Dr. Vittoria Chimisso

General Information

Department of Chemistry
University of Basel
Mattenstrasse 24a, BPR-1096
4058 Basel, Switzerland

phone: +41 61 207 57 92
email: vittoria.chimisso@clutterunibas.ch


Investigation of the interaction between charged microgels and biologically relevant cations. Collaboration in different fields involving soft materials: microfluidic-supported self-assembled particles and macroscopic responsive microgel composites systems.


PhD in Chemistry at the university of Basel (2018-2022). Thesis title: Anionic microgels for colorful smart materials.

M.Sc. at RWTH Aachen, Germany (2015 - 2018). Focus on synthesis and characterization of soft materials.


Fully amorphous atactic and isotactic block copolymers and their self-assembly into nano- and microscopic vesicles
R. Wehr, E. dos Santos, M. Muthwill, V. Chimisso, J. Gaitzsch, W. Meier, Polym. Chem., 2021

Metal Cation Responsive Anionic Microgels: Behaviour Towards Biologically Relevant Divalent and Trivalent Ions
V. Chimisso, S. Conti, P. Kong, C. Fodor, W. Meier, Soft Matter, 2020

Effect of Divalent Cation on Swelling Behavior of Anionic Microgels: Quantification and Dynamics of Ion Uptake and Release
V. Chimisso, C. Fodor, & W. Meier, Langmuir, 2019.

Self-Assembled Polymeric Membranes and Nanoassemblies on Surfaces: Preparation, Characterization, and Current Applications
V. Chimisso, V. Maffeis, D. Hürlimann, C. G. Palivan, & W. Meier, Macromol. Biosci., 2019.

Horner–Wadsworth–Emmons dispersion polymerization for the production of monodisperse conjugated polymer particles under ambient conditions
S. Ciftci, F. Jansen, V. Chimisso, J. Kler, K. Rahimi, & A. J. Kuehne, Polymer Chemistry2018.