Prof. Emmanuel Sinagra

Prof. Emmanuel Sinagra

Prof. Emmanuel Sinagra



Room 315
Chemistry & Pharmacology Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2396
Prof. Sinagra joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Malta in 1993 as Lecturer and has subsequently risen to Professor. His teaching interests have been in the areas of physical chemistry, polymer chemistry as well as environmental chemistry. Prof. Sinagra has tutored a number of students doing research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including doctoral studies.

He has been head of the Department of Chemistry since 2008 and after spending some years as Deputy Dean took up the Deanship in 2019.

Google Scholar
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry of Proteins in Solution
  • Protein-Surfactant Interactions
  • Surface Coatings
  • Limestone Remediation
  • CHE2070 - Introductory Environmental Chemistry
  • CHE2075 - Introductory Environmental Chemistry
  • CHE3130 - Physical Chemistry of Liquids and Solutions
  • CHE3135 - Physical Chemistry of Liquids and Solutions
  • CHE3412 - Chemistry of Polymers
  • CHE3414 - Catalysis
  • CHE3416 - Chemistry and Material Properties of Polymers
  • IFS0706 - Principles of Inorganic Chemistry
  • IFS0708 - Principles of Organic Chemistry
Other University Responsibilities:

Prof. Sinagra has a number of responsibilities outside the Faculty of Science:

  • Chairman of the Institute for Sustainable Energy
  • Member of the Board of the Centre for Molecular Medicine and Biobanking
  • Member of the Board of the Centre for Liberal Arts and Science


Prof. Sinagra is a Fellow of the Institute of Science and Technology as well as the Royal
Society of Chemistry and a Chartered Chemist and Scientist through the Society.

Education and Scientific Networks:

  • University of Malta representative on the European Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
    Education Network
  • MVice President of the European Chemistry Thematic Network Association

National Boards and Committees

Presently, Prof. Sinagra is a member of the following National Boards:

  • Chairman of the Pesticides Control Board
  • Member of the Strategic Environmental Assessment Focal Point Board
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Council for the Environment
  • University of Malta observer on the Food Safety Commission


  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Joint Research Centre
    of the European Commission
  • Reviewer for a number of international peer-reviewed journals