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
    • Centrifuge Hettich Zentrifugen D-78532 Tuttlingen
    • Ultrasound bath LBS1-0.6 Labsonic Falc
    • Furnace Elite BRF16/5 max T 1600 °C
    • Furnace Forni&Forni 8L/TR630 max T 1100 °C
    • Horizontal tube furnace Carbolite EHA 12/150B max T 1200 °C
    • Oven Fratelli Galli G-2100 max T 300 °C
    • Blade coating RK Print Coat Instruments Ltd. (K101 control coater)
    • Fourier Transformed Spectrophotometer (FT-IR) Jasco mod. 615
    • X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) Bruker D8 Advance
    • High-Power DC Power supply Keysight N8955A
    • DC Resistance meter B&K precision corporation 2841
    • Diagnostic Kit STEMlabTM 125-14 board Red Pitaya
    • Thermoigrometer with external probe mod. C3121 Comet
    • Fuel Cell Technologies test station for low-temperature fuel cells, connected to the electrical load mod. RBL 488 50-150-800 TDI Power
    • Heating circulator mod. HC 5/9 Julabo
    • Ultra-Turrax T50 Janke & Junkel IKA-Labortechnik
    • Ultra-Turrax T25 digital IKA
    • Lab-built dip coater
  • 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

    VALERIA AROSIO

    BIANCA MARINO

  • peoplePhD

    ANDREA STEFANO BASSO PERESSUT

    GIACOMO BUCCELLA

    MARCO FRESCHI

    CHIARA MOLETTI

    ALESSANDRO SALVI

  • peopleOther personnel

    LETIZIA CECCARELLI

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