Position: Permanent Staff
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Flow behaviour of complex fluids.
Physical chemistry characterization of soft matter.
Colloidal nature of soil organic matter.
Smart material for biological and pharmaceutical applications.
Cellulose dissolution and structural characterization.
Research and innovation in food science.
Lyotropic phase behaviour of amphiphiles.
Bituminous materials and additives.
2009-2011: Ph.D., Mesophases and Mesomorphic materials at the Bernardino Telesio - School of Science and Technique, University of Calabria, Italy on “Mesophases: Structural modifications induced by shear”.
2012-2013: Post-doctoral Researcher at the Department of Informatics, Modelling, Electronics and Systems Engineering – University of Calabria – Pietro Bucci, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy on “Fundamental rheological analysis and innovative methods to relate rheological behaviors with structural parameters - PON01_01409 2007/2013 – SAFEMEAT (agro-alimentary field)”.
2014-2015: ost-doctoral Researcher at the Department and Chemistry and Chemical Technology – University of Calabria – Pietro Bucci, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende, Italy on “Application of shear-induced structures and their formation mechanism - POR (Regional Operative Program) Calabria – FSE 2007/2013 – ARUE.
2015-2016: Contract Researcher at the Physical Chemistry Division – Department of Chemistry – Lund University, Lund, Sweden on “Mechanism of Cellulose dissolution in alkaline solvents”.
2016-2018: Researcher at the MEMEG unit – Department of Biology – Lund University, Lund, Sweden on “Soil Carbon Sequestration: Scattering analysis of dissolved organic matter”.
2018-present: Research fellow "tenure-track" (RTD b) at the Department of Chemistry, University of Bari Aldo Moro.
2013: ELSEVIER BEST POSTER PRIZE - European Colloid and Interface Society 2013 Sofia (Bulgaria)
2011: ELSEVIER BEST POSTER PRICE - European Colloid and Interface Society 2011 Berlin (Germany)
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