Dr Valerio Fasano

Professional Appointments

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor (RTDb) University of Milan (2022)
  • Visiting Professor
    University of Milan (2022)
  • EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow
    University of Bristol (2018–2021)

Dr Valerio Fasano was born and raised in Italy. He received his B.Sc. at the University of Catania and M.Sc. at the University of Bologna. After a visiting experience at the University of Lund (Sweden), he obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Manchester (UK), under the supervision of Prof. Michael Ingleson. He was then awarded a mobility grant by the Royal Society of Chemistry with which he moved to the University of Toronto (Canada) working with FRS Prof. Douglas Stephan. Thus, he returned to the UK as a Doctoral Prize Fellow at the University of Bristol (UK), supervised by Prof. FRS Varinder Aggarwal. In 2022 he joined the University of Milan as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Chemistry to then get promoted to Tenure Track Assistant Professor (RTDb) in the group of Prof. Daniele Passarella.

Selected Awards and Honours

  • Young Researcher Award for Methodologies in Organic Chemistry
    Italian Society of Chemistry , 2022
  • Best Oral Communication at XLV “A. Corbella” Intern. Summer School
    University of Milan, 2021
  • Benzocaine Innovation power
    Evonik, 2020
  • Doctoral Prize Fellowship
    EPSRC, 2018
  • Syngenta Scholarship in Chemistry
    Syngenta, 2018
  • Research Mobility Grant
    Royal Society of Chemistry, 2017
  • Erasmus Grant
    European Union, 2014

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