Politecnico di Torino
Dr.Alessandra Vitale received her M.Sc. degree in Material Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and in Polymers for Advanced Technologies from Université Joseph Fourier in Grenoble, France, in 2010. She obtained her Ph.D. from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, under the supervision of Prof. Roberta Bongiovanni. In her laboratory, Alessandra investigated innovative polymers and technologies for the fabrication of microfluidic devices.She has won the AICIng (Italian Association Chemistry for Engineering) Best Ph.D. Thesis Award. In 2014 she was engaged as research associate in the group of Dr. João Cabral at Imperial College London, United Kingdom. In 2016 Dr. Vitale joined Politecnico di Torino, Italy, where she currently works as assistant professor with time contract. She has authored more than 25 research publications in peer-reviewed journals and several international conference proceedings. She is a member of the American Chemical Society. Her research interests include photopolymerization processes and methods for micro- and nano-patterning.
Photopolymerization processes;methods for micro- and nano-patterning; electrospinning; fluoropolymers and polymers surface science.