EDUCATION PhD in Bioengineering at Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Electronic, Informatic & Systems (DEIS), University of Bologna. ASN SC:03/D2 as Associate Professor in 2012 ASN SC:09/D3 as Associate Professor in 2013. CURRENT POSITION: Researcher at Dept. of Medicine and Surgery "Scuola Medica Salernitana", University of Salerno, Italy
PREVIOUS POSITIONS From 2013-2016 (June). Senior Researcher at Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy 2002-2009. Research Staff at the Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy. In this period the research activity were focused on drug micronization to increase the bioavailability and injectable drug microspheres production to develop sustained release formulations. These products were made using innovative technologies based on supercritical fluids or expanded liquids (see also publication list).
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 2012-2013. Research Fellowship at Fischell Dept. of Bioengineering of the University of Maryland, (College Park, MD-USA). Supervisor Prof. J. Fisher. 2001-2002. Research Fellowship at Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy. 1999-2001. Research Fellowship at Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Salerno, Italy. 1998. Research Fellowship from the National Research Council at the Dept. of Chemical Engineering of the University of Maine, (MA-USA), Supervisor Prof. E. Kiran.
MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES Member of the European Commission “Strategic Advisory Committee” as international expert in the field of supercritical technologies at VITO (The Flemish Institute for Technological Research). From 2005 ISASF Associated Member; From 2008 AAPS Associated Member; From 2015 ISMuLT associate members. Expert Reviewer of European Project from 2013.
COMMISSIONS OF TRUST From 2005 Expert Referee, to Journal of Supercritical Fluids, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Journal of Pharmaceutical Science. In 2005 Biography inserted in the 8th edition in the “WHO's WHO in Science and Engineering, 2005-2006 Marquis Who’s Who LLC, ISBN 0-8379-5764-8. In 2007 Guest Editor of the J. Supercritical Fluid, Special Number Vol. 42 (3), 2007.
Giovanna Della Porta is author of 87 papers published on international journals and co-inventor of 4 patents on processes using supercritical fluids or expanded liquids. She has an H-INDEX of 30 (see scopus author n. 56266077100).