Luigi Vaccaro is a Full Professor of Organic Chemistry (03/C1) at the University of Perugia where he is currently leading the Green S.O.C. Group. He is currently appointed as Associate Editor of RSC Advances and of Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry. His recognitions comprise the Europa Medal from the Society of Chemical Industry – London (2001), the ADP Award from Merck’s Chemistry Council for "Creative work in organic chemistry" (2006 and 2007), the G. Ciamician Medal of the Societa` Chimica Italiana (2007), the Vigevani (2014) and the Lady Davis (2018) Visiting Professorship. His research is currently focused on the development of heterogeneous catalysis, safer media and flow chemistry towards the definition of novel green/sustainable synthetic tools.