Ph.D. students

Luca Ricciardi, M.Sc.

Name: Luca Ricciardi 
Room: Carre 4.326
Tel: 053 – 489 7860
e-mail: l.ricciardi@utwente.nl

Luca Ricciardi was born in Naples, Italy on the 30th of December 1993. He studied Chemistry at “Sapienza” University of Rome where he gained his Bachelor’s degree in September 2015, presenting a thesis entitled "Study of the Aerobic Oxidation of Tertiary Cyclic Amides Catalyzed by N-Hydroxyphthalimide”, under the supervision of Prof. Osvaldo Lanzalunga. In September 2017 he gained his Master’s degree (summa cum laude) at the same University presenting a thesis entitled “Inhibitors of Acetylcholinesterase: Study of the Macromolecule-Ligand Interaction by NMR Spectroscopy”, working under the supervision of Prof. Maria Enrica Di Cocco.

Since November 2017 he is working as a PhD student in the Molecular Nanofabrication group under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Ir. Jurriaan Huskens and Dr. Willem Verboom. The aim of his project is the development of novel chemistry for furfural manufacture.