Marilena Carbone has MS in Chemistry and a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Rome Sapienza, Italy. She has been awarded the International Association of Advanced Materials Medal in 2023. She is Member of German Institute for Risk Assessment - Tattoo Inks, of the Italian Chemical Society - Inorganic Chemistry, of the American Chemical Society, and is in the Top 2% scientists in 2021 by Stanford University. She is in the International Editor Board of the Journal of King Saud University Science, and in the editorial boards of Applied Sciences, Crystals and International Journal of Molecular Science by mdpi. She is currently Associate Professor at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, where she leads the group Startnetics. She has published more than 120 papers in SCI journals.