Paolo Samorì is Distinguished Professor at the Université de Strasbourg, Director of the Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS) and Director of the Nanochemistry Laboratory. He is Member of the Académie des technologies, Foreign Member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EURASC), Member of the Academia Europaea, Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Socio corrispondente dell’ Accademia Nazionale di Scienze Lettere e Arti di Modena, Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS), Fellow of the University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS), Senior Member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF).
He has obtained a Laurea (master’s degree) in Industrial Chemistry at University of Bologna in 1995. In 2000, he has received his PhD in Chemistry from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Before joining ISIS, he has been permanent research scientist at Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività of the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche of Bologna. He has published 420+ papers on nanochemistry, supramolecular sciences, materials chemistry, and scanning probe microscopies with a specific focus on graphene and other 2D materials as well as functional organic/polymeric and hybrid nanomaterials for application in optoelectronics, energy and sensing. He has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes. He is Associate Editor of ACS Nano and Member of the Advisory Boards of >20 journals.