PhD student with Junior Fellow Aurelio Mateo-Alonso
Francesco Scarel was born in Gorizia (Italy) in 1981. He studied chemistry at the technical high school "A. Malignani" in Friuli-Venezia Giulia. In 2009, he completed his BSc and MSc in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies in the group of Prof. Maurizio Prato at the University of Trieste, where he worked on synthesis of dendro-fullerene derivatives for biological applications and new materials, under the supervision of Dr. Aurelio Mateo-Alonso.
The project focuses on the design of novel molecular machines powered by fullerenes and their application in material science.