Fernando Pulidori Prize 2019


The two winners of the 2019 Fernando Pulidori Prize are


from the University of Messina


from the Univerity of Valencia

Congratulations to ANNA and ÁLVARO!


Fernando Pulidori Prize

Fernando Pulidori (1928-2007)

This year the 12th edition of the Fernando Pulidori (1928-2007) Prize will take place. The prize will be awarded to a young coordination chemist, preferably an expert in thermodynamics and/or kinetics of complexation phenomena in solution, and author of an original paper published in the period 2017-2019 or accepted for publication at the deadline of application (the acceptation letter should be produced). Eligible candidates should be not more than 30 years old on December 31, 2019 (i.e. they should be born on or after January 1st, 1989), PhD students or grantees at a University or Research Centre.

Applicants must be registered on-line and send an email to the Congress Secreteriat (ismec2019@unideb.hu – subject: Pulidori Prize) before March 31st, 2019.



Candidates should present the following documents:

  • a copy of the paper in PDF format;

  • a curriculum vitae in the EU format and summary of the scientific activity;

  • a cover letter, by the candidate supervisor or by the corresponding author of the paper, explaining the role of the candidate in the work described in the paper presented for evaluation;

  • a copy of a valid ID.

Submitted applications will be evaluated by the International Scientific Committee of ISMEC 2019. The scientific impact factor of the paper, its originality and innovative character in the field of thermodynamics and kinetics of complexes in solution, the curriculum of the applicant and her/his contribution to the research will be taken into account.

Feedback on the application will be provided by April 30th, 2019.

The winner will take part in ISMEC 2019 with the registration free of charge, she/he will be awarded a prize of 250 € and she/he will have a chance to orally present the winning paper at the award ceremony. An extended abstract of the winner’s scientific activity will be published in “la Chimica e l’Industria”, the official journal of Italian Chemical Society.