Research Group

The group is part of the Laboratory of Catalysis and Catalytic Processes of the Politecnico di Milano.

Principal Investigator:

Prof. Matteo Maestri – full professor

Senior scientist:

Dr. Mauro Bracconi – assistant professor – CFD and multiscale modeling (Project: ERC-SHAPE, H2020 ReaxPro, FARE-Miur SPOON)

Post-doctoral fellows:

Dr. Matteo Ferri – atomistic calculations (Project: ERC-SHAPE)

Dr. Chiara Negri – operando spectroscopy and kinetic analysis (Project: ERC-SHAPE, FARE-Miur SPOON)

Dr. Kaustav Niyogi – multiscale modeling of CO2 electrocatalytic reduction processes (Seal of Excellence MSCA)

Ph.D. students:

Gianluca Moroni – operando spectroscopy and kinetic analysis (Projects: ERC-SHAPE, Spectrokin)

Riccardo Uglietti – CFD of fluidized beds (Projects: ERC-SHAPE, H2020 ReaxPro)

Daniele Micale – CFD of catalytic reactors (Projects: ERC-SHAPE, H2020 ReaxPro, ARPA-E US)

Luca Nardi – multiscale analysis of catalytic processes (Projects: ERC-SHAPE, FARE Miur SPOON, Spectrokin)

Claudio Ferroni – CFD modeling of structured reactors (co-advised)

Davide Cafaro – multiscale modeling and CFD modeling of fluidized systems (Projects: H2020 ReaxPro, Spectrokin)

Gabriele Contaldo – DFT calculations and multiscale modeling (Project: H2020 ReaxPro)

M. Sc. Students: ~8 per year

Past members:

Dr. Imteyaz Alam (2019-2021, Marie Curie Fellow)

Dr. Raffaele Cheula (2016-2021)

Dr. Giulio Cordaro (2019-2020)

Luca Dietz (2013-2014)

Dr. Zhao-Bin Ding (2016-2020)

Dr. Torstein Fjermestad (2019-2021, Marie Curie Fellow)

Dr. Tiziano Maffei (2013-2014)

Dr. Ali Maghsoumi (2015-2017)

Dr. Stefano Rebughini (2013-2017)