Dr Daniele Carati
Dr Daniele Carati is Head of research administration at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.
In 2011, he was appointed Director of research administration at ULB. Ever since, he has been in charge of supporting researchers in their participation in national and international funding programmes. Other duties include the detection, protection, patenting and valorisation of intellectual property generated in the university in all fields of research (humanities and social sciences, life sciences as well as science and technologies). He is member of the Scientific Policy Committee of the Brussels Capital Region and member of the board of directors of three spin-off incubators and a spin-off investment fund.
After obtaining a Master’s degree in physics (1987) and one in management (1990), in 1991 he received a Ph.D. in physics from ULB. He then obtained a post-doctoral fellowhip at Stanford University between 1993 and 1994. Since 1996, he has had various tenure positions including his current full professorship at the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research and in the Physics department at ULB. His research and teaching activites focused on statistical physics, plasma physics, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics. He has been principal investigator for ULB in various funded research programmes (NATO collaborative research grant, EU-funded Euratom fusion programme, Erasmus Mundus as well as Belgian regional and national programmes) as well as in several COST Actions. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed scientific journal and conference papers.