Fields of Interest and Expertise
Alternative binders to Portland cement: Alkali-activated materials, Geopolymers, Sulphoaluminate cements, Supplementary cementitious materials.
Micro-encapsulated phase change materials (PCM) for high thermal performances cementitious materials.
Nanoparticles (Carbon nano tubes, graphene) in cement based materials: physical and mechanical characterization, piezoelectric properties and high strain rate behavior.
Innovative additives for concretes and mortars.
2015: Master Degree in Building Engineering at the University of Bergamo. Thesis on cement-based renders with micro-encapsulated phase change materials for improving energy efficiency of buildings. Supervisor prof. Luigi Coppola.
2012: Bachelor Degree in Building Engineering at the University of Bergamo. Thesis on mechanical properties of cement composites with carbon nanotubes at high strain rate. Supervisor prof. Luigi Coppola.
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