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Annamaria Celli

Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Academic discipline: CHIM/07 Principles of Chemistry for Applied Technologies

Curriculum vitae

- Degree in Chemistry (1989) at the University of Bologna. THESIS: “Polyesters from bacteria: solid state properties”.

- Fellowship financed by Himont Spa for research c/o University of Bologna (Prof. M. Scandola) (June 1989 -May 1990). Description of activity: research on solid state properties of blends between polyolefins and biopolymers”.

- Researcher at the “Giulio Natta Research Center” of Himont/ Montell in Ferrara (ITALY) in charge of the thermal analysis laboratory (June 1990 - February 1996). Description of activity: research on thermal, morphological and structural characterization of polyolefins (homopolymers, copolymers and blends); organization of research work; teaching to students and technicians; lessons on polymer characterization at the Padova University; collaborations with Universities and industrial research centers.

- Visiting researcher at the University of Sao Carlos (Sao Paulo – BRAZIL) (Prof. Edgar D. Zanotto) (September - December 1993).

- PhD in Materials Engineering (1996-1999) at the University of Bologna. THESIS: “Hardness and fracture toughness in ceramics: new methods of quantitative analysis”. The research activity was carried out at the Ceramic Center of Bologna.

- Fellowship financed by General Electric (USA) (April 1999- February 2002). Description of activity: research on synthesis and characterization of new polymeric systems. 

Assistant Professor (from 2002) in the Department of Civil, Chemistry, Environmental and Materials Engineering of the Bologna University. Description of activity : research on the synthesis and characterization of new polymers, copolymers, blends, composites and nanocomposites; teaching of Chemistry in different courses at the 1st year of Engineering .

-  "Visiting researcher" at the Research Center of  General Electric in Schenectady, New York, USA (April -June 2003).

- Associate Professor (from 2018) in the Department of Civil, Chemistry, Environmental and Materials Engineering of the Bologna University.

- Author of about 90 publications in peer reviewed international journal; h index= 21; 2420 citations (Scopus).

- Scientific activity: Polymer Science: Synthesis and characterization of polymers, mainly bio-based polymers, from biomass and bio-waste, preparation of composites and nanocomposites. Study of correlations between chemical structure and properties. End-of-life of plastics

- Scientific supervisor of research agreements with national and international companies; responsible of the research unit of UNIBO in H2020 projects (NoAW, Agrimax and USABLE PACKAGING). WP leader in the H2020 PROLIFIC project. Participant in TERMINUS project.

 

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