Galo Soler Illia
(Buenos Aires, 31-5-1970)

His first encounter with chemistry was at the age of five, when he burned the dining room table making experiments. He is Licenciate (MSs) in Chemistry and PhD in Chemistry from the FCEN-UBA (1989-1998). He did a postdoc in Nanomaterials at the University of Paris VI. He returned to Argentina in 2003, and founded the Chemistry of Nanomaterials Group at CNEA. He is Principal Researcher at CONICET, Associate Professor in DQIAyQF, FCEN, UBA and has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Paris VI and Melbourne. He has published over 100 scientific papers (h = 28) and has given over 50 invited lectures. He has directed five PhD theses, formed human resources and directed scientific and technological projects. He was awarded several prizes in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Nanotechnology (Houssay 2006 and 2009, Venancio Deloufeu 2006, Caputo Ranwell 2011, Elizabeth Jares 2012, Cristina Giordano 2013, Konex de Platino 2013). He popularizes science in television and has published two books on Chemistry and Nanotechnology. He is dedicated to design and produce new nano-systems with smart architectures and tailored properties, using chemical methods inspired by Nature.

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