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Biographical entry Rizzardo, Ezio (1943 - )

Born
26 December 1943
Onigo, Treviso, Italy
Occupation
Organic chemist

Summary

Ezio Rizzardo is an organic chemist who is a leading expert in the chemistry of polymerisation.

During his time at the CSIRO he has led projects on Free Radical Polymerisation, Polymeric Biomaterials and Engineering Polymers. His research contributed to the development of novel polymerisation processes including nitroxide-mediated living radical polymerisation and the CSIRO-patented Reversible Addition-Fragmentation chain Transfer (RAFT) polymerisation process.

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1966
Education - First-Class Honours in Applied Organic Chemistry, University of New South Wales
1974
Career event - Joined the CSIRO Division of Applied Chemistry
2000
Award - Elected a CSIRO Fellow

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