Interview with Mattia Silvi
This Young Career Focus presents Mattia Silvi (University of Nottingham, UK).
Mattia Silvi studied chemistry at the University Sapienza (Rome, Italy). He then carried out his doctoral studies at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, ICIQ (Tarragona, Spain) under the supervision of Professor Paolo Melchiorre, including a period at the University of Michigan (USA) with Professor John P. Wolfe (PhD in 2015). He then moved to the University of Bristol (UK) to work with Professor Varinder K. Aggarwal as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow. In 2019, he started his independent career at the University of Nottingham (UK) where he was promoted to tenured assistant professor in 2022. Mattia is a recipient of the 2023 Thieme Chemistry Journals Award, a 2022 ERC Starting Grant, and a 2020 EPSRC New Investigator Award. His research interests lie within the fields of organic chemistry, photochemistry, and asymmetric catalysis.
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