On November 9, 2022, the Italian newspaper “La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno” interviewed Prof. Angela Dibenedetto, Project Coordinator of the DESIRED project.
Angela Dibenedetto is Full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Bari Aldo Moro. Since 2012 she is Director of the CIRCC Consortium which has given great visibility to the University of Bari at national and international level. Since 2012 she is Vice-President of the International Scientific Committee of the International Conference on the Utilization of Carbon Dioxide. She is coordinator of the ERASMUS MUNDUS BIOREF International Degree Course, and since 2021 she is member of the Scientific Committee of the European Association CO2 Value Europe. Since 2021 she is the main member of the Working Group on Chemicals of the EU Platform – Just Transition Platform (JTP).
Prof. Angela Dibenedetto introduced the project and spoke about the project’s scope, methodology and objectives, while focusing the attention on the partner’s mission to make sunlight, the chemical industry’s revolutionary fuel.