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Antonio Massa

Antonio Massa, Italian chemist, researcher. Achievements include research in new catalysts in the synthesis of polyester polymers with high thermal and thermo-oxidative stability; research in enantioselective synthesis of sulfoxides and their applications as organocatalysts in allylation reactions. Recipient Research Scholar Fullbright award.

Background

  • Massa, Antonio was born on October 22, 1971 in Cava de' Tirreni, Italy. Son of Mario Massa and Rosa Baldi.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Chemistry, University Salerno, Fisciano, Italy, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Salerno, Fisciano, Italy, 2003.

    Career

    • Industrial researcher Montefibre S.p.A., Acerra, Italy, 1996—1999. Postdoctoral researcher University Salerno, 2002—2004, chemistry researcher, since 2004, lecturer. Lecturer University of Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy.

      Invited lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in new catalysts in the synthesis of polyester polymers with high thermal and thermo-oxidative stability. Research in enantioselective synthesis of sulfoxides and their applications as organocatalysts in allylation reactions.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, piano.

    Connections

    • father: Mario Massa
    • mother: Rosa Baldi
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    Born October 22, 1971
    (age 45)
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    • 1996
      University Salerno
    • 2003
      University Salerno
    • 1996 - 1999
      Industrial researcher, Montefibre S.p.A.
      Acerra, Campania, Italy

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