Sicily's Solar Pole - CNR
Mario Pagliaro is a chemistry and energy scholar based at Italy’s CNR where he leads a research Group whose work is developed in co-operation with leading researchers based in 20 countries, including Israel, China, Portugal and Canada. He has worked and studied in Italy, the Netherlands, Israel, France, Germany and Quebec. His research interests are in the broad areas of nanochemistry, solar energy and the bioeconomy. In 2008 he introduced the term “Helionomics” in the book Flexible Solar Cells.
His Group’s research a chievements, include 180 research papers, 20 books, several book chapters and green chemistry technologies used across the world.
He has a prolonged interest also in sustainability and management topics. Between September and December 2015 he was president of Palermo’s public energy utility.