Marco Frediani

Personal Information

Position: Researcher

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Location: Florence

Frediani, Marco


Fields of Interest and Expertise

Synthesis and characterization of polymers (from renewable and not-renewable resources)

Synthesis and application of polymers for the protection and conservation of Cultural Heritage.

Synthesis and characterization of biodegradable and / or compostable polymers (i.e. PLA) and their use as macromolecular ligand to coordinate metal ions (the so called “Metal Polymers”).

Pyrolysis with microwave systems to be applied for the treatment of end of life material (tires, plastics, composites, biomasses).



Chimica Industriale ( LT Chimica, Univ. Firenze)

Advanced Polymeric Materials (LM54 - Advanced Molecular Sciences, Univ. Firenze)

Chimica dei Materiali II (LT Diagnostica e Materiali per la Conservazione e il Restauro, Univ. Firenze )


Curriculum Vitae

2000: Degree in Chemistry under the supervision of Dr. Claudio Bianchini (Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici, C.N.R. – Firenze).

2004: PhD in Chemical Science (University of Florence and Hamburg), under the supervision of Dr. Claudio Bianchini (Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici, C.N.R. – Firenze) and Prof. Dr. Walter Kaminsky (Institüt für Technisce und Makromoleculare Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Deutschland).

2004-present: Researcher of Industrial Chemistry (Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences) at the University of Florence.


2005: Award as one of the 16 best posters of the "2nd Blue Sky Conference", July 2005, Sorrento (Naples) poster Frediani M *, Comucci A., Rosi L., Kaminsky W. "Tandem Catalysis by the Use of Single Site (IV) / Co (II) Systems: Effective Control of Branching in PE Materials ",: http://www.bluesky.unina.it/second_bluesky/conference_best16_posters.htm

2015: “A 200 giorni dall’EXPO” – “Call for ideas” Concorso di idee per la presentazione di idee innovative e buone pratiche già sviluppate e operanti in Toscana coerenti con il tema di EXPO MILANO 2015 “Nutrire il pianeta, energie per la vita”. Vincitore, della selezione delle 10 idee innovative. Titolo proposta: “PRODUZIONE DI BIO-OLI e /o ENERGIA DA MATERIALI DI SCARTO e/o DI IMBALLAGGIO DELL’INDUSTRIA AGROALIMENTARE”.


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