Giuseppe Lazzara

Full Professor (Chemistry for Environment and Cultural Heritage, CHIM/12)
Dipartimento di Fisica e Chimica Emilio Segrè (DiFC)
University of Palermo, Italy

Giuseppe Lazzara (born 1979) is full professor at the Department of Physics and Chemistry, University of Palermo, Italy. He received his PhD degree, University of Palermo, Italy, in 2007 on “Thermodynamic and Structural Studies for the Solubilization of Hydrophobic Additives in Microstructured Systems.” Lazzara became “Ricercatore” at University of Palermo in 2008. He was Postdoc at the Chemistry Department, Lund University (Sweden) in 2009-2010. Lazzara became “Associate Professor” at University of Palermo in 2015. His research activities focus on nanoparticles and polymer/nanoparticle interactions. He is involved in projects on halloysite clay nanotubes for drug delivery, conservation of cultural heritage, bioplastics and remediation technologies. Lazzara has more than 150 publications in ISI journals with more than 4000 total citations.

Talk Title: Pickering Emulsion based on Halloysite nanotubes: applications and strategies.