Prof. Luisa De Cola
Since 1 September 2013, Prof. Luisa De Cola is a full Professor (Class Exceptionnelle), and AXA chair of Supramolecular and Biomaterial Chemistry, at Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires, ISIS, University of Strasbourg, France and Adjunct Scientist at the Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
Prof. Luisa De Cola is working in 2 main research areas: a) luminescent and electro-luminescent materials for optical and electroluminescent devices; b) nanomaterials and soft matrices for imaging, diagnostics and therapy.
She has published 330 papers and filed 36 international patents. She has been invited to more than 200 conferences as plenary (Gordon Conferences, ESF, Solvay Conference 2011, Accademia dei Lincei, Bürgenstock Conference 2012, E-MRS 2012…) or invited speaker and she has delivered more than 300 seminars/talks all over the world. She has a H index of 58 and more than 12000 citations (see profile from the web of science).
She has completed 38 PhD thesis, supervised more that 60 post-docs and several Master students. She has a team of 1 permanent staff, 12 PhD students, 8 post-docs and 1-3 master students. Her group is very international comprising at the moment 7 nationalities.
Prof. De Cola is a member of the board of the Physical Chemistry, section photochemistry and photophysics, of the German Chemical Society (GDCh), the Royal Chemical Society, the Italian Chemical Society, the French Chemical Society and the American Chemical Society. She is also a member of several international boards and evaluation committee including the ERC starting grants.