Gianvito Vilé.jpg

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



Links: ORCID     Google Scholar     Scopus


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         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)