Di Palma Luca

Abstract docente professore associato confermato
SSD: ING-IND/22 Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali
Contatti tel: +39.06.4458.5571 - fax: +39.06.4827453
email: luca.dipalma@uniroma1.it
sede: ICM - piano 3 - stanza 301
Curriculum vitae

Prof. Eng. Luca Di Palma, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in the field of Materials Science and Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering Materials Environment, Faculty of Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome.

Full professor qualification (Materials Science and Technology, obtained April 5th 2017).
 

Research Activity

Since 1993 he collaborates to the research activity of the Chemical Engineering Materials and Environment Department of the Sapienza University, and the Interuniversity Centre on Technology and Chemistry for the Environment, in the field of Applied Chemistry and Technology for Environmental protection. He is the author of more than 170 publications on international journal or national and/or international conferences proceedings.

His main research fields are:

-        Technologies for chemical and electro-chemical oxidation in the treatment of high strength or hazardous wastewater;

-        Hazardous materials encapsulation in cementitious matrix and solidification/stabilization of hazardous wastes;

-        Energy and materials recovery from industrial wastes;

-        Contaminated soil and sediment remediation.

  • He also served as a referee for the main international journal in the field of environmental technologies and applied chemistry
  • He is member of the Editorial Board of:

- The Open Journal of Civil Engineering  (Bentham Eds, Ltd);

- Hydrology: Current research (OMICS Group)

He is evaluator of research or mobility projects submitted to National or International funding Institutions or Agencies.

He was Invited Lecturer on:

“In situ chemical oxidation technologies”

“Nanotechnology for advanced site remediation”

 

Teaching activity.

Actually (A.Y. 2017-2018) he is the teacher of:
· Materials Technology and Applied Chemistry (Bachelor in Energetic Engineering, 9 CFU)
· Wastewater treatment processes (Master Sc. in Chemical Engineering, 9 CFU).
 

He has been the tutor of about 40 Master Degree Thesis in Chemical Engineering, more than 70 Bachelor Degree Thesis in Chemical Engineering, Energetic Engineering and Environmental Engineering, and five PhD thesis, as well as member of several national panels for the admission to the PhD course, the final PhD exam, and for the allocation of Research Scholarship and Grants.

 

Recent Research Grant as coordinator, P.I.

• Coordinator (Grant-holder) of the TEMPUS project Econano – Curriculum reform and the modernization of Ecology Engineering based in nanotechnology in Azerbaijan (543924-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-IT-TEMPUS-JPCR)
• Unit partner responsible (Sapienza University) of the EU funded ERANETMED project CrITERIA - Cr(VI) Impacted water bodies in the Mediterranean: Transposing management options for Efficient water Resources use through an Interdisciplinary Approach, ERANETMED_WATER-13-051 CRITERIA (2016-2019)
• Unit Partner Responsible (Sapienza University) of the EU funded project ETP-EABiofilms - Techniques for investigating Electron Transfer Processes in ElectroActive Biofilms nell’ambito del FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IRSES.
• Responsible of Sapienza Unit in the project funded by the Italian Ministry of Health: "Biotechnologies for sustainable development", in the 2011 CCM Programme.

• Coordinator of research project funded by MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Reserch) in the field of PRIN projects (National Coordinator and P.I. of the National PRIN 2008 funded project: On board treatment of ballast water: innovative technologies to control the introduction of non-native species for biodiversity protection of coastal areas)

• He was the PI of several Research Project funded by private companies or public agencies, including INAIL (Italian Workers' Compensation Authority) and ISPESL (National Agency for Occupational Health and Safety)..

 

Conference organization

He has been the member of The Steering and Organizing Committe of the following International Conferences:

