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Program

PROGRAM

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

9:00 – 10:00 AM
Registration & Welcome Coffee 10:00 AM
Welcome and Introductory Remarks

10:30 AM – Keynote
Groundbreaking technologies for CO2 capture and conversion to valuable products
Saracco G.*, Politecnico Torino, Italy

11:10 AM – Keynote
Promising energy storage materials, technologies and applications
Noe M.*, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

11:50 AM – Invited
Breaking crystal symmetry – energy conversion with functional oxide films and nanostructures
Morris M., Durrant J., Imperial College, UK; Dunn S.*, Deregallera and Queen Mary University of London, UK

12:20 AM
Discussion on energy-related applications of ceria-zirconia oxides
Boaro M*., Pappacena A., de Leitenburg C., Trovarelli A.,  Polytechnical Department of Engineering and Architecture

12:40 AM – Invited
A unified database for Regional/National/EU collaborative projects on ceramics for energy
Gavillet J.*, LITEN, CEA, France

1:10 – 2:00 PM
Lunch & Poster Session

2:00 PM
Decorating few-layer black phosphorus with nickel nanoparticles and application of the nanohybrid in catalysis
Caporali M.*, Serrano-Ruiz M., Telesio F., Heun S., Nicotra G., Spinella C., Peruzzini M., ICCOM-CNR, Italy

2:20 PM – Invited
Interface-activated ceramics for energy applications
Esposito V.*, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

2:50 PM
Understanding electro-catalysis in solid oxide cells (SOCS) for designing electrodes
Costa R.*, German Aerospace Center, Germany; Yurkiv V., University of Illinois, USA

3:10 PM – Invited
Multimaterial 3D printing of ceramics for solid oxide fuel cell applications
Tarancón A.*,  Willich C., Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain;  Esposito V., Technical University of Denmark, Denmark; Chapout C., 3DCeram, France;  Ruiz-Morales J.C. , University of La Laguna, Spain; Gooden P., Promethean Particles Ltd, UK; Ramos F., Francisco Alberto S.A.U., Spain; Lieftink D. HyGear, Fuel Cell Systems B.V, Netherlands; Ansar A., Saan Energi AB, Sweden; Morata A., Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain

4:00 –4:30 PM
Coffee Break

4:30 PM – Students & Young Researchers Session
Straightforward conversion of zirconia suspensions produced by hydrothermal synthesis into nano-inks for inkjet printing
Rosa M.*, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark; Gooden P.,  Promethean Particles Ltd, UK; Esposito V., Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

4:50 PM- Students & Young Researchers Session
In-situ neutron diffraction of Sr1-xYxCoO3-δ: a promising solid oxide fuel cell cathode
Sarno C.*, University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Yang T., University of South Carolina, Columbia; Ashfia Huq, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA; Kevin Huang, University of South Carolina, Columbia; Steven McIntosh, Lehigh University, USA

5:10 PM
Characterising ceramic powder blends to optimise dry powder pressing
Zappavigna A.*, Materials srl, Italy

5:30 PM
Calorimetry for the characterization of phase change materials
Moreau S.*, André R., SETARAM Instrumentation, France; Bocca M., Pavanello F., Automation s.r.l., Italy;

Thursday, June 8, 2017

9:00 AM- Students & Young Researchers Session
Pure hydrogen production through methane oxy-reforming coupled with Pd-dense membrane reactor
Fasolini A., Basile F.*, University of Bologna, Italy; Abate S., University of Messina, Italy; Lombardi E., University of Bologna, Italy; Centi G., University of Messina, Italy

9:20 AM
Electrodeposition: a feasible method to coat open-cell metal foams with catalysts for H2 production
Ho P.H., University of Bologna, Italy; de Nolf W., European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, France; Ospitali F., Scavetta E., Tonelli D., Albonetti S., Fornasari G., Vaccari A. ,Benito P.*, University of Bologna, Italy

