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dr. P. Raffa

Assistant Professor in Polymeric Products

from 01/2017: assistant professor in polymeric products @ RuG

2016: post-doc @ Wetsus (characterization of polyelectrolytes for sludge dewatering)

2013-2016: post-doc @ RuG
- research on polymeric surfactants and thermoreversible polymer composites
- supervision of bachelor, master and PhD students
- lecturer of Polymer Chemistry
- lecturer of Colloid Chemistry (Wetsus academy)
- lecturer of Structures and Molecules

2011-2013: post-doc @ RuG (DPI project #716, polymeric surfactants for enhanced oil recovery)

2010-2011: post-doc @ DCCI - Pisa (polymeric blends based on post-consumer PET) 

2009:  post-doc @ CNR-INFM - Pisa (development of protein-based biosensors for smart food packaging)

2008:  post-doc @ IRCE - Lyon (Pt/C catalyzed wet air oxidation of primary and secondary aromatic and heteroaromatic alcohol)

2005-2007:  PhD @ Scuola Normale Superiore and Dept. of Chemistry - Pisa (size-selective synthesis, characterization and catalytic applications of stabilized transition metal nanoparticles)

2004:  MSc thesis @ Scuola Normale Superiore and Dept. of Chemistry - Pisa (mechanistic study of fluoride promoted organosilanes rearrangement reaction)

Specialties:
Polymer synthesis, chemistry and physics
Polymer blends and composites
Nanostructured metal particles
Transition metal catalyzed organic transformations
Heterogeneous catalysis
Organosilanes chemistry and reactivity
Organic synthesis
Characterization of organic/organometallic compounds (NMR, UV, IR, GC)

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