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Maurizio Fiorini

Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

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

Curriculum vitae

Education: University of Bologna, Laurea in Industrial Chemistry, 1984 University of Bologna, Ph.D. in Industrial Chemistry, 1989

Academic position: 1989-2001: Research Assistant, University of Bologna 2001 -: Associate Professor, University of Bologna

2004-2010: member of the teaching committee of PhD program in Industrial Chemistry at Bologna University.

Research interests. Synthesis, modification and characterization of polymeric materials; synthesis and characterization of ionomers; study of reactive blending of polymers; preparation and characterization of polymer based nanocomposites. Flame resistance of polymer from renewable resources.

Publications: 70 papers published on journals with IF; two chapters in books; 15 international patents (co-inventor)

Coordination of research projects funded by the University of Bologna (RFO program) from 2002 to 2008. From 1997 to 2008: co-responsible of a research project between Dept. of Applied Chemistry and Material Science (DICASM) and the Global Research Center of General Electric (USA)on several topics concerning catalysis applied to polyester production, polymer modification and nanocomposite preparation and characterization.

Since 2012 he is scientific coordinator of Lab4PAck, a joint initiative between CIRI MAM and Sacmi. The laboratory is focused on development of new packaging applications for traditional and innovative materials and processing technologies.