9:40 AM
The role of oxygen vacancies in nickel supported on doped ceria for the dry reforming of methane
Luisetto I.*, Tuti S., Kesavan J.K., Romano C., Iucci G., Battocchio C., Meneghini C., University of Roma Tre, Italy; Kumar S.M.S., CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, India; Di Bartolomeo E., University of Tor Vergata, Italy

10:00 AM
High performance open-celled silicon carbide foams
Fuessel A.*, Adler J., Standke G., Haase D., Neck M., Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany

10:20 AM
Lanthanum Hexaboride: a novel material for solar energy applications
Sani E.*, Mercatelli L., Meucci M., Azzali N., INO-CNR, Italy; Zoli L., Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR , Italy

10:40 – 11:10 AM
Coffee Break

11:10 AM – Keynote
Ceramics for application in solid oxide cells, batteries and thermoelectric generators
Kusnezoff M.*, Schilm J.,  Rost A., Wagner D., Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany

11:50 AM – Invited
In-situ neutron diffraction: revealing new structural insights into ionic transport in solid oxide fuel cell electrode materials
McIntosh S.*, Lehigh University, USA

12:20 AM
Development of glass-ceramic coatings for oxidation protection of higher manganese silicide thermoelectrics
Salvo M.*, Smeacetto F., D’Isanto F., Viola G., Demitri P., Politecnico di Torino, Italy; Gucci F., Reece M.J., Queen Mary University of London, UK

12:40 AM
Ceramic anode for all-solid-state sodium battery
Mercadelli E.*, ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Campech B., Chimie ParisTech, France; Sangiorgi N., Pinasco P., Gondolini A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Zurlo F., Di Bartolomeo E., University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

1:00 PM
Fabrication of dye-sensitized solar modules based on a prototyping pilot line and their integration into energy storage microsystems
Gorni G.*, Zama I., Martelli C., Daunia Solar Cell S.r.l., Italy; Armiento L., Tozzi Green S.p.A., Italy

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Lunch & Poster Session

2:30 PM – Invited
Understanding and identifying the oxygen transport mechanism through a mixed-conductor membrane
Geffroy P.-M.*, SPCTS, CNRS, ENSCI, Université de Limoges, France; Blond E., Univ. Orléans, France; Richet N., Air Liquide, France, Chartier T., SPCTS, CNRS, ENSCI, Université de Limoges, France

3:00 PM – Students & Young Researchers Session
Role of the sintering atmosphere in the densification and phase composition of asymmetric BCZY-GDC composite membrane
Montaleone D.*, Mercadelli E., Gondolini A., Pinasco P., Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

3:20 PM
Stability of BaCe0.65Zr0.20Y0.15O3-δ and Y– or Gd-doped ceria in simulated operational envinronments for H2 separation
Rebollo E.*, Mortalò C., ICMATE-CNR, Italy; Escolástico S., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany; Deambrosis S.M., ICMATE-CNR, Italy;  Haas-Santo K., Dittmeyer R., Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany; Fabrizio M., ICMATE-CNR, Italy

3:40 PM
Effect of the CO2 on the oxygen permeation and stability of LSCF asymmetric membranes
Drago F.*, Pinacci P., RSE SpA,  Italy

4:00 –4:30 PM
Coffee Break

4:30 – 7:00 PM
Interactive Masterclasses & Experiencial Workshop

 7:00 –8:00 PM
Light Dinner

Friday, June 9, 2017

9:00 AM Students & Young Researchers Session
Flexible, transparent and gel-state micro-supercapacitor based on zinc oxide and reduced graphene oxide electrodes
Sangiorgi N.*, ISTECCNR & University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Grandi F., Albonetti S., University of Bologna, Italy; Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

9:20 AM  – Invited
Light emitting properties of hybrid perovskites
Cortecchia D.*,  Nanyang Technological University,  Singapore

9:50 AM
Carbon, metal and textile fibers functionalization with ZnO nanostructures for piezoelectric and photovoltaic application
Zappettini A.*, Calestani D., Villani M., Culiolo M., Delmonte D., Coppede N., IMEM-CNR, Italy; Sangiorgi N., Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

10:10 AM – Students & Young Researchers Session
Composition-dependent dielectric and energy-storage properties of Pb1-xLax(Zr0.9Ti0.1)1-x/4O3 ceramics
Ciuchi I.V., ISTEC-CNR, Italy & Univ. “A. I. Cuza”, Romania; C. Capiani, ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Mitoseriu L., Univ. “A. I. Cuza”, Romania; Galassi C., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

10:30 AM – SUPERSOLAR Session
Supersolar: ultra-refractory ceramic absorbers for thermodynamic solar energy generation at high temperature
Silvestroni L.*, Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Balbo A., University of Ferrara, Italy; Licheri R., Musa C. , Orrù R., Cao G., University of Cagliari, Italy; Mercatelli L., Sani E., INO-CNR, Italy

11:00 – 11:30 AM
Coffee Break 

11:30 AM
The European Research Council: a Success Story for the EU
Favaro M.*, ERC Executive Agency, Belgium

11:50 AM
Advanced ceramic solutions for next generation high efficiency concentrated solar power (CSP) tower systems
Laghi L.*, De Aloysio G., CertiMaC, Italy; Mingazzini C.,  Rinaldi A., ENEA, Italy; Hansen K.K., Kadrispahic H., Liqtech International A/S, Denmark

12:10 AM – SUPERSOLAR Session
Measurement system for spectral normal emittance of solid materials
Sani E., Mercatelli L.*, Meucci M., Azzali N., INO-CNR, Itlay; Musa C., Orrù R., University of Cagliari, Italy; Silvestroni L., Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

12:30 AM – SUPERSOLAR Session
Ultra high temperature porous graded ceramics for solar energy applications
Licheri R., Musa C., Locci A.M., Montinaro S., Orrù R.*, Cao G., University of Cagliari, Italy;  Silvestroni L., Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Balbo A., University of Ferrara, Italy; Azzali N., Sani E., INO-CNR, Italy

12:50 AM – Students & Young Researchers Session
Silicon carbide spectral emittance as a function of operating temperature
Meucci M., Azzali N., Mercatelli L.*, Sani E., INOCNR, Italy;  Silvestroni L., Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

1:10 PM – Students & Young Researchers Session
Geopolymer composites for the catalytic TAR reforming of biomassderived gas
Bendoni R.*, Landi E., Miccio F., Medri V., ISTEC-CNR, Italy;  Benito P., Vaccari A., University of Bologna & ISTEC-CNR, Italy

1:30 – 2:30 PM
Lunch & Poster Session

2:30 PM
Characterization of novel Geopolymer – zeolite composites as solid adsorbents for CO2 capture
Sardano A., Minelli M.*, University of Bologna, Italy; Papa E., Medri V., Miccio F., Landi E., ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Doghieri F., University of Bologna, Italy

2:50 PM Invited
Tailoring magnetic nanoparticle properties towards applications
Sangregorio C.*, ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Lottini E., López-Ortega A., University of Florence, Italy; de Julián Fernandez C., IMEM-CNR, Italy

3:20 PM
New superconducting materials for technological applications
Martinelli A.*, Malagoli A., Vignolo M., SPIN-CNR, Italy  

3:40 PM
Advanced materials from unconventional carbon sources: new perspectives on hybrid materials development
Alfè M.*, Gargiulo V., IRC-CNR, Italy

4:00  PM
Closing & Remarks

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Poster Session

P1 -Students & Young Researchers Session
Fabrication and testing of Cu/GDC based IT-SOFC
Iannaci A.*, INSTM, Italy; De Marco V., University of Trento, Italy; Zurlo F., University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Luisetto I., University of Roma Tre, Italy; Di Bartolomeo E., INSTM and University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Sglavo V.M., INSTM and University of Trento, Italy

P2
An insigth into the chemical and mechanical stability of BaCe0.65Zr0.20Y0.15O3-δCe0.85M0.15O2-δ (M: Y, Gd) composites for hydrogen separation
Mortalò C.*, Rebollo E., Zin V., Deambrosis S.M., Fabrizio M., ICMATE-CNR, Italy

