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Congratulations to Chiara who just defended her PhD thesis with a excellent presentation of her work 

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November 2016, Lorenzo and Federica started the PhD course at Green SOC, good luck !!!

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In celebration of Peer-Review Week, Luigi has been selected among the top 10 reviewers in 2016 by the editor of Green Chemistry for his significant contribution to the journal.

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Considering our reserach field and the preminent role of this journal in the development of Green Chemistry, this recognition is particularly appreciated.

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H-CCAT project has been fully financed by EU Commision within the call NMBP 01-2016: Novel hybrid materials for heterogeneous catalysis. Among the many activities, Green SOC will be leading WP3 on "Catalytic Testing and Design of New Catalytic Sites".
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Newly accepted publications at Green SOC:

NEW ON furfuryl alcohol azeotrope!!! Searching for novel reusable biomass-derived solvents: furfuryl alcohol/water azeotrope as medium for the waste-minimised copper-catalysed azide-alkyne cycloaddition, Green Chem. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01941B

Sustainable Approach to Waste-Minimized Sonogashira Cross-Coupling Reaction Based on Recoverable/Reusable Heterogeneous Catalytic/Base System and Acetonitrile Azeotrope, ACS Sus. Chem. Eng. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02170

-Click-Chemistry Approaches to Pi-conjuganted polymers for organic electronics applications Chemical Science 2016 in press DOI: 10.1039/C6SC01832G

- Selective monomethyl esterification of linear dicarboxylic acids with bifunctional alumina catalysts, Green Chem. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC01900E
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Luigi has been invited to give a Keynote lecture at 2016 International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry and at THe university of Stockholm
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Our contribution G. Strappaveccia, S. Ziarelli, F. Pizzo, L. Vaccaro*. PS-BEMP as a Heterogeneous Base Catalyst for Phospha-Michael Addition of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 35213525. has been highlighted in Synfacts 201612 (07), 0759

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Newly accepted publications at Green SOC:

-Current synthetic tools for the preparation of semiconducting polymers. Energy Environ. Sci.20169 , 763‒786.

- A Catalytic Peterson-like Synthesis of Alkenyl Nitriles. Org. Lett. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01121

 A Protocol for the Waste-Minimized Synthesis of β-Cyano Ketones Promoted by a Heterogeneous Fluoride Catalyst. Adv. Synth.Catal. 2016, in press, DOI:10.1002/adsc.201600287

HIGHLIGHTED in Synfacts 2016 12, 11, 1101. DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1589222

- In collaboration with Lutz Ackermann: Heterogeneous Catalytic Approaches in C–H Activation Reactions. Green Chem., 2016, DOI:10.1039/C6GC00385K
- Heterogeneous Palladium-Catalysed Catellani Reaction in Biomass-Derived γ-Valerolactone, Green Chem., 2016, DOI:10.1039/C6GC01393G 
X. Tian, F. Yang, D. Rasina, S. Warratz, M. Bauer, F. Ferlin. L. Vaccaro*,  L. Ackermann*. C–H Arylations of 1,2,3-Triazoles by Reusable Heterogeneous Palladium Catalysts in Biomass-Derived γ-Valerolactone, Green Chem. 2016in press,DOI: 10.1039/C6CC03468C  

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Luigi will be visiting Israel main Universities as representative of the Italian University selected by Rectors National Council

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Wecome to Ana-Maria Županić a visting student from Zagreb University, Enjoy Perugia!!!
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CONGRATULATIONS to Assunta for her official enrollement as Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry SSD CHIM/06.

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Luigi has been appointed as Associate Editor of Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry of the Beilstein Institut... starting from January 2016

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October 25-31, 2015. Green SOC is honored to welcome Prof. Darren J.  Dixon as Visiting Professor. Darren will be in Perugia to discuss common projects and will present a seminar titled:

Cooperative Catalytic Approaches to Simplifying Synthesis

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October, Welcome to all new bachelor students: Aurora Lombi, Camilla Melone, Mattia Francesco Bruni, Daniele Sciosci, Alessandro Porciello, enjoy your first experimental experience to prepare their thesis.

 

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October 3-9, 2015. Green SOC is honored to welcome Prof. Andrew S. Weller (FESR) as Visiting Professor. Andy will be in Perugia to discuss common projects and will present a seminar titled:

Building the Ship in the Bottle: The Synthesis, Characterisation and Reactivity of Transition Metal Alkane Complexes in the Solid–State

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September 20, Welcome to Mahin Ramezani a PhD visiting student from Vali-es-Asr University, Iran

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September 16-22, 2015. Green SOC is honored to welcome Prof. Dr. Lutz Ackermann as Visiting Professor. Lutz will be in Perugia to discuss common projects and will present a seminar titled:

Metal Activated C-H activation

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September 3, 2015. Welcome to Dace Rasina, a PhD visiting student from Latvia where she is completeting her studies under the supervison of dear friend Prof. Aigars Jirgensons

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Wedding in Green SOC...CONGRATULATIONS to CHIARA and her new apointment **************************************************************************************************************************************
Luigi has been apointed as Associate Editor of RSC Advances of the Royal Society of Chemistry...

nice work for the group ahead...

