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Davide Pinelli

Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Academic discipline: ING-IND/25 Chemical Plants

Curriculum vitae

Associate Professor of Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, University of Bologna.

Department of Chemical, Mining and Environmental Engineering.

Education:
Degree in Industrial Chemistry, University of Bologna, Italy (July 1987).

Ph. D., Department of Industrial Chemistry, University of Bologna, Italy (October 1992).

Positions:

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy (October 1992-October 2001).

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy (October 2001-present).

Scientific activities, articles and other writings:

The research activity is carried out in the Department of Chemical, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Bologna. The main research fields are:

- Processes for the production/separation of chemicals from food industry wastes and other organic wastes;

- Processes for the biogas production (methane and hydrogen) from food industry wastes and other organic wastes;

- Processes and technologies for site remediation (soil, subsoil and ground water);

- Biodegradation of chlorinated and non-chlorinated organic compounds in soils, groundwater and industrial wastewaters;

- Modelling of bioreactors and kinetic studies of fermentation;

- Development of novel reactors and processes for the production of biodiesel.

- Characterisation and modelling of mechanically agitated vessels and reactors ("slurry" reactors, gas-liquid reactors, fermenters, mixers);

- Mass transfer in gas-liquid systems;

 

He has co-authored about 100 papers (books, journal papers international conferences etc).

 

Referee activities:

Chemical Engineering Science, Chemical Engineering Communications; Chemical Engineering Journal, Chemical Engineering Research and Design, Waste Management and Research, Journal of Environmental Sciences.

  Teaching activities:

The teaching activities of Prof. Davide Pinelli started in 1992 in the following courses: Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, Laboratory of Unit Operations of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Laboratory of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Biochemical reaction engineering, Bioreactors.

The teaching activities are carried out within the following 1st and 2nd level degree courses: Industrial Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry of Materials and Ceramic Technologies, Chemical Technologies for the Environment and Waste Management, Products, Materials and Processes for Industrial Chemistry of the Faculty of Industrial Chemistry and Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of University of Bologna, Italy.

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