Francesco Zaccaria

Francesco Zaccaria

Research Fellow – RTDa

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Area of Expertise: Reactivity of organometallic complexes: spectroscopic studies on reaction mechanisms.
Short Bio

  • 2021- RTDa (Ricercatore a Tempo Determinato di tipologia A), Federico II University of Naples
  • 2018-2021 Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, University of Perugia (Italy)
    Supervisor: Prof. Alceo Macchioni
    Project Title: “NMR studies on molecular olefin polymerization catalysts”
  • 2018 PhD in Chemical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples
    Supervisor: Prof. Vincenzo Busico
    Thesis Title: “Molecular olefin polymerization catalysts: applications of molecular design for properties modulation”
  • 2017 Visiting PhD student, Imperial College London (UK)
    Supervisor: Prof. George J. P. Britovsek
    Project Title: “Selective chromium-catalyzed ethylene oligomerization”
  • 2014 Erasmus visiting student, University of East Anglia – Norwich (UK)
    Supervisor: Prof. Manfred Bochmann
    Project Title: “Synthesis and characterization of group IV octahedral complexes”
  • 2014 MS Degree in Chemical Sciences, Federico II University of Naples
  • 2012 BS Degree in Chemistry, Federico II University of Naples


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