Position: Permanent Staff
Phone: 055 457-3018
Production of smart nano-, supramolecular and colloidal systems by both top-down and bottom-up approaches.
Biocompatible surfactants and their aggregates.
Nanostructured, high-performing ceramic materials for traditional uses.
Formulation of novel liquid detergents that can address the current market and environment requirements.
1998: Degree in Chemistry at the University of Florence (110/110). Thesis title: "Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterisation of Ca(OH)2 Crystalline Nanoparticles. Applications in the Field of Wall Painting Consolidation".
1998-1999: Chemistry Department Assistant. Tutor for the first year Physical Chemistry course (Thermodynamics). University of Florence.
1999-2002: PhD in Chemistry at the University of Durham (UK). Title: "Glycopolymers: Synthesis, Properties and Applications". Advisor: Dr. N. R. Cameron (University of Florence); co-advisor: Dr. B. G. Davis (University of Oxford).
2002-2003: CSGI Fellowship (Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence). Title: “Structural and physico-chemical characterization of emulsions and microemulsions of biomass oils and synthesis of nanostructures”. Advisor: Prof. P. Baglioni.
2003-2005: Post-Doc at the CSGI and Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence. Title: “Study of nanophasic systems and of the effect of lyotropic agents”.
2005-present: Full-time Laboratory Assistant at the Dept. of Chemistry of the University of Florence.
Jul. 2009: Appointment as "Cultore della Materia", for CHIM/02, Corso di Laurea in Chimica, University of Florence.
2009-present: Reviewer for several international journals as Journals of Physica Chemistry and Journal of American Ceramic Society.
Sept.2010-Dec.2010: Secondment at Brussels Innovation Center (BIC), Procter & Gamble (Belgium), within the European Project “CAP-IT! Advanced encapsulation technology for sustainable detergency”, (Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP), from the Seventh Framework Program, FP7), which joins industrial and academic forces to reach a new and breakthrough level of sustainable detergency.
Sept.2011-Dec.2011: Secondment at Granutec (Germany), within the European Project “CAP-IT! Advanced encapsulation technology for sustainable detergency”(Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP), from the Seventh Framework Program, FP7), for the production of microcapsules by Fluid Bed Coating.
Assessment of the structures contribution (crystalline and mesophases) and mechanical properties of polycaprolactone/pluronic blends- Tenorio-Alfonso A. - Vázquez Ramos E. - Martínez I. - Moira Ambrosi - Martina Raudino
Amphiphilic Iminosugar Pharmacological Chaperones towards β-Glucocerebrosidase: Self-Assembly and Biological Activity- Vanni C. - Cardona F. - Clemente F. - Morrone A. - Martina Raudino - Moira Ambrosi - Pierandrea Lo Nostro - Matassini C.
Structuring effect of some salts on glycerol carbonate: A near-infrared spectroscopy, small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering study- Tatini D. - Clemente I. - Moira Ambrosi - Sandra Ristori - Barry William Ninham - Pierandrea Lo Nostro
Physicochemical characterization of green sodium oleate-based formulations. Part 1. Structure and rheology- Tatini D. - Martina Raudino - Moira Ambrosi - Emiliano Carretti - Davidovich I. - Talmon Y. - Barry William Ninham - Pierandrea Lo Nostro
Selenated and Sulfurated Analogues of Triacyl Glycerols: Selective Synthesis and Structural Characterization- Tanini D. - D'Esopo V. - Tatini D. - Moira Ambrosi - Pierandrea Lo Nostro - Capperucci A.
Preparation and Characterization of Ascosome Vesicles Loaded with Khellin- Risaliti L. - Moira Ambrosi - Calamante M. - Bergonzi M.C. - Pierandrea Lo Nostro - Anna Rita Bilia
Ascorbyl-6-O-oleate: A Bioconjugate Antioxidant Lipid- Perini I. - Moira Ambrosi - Tanini D. - Barry William Ninham - Capperucci A. - Pierandrea Lo Nostro
The Effect of Temperature and Magnetic Field on the Precipitation of Insoluble Salts of Alkaline Earth Metals- Martina Raudino - Sarri F. - Tatini D. - Moira Ambrosi - Aloisi G.D. - Barry William Ninham - Luigi Dei - Pierandrea Lo Nostro
Direct biocatalysed synthesis of first sulfur-, selenium- and tellurium- containing l-ascorbyl hybrid derivatives with radical trapping and GPx-like properties- Tanini D. - Lupori B. - Malevolti G. - Moira Ambrosi - Pierandrea Lo Nostro - Capperucci A.
Electro-Responsive Green Gels for Lower Environmental Impact Shale Gas Extraction- Sarri F. - Tatini D. - Martina Raudino - Moira Ambrosi - Emiliano Carretti - Pierandrea Lo Nostro