His research interests include (i) the development, characterization and testing of nanostructured heterogeneous catalysts for the hydrogen production via reforming reactions of biomass-derived compouds such as alcohols, acids and polyols; (ii) the synthesis and characterization of innovative solid acid catalysts for the production of chemicals from biomass-derived compounds; (iii) the development of nanomaterials for photocatalytic applications mainly for the abatement of pollutants.
-10/2013 M.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.
-01/2017 Ph.D. in Chemical and Environmetal Sciences, University of Insubria, Como, Itay, with a thesis titled: “Catalytic aterials for biomass-derived secondary raw materials transformations”.
-03/2017 – 11/2019 Post-doc position at the Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies (ISTM) of the CNR in Milan, Italy, on the FREECATS project (financed by EIT-RM, n° 15054) on the following topic: “Development of materials with (photo)catalytic activity for the hydrogen production”.
-From 11/2019 he is a research scientist at the Institute of Chemical Science and Technology “Giulio Natta” (SCITEC) of the CNR in Milan, Italy.
-Balkans Waste to Products (Funded by EIT-RM, project n°16320) – Blow-uP – Dr. Vladimiro Dal Santo (CNR-SCITEC) – Participant – 2017-2019
-Raw Materials Students Internships in East South East Europe (Funded by EIT-RM, project n°17167) – RAISESEE – Dr. Vladimiro Dal Santo (CNR-SCITEC) – Participant – 2018-2022
-Critical raw materials-FREE CATalystS (Funded by EIT-RM, project n°15054) – FREECATS – Dr. Vladimiro Dal Santo (CNR-SCITEC) – Participant – 2016-2018
Heterogeneous catalysis; hydrogen; nanostructured materials; reforming; photocatalysis
Reforming reactions; nanomaterials synthesis; photocatalysis; FT-IR spectroscopy; BET analyses.