Degree in Physics (110/110 cum laude), University of Messina (UNIME), in 1997. PhD in Physics in 2001 at the UNIME. From 30/03/2011 Permanent Position as University Researcher (SSD FIS/01 - Experimental Physics) at the Department of Physics, UNIME. National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in the sector 02/B1 – Experimental Physics of Matter. National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in the sector 02/B3 – Applied Physics. Prize for Scientific Activity in Physics in 1999 reserved to doctors graduated in Physics after May 1996, by the Italian Physical Society (SIF). Award "Best Oral Presentation" in section 2 "Physics of Matter (condensed matter, atoms, molecules and plasmas)" organized by the SIF during LVXXXVI National Congress (Palermo, 6-11 October 2000). Young Researchers Award from the UNIME for the years 2004 and 2008, for the best scientific production in the Science and Technology Area. Co-author of 114 publications on ISI rated journals and 12 in proceedings of international conferences with referee and books. 16 oral contributions to national and international conferences and overall 118 communications to congresses. Area of Research and Expertise: 1) The experimental study of structural, dynamic and ultrafast relaxation processes in hydrogen-bonded liquids in "bulk", in solution and confined within nano-porous matrices; 2) Chemical and physical investigation on the structural and dynamic properties of biological systems, drug/carriers systems having suitable solubility and stability for their application in the pharmaceutical field.
Biography Updated on 7 January 2015