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University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Marco Lattuada obtained his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and his PhD from ETH Zurich, followed by a two-year post-doctoral work at MIT. In 2006 he returned to ETH Zurich as a senior scientist. In 2011 he obtained a SNSF professorship, and he joined the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg in January 2012, where he currently leads the Nanoparticles Self-Assembly group. Starting from August 2016, he has been appointed Associated Professor in the Department of Chemistry of the University of Fribourg. His research interests are focused on the synthesis and self-assembly of nanoparticles, aimed at the preparation of novel materials.