Valerio D’ Elia obtained his Master’s in Chemistry from University of Perugia in 2001 and worked as a Scientist at Dompe Pharmaceuticals (L’ Aquila, Italy). He
joined the group of Oliver Reiser (Regensburg, Germany) for his Doctoral Studies in 2005. After a period (2009-2010) at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich
under Hendrik Zipse, he joined Jean Marie Basset at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Catalysis Center (Saudi Arabia). Since August
2015, he has been a Faculty Member in the School of Molecular Science and Engineering at the Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) in
Rayong, Thailand. His main research interests are CO2 Chemistry and Catalysis.