Existing Competence and Expertise

The Units have competence and expertise in the following areas as demonstrated by the Projects managed at the International and National level:

  • Carbon dioxide chemistry
  • Catalyst design
  • Colloids as catalysts
  • Complex molecules syntheses
  • Enantioselective syntheses
  • Enzymatic catalysis
  • Fundamental studies on co-ordination chemistry and organometallic compounds
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Hydrogenation reactions, Oxidations, Epoxidations, Carbonylations, Hydroformylation, Carboxylations
  • Ionic liquids
  • Kinetics of reaction also under high pressure
  • Metal-clusters
  • Metallorganic compounds in synthetic chemistry
  • Multifunctional molecules
  • Nanocomposite materials
  • Nanostructural materials for environmental catalysis
  • New ligands
  • New materials
  • New reactions
  • No-solvent reactions
  • Oxides as catalysts
  • Photocatalytic reactions in gas-liquid and gas-solid systems
  • Polymerizations (Homopolymers and Copolymers)
  • Reaction modeling
  • Sol-gel chemistry
  • Superacid, superbasic catalysts
  • Supercritical-solvents
  • Supported catalysts
  • Surface characterization
  • Targeted syntheses
  • Template effect in synthetic chemistry
  • Transition states stabilization
  • Weak interactions in catalysis
  • Zigler-Natta like systems