Luigi Coppola was born in Napoli in 1961. He received his Degree in Chemistry at University of Calabria (1986) and his Ph.D in Chemistry (1991) at the same Institution in He was also a postdoctoral fellow at the Physical Chemistry 1 of the Lund University (Sweden) with dr. Ulf Olsson. From 1990 to 1993 he was professor of Chemistry at the Professional High School of Acri (Cosenza). From 1994 to 2000 he was Researcher at the Faculty of Science, University of Calabria. From 2001 he is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Science, University of Calabria.
Besides his interest on the characterisation of lyotropic liquid crystalline mesophases, while his research activity include studies of phase equilibria and molecular motion processes in complex anisotropic fluids by means of NMR technique.