Full Professors

Silvia LICOCCIA

Professore Ordinario SSD: CHIM/07 Fondamenti Chimici per le TecnologieStanza: E1 – 6
Telefono: (+39) 06 7259 4386 Sito web: NAST Centre
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Biographical Info

Silvia Licoccia (SL) is Professor of Chemical Foundations of Technologies at the University of Rome Tor Vergata since 2001. Deputy Rector for Research (since 2013), she has been previously Director of the Department of Chemical Science and Technologies (2012-2018), Director of NAST, Center for Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Instrumentation at Tor Vergata (2011-2013), and President of of AICIng (Italian Association Chemistry for Engineering (2010-2014).
At present SL is Director of the Teaching Supervising Committee of the Ph.D. Program in Materials for Health, Environment and Energy,
SL is leader of the Materials and Devices for Energy Group (MaDE@UTV,  http://made.uniroma2.it), a highly multidisciplinary group with background in physics, chemistry, material science, and engineering. Her research interests are mainly directed towards sustainability issues, in particular synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials for energy, environmental, and biomedical applications. The activities are at present mainly focused on the study of fuel cells, flow batteries, concentrated solar power, and biomaterials.

Author of 4 patents, 2 books, over 285 publications on international refereed journals, and over 300 scientific oral contributions at international conferences, meetings and schools. Her papers have been cited over 8100 times and her h-index is 48 (ISI & Scopus; orcid id: 0000-0002-2285-7780).
In 2011 SL has been awarded the American Ceramic Society ACerS Ross Coffin Purdy Award for the most valuable contribution to ceramic technical literature and in 2018 she has been the recipient of AICIng award for distinguished scientific and educational merits.

Since 2010 SL has been awarded research grants from several national and international agencies (MIUR, MAECI, MATTM, UE etc.) for a total of ca.1.500 k€.
SL is Peer Reviewer for several international Journals and co-organizer of several Conferences and Symposia under the framework of MRS, Electrochemical Society, European Ceramic Society. She is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Nanomaterials, member of the Editorial Board ofGreen and Sustainable Chemistry, and member of the Advisory Editorial Board of Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy.