16th JUNE - Afternoon parallel session
SESSION 4: Advanced Materials for water treatment and environmental sustainability

Session chair: Francesco Veglio’ (University of L’Aquila)

14.00 - 14.10

14.10 - 14.35

14.35 - 15.00

15.00 - 15.25


Athanassia Athanassiou (IIT Genova)
Title: Sustainable materials for water treatment: From emerging pollutants to desalination

Giuliana Impellizzeri (CNR-IMM, Catania)
Title: Novel photocatalytic nanocomposite for water remediation

Efrem Curcio (University of Calabria)
Title: Membrane technology at water-energy-raw materials nexus

Coffe Break 15.25 - 15.45

15.45 - 16.05

16.05 - 16.25

16.25 - 16.45

16.45 - 17.00

17.00 - 17.15

17.15 - 17.30

Despina Fragouli (IIT Genova)
Title: Porous polymeric composites for water-oil separation

Sabrina Carroccio (CNR-IPCB, Catania)
Title: Novel polymeric resins for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants
from water

Domenico Caputo (University of Napoli ‘’Federico II’’)
Title: Advances in nanoporous materials for water treatment

Talk 1
Erik Cerrato (Cardiff University)
Title: Origin of Visible Light Photo-degradation ability of the CeO2/ZnO Heterojunction

Talk 2
Lia Vasquez (IIT Genova)
Title: Polysodium acrylate (PSA) composite cryogels for simultaneous oil and dye removal

Talk 3
Erika Iveth Cedillo-González (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia)
Title: Towards a plastic-free ocean: Green TiO2-based photocatalysts for mitigation of micro- and nanoplastic marine pollution

Coffe Break 17.30 - 17.45

17.45 - 18.00

18.00 - 18.15

18.15 - 18.30

18.30 - 18.45

Talk 4
Giulia Masi (University of Bologna)
Title: Effect of the microstructure in the optimization of geopolymeric membrane supports for microfiltration of wastewaters

Talk 5
Lucia Pesenti (University of Bologna)
Title: Cavitand-doped polymeric membranes produced by electrospinning for water purification

Talk 6
Federica Costantino (IIT Genova)
Title: Photocatalytic Activity of Cellulose Acetate nanoceria/Pt hybrid mats Driven by Visible Light Irradiation

Talk 7
Siew-Leng Loo (IIT Genova)
Title: A 3D Self-Floating Photothermal Cryogel for Solar Desalination