(please note that a summary of the project results is available on the documents page)

  1. Chiara Gionco, Simelys Hernández, Micaela Castellino, Tanveer Ahmed Gadhi, José Alejandro Muñoz-Tabares, Erik Cerrato, Alberto Tagliaferro, Nunzio Russo, Maria Cristina Paganini
    Synthesis and characterization of Ce and Er doped ZrO2 nanoparticles as solar light driven photocatalysts
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2019, 775, 896-904
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.10.046
    Open access version available on AperTO
  2. S. A. Jadhav, V. Spalletta, D. Scalarone
    Thermally triggered on demand permeability of hybrid silica beds made of packed thermoresponsive organo-silica microparticles
    Express Polymer Letters 2019, 13, 84-95
    DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2019.8
    Open access version available on Journal website
  3. Maria Cristina Paganini, Alice Giorgini, Nuno P.F. Gonçalves, Chiara Gionco, Alessandra Bianco Prevot, Paola Calza
    New insight into zinc oxide doped with iron and its exploitation to pollutants abatement
    Catalysis Today 2019, 328, 230-234
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2018.10.054
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  4. García-Ballesteros, Sara; Grimalt, Jaume; Berto, Silvia; Minella, Marco; Laurenti, Enzo; Vicente, Rafael; López-Pérez, Maria F.; Amat, Ana M.; Bianco Prevot, Alessandra; Arques, Antonio
    New Route for Valorization of Oil Mill Wastes: Isolation of Humic-Like Substances to be Employed in Solar-Driven Processes for Pollutants Removal
    ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 13073–13080
    DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b01816
    Open access version available on ACS website
  5. Davide Palma, Alessandra Bianco Prevot, Marcello Brigante, Debora Fabbri, Giuliana Magnacca, Claire Richard, Gilles Mailhot, Roberto Nisticò
    New Insights on the Photodegradation of Caffeine in the Presence of Bio-Based Substances-Magnetic Iron Oxide Hybrid Nanomaterials
    Materials 2018, 11, 1084
    DOI: 10.3390/ma11071084
    Open access version available on journal website
  6. Davide Palma, Alessandra Bianco Prevot, Luisella Celi, Maria Martin, Debora Fabbri, Giuliana Magnacca, Michele Chierotti, Roberto Nisticò
    Isolation, Characterization, and Environmental Application of Bio-Based Materials as Auxiliaries in Photocatalytic Processes
    Catalysts 2018, 8, 197
    DOI: 10.3390/catal8050197
    Open access version available on journal website
  7. Sushilkumar A. Jadhav, Roberto Nisticò, Giuliana Magnacca, Dominique Scalarone
    Packed hybrid silica nanoparticles as sorbents with thermo-switchable surface chemistry and pore size for fast extraction of environmental pollutants
    RSC Adv., 2018, 8, 1246-1254
    DOI: 10.1039/c7ra11869d
    Open access version available on iris-polito
  8. Giuliana Magnacca, Federico Guerretta, Alen Vizintin, Paola Benzi, Maria C. Valsania, Roberto Nisticò
    Preparation, characterization and environmental/electrochemical energy storage testing of low-cost biochar from natural chitin obtained via pyrolysis at mild conditions
    Applied Surface Science 2018, 427, 883-893
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.07.277
    Open access version available on AperTO
  9. Roberto Nisticò, Federico Cesano, Flavia Franzoso, Giuliana Magnacca, Domenica Scarano, Israel G. Funes, Luciano Carlos, Maria E. Parolo
    From biowaste to magnet-responsive materials for water remediation from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    Chemosphere 2018, 202, 686-693
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.03.153
    Open access version available on AperTO
  10. Roberto Nisticò, Luisella R. Celi, Alessandra Bianco Prevot, Luciano Carlos, Giuliana Magnacca, Elena Zanzo, Maria Martin
    Sustainable magnet-responsive nanomaterials for the removal of arsenic from contaminated water
    J. Hazard. Mater. 2018, 342, 260-269
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.08.034
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  11. Anastasia Anceschi, Federico Guerretta, Giuliana Magnacca, Marco Zanetti, Paola Benzi, Francesco Trotta, Fabrizio Caldera, Roberto Nisticò
    Sustainable N-containing biochars obtained at low temperatures as sorbing materials for environmental application: Municipal biowaste-derived substances and nanosponges case studies
    Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2018, 134, 606-613
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2018.08.010
    Open access version available on AperTO
  12. Erik Cerrato, Chiara Gionco, Ilaria Berruti, Fabrizio Sordello, Paola Calza, Maria Cristina Paganini
    Rare earth ions doped ZnO: Synthesis, characterization and preliminary photoactivity assessment
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2018, 264, 42-47
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2018.05.001
    Open access version available on AperTO
  13. Jorge A. Donadelli, Fernando S. García Einschlag, Enzo Laurenti, Giuliana Magnacca, Luciano Carlos
