Giuseppe Resnati

Giuseppe Resnati (born 26 August 1955) is an Italian chemist with interests in supramolecular chemistry and fluorine chemistry. He has a particular focus on self-assembly processes driven by halogen bonds[2] and chalcogen bonds.[3]

Giuseppe Resnati
Born (1955-08-26) 26 August 1955 (age 64)
Spouse(s)Maria Antonia Civati[citation needed]
ChildrenChiara and Claudia
Alma materUniversity of Milan
Known forhalogen bond and chalcogen bond
Scientific career
ThesisAsymmetric Synthesis Via Chiral Sulfoxides (1988)
Doctoral studentsPierangelo Metrangolo

Education and professional positionsEdit

Resnati was born in Monza, Italy. He obtained his PhD in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Milan in 1988 with Prof. Carlo Scolastico and a thesis on asymmetric synthesis via chiral sulfoxides. After a period of activity at the Italian National Research Council, in 2001 he became professor of chemistry for materials at the Politecnico di Milano.

Research interestsEdit

His research interests cover/have covered the following topics:

Honors and awardsEdit


  1. ^ "RCS News, June 2011, pag. 30: RCS-SCI Award to Giuseppe Resnati" (PDF).
  2. ^ Halogen Bonding: Fundamentals and Applications Metrangolo, P. and Resnati, G. Eds.; 2008; Springer; Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. ISBN 978-3-540-74329-3
  3. ^ G. Resnati et al. The Chalcogen Bond in Crystalline Solids: A World Parallel to Halogen Bond Accounts of Chemical Research 2019, 52, 1311-1324 (DOI: org/10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00037)
  4. ^ G. Resnati Synthesis of Chiral and Bioactive Fluoroorganic Compounds Tetrahedron 1993, 49, 9385-9445 (DOI:10.1016/S00404020(01)80212-X)
  5. ^ G. Resnati et al. Perfluorinated Oxaziridines: Synthesis and Reactivity Chemical Reviews 1996, 96, 1809-1824 (DOI: 10.1021/cr941146h)
  6. ^ G. Resnati et al. 19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): From Design of Materials to Clinical Applications Chemical Reviews 2015, 115, 1106−1129 (DOI: org/10.1021/cr500286d)
  7. ^ "Resnati coordinated an IUPAC project on crystal engineering".
  8. ^ G. Resnati et al. Halogen Bonding in Supramolecular Chemistry Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6114-6127 ( DOI: 10.1002/anie.200800128 )
  9. ^ G. Resnati et al. Halogen bonded Borromean networks by design: topology invariance and metric tuning in a library of multi-component systems Chemical Sci. 2017 ( DOI: 10.1039/C6SC04478F )
  10. ^ G. Resnati et al. Halogen Bonding Based Recognition Processes: A World Parallel to Hydrogen Bonding Acc. Chem. Res. 2005, 38, 386-395 (DOI: 10.1021/ar0400995 )
  11. ^ G. Resnati et al. An Adaptable and Dynamically Porous Organic Salt Traps Unique Tetrahalide Dianions Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 13444-13448 ( DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307552 )
  12. ^ G. Resnati et al. Halogen-bonding-triggered supramolecular gel formation Nature Chem. 2013, 5, 42-47 ( DOI:10.1038/nchem.1496 )
  13. ^ Halogen Bonding I - Impact on Materials Chemistry and Life Sciences Metrangolo P. and Resnati G. Eds.; 2014; Springer; Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. ISBN 978-3-319-14056-8
  14. ^ Halogen Bonding II - Impact on Materials Chemistry and Life Sciences Metrangolo P. and Resnati G. Eds.; 2015; Springer; Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. ISBN 978-3-319-15731-3
  15. ^ "Intermolecular Interactions and Structural Aspects in Organic Chemistry awards" (PDF).
  16. ^ "RCS News, June 2011, pag. 30: RCS-SCI Award to Giuseppe Resnati" (PDF).
  17. ^ "Academy of Europe: Resnati Giuseppe".
  18. ^ Journal of Fluorine Chemistry: Editorial Board.
  19. ^ "Crystals: Editorial Board".
  20. ^ Sustainable Chemistry & Pharmacy: Editorial Board.
  21. ^ Rogers, Robin D. (2012). "Crystal Growth & Design Around the World in 2012, DOI:10.1021/cg201654d". Crystal Growth & Design. 12: 1–2. doi:10.1021/cg201654d.
  22. ^ "International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry, info on symposia".
  23. ^ "ISXB-1".
  24. ^ "Official Web-site of the Faraday Discussion".
  25. ^ "Rotary Club Morimondo Abbazia".
  26. ^ "Sacred Military Constantinian Order of Saint George (Spain)" (PDF).
  27. ^ "Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem".