Eurochem Engineering srl
ELIO SANTACESARIA Achieved Master in Chemistry degree at the University of Pavia, thesis performed under the guidance of the Nobel Prize “Giulio Natta”. Researcher at the Polytechnic of Milan from 1969 until 1986.Full professor of Industrial Chemistry at the University of Naples from 1986 until 2012.He has been the founder of GICI the Italian Group of Colloid and Interphase Science of the Italian Chemical Society and has been the Coordinator of this Group for more than ten years (1985 - 1995). He is a member of the Italian Chemical Society SCI, of the Italian Association of Chemical Engineers (AIDIC), of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and of the International Association of Colloids and Interphase (IACIS) and of IUPAC. He had been organizer of many national and international Congresses, workshops and post-doctoral schools.He has been member of the Scientific Committee of the Industrial Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society for 10 years. He has then been elected President of the Industrial Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society for the period 2004-2006 renowned for the 2007-2009 and member of the Council as Past President in 2010-2012.He has been President of the Council of the Industrial Chemistry Degree Course at the University of Naples from 1994 until 2009. In 2011 he was awarded from Italian Chemical Society with the Gold Medal entitled to the italian chemist “Emanuele Paternò” for the great contribution given to the Industrial Chemistry.In 2016 was awarded the Italian Group of Catalysis of the Italian Chemical Society with the Giacom Fauser plaque and related Conference.He has collaborated with many Italian and foreign chemical industries.He has published more than 250 papers on qualified journals related to subjects of: catalysis, kinetics, mass transfer, reactor design and simulation and separation science. He is coauthor of more than 30 Patents. After the retirement from the University of Naples at the end of 2012 he becomes CEO of the spin-off company Eurochem Engineering srl.