Prof. Valentina Cauda
Valentina Cauda is Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Science and Technology of the Politecnico di Torino, Italy since May 2016. She received her Ph.D. In Material Science and Technology in 2008 from the same university and graduated in Chemical Engineering in 2004. In 2006 she worked as visiting PhD student at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain in the research group of Prof. Maria Vallet-Regí. From 2008 to 2010, she worked as a Post-Doc at the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Munich, Germany in the group of Prof. Thomas Bein. From 2010 to 2015 she was Senior Post-Doc at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Turin, Italy. For her research results she received in 2010 the prize for young researchers at the Chemistry Department of the University of Munich, in 2013 she got the Giovedì Scienza award, in 2015 the Zonta Prize for Chemistry, and in 2017 the USERN Prize for Biological Sciences.In 2016 she was awarded by the European Research Council with an ERC Starting Grant entitled “TrojaNanoHorse”. She is author of 80 papers on peer-reviewed international journals with an H-index of 28 (Source: Scopus accessed on January 2018).