Gennaro Esposito

Gennaro Esposito was born in 1953 in Naples where he completed his university studies and graduated with honors in Chemistry in 1979. From 1980 to 1982, he continued the collaboration with the NMR spectroscopy laboratory of the University of Naples while being chemistry teacher in secondary schools. From September 1982 to January 1990 he was a NMR researcher in industrial laboratories of the ENI group (Assoreni and Eniricerche, Monterotondo, Rome). In February 1990 he moved to Udine University, first as a Biophysics Permanent Researcher and then, from September 2000 to August 2018, as Associate Professor of Applied Physics. From September 2018 he moved to NYUAD, in the current position of Visiting Professor of Chemistry. Gennaro Esposito carried out scientific research activities in many international laboratories as Research Assistant (Oxford, London, Lausanne) or Visiting Professor (Grenoble, Osaka, Abu Dhabi).  Scientific production: ~ 165 publications (> 100 as first, second or last author) H-index = 42, ~ 5400 citations. National and international funding: 18 projects for 1.3 million euros.

Most research interests for a scientist

Gennaro Esposito is currently active in the field of NMR spectroscopy and biophysics of proteins and other biopolymers.


  • Protein NMR spectroscopy