  • International Conference on the Remediation of Polluted Sites (BOSICON), Roma, 14-15 febbraio 2006, Sapienza University, Interuniversitary Center of Technology and Chemistry for the Environment.
  • 2nd International Conference on the Remediation of Polluted Sites (BOSICON 2009), Roma, 13-15 maggio 2009, Sapienza University, Interuniversitary Center of Technology and Chemistry for the Environment.
  • 3rd International Congress on Soil and Sediment Remediation (BOSICON-2012), Roma, 11-14 settembre 2012, organized jointly by the AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering), the Interuniversitary Center of Technology and Chemistry for the Environment, and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Sapienza University.
  • Chairman, and member of the Steering Committe of International Conference of Nanotechnology Application for the Environment, NINE 2016, Roma, Italy, 21-23 March, 2016, organized by the AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering).
  • Chairman, and member of the Organizing Committe Second International Conference of Nanotechnology Application for the Environment, NINE 2017, Roma, Italy, 24-26 September, 2017 organized by the AIDIC (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering).
Ricevimento Lunedì (Monday )dalle 14.00 alle 15.30.
Mercoledì (Wednesday )dalle 14.30 alle 15.30. (previa prenotazione per email)
Corsi
  • Processi di trattamento dei reflui liquidi -  MCHR
  • Tecnologia dei materiali e chimica applicata - BENR
Pubblicazioni
  1. Vilardi, G., Di Palma, L. Kinetic study of nitrate removal from aqueous solution using copper coated iron nanoparticles, Bull Environ Contam Toxicol (2016), 98: 359-365. doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1865-9. SCOPUS-ISI
  2. F. Colangelo, F. Messina, L. Di Palma, R. Cioffi (2017) Recycling of non-metallic automotive shredder residues and coal fly ash in cold-bonded aggregates for sustainable concrete, Composites Part B, 116, 46-52.
  3. Stoller M., Ochando Pulido J.M., Vilardi G., Vuppala S., Bravi M., Verdone N., Di Palma L. (2017)
  4. G. Vilardi, L. Di Palma, N. Verdone (2017) Heavy metals adsorption by banana peels micro-powder. Equilibrium modeling by non-linear models, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 26(3), 455-464.
  5. L. Di Palma, N. Verdone, G. Vilardi (2017) The influence of nitrate on the reduction of hexavalent chromium by Zero Valent Iron nanoparticles in polluted wastewater, Desalination and water treatment, 86, 252-258.
  6. M. A. Ramazanov, F. V. Hajiyeva, A. M. Maharramov, Luca Di Palma, Diana Sannino, Makoto Takafuji, H. M. Mammadov, U. A. Hasanova, H. A. Shirinova, and Z. A. Bayramova, 2017, New magnetic polymer nanocomposites on the basis of isotactic polypropylene and magnetite nanoparticles for adsorption of ultra high frequency electromagnetic waves, Polymer Plastics Technology Engineering, in press, doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2017.1320721
  7. M. Stoller, G. Vilardi, L. Di Palma, A. Chianese, P. Morganti (2017) Process intensification techniques for the production of nanoparticles for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, Journal of Applied Cosmetology, 35, 53-59.
  8. M. A. Ramazanov, F. V. Hajiyeva, A. M. Maharramov, H. A. Shirinova, L. Di Palma (2018) The Effect of the Temperature–Time Mode of Crystallization on the Morphology and Thermal Properties of Nanocomposites Based on Polypropylene and Magnetite (Fe3O4), Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 28(3), 1171-1177. DOI: 10.1007/s10904-017-0767-6
  9. M. A. Ramazanov, F. V. Hajiyeva, A. M. Maharramov, Luca Di Palma, Diana Sannino, Makoto Takafuji, H. M. Mammadov, U. A. Hasanova, H. A. Shirinova, and Z. A. Bayramova, 2018, New magnetic polymer nanocomposites on the basis of isotactic polypropylene and magnetite nanoparticles for adsorption of ultra high frequency electromagnetic waves, Polymer Plastics Technology Engineering, 47(5), 449-458, doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2017.1320721
  10. Chinh, V.D., Broggi, A.,  Di Palma, L.,  Scarsella, M.,  Speranza, G.,  Vilardi, G.,  Thang, P.N., 2017, XPS Spectra Analysis of Ti2+, Ti3+ Ions and Dye Photodegradation Evaluation of Titania-Silica Mixed Oxide Nanoparticles, Journal of Electric Material, 47(4), 2215-2224, doi: 10.1007/s11664-017-6036-1.
  11. Di Palma, L., Bavasso, I.,  Sarasini, F.,  Tirillò, J.,  Puglia, D.,  Dominici, F.,  Torre, L., 2018, Synthesis, characterization and performance evaluation of Fe3O4/PES nano composite membranes for microbial fuel cell, European Polymer Journal, 99, February 2018, Pages 222-229.
  12. Vilardi, G., Sebastiani, D., Miliziano, S., Verdone, N., Di Palma, L.  (2018)  Heterogeneous nZVI-induced Fenton oxidation process to enhance biodegradability of excavation by-products, Chemical Engineering Journal, 335, pp. 309-320, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.10.152.
  13. Giorgio Vilardi, Luca Di Palma, Nicola Verdone (2018) On the critical use of zero valent iron nanoparticles and Fenton processes for the treatment of tannery wastewater, Journal of Water Process Engineering, 22, 109-122.
  14. Giorgio Vilardi, Thanasis Mpouras, Dimitris Dermatas, Nicola Verdone, Angeliki Polydera, Luca Di Palma (2018) Nanomaterials application for heavy metals recovery from polluted water: the combination of nano zero-valent iron and carbon nanotubes. Competitive adsorption non-linear modeling, Chemosphere, 201, 716-729.
  15. I. Bavasso, D. Montanaro, E. Petrucci, L. Di Palma (2018) Shortcut Biological Nitrogen Removal (SBNR) in an MFC anode chamber under microaerobic conditions: The effect of C/N ratio and kinetic study, Sustainability, 10, 4, 1062, 10.3390/su10041062. SCOPUS 2-s2.0-85045073639

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