Researcher - Post Doc
Graduated at Universita' del Salento, Lecce, in Materials Engineering; PhD in Materials Engineering at NTNU, Tronheim, Norway. Specialization in Advanced Ceramics design, fabrication and characterization for electronics, energy conversion and structural applications, includes a Patent for the fabrication of a vast family of ferroelectric ceramic materials, US Patent 8,936,731. Professor of Engineering courses in several Colleges in the USA berween 2011-2018. Researcher Post-Doc at IIT-CBN Arnesano, Lecce since 2018.
Patent "Process for the manufacture of ferroelectric materials", January 2015, Patent: US 8,936,731
Available Energy in Cars’ Exhaust System for IoT Remote Exhaust Gas Sensor and Piezoelectric HarvestingEnergies, vol. 13, (no. 16), pp. 4169
Sintering of sub-micron K0.5Na0.5NbO3 powders fabricated by spray pyrolysisJournal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 35, (no. 5), pp. 1449-1457
Piezoelectric K 0.5 Na 0.5 NbO 3 ceramics textured using needlelike K 0.5 Na 0.5 NbO 3 templatesJournal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 97, (no. 12), pp. 3818-3825
Molten salt synthesis of K4Nb6O17, K 2Nb4O11 and KNb3O8 crystals with needle- or plate-like morphologyCrystEngComm, vol. 13, (no. 5), pp. 1304-1313
Synthesis of anisometric KNbO3 and K0.5Na 0.5NbO3 single crystals by chemical conversion of non-perovskite templatesCrystEngComm, vol. 13, (no. 5), pp. 1350-1359