Prof. Dr. Luigi Mondello is Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Health Products Department of the University of Messina, Italy. He received a degree in Chemistry from the University of Messina in 1991. Prof. Mondello teaches the course of Analytical Chemistry at the Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Health Products Department of the University of Messina and at the University Campus Bio-Medico in Rome, Italy. He is Deputy for Research (Science and Technology Area) at the University of Messina and member of the Teaching Board of the Doctorate Course on “Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Food Chemistry and Technology”.
He is the author of 370 publications (research articles, book chapters, and reviews) and 841 conference presentations, co-editor of the book “Multidimensional Chromatography” (John Wiley & Sons), co-editor of the book “Citrus oil: Composition, Advanced Analytical Techniques, Contaminants, and Biological Acitivity” (CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group), editor of the book “Comprehensive Chromatography in Combination with Mass Spectrometry”, (“Wiley-Interscience Series on Mass Spectrometry”), and he has been chairman and invited lecturer in national and international congresses and meetings.
His research interests include high-resolution chromatography techniques (HRGC, HPLC, HRGC-MS, HPLC-MS, OPLC) and the development of hyphenated (LC-GC-MS, GC-GC) and multidimensional “comprehensive” (GC×GC, LC×LC) techniques and their applications to the study of natural complex matrices.
Prof. Mondello has been member of the organizing committees of national and international meetings and he is permanent member of the scientific committee of the “International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography” (ISCC), of the “International Symposium on Essential Oils” (ISEO), of the “International Symposium on Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography and Hyphenated Chromatographic Analyzers” (HTC), of the “Brazilian Symposium on Chromatography and Related Techniques” (SIMCRO), of the “Congresso Latino-Americano de Cromatografia e TécnicasRelacionades” (COLACRO). He has been member of the Scientific Committee of the “Workshop-Symposium on Analytical and Preparative Enantioseparation” (Enantiosep ’07), of the “11th International Symposium on Separation Sciences” (ISSS), Pardubice, Czech Republic, of the “16th International Symposium on Separation Sciences” (ISSS), Roma, Italy, of the “12th International Symposium on Advances in Extraction Technologies” (ExTech), Poznan, Poland, of the “37th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) and the 10thGCxGC Symposium”, Palm Springs, USA, of the “39th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) and the 12thGCxGC Symposium”, Forth Worth (Dallas), USA, Co-Chairman of the “34th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography” (ISCC), Riva del Garda, Italy, Chairman of the “36th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) and the 9thGCxGC Symposium”, Riva del Garda, Italy, Chairman of the “14th International Symposium on Advances in Extraction Technologies” (ExTech), Messina, Italy, Chairman of the “38th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC) and the 11thGCxGC Symposium”, Riva del Garda, Italy.
Prof. Mondello is member of the Steering Committee of the Italian Separation Science Group of the Italian Chemical Society, member of the expert team of “Chromedia” (Chromatography Knowledge Base), member of the “International Committee for Excellence in Food and Nutrition” (University Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy), co-president and co-founder of The Mediterranean Separation Science Foundation Training and Research Center, Editor in Chief of the “Journal of Essential Oil Research” (Taylor & Francis), Editor in Chief of the “Journal of Quality Assurance and Pharma Analysis” (Innovational Publishers), Editor of Journal of Separation Science (Wiley-VCH), he has been editor of “Flavour and Fragrance Journal” (John Wiley & Sons), he is member of the Central Technical Committee of the National System for the Accreditation of the Laboratory (ACCREDIA), member of the Consultant Committee for Biocides of the Italian Ministry for Health, member of the Technical Committee for the Didactical Coordination of the Degree Course on Human diet and nutrition sciences at the University Campus Bio-Medico in Rome, Italy, member of the Advisory Board of LC-GC Europe, Separation Science and Scientia Chromatographica and serves as reviewer for 54 different Journals in the field of Analytical Chemistry and Food Chemistry.
In February 2006 (York, U.K.) he was awarded with the “HTC-Award for the most outstanding and innovative work in the field of hyphenated chromatographic techniques”, from the Flemish Chemical Society. In May 2008 (Riva del Garda, Italy) he was awarded from “The Chromatographic Society” with the “Silver Jubilee Medal for his Considerable Contribution to the Development of Separation Sciences”. In October 2008 during the “Congresso Latino-Americano de Cromatografia e Técnicas Relacionades” helded in Florianòpolis, Brasil the “Instituto Internacional de Cromatografia” has assigned to Prof. Luigi Mondello the COLACRO Medal for his contribution to the development and diffusion of the Chromatographic Techniques. In September 2012 during the Analytical Chemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society Conference in Elba, Italy, he was awarded with the “Liberti Medal”. In 2013 he has been awarded in “The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) and in September 2014 he has been the recipient of the IFEAT Medal by the International Federation of Essential Oils & Aroma Trades. He is present in the list of the “Top Italian Scientist (via-Academy) with a relative position of 87 on about 2800 scientists with h-Index of 41. The Analytical Scientist Journal has included his name in the “Power List” among the top 100 most influential people in the analytical sciences.
Up to November 20, 2015, as downloaded from the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) he has got 297 (325 Scopus database) papers, 5474 (5910 Scopus database, 8091 Google Scholar) times cited, 4464 without self citations (4532 Scopus database), with an Average Citation per Year of 248.32, an Average Citation per Item of 19.34 and an H-index of 40 (41 Scopus database, 49 Google Scholar with i10-index of 222).
Up to November 20, 2015, he has a total impact factor of about 798.