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



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

Supramolecular interaction of inositol phosphates with Cu(ii): comparative study of InsP6-InsP3

- Quiñone D. - Veiga N. - Savastano M. - Torres J. - Antonio Bianchi - Kremer C. - Bazzicalupi C.

Core-shell graphene oxide-polymer hollow fibers as water filters with enhanced performance and selectivity

- Kovtun A. - Antonio Bianchi - Zambianchi M. - Bettini C. - Corticelli F. - Ruani G. - Bocchi L. - Stante F. - Gazzano M. - Marforio T.D. - Calvaresi M. - Minelli M. - Navacchia M.L. - Palermo V. - Melucci M.
Faraday Discussions

Scalable synthesis and purification of functionalized graphene nanosheets for water remediation

- Mantovani S. - Khaliha S. - Favaretto L. - Bettini C. - Antonio Bianchi - Kovtun A. - Zambianchi M. - Gazzano M. - Casentini B. - Palermo V. - Melucci M.
Chemical Communications

Defective graphene nanosheets for drinking water purification: Adsorption mechanism, performance, and recovery

- Khaliha S. - Marforio T.D. - Kovtun A. - Mantovani S. - Antonio Bianchi - Luisa Navacchia M. - Zambianchi M. - Bocchi L. - Boulanger N. - Iakunkov A. - Calvaresi M. - Talyzin A.V. - Palermo V. - Melucci M.

Assembly of Polyiodide Networks with Cu(II) Complexes of Pyridinol-Based Tetraaza Macrocycles

- Martínez-Camarena Á. - Savastano M. - Blasco S. - Delgado-Pinar E. - Giorgi C. - Antonio Bianchi - García-España E. - Bazzicalupi C.
Inorganic Chemistry

Exchange coupling in a thiocyanato-bridged copper(II) chain: Computational approach to magnetostructural correlations

- Martínez L. - Veiga N. - Bazzicalupi C. - Antonio Bianchi - Lloret F. - Kremer C. - Chiozzone R.

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