    Soybean peroxidase immobilized onto silica-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles: Effect of silica layer on the enzymatic activity
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2018, 161, 654-661
    DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2017.11.043
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  14. Simelys Hernández, Chiara Gionco, Thomas Husak, Micaela Castellino, José A. Muñoz-Tabares, Kristine R. Tolod, Elio Giamello, Maria C. Paganini, Nunzio Russo
    Insights Into the Sunlight-Driven Water Oxidation by Ce and Er-Doped ZrO2
    Frontiers in Chemistry 2018, 6, 368
    DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00368
    Open access version available on Journal website
  15. Lucía I. Moran Ayala, Marie Paquet, Katarzyna Janowska, Paul Jamard, Cejna A. Quist-Jensen, Gabriela N. Bosio, Daniel O. Mártire, Debora Fabbri, Vittorio Boffa
    Water Defluoridation: Nanofiltration vs Membrane Distillation
    Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2018, 57, 14740-14748
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b03620
    Open access version available on AperTO
  16. Damián Rodríguez Sartori, María Laura Dell’Arciprete, Giuliana Magnacca, Paola Calza, Enzo Laurenti, Mónica C. Gonzalez
    Multi-walled carbon nanotubes photochemistry: A mechanistic view of the effect of impurities and oxygen-containing surface groups
    Carbon 2018, 138, 161-168
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2018.05.078
    Open access version available on AperTO
  17. Marco Sangermano, Damian Rodriguez, Monica C. Gonzalez, Enzo Laurenti, Yusuf Yagci
    Visible Light Induced Cationic Polymerization of Epoxides by Using Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
    Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2018, 39, 1800250
    DOI: 10.1002/marc.201800250
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  18. Marco Sarro, Nonjabulo P. Gule, Enzo Laurenti, Roberta Gamberini, Maria Cristina Paganini, Peter E. Mallon, Paola Calza
    ZnO-based materials and enzymes hybrid systems as highly efficient catalysts for recalcitrant pollutants abatement
    Chemical Engineering Journal 2018, 334, 2530-2538
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.11.146
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  19. Jorge A. Donadelli, Luciano Carlos, Antonio Arques, Fernando S. García Einschlag
    Kinetic and mechanistic analysis of azo dyes decolorization by ZVI-assisted Fenton systems: pH-dependent shift in the contributions of reductive and oxidative transformation pathways
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2018, 231, 51-61
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.02.057
    Open access version available on RiuNet
  20. Bruno Caram, Sara García-Ballesteros, Lucas Santos-Juanes, Antonio Arques, Fernando S. García-Einschlag
    Humic like substances for the treatment of scarcely soluble pollutants by mild photo-Fenton process
    Chemosphere 2018, 198, 139-146
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.01.074
    Open access version available on RiuNet
  21. Roberto Nisticò, Flavia Franzoso, Federico Cesano, Domenica Scarano, Giuliana Magnacca, Maria E. Parolo, Luciano Carlos
    Chitosan-Derived Iron Oxide Systems for Magnetically Guided and Efficient Water Purification Processes from Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons>
    ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2017, 5, 793-801
    DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02126
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  22. Flavia Franzoso, Roberto Nisticò, Federico Cesano, Ingrid Corazzari, Francesco Turci, Domenica Scarano, Alessandra Bianco Prevot, Giuliana Magnacca, Luciano Carlos, Daniel O. Mártire
    Biowaste-derived substances as a tool for obtaining magnet-sensitive materials for environmental applications in wastewater treatments
    Chemical Engineering Journal 2017, 310, 307-316
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.10.120
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  23. A. Bianco Prevot, F. Baino, D. Fabbri, F. Franzoso, G. Magnacca, R. Nisticò, A. Arques
    Urban biowaste-derived sensitizing materials for caffeine photodegradation
    Environ Sci Pollut Res 2017, 24, 12599-12607
    DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7763-1
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  24. Ali Farsi, Camille Malvache, Onofrio De Bartolis, Giuliana Magnacca, Peter Kjær Kristensen, Morten Lykkegaard Christensen, Vittorio Boffa
    Design and fabrication of silica-based nanofiltration membranes for water desalination and detoxification
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2017, 237, 117-126
    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2016.09.022
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  25. S. García Ballesteros, M. Costante, R. Vicente, M. Mora, A. M. Amat, A. Arques, L. Carlos, F. S. García Einschlag
    Humic-like substances from urban waste as auxiliaries for photo-Fenton treatment: a fluorescence EEM-PARAFAC study
    Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2017,16, 38-45
    DOI: 10.1039/C6PP00236F
    Open access version available on RiuNet
  26. Farrukh, Mehmood Mian; Bosch, Paula; Giagnorio, Mattia; Tiraferri, Alberto; Sangermano, Marco
    Solvent-stable UV-cured acrylic polysulfone membranes
    Polym. Int. 2017, 66, 64-69
    DOI: 10.1002/pi.5263
    Open access version available on iris-polito
  27. Tummino, Maria Laura; Laurenti, Enzo; Deganello, Francesca; Bianco Prevot, Alessandra; Magnacca, Giuliana
    Revisiting the catalytic activity of a doped SrFeO3 for water pollutants removal: effect of light and temperature
    Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2017, 207, 174-181
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.02.007
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  28. V. Boffa, H. Etmimi, P.E. Mallon, H.Z. Tao, G. Magnacca, Y.Z. Yue
    Carbon-based building blocks for alcohol dehydration membranes with disorder-enhanced water permeability
    Carbon 2017, 118, 458-466
    DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.03.077
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  29. V.A. Sakkas, M. Sarro, M. Kalaboka, V. Santoro, T. Albanis, P. Calza, C. Medana
    Evaluating the photocatalytic treatment of stevioside by TiO2 in different aqueous matrices and identification of transformation products
    STOTEN 2017, 607-608, 568-577
    DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.016
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  30. Roberto Nisticò
    Magnetic materials and water treatments for a sustainable future
    Research on Chemical Intermediates 2017, 43, 6911-6949
    DOI: 10.1007/s11164-017-3029-x
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  31. Usuma Naknikham, Vittorio Boffa, Giuliana Magnacca, Ang Qiao, Lars Rosgaard Jensen, Yuanzheng Yue
    Mutual-stabilization in chemically bonded graphene oxide–TiO2 heterostructures synthesized by a sol–gel approach
    RSC Adv., 2017, 41217-41227
    DOI: 10.1039/C7RA07472G
    Open access version available on RCS website
  32. D. F Mercado, A Rubert, G Magnacca, M Malandrino, S Sapino, P Caregnato, A. Bianco Prevot, M. C Gonzalez
    Versatile Fe-Containing Hydroxyapatite Nanomaterials as Efficient Substrates for Lead Ions Adsorption
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2017, 17, 9081-9090
    DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2017.13870
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  33. Roberto Nisticò, Dominique Scalarone, Giuliana Magnacca
    Sol-gel chemistry, templating and spin-coating deposition: A combined approach to control in a simple way the porosity of inorganic thin films/coatings
    Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2017, 248, 18-29
    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.04.017
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  34. Roberto Nisticò, Silvia Tabasso, Giuliana Magnacca, Thomas Jordan, Menny Shalom, Nina Fechler
    Reactive Hypersaline Route: One-Pot Synthesis of Porous Photoactive Nanocomposites
    Langmuir 2017, 33, 21, 5213-5222
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00142
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  35. Anastasia Anceschi, Giuliana Magnacca, Francesco Trotta, Marco Zanetti
    Preparation and characterization of microporous carbon spheres from high amylose pea maltodextrin
    RSC Adv., 2017,7, 36117-36123 10.1039/c7ra05343f
    DOI: 10.1039/c7ra05343f
    Open access version available on RCS website
  36. Luigi C. Capozzi, Farrukh M. Mehmood, Mattia Giagnorio, Alberto Tiraferri, Marta Cerruti, Marco Sangermano
    Ultrafiltration Membranes Functionalized with Polydopamine with Enhanced Contaminant Removal by Adsorption
    Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2017, 302, 1600481 10.1002/mame.201600481
    DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600481
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  37. Erik Cerrato, Chiara Gionco, Maria Cristina Paganini, Elio Giamello
    Photoactivity properties of ZnO doped with cerium ions: an EPR study
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 2017, 29, 444001
    DOI: 10.1088/1361-648x/aa88f7
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  38. Mian Farrukh Mehmood, Marco Sangermano, Nonjabulo Prudence Gule, Alberto Tiraferri, Peter E. Mallon
    Online UV Curing of Electrospun Polysulfone Fibers Containing an Acrylate as Cross-Linker
    Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2017, 218, 1700125
    DOI: 10.1002/macp.201700125
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  39. L. Santos-Juanes, F.S. García Einschlag, A.M. Amat, A. Arques
    Combining ZVI reduction with photo-Fenton process for the removal of persistent pollutants
    Chemical Engineering Journal 2017, 310, 484-490
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2016.04.114
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  40. Lucas Santos-Juanes, Ana A. Amat, Antonio Arques
    Strategies to Drive Photo-Fenton Process at Mild Conditions for the Removal of Xenobiotics from Aqueous Systems
