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Dr. Gianvito Vilé

Politecnico di Milano

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering "Giulio Natta"

Building 28, Floor 2, room 20

Via Mancinelli, 7

20131 Milan, Italy

Tel: +39 02.2399.3208



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2020-today     Tenure-track assistant professor (RTDB) in Industrial Chemical Processes (09/D3)

                         National Scientific Habilitation as full professor (professore di I fascia) in 09/D3, 03/B1, and 03/C2


2016-2019      Lab Head, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland

2016-2016      Scientist, Sensirion AG and Visiting Researcher at ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2011-2016      Research Assistant, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


2011-2016      Ph.D. with medal (highest grade) in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2010-2011      Visiting student, Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

2010                Visiting student, Department of Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands

2009-2011      M.Sc. cum laude (highest grade) in Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

2006-2009      B.Sc. cum laude (highest grade) in Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Awards, Fellowships, and Scholarships

2022         Alfredo di Braccio Award in Chemistry, Accademia dei Lincei

2022         Emerging Leaders 2022, Institute of Physics (IOP) and J. Phys. Condens. Matter

2021         Humboldt Junior Fellowship, Humboldt Foundation & University of Bayreuth

2021         “Emerging Investigators in Chemical Engineering”, Royal Society of Chemistry and Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

2021         “Rising Stars in Chemical and Materials Engineering”, Frontiers in Chemical Engineering

2020         Expert for the World Economic Forum - Chemical and Materials working group

2020         Top Reviewers for ChemCatChem, Wiley-VCH and PubChemSoc Europe

2019         “Class of Influential Researcher in Chemical Engineering”, American Chemical Society and I&EC Research

2019         Felder Award, Fondazione Bracco & Fondazione Politecnico di Milano, Italy

2016         Dimistris N. Chorafas Award in Chemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

2016         ETH Medal for Outstanding PhD Thesis, ETH Zurich

2016         "MAterials & Processes" (MAP) Award, Competence Center for Materials and Processes of ETH Zurich

2015         Outstanding Reviewer for ChemNanoMat, Wiley-VCH and PubChemSoc Europe

2014         “DSM award” for Best Poster Presentation in Catalysis, SCS Fall Meeting and DSM

2014         SCNAT/SCS Chemistry Travel award, Swiss Academy of Sciences & Swiss Chemical Society

2012         “Prix SGVC” award for young talents, Swiss Process and Chemical Engineers Society

2010         Erasmus/LLP Scholarship, European Union

2010         ATHENS Scholarship, TU Delft and European Union

2010         “Make Science Make Sense” award, Bayer

Services to the Scientific Community

2022-today     Editorial Board Member of Molecular Catalysis (IF 5.1) 

2021-today     Early-Career Editorial Board Member of ChemCatChem (IF 5.7) 

2021                Reviewer for the 27th North American Catalysis Society Meeting

2020-today     Early-Career Editorial Board Member of Chem. Eng. Process. (IF 4.2)

2020-today     Proposal evaluator and Expert for the European Commission (Horizon FET Open, European Research Council, COST Actions)

2020-today     Proposal evaluator for several national Science Foundations

2018-today     Invited Guest Editor of special issues for Catal. Today (IF 6.8), ChemCatChem (IF 5.7), and Chem. Eng. Process. (IF 4.2).

2012-today     Peer reviewer for NPG, ACS, RSC, Elsevier, and Wiley scientific journals (>20 papers/years)