Nanotech France 2017 Conference and Exhibition

Speaker's Details

Dr. Clara Silvestre

Istituto di Chimica e Tecnologia dei Polimeri /Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche-(ICTP/CNR), Naples, Italy

Dr Clara Silvestre is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Chemistry and Polymer Technology of Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy. She is a Visiting Researcher at the University of Bristol, UK, and an Associate Researcher at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, US. She is the Coordinator of the FP7 project Napolynet NaPolyNet FP7 NMP3-CA-2008- 218331 - Setting up research-intensive clusters across the EU on characterisation of polymer nanostructure. She is responsible for national and international projects,

and an EU Expert evaluator/reviewer for 5/6/7FP projects. Dr Silvestre is a Consultant for the International Atomic Energy Agency, for the development of a coordinated research project on the ‘Application of Radiation Processing Technology in the Development of Advanced Packaging Materials for Food Products’. Dr Silvestre is the Chair of the organising committees of international conferences and Author of over 140 papers and monographs. She edited the ‘Ecosustainable Polymer Nanomaterials for Food Packaging’ (CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group in press (2013)) book, as well as being the holder of 3 patents. She is an EU Ambassador for Women and Science, and a member of the CNR Equal Opportunity Committee. She has a PhD in Industrial Chemistry.