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

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff

Email: ambrosi@csgi.unifi.it

Phone: 055 457-3018

Location: Florence


Fields of Interest and Expertise

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.

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

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.

 

Unit

Publications

Preparation and Characterization of Ascosome Vesicles Loaded with Khellin

- Risaliti L. - Moira Ambrosi - Calamante M. - Bergonzi M.C. - Pierandrea Lo Nostro - Bilia A.R.
Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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