Prof. Valeria Garbin

Full Professor

Valeria Garbin's research focuses on colloid and interface science, microscale transport phenomena, soft and biological materials -- with the ultimate goal to help develop innovative solutions for sustainable processes and products, drug delivery, bioprocessing, and advanced materials.

Academic background

Prof. Valeria Garbin did her MSc in Physics (2003) at the University of Padova and her PhD (2007) at the University of Trieste in Italy. She was a Rubicon fellow in the Physics of Fluids group at the University of Twente (2007-2009), and a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania (2009-2012), before starting her research group at Imperial College London in 2012. She joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at TU Delft in 2019 as an Associate Professor and became Full Professor on December 19, 2023. Valeria has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant, was the 2018 recipient of the McBain medal (RSC/SCI), and the 2020 recipient of the Soft Matter Lectureship (RSC).


Microscale Transport Phenomena
Soft and Biological Matter
Processing of Formulated Products