Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Daniele Comandella
Name: Daniele Comandella (Italy)

Department Environmental Engineering

Flag Italy
Research topic

Environmental Catalysis and Protection of Pd-Nanocatalysts

At UFZ since

March 2013

How did you learn about the UFZ?

I was looking for an interesting PhD position in Germany and I bumped into the UFZ offer

Why did you come to the UFZ?

The topic of the PhD was interesting.... and the job interview was successful!

What do you like about the city you live in?

Leipzig is spacious, you can go everywhere with the bike, it's full of parks and places to have a beer

How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

If asked, people will always try to help you. There is willingness to improve. HIGRADE has nice courses. I find the soft skills courses very interesting


Bike-trips, football, martial arts, reading, learning languages