2019 Environment, Sustainability and Energy Division Early Career Award Winner


Dr Federico Bella

Dr Federico Bella

Politecnico di Torino

 

Awarded for the inventive development of photoinduced polymerization strategies for solar cells and batteries using solvent- and catalyst-free processes.

 

 

 


About the Winner


Federico Bella is assistant professor of Chemical Fundamentals for Technologies at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. He received both the BSc and MSc in Industrial Chemistry at University of Turin and the PhD in Electronic Devices at the Italian Institute of Technology. He has been visiting scientist at Universitat Politècnica de València, National University of Malaysia, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Currently, he is working in the field of solar cells and rechargeable batteries stabilization and optimization through polymeric and chemometric approaches. He has been awarded with the "ENI Award" as the best Italian under-30 scientist in the field of renewable energy (2016) and with the ISE-Elsevier Prize for Applied Electrochemistry for the achievements in renewable energy conversion and storage (2017). He is author of 70 publications in international peer-reviewed journal (h-index = 40), and is board member of the Industrial Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society. He is board member of "Chemical Engineering Journal", "Materials" and "Helyion" journals. From 2015 to 2018 he has been the Italian Delegate in the European Young Chemists' Network (early-career division of EuChemS), also being the Coordinator of the Young Group of the Italian Chemical Society. He has supervised 30 Thesis at BSc and MSc levels, and teaches "General Chemistry" in BSc coursed of Engineering. 


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