Crociani received a Doctor of Philosophy degree in chemical sciences from the University of Padua in 1997.
Crociani began her career as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Padua in 1999. Since the end of 2001 she became a chemical scientist at Institute of Inorganic Chemistry and Surfaces. Nowadays Laura held the same position at the Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Technologies for Energy, CNR (Council National Research) in Padua.
She has published articles in ACS, Wiley and Elsevier, being also a reviewer for some journals. Laura is also the author of an Italian and US patent about the synthesis of Mg(BH4)2. She is in the editorial board of the Journal of Chemistry in Hindawi.
On July 6, 1996 Laura Crociani married Giovanni Cardeti.