Green Chemistry

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Postgraduate Summer School

2nd – 7th July 2023
Venice, Italy

Programme Timetable

List of teachers

Among the others, the following professors have, already, confirmed their presence

Jean-Marie Lehn
Nobel Prize in 1987 in Chemistry for the synthesis of Cryptands: innovation in the field of supramolecular chemistry, France
Perspectives in Chemistry: Molecular – Supramolecular – Adaptive Chemistry

Michael Graetzel
Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Light and energy, mesoscospic photosystems mimic photosynthesis

Carlo Barbante
Institute of Polar Sciences and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Too late for 2°C? From the Paris Agreement to the Climate of Tomorrow

Buxing Han
Professor at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), P. R. China
Conversion of CO2 and Biomass into Chemicals and Fuels

Pietro Tundo
Emeritus Professor of Organic Chemistry at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Reaction mechanism and energy profiles: how Green Chemistry complies with them. The case of Dimethyl Carbonate

Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
Department of Chemistry Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States
Towards Green Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization

Konstantinos Triantafyllidis
Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Adding Value to Biorefinery and Pulp Industry Side-streams: Lignin Valorization to Fuels, Chemicals and Polymers

Fabio Aricò
Associated professor of organic Chemistry, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Bio-based platform chemicals and dialkyl carbonates: synthesis, functionalization and applications

Paul Anastas
Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, Faculty Director, Yale Univerity, USA


Aurelia VIŞA
Senior Researcher, Romanian Academy, “Coriolan Drăgulescu” Institute of Chemistry, Timişoara, România
Metal organic frameworks: complexity and diversity in structures and green applications

Francesco Trotta
Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Turin, Italy
Exploitation of renewable resources in Polymer Chemistry

Katalin Barta
Full Professor in Renewable resources and Organic chemistry at Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria
Embracing complexity in renewable resources: sustainable pathways to valuable products

Mirabbos Hojamberdiev
Senior Researcher, Uzbekistan-Japan Innovation Center of Youth, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Mixed-anion photocatalysts for energy conversion and environmental remediation

Philip Jessop
Full Professor and Canada Research Chair of Green Chemistry at the Department of Chemistry, Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and Executive Research Director at Forward Water Technologies
How chemists can use life cycle assessment to guide our research

Jonathan Forman, Science and Technology Advisor in the Global Security Technology and Policy Group under the National Security Directorate of Pacific Northwest National (PNNL), United States
Chemicals of War and Peace: Arms Control, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation, and Green Chemistry?

Natalia Tarasova
Director, Institute of Chemistry and Problems of Sustainable Development, Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Green Chemistry within Planetary Boundaries

Elsje Alessandra Quadrelli
Researcher at CNRS- CPE Lyon, France
The Challenge of being a researcher in green chemistry at the Anthropocene epoch: a transdisciplinary talk

Peter Licence
Full Professor of Chemistry and Director of The GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Nottingham, UK