Assistant Professor

Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali ed Ingegneria Chimica "G. Natta"

Politecnico di Milano

Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32, 20133 Milano (Italy)

Phone: +39-02-23993386    fax: +39-02-23993360



Education and Career

1993: MSc in Chemistry (Bio-organic Chemistry), UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano.
1995: Master in Science and Technology of Materials, UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano.
1998: PhD in Materials for Engineering and Biomaterials, Politecnico di Milano.
1997: Visiting researcher at the Chemistry Dept. in Strathclyde University, Glasgow (UK).
1998: Visiting researcher at the Centre for Cell Engineering, University of Glasgow (UK) and Polymer Materials Research, University of Gent (Belgium).
1999: Technical responsible of
Biomaterials Laboratory, Politecnico di Milano.
2008: Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Milano (Research field 09/G2, ING/IND 34).


Shiga, Japan (1998): Student Award received in the 3rd International Symposium on "Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers Including Polymer Therapeutics";
Arcachon, France (1999): Best presentation in occasion of the 15th "European Society for Biomaterials" Conference.

Current Research Interests

Soft materials and injectable gels
Natural polymers
Materials for drug delivery

Selected Publications