Giovanni Palmisano is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, working mostly in the field of photocatalysis applied to water, environment, materials functionalization, and energy. He is the co-author of ca. 130 highly cited journal papers, eight patents, seven books and nine book chapters. He has been recipient of internal and external funding regularly, and winner of the ADEK Award for Research Excellence twice. In 2018 he received the Faculty Research Excellence Award granted by Khalifa University for the category “Associate Professor” of the College of Engineering. Since 2020 he is associate editor of the Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering (Elsevier, I.F. 5.9). Recently he was listed among world’s top 2% scientists by the Stanford University ranking (2020). In 2021 he has been granted the membership in the Mohammed bin Rashid Academy of Scientists under the “Engineering & Technology” category and in 2022 he was appointed theme lead of “Novel materials and nanomaterials for water application” at the Center for Membranes and Advanced Water Technology (CMAT) at Khalifa University.
Talk: “Photocatalytic H2 generation and CO2 reduction”