Marco Fontani

Marco Fontani[1] (born 5 May 1969 in Florence) is a chemist and chemistry historian, author of over 120 publications in materials chemistry, organometallic chemistry, electrochemistry and the history of chemistry. He is also a member of the board of directors[2] of the Italian National Society of History of Chemistry (Gruppo Nazionale di Storia e Fondamenti della Chimica).[3]

Marco Fontani
Born (1969-05-05) 5 May 1969 (age 53)
Nationality Italy
Alma materUniversity of Florence
Known for"The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side" book
Scientific career
FieldsHistory of Chemistry, electrochemistry, organometallic chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of Florence

He wrote the books: The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table's Shadow Side[4] and Chemistry and Chemists in Florence: From the Last of the Medici Family to the European Magnetic Resonance Center.[5] Both edited in Italian and English.

He has been working at the Department of Organic Chemistry at the University of Florence since 2003.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "University Of Florence profile". Retrieved 2016-07-31.
  2. ^ "Ugo Schiff Conference Proceedings, scientific committee members list" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-31.
  3. ^ "GNSC members list". Retrieved 2016-07-31.
  4. ^ Fontani, Marco; Costa, Mariagrazia; Orna, Mary Virginia (2014). The Lost Elements: The Periodic Table’s Shadow Side. Oxford University Press. p. 576pp. ISBN 9780199383344.;
  5. ^ Fontani, Marco; Costa, Mariagrazia; Orna, Mary Virginia (2016). Chemistry and Chemists in Florence: From the Last of the Medici Family to the European Magnetic Resonance Center. Springer-Verlag. p. 136pp. ISBN 978-3319308548.;