ITM-CNR Rende, Italy
Lidietta Giorno is serving as the Director of the Institute on Membrane Technology of the National Research Council of Italy, ITM-CNR, since 2009.
She is expert in membrane science and technology. Her research activities include membrane bioengineering, biocatalytic membrane reactors, nanostructured multifunctional membranes, enzyme immobilization, integrated membrane systems for bioseparations and bioconversions, downstream processing based on molecular separation, membrane chirotechnology, membrane emulsifier, integrated membrane operations for water treatment.
She awarded The International Awards “Guido Dorso” for Research in 2011, sponsored by the Italian Senate and the University of Naples Federico II. She awarded the Sapio Red Carpet Award in 2016 among the female scientists of highest scientific profile who are engaged in the development of the Country.
Lidietta Giorno is a co-author of 8 books, over 110 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Membranes, Springer, 2016.
She has served on the European Membrane Society Council as the President of the EMS Council and the Editor of the EMS Membrane Newsletter. She is Honorary Member of the European Membrane Society since 2014.