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Daniele Cespi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Industrial Chemistry "Toso Montanari"

Academic discipline: CHIM/12 Chemistry for the Environment and for Cultural Heritage

Curriculum vitae

(Last update March 2022)

Born in Tolentino (MC) on 1/4/1987.

Teaching and evaluation activity

Since academic year 2021/2022 he is teaching in the following courses 66181 - ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES AND CERTIFICATION M, 88387 - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, LCA AND URBAN MINING and 69664 - ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

2022: Teacher in the National School for High Formation for the Ecological Transition (SAFTE)

October 2021-today Segretary of the Council for the Second Cycle Degree in Industrial Chemistry, at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

2022: Member of the Evaluation Committee for the final dissertation within the Master Degree program in Low Carbon Technologies and Sustainable Chemistry, Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari” - University of Bologna

2022: Member of the Committee for the evaluation and selection of an annual fellowship within the project “Valutazione della sostenibilità dell’evento Santarcangelo dei Teatri”

Academic Career

October 2021-today Assistant Professor (Senior Fixed-term Researcher), at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

July 2020 Associate Professor Qualification in Environmental Chemistry (CHIM/12)

June 2015 - Oct 2015 Pioneers Into Practice Programme - Climate-KIC

Feb 2015 - Sept 2016 Post-doc Researcher, at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

Apr 2015 - Dec 2015 Contract Researcher, at Philip Morris International (within "PM Italia Campus - Empowering Research Award")

Feb-Sept 2014 Visiting Assistant in Research at Yale University, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering (under the supervision of the Professor Paul Thomas Anastas)

Professional Career

Aug 2020 – Sept 2021 Head Environmental and Energetic Studies, at NIER Ingegneria S.p.A., Italy (BO)

Apri 2019 – Aug 2020 Coordinator Sustainability Activities, at NIER Ingegneria S.p.A., Italy (BO)

Sept 2016 – Apr 2019 Head LCA & Certification unit – Sustainability Specialist, at EMC Innovation Lab. Srl, Italy (RN)

Education

2012 Authorization to practice as chemist, obtained at Ferrara University

2012-2014 Doctor of Philisophy (PhD) in Chemistry, at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

2009-2011 Master Degree in Industrial Chemistry cum laude, at the University of Bologna. Title of the dissertation “Environmental impact of biomass heating system: application of the LCA methodology (Life Cycle Assessment)”

2006-2009 Bachelor Degree in Chemical Technology for the Environmental and Waste Management cum laude, at the University of Bologna (Rimini Campus). Title of the dissertation “Elemental analysis of mixed hexacyanoferrates through XRF”

Research Activity

Evalutation and optimization of chemical processes, industrial systems (services and products) and laboratory reactions through the application of sustainable tools such as LCA methodology. He works in the field of green chemistry and bio-based industry to recover waste streams into value-added products in a circular economy perspective.

Awards

2022 Guest editor Special Issue "Sustainable by design approaches”, for the journal Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy - Elsevier

2022: Topic Editor “Biorefinery chemicals: trend, sources and metrics”, for the journal Frontiers in Chemistry, section Green and Sustainable Chemistry – Frontiers Media S.A.

2021 Invited speaker Società Chimica Italiana (SCI) - Gruppo Giovani #ALL 4 CLIMATE ITALY 2021 "CARBON FOOTPRINT NEL QUOTIDIANO: COS’È, COME SI MISURA E COME SI RIDUCE", 21/05/2021

2020 Topic Board member, Land – MDPI

2020 Invited speaker Società Chimica Italiana (SCI) - Divisione di Chimica dell'Ambiente e Beni Culturali e Divisione di Chimica Industriale "LCA ed industria chimica: un approccio globale per valutare la sostenibilità dei processi", 16/09/2020

2019 Guest editor Special Issue "Sustainable and Environmental Catalysis", Catalysts– MDPI

2017 Invited author book chapter “Life Cycle Assessment in the Chemical Product Chain”, Springer Nature Switzerland AG”, 2020

2017 Guest editor Special Issue "Estimation of Energy Consumption in Chemical Processes", Energies – MDPI

2017 Invited author book chapter “Beach, Kundu (Eds.): Handbook of Green Chemistry – Tools for Green Chemistry, Volume 10 (Anastas: Handbook of Green Chemistry Series), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Rights & Licenses, Boschstr. 12,69469 Weinheim, Germany, 2017

2016 Invited Lecturer University of Salerno, 12/10/2016, Fisciano (SA), Italy

2016 PhD Thesis Award released by Italian Chemical Society – Division of Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry

2016 Invited Lecturer 3rd SINCHEM Winter School, 14-17 February 2016, Bologna

2015 PM Italia Campus - Empowering Research Award, Philip Morris S.p.A., Intertaba S.p.A., Vita S.p.A., Fondazione Emblema

2015 Invited author “Web collection: 3rd International Symposium on Green Chemistry" on the journal Green Chemistry - RSC publishing

2013 Marco Polo Program fellowship, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

2009-2011 “Toso Montanari Foundation” fellowship, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

2009 Best Bachelor Degree Thesis, released by UniRimini

2006-2009 “Toso Montanari Foundation” fellowship, ALMA Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna

 

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