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Conference - International Conference on Diamond and Carbon Materials - Committee & Speakers - Silvia Giordani


Silvia Giordani

Dublin City University, Ireland

Silvia Giordani is Professor Chair of Nanomaterials in the School of Chemical Sciences at Dublin City University. Her research interests are in the design, synthesis, and characterization of a wide range of nanomaterials for applications in smart and responsive bio-related nanotechnologies. Recent research and publications from the Giordani group have focused on the development of novel drug delivery systems based on carbon nanoparticles for cancer therapy.

Silvia received her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Miami, USA and carried out postdoctoral research at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), Ireland and at the University of Trieste, Italy. In 2007 she received the prestigious President of Ireland Young Researcher Award and was a Research Assistant Professor at TCD from 2007 to 2013. In September 2013 she founded the new “Nano Carbon Materials” research lab at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and in December 2016 she was appointed Associate Professor in Organic Chemistry at the University of Turin, Italy.

Silvia has held the Head of School role at DCU from 2020 to 2023.

She has authored over 150 peer-reviewed publications in International journals from 2001 to date that collectively have received over 9,000 citations. She has also presented her work at numerous conferences around the world e.g. in United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and across most of Europe. She is Associate Editor for Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology and for Frontiers in Chemistry - Supramolecular Chemistry.

Prof Giordani’s full profile including publications may be found on her University homepageopens in new tab/window and Group web pageopens in new tab/window.