Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, Coordinator of Undergraduate and Master Studies in Chemistry, Member of the Board of the Doctorate in Chemical Sciences, Member of the Italian Chemical Society (SCI); Past-Coordinator of the Interdivisional Organometallic Group (GICO) of the Italian Chemical Society. Chair of the 'COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) "Supramolecular Chemistry in Water", 2011-2015. Since 2002 she is the coordinator of a bilateral project between the 'University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and this University. Her field of research is Organic Chemistry, actually Supramolecular Chemistry, focusing the attention on the factors that enable host-guest molecular recognition processes based on weak non covalent interactions. She is the author of c.a 80 publications on international journals, including three reviews, 5 book chapters comprizing the one entitled "Ion Pair Receptors" for the encyclopedia of "Supramolecular Chemistry: from Molecules to Nanomaterials", JW Steed and P. A. Gale (eds), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK, published in 2012.