Prof. Luigi Vaccaro

Associate Editor

Dipartimento di Chimica, Biologia e Biotecnologie
Università di Perugia

Scientific career

since 2014 Guest Professor (Bijzonder Gastdocent) at the University of KU Leuven, Belgium
2013 Full Professor of Organic Chemistry qualification
2012 Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the “Università degli Studi di Perugia”
2000-2012 Research Associate and then Assistant Professor at the “Università degli Studi di Perugia”
1999 University of Groningen (NL) visiting fellow, Prof. J.B.F.N. Engberts research group
1999 PhD in Chemical Sciences at the “Università degli Studi di Perugia”
1996 Degree in chemistry at the “Università degli Studi di Napoli – Federico II”, Italy


Research interests

Prof. Vaccaro's main research interests are:

i) Use of safer, recoverable and reusable reaction media

ii) Development of heterogeneous and recoverable catalytic systems tailor-made for being used in safer media and in flow reactors

iii) Manipulation of biomass derived chemicals to access novel fine chemicals

iv) Development of flow protocols to reduce the waste production and energy consumption in chemical transformations


Thematic issues

Prof. Vaccaro edited the thematic issues in the Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry:

Green chemistry II

Green chemistry


For additional information, please visit the homepage of Prof. Vaccaro.

Other Beilstein-Institut Open Science Activities