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Andrea Vavasori
Industrial Chemistry

What do you teach at Ca’ Foscari? What are your main research interests?
I teach “Industrial Chemistry” and “Chemistry and Technology of Building Additives” and research both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis for carbonylation, hydrogenation and oxidation reactions.

What are your professional references?
There are no professional references, only regular updates on news and research from colleagues around the world.

What has given you the greatest satisfaction in your career?
I was asked by the publisher to write a chapter on my research in the Encyclopaedia of Polymer Science and Technology.

What are you most passionate about in your research?
Synthesising new products and characterising them with new techniques.

What do teaching and researching mean to you?
Transfer and apply the knowledge and experience gained over the years.

Last update: 22/06/2022