Sabrina Carroccio was born in Piazza Armerina, Italy, in 1971. She received her degree in industrial chemistry (summa cum laude) and her Ph.D. degree at the University of Catania, Catania, Italy, under the supervision of G. Montaudo in 1997 and 2002, respectively. Since 2001, Carroccio is a Researcher at the Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Polymers of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Catania. Carroccio has authored 20 peer-reviewed international papers and 2 international book chapters. Her research interests on degradation of polymers include molecular characterization of macromolecules by advanced mass spectrometry techniques, polymer pyrolysis, and polymer thermo- and photo-oxidation mechanisms. In particular, she has worked on the development of modern mass spectrometry as a new method for studying deterioration mechanisms of polymeric materials.
Biography Updated on 17 April 2011