Lidietta Giorno is the director of the Italian Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR). She is an expert in membrane technologies, in particular for applications in biotechnology. She has a background in biological sciences and new materials. Lidietta coordinates research projects at national, European and international level and develops collaborations with China (International Centre of Weihai) and South Korea (Hanyang University in Seoul).

She brings to EMH her broad knowledge in the food, biotech and biomedical fields.

Her research experience includes membrane bioengineering, bio-catalytic membrane reactors, membrane integrated systems for bioseparation and bioconversion, downstream processing based on molecular separations.