Diego was born and raised in Senigallia, Italy. He received his B.S. (2014) and M.S. (2016) degree in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Bologna. He has begun his PhD in 2016, working under Prof. Carla Carfagna (University of Bologna) on Pd-catalyzed carbonylation reactions of unsaturated substrates.In 2019, he joined the Newhouse’s lab as a visiting PhD student. Outside the lab, Diego loves watching movies, reading and spending time with friends.