Carlo Perego is the Director of the Eni Corporate Research Centre for nonconventional energies in Novara, Italy. He received the Laurea in industrial chemistry in 1978 from the State University of Milan and the M.S. degree in R&D management at the Bocconi University of Milan. In 1980, he joined Montedison R&D Centre in Bollate, where his main research activity was in the area of phenol, styrene, and perfluoropolyethers process optimization. In 1989, he moved to Sigma Trevi, a fine chemical company, with the position of Pilot Plant Manager. In 1990, he joined the Corporate Research Centre of Eni Company near Milan, where he worked in the zeolite catalysis group, covering the position of being responsible for catalytic processes and catalyst preparation. In 2007, he moved to the Research Centre for nonconventional energies, dealing with new research program devoted to solar energy, biomass and biofuels, and environmental technologies. He has been Chairman of Industrial Chemistry Division of Italian Chemistry Society. He is Member of Catalysis Commission of International Zeolite association. He is author of more than 60 patents and 80 papers, mainly concerning catalysis and catalytic processes.
Biography Updated on 13 December 2011