DE VITO Caterina

English
Professore associato
Associate Professor
telefono: 
(+39)064991 4893
edificio: 
Geologia-Mineralogia
stanza: 
116

Form of the Professor

 

Short Curriculum Vitae

1998: Graduated in Geological Sciences from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
1999: Researchfellowship (CNR, Istituto di Geoscienze e Georisorse) Rome (Italy)
2002: Ph.D. in Earth Sciences.
2002-2009 Research fellowship (Assegno di Ricerca biennale), Department of Earth Sciences
2010 – 2020: Researcher for the University of Rome“La Sapienza”
11/2020 –: Associate Professor at “La Sapienza, University of Rome”
Member of the Senate of Sapienza, University of Rome(from November 2016to October 2019), 
Member of Sciences Faculty

 

Training

  • 1998 Graduated in Geological Sciences from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”
  • 2002: Ph.D. in Earth Sciences

 
Professional experience
 

  • 2010-2020  Researcher –Sapienza University of Rome,
  • 2020-ongoing:Associate Professor- Sapienza University of Rome

 

Research

Research Topics

  • Carbon dioxide sequestration via mineral carbonation in aqueous solution
  • Mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry of granitic pegmatites belonging to NYF-LCT and Mixed geochemical families
  • Characterization of rare mineral species, particularly Nb-Ta oxides, emerald, tourmaline, beryl, using optical and electron microscopes (OM-SEM), electron microprobe analysis (EMPA), X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • Mineralogical, petrographic and geochemical characterization of materials used in Cultural Heritage

 

Study areas
Europe, Africa

 

Awards and honors

  • Prize for the Excellent Teaching in the Faculty of SMFN-2012-2013 Academic Year
  • Prize for the Excellent Teaching in the Faculty of SMFN-2016-2017 Academic Year

 

Institutional roles

  • Member of the Senate of Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy (from November 2016-to October 2019). 
  • Delegate of the Rector (2018-2020)
  • Delegate TICHE and DTBC for the Dept. of Earth Sciences

Editorial Activities

  • Section Editor of the ISI scientific journal “Periodico di Mineralogia” (2016 – today) Member of the Editorial Board of the ISI journal “Scientific Reports”, Nature-group journal (2018-today)

 

Teaching

Courses

 

Papers
List of papers in Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=OF3fTo4AAAAJ&hl=it)

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Citations 980; h-index 17(Scopus, 2021, May).
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2083-776X
SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55920610200

Website of the Professor:
http://www.dst.uniroma1.it/DeVito
 

 

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