 

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to Maurizio Cuomo who has joined the group for his Master Degree in Biotechnologies, Tutors: Assunta and Luigi

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Welcome to Ioannis Anastasiou who has joined the group for his Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Tutors: Assunta and Luigi

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Welcome to Vadym Kozell who has joined the group as PhD student after graduating from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in the group of Prof. Dmitri (Dima) Gelman
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Luigi has been invited to present a talk at the PACIFICHEM 2015, 13-21 Dicembre 2015, Honolulu (US), http://www.pacifichem.org/
Symposium on "New Green Techniques for Medicinal Chemistry" chaired by Prof. Ilhyong Ryu (Kyoto Univ.), Prof. Patrick Toy (Hong Kong Univ.), and Prof. Wei Zhang UMass Boston). 
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November 2014: Additonal example on the use of GVL as greener replacement of toxic dipolar aprotic media: Sonogashira reaction has been published on Green Chemistry. Congratulations to Lorenzo for his first publication (topic of his Bachelor thesis).
Green Chem. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2015/gc/c4gc01728e#!divAbstract 
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September 2014: A contribution in collboration with John Andraos (http://www.careerchem.com/CV/John-Andraos.html)
on the use of green metrics to compare batch and flow procedures in beta-azidation processes has been published on Green Chemistry. Congratulations to Eleonora.

Green Chem. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/gc/c4gc01282h#!divAbstract 

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September 2014: Green SOC group welcomes as a new member Stefano Santoro in the role of research associate with a three-year tenure track. Stefano has returned from Sweden (Arrhenius Laboratory, Stockholm University) to Italy being selected as a young talented researcher within the Rita Levi Montalcini program
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September 2014: Another contribution on the use on biomass-derived medium GVL as safer alternative for polar diprotic media has bee published. Use of GVL for the Heck reaction to prepare organic semiconductors in collaboration with Antonio Facchetti et al from Polyera
Green Chem. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2014/GC/C4GC01677G#!divAbstract

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September 2014: Simone Ziarelli started his internship for the master degree in Chemical Sciences. Welcome!**************************************************************************************************************************************
September 2014: Green SOC has published on line a contribution on the use on biomass-derived medium GVL as safer alternative for polar diprotic media dealing with the Hiyama reaction. Congratulations to all co-Authors.
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/sc5004727
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July 2014: An important publication for Green SOC : FLOW APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABILITY, Green Chem., 2014, 16 (8), 3680
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An invited review article on the possibly furitful combination of Green Chemistry and Flow.
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/gc/c4gc00410h
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June 2014: Welcome to Michael McLaughlin, visiting IREU student from the Franciscan University, Ohio, US
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Luigi has been awarded the 2014 VIGEVANI VISITING PROFESSORSHIP for a teaching period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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February. Congratulation to Lorenzo Luciani who gained is Bachelor in Chemistry... now moving towards master degree.
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February. Welcome to Adrien Comés, visiting student from the University of Namur, FUNDP
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February. Welcome to Luca Bianchi who has joined the group as research fellow to replace Ermal who moved to to the University of Lyon
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Luigi has been appointed as a member of the FWO - Brussels (http://www.fwo.be) Expertpanel W&T4: Chemistry starting from January 2014 for 3/6 years. 
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February 2014 Luigi will give a presentation as invited speackers 79th Annual Meeting of the Israel Chemical Society, 4-5 February 2014, Tel Aviv - Israel. http://www.chemistry.org.il/en/79
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September 17, Prof. Dr. Wim De Borggraeve has been visiting Perugia and Green SOC giving a talk titled "Towards the development of modular alpha helix mimetics"
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Davide Marinelli started his PhD studies joining Prof. D. Bonifazi Group (Namur/Trieste)
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September 5, Prof. Reinhard Schwesinger has been visiting Perugia and Green SOC giving a talk titled "Extremely Strong Uncharged Bases – Extremely Stable Organic Cations / Conception, Syntheses and Applications"
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Chiara, Elena and Davide just graduated with summa cum laude... now moving towards PhD studies
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The issue N. 9 of Green Chemistry features the cover proposed by Green SOC... Fontana Maggiore is fully greenCLICK to view
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December 2012 Luigi has been elected in the board of the Green Chemistry Interdivision of the Società Chimica Italiana
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October 2012 Luigi will be at the Hebrew University of Jersalem as visiting professor
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Luigi will participate to the 4th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress giving an oral presentation titled "New synthetic tools for the definition of sustainable continuous-flow reactors".
He will also be one of the tutors of the short course titled "The future of chemical synthesis, Green/Sustainable
Chemistry and Continuous Flow Processes
" (A short course - in association with the EuChems Green and Sustainable Chemistry Working Group and the Flow Chemistry Society)
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July 21-24, Patrick H. Toy has been visiting Perugia and Green SOC giving a talk titled "MULTIFUNCTIONAL POLYMERIC CATALYSTS AND REAGENTS"
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June 2012: Green and Sustainable Chemistry Workshop University of Venice June 8th, 2012 

 

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June 27 2012, Alessandro was born... congratulations to our Simona, may be another new student for Green SOC?
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May 2012: as visiting professor Luigi has been teaching for the course of "Sustainable Chemistry" at the
University of K.U. Leuven.
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May 23 Marco graduated gaining his master degree in biotechnology and the day after succeded in an interview for a PhD position in Gent (Belgium).
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Luigi has been invited to the XVIII Congresso Nazionale della Divisione di Chimica Industriale della Società Chimica Italiana (SCI): LE SFIDE DELLA CHIMICA INDUSTRIALE PER UN’INNOVAZIONE SOSTENIBILE.

The lecture title is "Innovative symthetic tools for a sustainable production of fine chemicals".
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April 20, 2012. Dr. Oreste Piccolo (SCSOP) will visit Green SOC giving a lecture titled:

Una sfida per la “Green Chemistry”: l’applicazione alla sintesi industriale di alcuni intermedi e principi attivi farmaceutici

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