ICOS-20, 20th International Conference on Organic Synthesis
 
 
Friday, 20 October 2017
 
 
Saverio Florio

 

FlorioSaverio Florio - Biographical Sketch

Saverio Florio received his ‘Laurea’ in Chemistry at the University of Bari (Italy). Assistant Professor and Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Bari till 1982, Full Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Lecce (1986–90) and University of Bari, chair of organic chemistry (1990–2012). Currently, he is Managing Director  of ‘Consorzio Interuniversitario sulle Metodologie e Processi Innovativi di Sintesi’ (CINMPIS). President of the Division of Organic Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (1997–2001), vice President of the Italian Chemical Society (2007–10). He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Ischia IASOC School. His research interests are concerned with mechanistic studies, stereochemistry, and asymmetric synthesis of small-ring heterocycles, chemistry and structural features of oxiranyl and aziridinyl anions applied to organic synthesis. Prof. Florio published more than 200 papers. He received the following awards: the ‘Ziegler-Natta Lecture’ from the German Chemical Society (GDCh) in 2005, the ‘Angelo Mangini Gold Medal’ from the Division of Organic Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society in 2007, Member Elected of the European Academy of Arts and Sciences, Salsburg in 2007, First Lecturer of the Slovenian-Italian Chemical Societies Lectureship for the year 2010, Honorary Member of the Israel Chemical Society, Tel Aviv, 2011.