CSGI people

Prof. Baglioni Prof. Piero Baglioni is full professor of Physical Chemistry at UNIFI, CSGI Director, Head of the doctoral school in Chemical Sciences and MIT affiliate. 98 master students and 40 PhDs (17 international) supervised and 6 currently supervised (3 international). He is the author of more than 450 scientific publications and 25 patents.


Prof. Bonini Prof. Massimo Bonini is associate professor of Physical Chemistry at UNIFI. He authored more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 3 Patents. He supervised more than 25 experimental theses.


Prof. Bonini Prof. Debora Berti is full professor of Physical Chemistry at UNIFI. She authored more than 100 peer reviewed publications and several book chapters. 5 PhDs supervised (1 international) and 2 PhDs currently supervised (1 international).


  Prof. Claudio Rossi is full professor of Physical Chemistry at UNISI. Author of more than 200 scientific publications in qualified international journals and co­author of 2 patents.


Prof. Magnani Prof. Agnese Magnani


  Marco Consumi is a post-doc researcher with a Ph.D. in Biomaterials on hydrogel biomedical application. His research focuses on polymer based materials for controlled release of active substances in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical detergent fields.


  Dr. Gemma Leone


Dr. Mamusa Dr. Marianna Mamusa is a post-doc researcher at CSGI-Florence. She received her Ph.D. in Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry on colloidal interactions in ionic liquids at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France). She is author and co-author of 16 peer-reviewed scientific publications. Her current research interests focus on systems for the encapsulation of benefit agents for home- and personal care consumer goods and their fundamental understanding.


  Dr. Claudio Resta



P&G people

  Dr. Johan Smets is a Research Fellow of the Strategic Innovation & Technology Division Fabric & Home Care at PG. Expertise in process and detergent chemistry, perfume technology, enzyme development, large scale production, controlled release and delivery. Applied for over 150 patents for PG or with suppliers; 50 scientific papers. Various awards and grants in the field of new perfume development, modelling techniques, and enzyme technology. Introduced over 10 new technologies in detergent products. He has supervised over 30 PhD students and over 15 post-docs. 


Hans Wendt  Dr. Hans Wendt is the Section Head of the Strategic Innovation & Technology Division Fabric & Home Care at PG. He has earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and has worked as a post-doctoral scientist at Harvard Medical School (Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology). Track record in Innovation on global scale; more than 10 years of project leadership experience. Successfully delivered projects to develop and launch detergent products across 4 continents.


Dr. Jérémie Gummel has as a PhD in Physical Chemistry (Université Paris-Sud XI, France) done at the Laboratoire Leon Brillouin at CEA Saclay. He has broad experience in Colloids (Surfactants, Polymers, Nanoparticles) & Physical Characterization by X-ray and Neutron scattering and years of experience at large scale facilities (synchrotrons, neutron reactors). His research topics include polyelectrolytre-protein assemblies studies by Small Angle Neutron Scattering (LLB, Saclay), imaging through microfluidics (ESPCI, Paris), asphaltene characterization (IFP, Rueil-Malmaison) and self-assembly of surfactants (ESRF, Grenoble). 6 years of experience in Consumer Goods industry leading mechanistic understanding in project initiatives & technology development programmes. Jeremie has a well-established track record of her work, with more than 35 authored or co-authored research papers and several and a h-index of 24. He has also been part of the Bioclean ITN program by co-supervising one PhD at Florence University.


  Susana Fernandez Prieto is the Group Scientist in Strategic Innovation & Technology Division (R&D) Fabric & Home Care at PGBS. Moreover, Susana is a member of the Gender Diversity & Inclusion Core Team in PGBS and has implemented Erasmus+ program within P&G. Over 15 years expertise in perfume raw material synthesis and scale-up, detergency formulations, organic synthesis, large scale production, rheology, catalysis, encapsulation, controlled release and delivery. Applied for over 50 patents for P&G or with suppliers; 20 scientific papers. Various awards and grants in the field of rheology modifiers, controlled release, Diversity & Inclusion and Connect + Develop. She has supervised, coached and mentored over 30 PhD and postdoc students and more than 30 master/graduates/undergraduates, she also actively mentors and coaches permanent employees, especially women. In addition, she has been evaluator for Research Grants for the European Commission.


  Dr. Beth Schubert is a Principal Scientist in Corporate R&D at P&G in Cincinnati, OH. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware with expertise in surfactants, polymers, and emulsions, and in characterization of complex fluids. Since completing her Ph.D., she has spent the past 16 years working in the consumer goods industry on mechanistic understanding and development of surface modification technologies and deposition/delivery systems.