    Current Organic Chemistry 2017, 21, 1074-1083
    DOI: 10.2174/1385272821666170102150337
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  41. P.G. Negueroles, E. Bou-Belda, L. Santos-Juanes, A. M. Amat, A. Arques, R. F. Vercher, P. Monllor, R. Vicente
    Treatment and reuse of textile wastewaters by mild solar photo-Fenton in the presence of humic-like substances
    Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2017, 24, 12664–12672
    DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7889-1
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  42. Paola Calza, Dario Zacchigna, Enzo Laurenti
    Degradation of orange dyes and carbamazepine by soybean peroxidase immobilized on silica monoliths and titanium dioxide
    Environ Sci Pollut Res 2016, 23, 23742–23749
    DOI: 10.1007/s11356-016-7399-1
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  43. P. Calza, C. Hadjicostas, V.A. Sakkas, M. Sarro, C. Minero, C. Medana, T.A. Albanis
    Photocatalytic transformation of the antipsychotic drug risperidone in aqueous media on reduced graphene oxide—TiO2 composites
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2016, 183, 96-106
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.10.010
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  44. Paganini, Maria Cristina; Dalmasso, Daniele; Gionco, Chiara; Polliotto, Valeria; Mantilleri, Lorenzo; Calza, Paola
    Beyond TiO2: Cerium-Doped Zinc Oxide as a New Photocatalyst for the Photodegradation of Persistent Pollutants
    Chemistry Select 2016, 1, 3377-3383
    DOI: 10.1002/slct.201600645
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  45. Roberto Nisticò, Giuliana Magnacca, Sushilkumar A Jadhav, Dominique Scalarone
    Polystyrene- block -poly(ethylene oxide) copolymers as templates for stacked, spherical large-mesopore silica coatings: dependence of silica pore size on the PS/PEO ratio
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2016, 7, 1454–1460
    DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.7.137
    Open access version available on BJNANO website
  46. Jadhav S.A.; Brunella V.; Miletto I.; Berlier G.; Scalarone D.
    Synthesis of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) by distillation precipitation polymerization and quantitative grafting on mesoporous silica
    J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2016, 133, 1-8
    DOI: 10.1002/APP.44181
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  47. Church, Richard Bertram; Hu, Kaiwen; Magnacca, Giuliana; Cerruti, Marta
    Intercalated Species in Multilayer Graphene Oxide: Insights Gained from in Situ FTIR Spectroscopy with Probe Molecule Delivery
    J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 23207-23211
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b05953
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  48. Vittorio Boffa, Laura Parmeggiani, Asbjørn Haaning Nielsen, Giuliana Magnacca
    Hydrophilicity and surface heterogeneity of TiO2-doped silica materials for membrane applications
    Microporous and Mesoporous Mat. 2016, 221, 81-90
    DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.09.017
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  49. Chiara Gionco, Debora Fabbri, Paola Calza, Maria Cristina Paganini
    Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Tests of N-Doped Zinc Oxide: A New Interesting Photocatalyst
    J. Nanomaterials 2016, Article ID 4129864
    DOI: 10.1155/2016/4129864
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  50. Roberto Nisticò, Marco Barrasso, Galo Antonio Carrillo Le Roux, Marcelo Martins Seckler, Walter Sousa, Mery Malandrino, Giuliana Magnacca
    Biopolymers from Composted Biowaste as Stabilizers for the Synthesis of Spherical and Homogeneously Sized Silver Nanoparticles for Textile Applications on Natural Fibers
    ChemPhysChem 2015, 16, 3902-3909
    DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201500721
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  51. Roberto Nisticò, Paola Avetta, Paola Calza, Debora Fabbri, Giuliana Magnacca, Dominique Scalarone
    Selective porous gates made from colloidal silica nanoparticles
    Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2015, 6, 2105–2112
    DOI: 10.3762/bjnano.6.215
    Open access version available on BJNANO website
  52. Maria Luisa Testa, Maria Laura Tummino, Silvia Agostini, Paola Avetta, Francesca Deganello, Enzo Montoneri, Giuliana Magnacca, Alessandra Bianco Prevot
    Synthesis, characterization and environmental application of silica grafted photoactive substances isolated from urban biowaste
    RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 47920-47927
    DOI: 10.1039/C5RA03164H
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  53. Sangermano, M.; Farrukh, M. Mian; Tiraferri, A.; Dizman, C.; Yagci, Y.
    Synthesis, preparation and characterization of UV-cured methacrylated polysulfone-based membranes
    Mater. Today Comm. 2015, 5, 64-69
    DOI: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2015.10.002
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