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Ivan Diego Wlassics

Ivan Diego Wlassics, Italian chemist, researcher. Achievements include 25 international patents. Recipient Creative Chemistry award, Solvay - Solexis, 1990—2008, Outstanding Inventive Achievement award, 2008. Participant ONLUS, Garessio, Italy, 2000—2009; Member of American Chemical Association.


  • Wlassics, Ivan Diego was born on October 13, 1962 in Rapallo, Genova, Italy. Son of Tibor Ivan and Luciana Giovannetti Wlassics.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Molecular Biology, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1989.


    • Teaching assistant Brown University, 1985—1987. Researcher Solvay-Solexis, Milan, since 1989. 2nd lieutenant United States Army, 1982, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include 25 international patents.


    Party affiliation: Independent


    Participant ONLUS, Garessio, Italy, 2000—2009. Member of American Chemical Association.



    Model building, mountain climbing, swimming, violin.


    • Married Caterina Maria Straziota, May 16, 1992. Children: Elisabetta Maria, Gabriele Tibor.
    • father: Tibor Ivan
    • mother: Luciana Giovannetti Wlassics
    • spouse: Caterina Maria Straziota
    • children: Elisabetta Maria Wlassics
    • Gabriele Tibor Wlassics
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    Born October 13, 1962
    (age 55)
    • 1985
      University Virginia
    • 1989
      Brown University
    • 1985 - 1987
      Teaching assistant, Brown University
    • 1989
      researcher, Solvay-Solexis
      Milan, Illinois, United States