Department of the Nijmegen University (The Netherlands) under the supervision of Prof. Zwanenburg.
  • 1998: Academic Visitor at the “Dyson Perrins Laboratory” Oxford University (UK) under the supervision of Dr J.M. Brown.
  • Since 2006: She is academic coordinator of various Erasmus programme




She is co-author of more then 90 papers published in international journals and she attended at several national and international meetings presenting the obtained results both in English and Italian.

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