European Academy of Sciences
Member Profile

Paolo Samori

Prof.

Paolo Samori
Year of Election
2014
Division
Materials Science Division
Nationality
Italy
Country/Region of working/living
France
City
Strasbourg
Institute
Université de Strasbourg
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Paolo Samorì Born in Imola (Italy), 03.05.1971; Nationality: Italian Researcher ID: A-6381-2010 Education: 11/1995 University of Bologna. “Laurea” in Industrial Chemistry (equivalent to a MSc). 01/1996 HCM-Research fellow at Univ. Mons (Belgium) with Prof. J.-L. Brédas. 10/2000 Humboldt University Berlin. Ph.D in Chemistry (summa cum laude; Advisor: Prof. Dr. J.P. Rabe) Positions 01/2000 – 12/2001 Post-doc Humboldt University Berlin (Germany) with Prof. J.P. Rabe. 12/2001 – 09/2008 Researcher (permanent scientist) Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività – Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Bologna (Italy) 04/2003 – 09/2008 Visiting Professor, Junior member of ISIS, Director of the Nanochemistry Laboratory Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) 10/2008 – 09/2012 Full Professor (PR1), Senior member of ISIS and Director of the Nanochemistry Laboratory Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) 09/2010 – 12/2011 Deputy director of ISIS - Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) 09/2012 – now Distinguished Professor Class 1 (PRCE-1), Senior member of ISIS and Director of the Nanochemistry Laboratory, Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) 01/2012 – now Director of ISIS - Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) 09/2015 – now Distinguished Professor Class 2 (PRCE-2), Senior member of ISIS and Director of the Nanochemistry Laboratory, Université de Strasbourg & CNRS (UMR 7006) Other professional appointments 03/2018 – 02/2023 Advisory Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University – Shanghai, China 2017 Honorary Member, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia Since 2014 Foreign Director, International Joint Research Laboratory of Nano-Micro Architecture Chemistry, Jilin University – Changchun, China
2001 IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists. 2006 "Vincenzo Caglioti" Award – Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy). 2009 "Nicolò Copernico" Award for Experimental Physics of Nanotechnology (Italy). 2010 Prix “Guy Ourisson” du Cercle Gutenberg, Alsace (France). 2010 Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), term 2010-2015 (France). 2010 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. 2012 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) 2012 CNRS Silver medal 2014 Elected member of the Academia Europaea 2014 Elected fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) 2017 Honorary Member of the University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia) 2017 Catalan-Sabatier-Award (Spanish Chemical Society) 2017 Grignard Wittig Lecture (German Chemical Society) 2018 Advisory Professorship - Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai (China) 2018 Surfaces and Interfaces Award (Royal Society of Chemistry) 2018 Grand Prix Pierre Süe (Société Chimique de France) 2018 Blaise Pascal Medal in Materials Science (EURASC) 2019 "Les Étoiles de l’Europe" award - French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation 2019 Elected foreign member della Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and Art (KVAB) 2019 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant 2020 Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies (USIAS), University of Strasbourg 2020 Royal Society of Chemistry-Société Chimique de France Lectureship in Chemical Sciences 2020 Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), term 2020-2025 (France) 2021 Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS) 2021 Socio corrispondente, Sezione di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali ; Accademia Nazionale di Scienze Lettere e Arti di Modena
2018- now Associate Editor, Nanoscale (RSC, i.f. 7.8) 2019- now Associate Editor, Nanoscale Advances (RSC, i.f. 7.8) 2006- 2020 Member of the Advisory Board of Advanced Materials (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 18.9) Since 2021 Member of the Exectutive Advisory Board of Advanced Materials (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 27.4) 2 2008- now Member of the Advisory Board of Journal of Materials Chemistry (RSC, i.f. 5.1) 2009- now Member of the Advisory Board of Nanoscale (RSC, i.f. 7.8) 2011- now Member of the Advisory Board of ChemPhysChem (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 3.1) 2011- now Member of the Editorial Board of ChemPlusChem (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 2.8) 2012- now Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Small (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 8.3) 2012- now Member of the Advisory Board of Chemical Communications (RSC, i.f. 6.6) 2013- now Member of the Advisory Board of Chemical Society Reviews (RSC, i.f. 34.1) 2016- now Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Omega 2017- now Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Nano 2018- now Member of the International Advisory Board of ChemNanoMat (Wiley-VCH, i.f. 3.173) 2018- now Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemSystemsChem (Wiley-VCH) 2019- now Member of the Advisory Board of Nanoscale Horizons (RSC, i.f. 9.39) 2019- now Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of BMC Materials (Springer Nature) 2020- now Member of the Advisory Board of Materials Advances (RSC) 2020- now Member of the Editorial Board of SmartMat (Wiley-VCH) Since 2020 Member of the Advisory Board of Materials Advances (RSC) In addition, Guest Editor of numerous books and special issues of top international journals (Adv Mater, etc)
- Total publications: > 390, with >40 cover pages, (1 Chem. Rev., 4 Nat. Nanotech., 4 Nat. Mater., 3 Nat. Chem., 8 Nat. Commun., 8 Chem. Soc. Rev., 1 Acc. Chem. Res., 50 Adv. Mater., 16 Angew. Chem., 27 Adv. Funct. Mater., 2 Adv. En. Mater., 2 PNAS, 28 JACS, 1 PRL, 14 ACS Nano, 18 Small, etc.). - Total citations: > 23000 - H-index = 82 (Google Scholar).
>150 keynote/invited talks at international conferences; >100 invited seminars in academic and industrial institutions; and 37 contributing talks at international conferences.
Nanochemistry, Materials chemistry, Graphene and other 2D materials, Functional nanomaterials, Sensing, Scanning Probe Microscopies (AFM, STM/S, KPFM, C-AFM) beyond imaging, Supramolecular nanomaterials, Supramolecular Chemistry at surfaces and interfaces, Chemistry of complex systems, Physical and chemical properties of nanostructures, Nanofabrication and nanopatterning, Hierarchical self-assembly of hybrid systems, Organic opto-electronics
Present group size: 1 PI, 2 Engineers, 16 Post Docs, 8 PhDs, 1 Project Manager, 1 Secretary Since 2003: Supervision of 40 PhD Students, 61 Post docs, 4 Project managers Former collaborator now holding a faculty position (25): as full, associate, assistant Professor as well as permanent research scientists in Sweden, China, USA, Italy, UK, Spain, Canada, Belgium, France