Paolo Fornasiero

Paolo Fornasiero was born in 1968 in Ruti (Switzerland). In 1992 he obtained the degree in Chemistry (cum laude) and in 1997 the PhD in heterogeneous catalysis both at the University of Trieste (Italy). After one year as post-doctoral fellow at the Catalysis Research Center of the University of Reading (U.K.), in 1998 he was appointed assistant professor. In 2006, he became associate professor in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Trieste and in 2016 he was nominated full professor in Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Trieste.
Professor Fornasiero is Associate Researcher of the National Council of Research (CNR) and from 2008 he is the scientific responsible of the CNR Research Unit associated with the Institute of Chemistry of OrganoMetallic Compounds (ICCOM) of Florence and located at the University of Trieste – Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Since December 2013 until July 2014 he was visiting Professor at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Saudi Arabia.
Professor Fornasiero is a member of the Italian Chemical Society, of the American Chemical Society, of the European Rare-Earth and Actinide Society – ERES, as well as of the INSTM Consortium. Since February 2015, he is Associate Editor of ACS Catalysis, becoming Executive Editor in March 2021.