Michele Melchionna

Michele Melchionna obtained his degree in chemistry in 2002 at the University of Salerno and his PhD at the Edinburgh University in 2006. After the PhD he gained experience outside academia: Higher Scientific Officer at Food Standard Agency (London, UK) and Senior R&D Organic Chemist at Advanced Molecular Technologies (Melbourne, Australia). He was also recipient of post-doctoral fellowships in organic chemistry at the University of Helsinki (Finland) and at the Palacky University (Olomouc, Czech Republic). He moved back to Italy in 2012, where he currently is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Trieste.

Scientific Interests
– Assembly of inorganic and carbon nanostructured-based materials
– Energy-related catalytic processes such as H2 evolution and CO2 reduction
– Heterogeneous catalysis for organic synthesis