Dr. Giovanni Pietro Rachiero obtained Laurea (Master's Degree equivalent) from University of Naples Federico II (Italy) in Industrial Chemistry in 2002, work done on the development of biodegradable polymers for drug delivery systems. He earned Ph.D in Organometallic Chemistry in 2008 at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, under the supervision of Prof. John A. Gladysz, for his work on investigating multiple aspects of olefin metathesis reaction. During the Ph.D studies, he worked as teaching assistant in courses of General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. Since 2009, he is responsible for managing energy related study projects. He is an Associate Editor for Open Chemistry (formerly Central European Journal of Chemistry).
Biomasses transformation; Carbon dioxide activation and Applications of homogeneous catalysis in chemical hydrogen storage.