Benvenuti in SepSci.

Analytical and Food Chemistry Section
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Biologiche, Farmaceutiche ed Ambientali
University of Messina

The laboratories of the research unit in the Analytical-Food field are located at the Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical, and Environmental Sciences of the University of Messina. The research group, made up of two full professors, six associate professors and two temporary researchers, also includes PhD students, fellows, postdocs, graduate students and thesis students. The food part of the sector is coordinated by prof. Paola Dugo, while the analytical part by prof. Luigi Mondello. The main lines of research followed in the laboratories of the Analytical-Food Sector are aimed at the development of analytical methods for the characterization of various elements, among which food matrices occupy an important place.

Medaglia Liberti al prof. Luigi Mondello “Per essersi distinto a livello internazionale per la sua attività di ricerca nei settori della Chimica Analitica, della Chimica dell’Ambiente e della Scienza delle Separazioni”.

The Analytical Scientist, October 2013

With more than 20 years of experience in the field, Luigi Mondello has become a leading light in the field of separation techniques.

Nature, March 2011

Luigi Mondello, professore ordinario di Chimica Analitica dell’Università degli Studi di Messina, è l’unico scienziato italiano eletto a far parte dell’ambitissima “The Analytical Scientist Power List 2013”.

The Analytical Scientist, October 2013



La “Chomatography Society”, UK ha conferito la prestigiosa “A.J.P. Martin Medal”, al prof. Luigi Mondello, docente di Chimica Analitica presso il Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Biologiche, farmaceutiche ed Ambientali del nostro ateneo.La A.J.P. Martin Medal, viene assegnata annualmente dal 1978, a scienziati che si sono distinti per l’eccezionale contributo nel campo della scienza delle separazioni […]

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Il Prof. Luigi Mondello nella TAS Power List 2020

Introducing The Analytical Scientist Power List 2020! In October 2020, leading industry publication The Analytical Scientist announced the release of its annual Power List.  The Power List celebrates the tremendous range of talent, ingenuity and leadership present across all corners of analytical science. This year, they have done so by highlighting the pioneering work and […]

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Il GCxGC Lifetime Achievement Award al Prof Tranchida

Il Prof. Peter Q. Tranchida, Associato in Chimica degli Alimenti presso il Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche, Biologiche, Farmaceutiche ed Ambientali, ha ricevuto il premio “GC×GC Lifetime Achievement Award” durante il congresso “43rd International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography & the 16th GC×GC Symposium” tenutosi recentemente a Fort Worth (Texas, USA), dal 12 al 17 maggio. Questo premio viene […]

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Prof. Francesco Cacciola and Prof. Danilo Sciarrone among the top 40 young scientists under 40

Francesco Cacciola and Danilo Sciarrone, associate professors of Food Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry, respectively, were included in the list of the “Top 40 under 40” of the international magazine “The Analytical Scientist”. This recognition includes the 40 most influential names, worldwide, of scientists under the age of 40, in the field of Analytical Sciences. The […]

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The Herbert J. Dutton Award to Prof. Luigi Mondello

Prof Luigi Mondello will be awarded the prestigious Herbert J. Dutton on the occasion of the next American Oil Chemist’s Society (AOCS) Annual Meeting to be held at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis, Missouri, USA from 5 to 8 May 2019 The AOCS Annual Meeting is an important international science and business […]

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2nd IRMS day – Isotopic Ratio Mass Spectrometry Symposium in Messina, June 27-29, 2018

Isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) is gaining a lot of interest with many applications in different fields, ranging from food (traceability, authentication, ….), medicine, ecology, environment, cultural heritage to geosciences. The 2nd IRMS Day inaugurates a new series of workshops dedicated to the applications of isotope ratio mass spectrometry to the different fields. The purpose […]

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Prof. Mondello awarded with the Kellner Lecture award at the Euroanalysis 2017

This year’s Robert Kellner Lecture award goes to Luigi Mondello, professor of analytical chemistry at the University of Messina, Italy. The prize is given to a European scientist who has made substantial contributions to the advancement of analytical chemistry research or education in the last five years.

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