DIPARTIMENTO DI CHIMICA, MATERIALI E INGEGNERIA CHIMICA "GIULIO NATTA"

Materials for Energy and the Environment

  • subjectSkills

    The research group works in a chemical laboratory, equipped with different instruments for materials production and characterization:

    • Ball milling Type Rulli 1P MGS
    • Centrifuga Hettich Zentrifugen D-78532 Tuttlingen
    • Bagno ultrasuoni LBS1-0.6 Labsonic Falc
    • Fornace Elite BRF16/5 max T 1600 °C
    • Fornace Forni&Forni 8L/TR630 max T 1100 °C
    • Fornace tubolare Carbolite EHA 12/150B max T 1200 °C
    • Stufa Fratelli Galli G-2100 max T 300 °C
    • Blade coating RK Print Coat Instruments Ltd. (K101 control coater)
    • Spettrofotometro in trasformata di Fourier (FT-IR) Jasco mod. 615
    • Diffrattometro a raggi X (XRD) Bruker D8 Advance
    • Kit diagnostico STEMlabTM 125-14 board Red Pitaya
    • Termoigrometro con sonda esterna mod. C3121 Comet
    • Banco test per celle a combustibile a basse temperature Fuel Cell Technologies, connesso al carico elettrico mod. RBL 488 50-150-800 TDI Power
    • Termostato a circolazione mod. HC 5/9 Julabo
    • Ultra-Turrax T50 Janke & Junkel IKA-Labortechnik
    • Ultra-Turrax T25 digital IKA
    • Dip coater costruito in laboratorio
    • Termoreattore per reagenti in fiala e COD – HI839800 Hanna instruments
    • Spettrofotometro portatile iris – HI801 Hanna instruments
  • subjectResearch activities

    The main research topics are:

    • Environmental sustainability: Life cycle assessment (LCA) of industrial products and processes
    • Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells: development, production and characterization of proton and electronic conductors for hydrogen-fed electrochemical cells
    • Characterization and modeling of electrochemical phenomena at the electrode-electrolyte interface in fuel cells
    • Clays and carbons: synthesis, functionalization and characterization for environmental applications and drug delivery
    • Self-assembling materials: development of graphene-based filters for the recovery of metals from electronic wastes and for the softening of waste and service waters
    • Sustainable buildings: analysis and characterization of nature-based materials
    • Highly conductive and wear resistant composite materials: structural, morphological and electrical characterization
    • Archeometry: characterization of ancient ceramics
  • peopleTemporary Research Fellow

    GIACOMO BUCCELLA

    CHIARA MOLETTI

  • peoplePhD

    ANDREA STEFANO BASSO PERESSUT

    ALESSANDRO SALVI

    MATTEO DI VIRGILIO

    MARIANNA GUAGLIANO

    NICOLAS BERTOLDO

    ANNA DOTTI

    GLORIA ROMERO VEGA

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