Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: +39 055 4573254

Location: Florence

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Thermodynamics of metal complexes

Anion coordination chemistry

Non-covalent interactions

Carbon-supported catalysts



Inorganic Chemistry

Supramolecular Chemistry


Curriculum Vitae

1981: Degree in Chemistry, University of Florence

1985-1987: Post-graduate fellow of Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

1989: PhD in Chemical Sciences, University of Florence

1989-1992: Tenure Researcher, University of Florence

1992-2000: Associated Professor, University of Florence

2000: Full Professor, University of Florence

2006-2009: Head of Department of Chemistry, University of Florence

2015-2018: President of the International Group of Thermodynamics of Metal Complexes



Doctor Honoris Causa, November 18th 2019 from Universidad de la Republica Montevideo, Uruguay



Selective recognition of neurotransmitters in aqueous solution by hydroxyphenyl aza-scorpiand ligands

- Verdejo B. - Inclán M. - Blasco S. - Ballesteros-Garrido R. - Savastano M. - Antonio Bianchi - García-España E.
Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry

Evaluation of coumarin-tagged deferoxamine as a Zr(IV)-based PET/fluorescence dual imaging probe

- Romano G.M. - Zizi V. - Salvatore G. - Bani R. - Mangoni M. - Nistri S. - Anichini G. - Simonini Steiner Y.T. - Bani D. - Antonio Bianchi - Bencini A. - Savastano M.
Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry

Anion Coordination into Ligand Clefts

- Savastano M. - Cappanni C. - Bazzicalupi C. - Lofrumento C. - Antonio Bianchi

Noncovalent Assembly and Catalytic Activity of Hybrid Materials Based on Pd Complexes Adsorbed on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene, and Graphene Nanoplatelets

- Valbuena-Rus A.M. - Savastano M. - Arranz-Mascarós P. - Bazzicalupi C. - Clares M.P. - Godino-Salido M.L. - Gutiérrez-Valero M.D. - Inclán M. - Antonio Bianchi - García-España E. - López-Garzón R.
Inorganic Chemistry

Facile high-yield synthesis and purification of lysine-modified graphene oxide for enhanced drinking water purification

- Mantovani S. - Khaliha S. - Marforio T.D. - Kovtun A. - Favaretto L. - Tunioli F. - Antonio Bianchi - Petrone G. - Liscio A. - Palermo V. - Calvaresi M. - Navacchia M.L. - Melucci M.
Chemical Communications

Graphene oxide nanosheets for drinking water purification by tandem adsorption and microfiltration

- Khaliha S. - Antonio Bianchi - Kovtun A. - Tunioli F. - Boschi A. - Zambianchi M. - Paci D. - Bocchi L. - Valsecchi S. - Polesello S. - Liscio A. - Bergamini M. - Brunetti M. - Luisa Navacchia M. - Palermo V. - Melucci M.
Separation and Purification Technology

Graphene oxide-polysulfone hollow fibers membranes with synergic ultrafiltration and adsorption for enhanced drinking water treatment

- Zambianchi M. - Khaliha S. - Antonio Bianchi - Tunioli F. - Kovtun A. - Navacchia M.L. - Salatino A. - Xia Z. - Briñas E. - Vázquez E. - Paci D. - Palermo V. - Bocchi L. - Casentini B. - Melucci M.
Journal of Membrane Science

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