P3 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Lanthanum chromite based composite anodes for dry reforming of methane
Sarno C.*, University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Luisetto I., University of Roma Tre, Italy;  Zurlo F., Licoccia S., Di Bartolomeo E., University of Tor Vergata, Italy

P4 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Nickel-rhodium catalysts for the valorization of model biogas by dry and steam/dry reforming reaction
Schiaroli N.*, de Luna G.S., University of Bologna, Italy; Lucarelli C.,  Università dell’Insubria, Italy;  Vaccari A., University of Bologna, Italy

P5 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Critical review, completion and modelling of chemical-physical properties of molten salts NO3-/NO2- mixtures containing Na+/K+/Li+/Ca2+ for CSP application
Delise T., Tizzoni A.C., University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Ferrara M., Corsaro N., ENEA, Italy; D’Ottavi C., University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Sau S., ENEA, Italy; Licoccia S., University of Tor Vergata, Italy

P6 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Dye-sensitized solar cells based on N719 and cobalt gel electrolyte obtained through a room temperature process
Sangiorgi A., ISTEC-CNR and University of Parma, Italy; Bendoni R.*, ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Anne-Laure Barthélémy, Chimie ParisTech, France;  Sangiorgi N., ISTEC-CNR and University of Tor Vergata, Italy; Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

P7 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Optical properties of black zirconia for solar thermal absorbers
Azzali N., Sani E.*, Mercatelli L., Meucci M., INO-CNR, Italy; Sciti D., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

P8
SiC based coatings for Cf/C composites by pack cementation
Bezzi F.*, Burgio F., Grilli S., Magnani G., Salernitano E., Scafè M., ENEA, Italy

P9
Development of geopolymer-zeolite composites for CO2 adsorption
Papa E.*, Medri V., Landi E., Mazzocchi M., ISTECCNR, Italy; Amari S., ISTEC-CNR, Italy and Chimie ParisTech, France; Manaud J., ISTECCNR, Italy and University of Limoges, France; Benito P., Vaccari A., ISTECCNR and University of Bologna, Italy

P10
Biomass ash-based geopolymer for thermal insulation
Natali Murri A.*, Landi E., Medri V. , ISTEC-CNR, Italy; Laghi L., CertiMaC ScarL , Italy; Mingazzini C. , ENEA, Italy

P11
A correlation of Raman and multiple layer graphene conductivity as detected with a cryogenic multiprobe AFM
Lewis A., Dechter R., Komissar A., Maayan E., Lewis D.*, Nanonics Imaging Ltd, Israel

P12
Surface energetics of CERAMIC nanomaterials determined from high temperature calorimetry, TG-DSC and water adsorption measurements
Moreau S.*, Lilova K., André R.,  SETARAM Instrumentation, France; Bocca M., Pavanello F., Automation s.r.l., Italy

P13
Pilot-scaling of nanophotocatalytic reactors for water purification treatments
Ortelli S.*, Blosi M., Baldisserri C., Costa A.L., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

P14
Highly performant copper-based nanolubricant for automotive application
Gondolini A.*, Mercadelli E., ISTECCNR, Italy; Zin V., ICMATE-CNR, Italy; Sanson A., ISTEC-CNR, Italy

P15 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Silver based electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction
Folliero M.G.*, University of Siena and ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Miller H.A., Bellini M., Filippi J., ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Pagliaro M.V., University of Siena and ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Marchionni A., Oberhauser W., Vizza F., ICCOM-CNR, Italy

P16 – Students & Young Researchers Session
Hydrogen production from biomass with Rh/C and Pd/C electrocatalysts
Pagliaro M.V.*, University of Siena and ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Bellini M., Filippi J., ICCOM-CNR, Italy;  Folliero M.G., University of Siena and ICCOM-CNR, Italy; Marchionni A., Miller H.A., Oberhauser W., Vizza F.,ICCOM-CNR, Italy