Tenured Assistant Professor
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Viviana Consonni received her PhD in chemical sciences from the University of Siena in 2000 and is now full researcher of chemometrics and chemoinformatics at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences of the University of Milano-Bicocca (Milano, Italy). She is a member of the Milano Chemometrics and QSAR Research Group and has 20 years’ experience in multivariate analysis, QSAR, molecular descriptors, and software development. She is co-author of more than 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals and the books ‘‘Handbook of Molecular Descriptors’’ (2000) and “Molecular Descriptors for Chemoinformatics” (2009) by R. Todeschini and V. Consonni, Wiley-VCH. In 2005, she obtained the International Academy of Mathematical Chemistry Award for distinguished young investigators and, in June 2009, was elected as the youngest Member of the Academy.


  • Todeschini, R., & Consonni, V. (2000). Handbook of Molecular Descriptors. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH. Detail
  • Todeschini, R., & Consonni, V. (2009). Molecular Descriptors for Chemoinformatics. Vol. 1. Alphabetical Listing; Vol. 2. Appendices, References. Weinheim : Wiley-VCH. Detail
  • Cherkasov, A., Muratov, E.N., Fourches, D., Varnek, A., Baskin, I.I., Cronin, M., et al. (2014). QSAR Modeling: Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going To?. JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY, 57(12), 4977-5010. Detail
  • Consonni, V., Ballabio, D., & Todeschini, R. (2009). Comments on the definition of the Q2 parameter for QSAR validation. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL INFORMATION AND MODELING, 49(7), 1669-1678. Detail
  • Consonni, V., Todeschini, R., & Pavan, M. (2002). Structure/Response Correlations and Similarity/Diversity Analysis by GETAWAY Descriptors. Part 1. Theory of the Novel 3D Molecular Descriptors. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL INFORMATION AND COMPUTER SCIENCES, 42(3), 682-692. Detail