CV

EXPERIENCE

 

1993 

Laurea in Chemistry, University of Padova (Italy)

1998

PhD Plant Biology (biochemistry and biophysics), University of Milan (Italy)

1998-2000

Post-doc Max Planck Institute Mulheim a.d. Ruhr (Germany)

2001-2006

Researcher, CNR,  Institute of Biophysics, Milano/Trento (Italy)

2006-2008

Assistant professor, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

2008-2011

Associate professor, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

2011- present

Full Professor/Head of the group Biophysics of Photosynthesis and Energy, Vrije  Universiteit Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, LECTURES, SUPERVISION

 

>170 Publications in peer-reviewed journals (for the full publication list see orcid.org/0000-0003-3469-834X or https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6co_5sgAAAAJ&hl=en)

 

H Index: 59 (WoS), 68 (Google Scholar)

Total citations > 9000 (ISI), >13000 (Google Scholar)

Invited lectures in the last 5 years > 40

Supervision activity as PI: PhD students: 17; Post-docs: 16

 

 

MAJOR PERSONAL GRANTS

Vidi (2006), Vici (2010) ,TOP (2018) and GROOT (2021) from the Dutch Organization of Scientific Research; ERC Consolidator grant (2011).  

 

 

SELECTED ACTIVITIES & HONOURS

 


Since 2022 

Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


2016 

Chair (with H. van Amerongen) of the 17th International Conference of Photosynthesis Maastricht 7-12 August 2016


Since 2014 

Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of SCIENCE magazine


Since 2013 

Member of Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW)