Topics included in the line of research and relating contact person

• Ceramic surfaces: protocols for the assessment of cleanability and hygienization
Eng. Barbara Mazzanti ⇒ mazzanti@centroceramico.it

• High performance glazes for ceramic tiles for solar reflectance of building envelopes, anti-slip characteristics in indoor/outdoor environments, etc.
Eng. Barbara Mazzanti ⇒ mazzanti@centroceramico.it

• Highly hydrophobic or highly hydrophilic functional coatings (thin films) to improve surface cleanability
Dr. Giovanni Ridolfi ⇒ ridolfi@centroceramico.it

• Innovative porcelain enamel formulations for applications on metal layers
Dr. Elisa Rambaldi ⇒ rambaldi@centroceramico.it

• Ceramic membranes for water filtration
Dr. Giovanni Ridolfi ⇒ ridolfi@centroceramico.it

• Ceramic materials for advanced and/or medical applications
Dr. Elisa Rambaldi ⇒ rambaldi@centroceramico.it

• Geopolymers / Alkaline active materials as new sustainable materials for the ceramic industry
Prof. Maria Chiara Bignozzi ⇒ maria.bignozzi@unibo.it

• Design, development and optimization of low cost and high-performance traditional ceramic materials
Dr. Elisa Rambaldi ⇒ rambaldi@centroceramico.it

Sustainable Development Goals – 2030 UN Agenda

Research Projects

In addition to direct orders from several Companies, the following Research Projects have been funded:

Sustainable materials for the renovation and construction of new buildings

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Innovative, adaptive and sustainable systems for building envelope with high energy and acoustic performance

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Sustainability and Performances for HEROTILE-based Energy Efficient Roofs

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Eco-Friendly Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) Based on Recycled Agricultural and Industrial Wastes for Waste Water Reuse

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Waste synergy in the production of innovative ceramic tiles

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