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Gianvito Vilé

Academic background

Prof. Dr. Gianvito Vilé graduated with honors in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and received his PhD from ETH Zurich. He is currently Associate Professor of Chemical Plants at Politecnico di Milano. His research focuses on understanding the structure and reactivity of single-atom catalysts, and designing continuous catalytic processes with pharmaceutical relevance. He has received numerous awards for his research, including the ETH Medal, the Dimistris N. Chorafas Award from the Weizmann Institute of Sciences, the Felder Award from the pharmaceutical company Bracco, and the ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council. He is the coordinator or partner of several European projects (SAC_2.0, GreenDigiPharma, SSEFR, SACforCO2, and SusPharma). He is also expert evaluator or panel member for several national and international scientific foundations.

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ETH Zurich

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering

Thesis: "Design of New Nanostructured Catalysts for Selective Hydrogenations in Flow"

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Javier Pérez-​Ramírez. Co-examiners: Prof. Dr. Maksym Kovalenko, Prof. Dr. Núria López


Politecnico di Milano

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering


Politecnico di Milano

B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering

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