Rebecca obtained her BSc. in Chemistry at the University of Turin in 2014. She moved to Switzerland in 2015, where she pursued a MSc. degree in Molecular Technologies with an industrial thesis at Roche Diagnostics International Ltd. on the nano-encapsulation of dyes and surface modification of polymers for health care applications.
After obtaining her MSc. degree in 2017, she worked for two years as a research associate on a wide variety of subjects.
She joined the Pulham group in 2020 to pursue her PhD, working on polymorphic esters for thermal energy storage applications.