Anna is leading the Environmental Nanotechnology and Nano-Safety group of CNR-ISTEC, with an activity mainly addressed to the synthesis and engineering of nano and micro powders; wet colloidal characterization; nanostructured surfaces and composites for application in (photo) catalysis and water depuration treatments. She has published over 90 peer reviewed publications and is topic editor of journal Nanomaterials. She has coordinated the EU-FP7 project SANOWORK and is going to coordinated the HORIZON2020 project ASINA, focusing on the development of Safe by Design practices for promoting the sustainable integration of nano-enabled products.