Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry Group

Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Via Marzolo, 1 I-35131, Padova

Academic staff
Welcome to the homepage of the Electrocatalysis and Applied Electrochemistry Group at the Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova. The research group applies electrochemical methods to the study of chemical problems, conducting investigations in electro-organic chemistry, electroicatalysis for energy convesion and storage, and environmental electrochemistry

Giorgia Daniel has been selected as winner of Ametek Scientific 2018 Prize of the Italian Electrochemical Division as one of the best master degree theses in electrochemistry field.

The Ametek Scientific 2018 Prize was awarded at the event "Elettrochimica Italiana, the Next Generation" September 5th, Bologna, Italy

A selection of some recent publications

Giornate dell’elettrochimica italiana - GEI 2019, 8 - 12 September 2019, Orto Botanico Meeting Center, Padova, Italy.

    V. Perazzolo, R. Brandiele, C. Durante, M. Zerbetto, V. Causin, G.A. Rizzi, I.Cerri, G. Granozzi, A. Gennaro, Density Functional Theory (DFT) and Experimental Evidences of Metal−Support Interaction in Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen- and Sulfur-Doped Mesoporous Carbons: Synthesis, Activity, and Stability, ACS Catal. 2018, 18, 1122-1137.

    F. Bon, M. Fantin, A. A. Isse and A. Gennaro, Electrochemically mediated ATRP in ionic liquids: Controlled polymerization of methyl acrylate in [BMIm][OTf], Polym. Chem., 2018, 10.1039/C7PY02134H

    T. Gatti, G. Girardi, N. Vicentini, R. Brandiele, M. Wirix, C. Durante, E. Menna, Physico-chemical, electrochemical and structural insights into poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) grafted from molecularly engineered multi-walled carbon nanotube surfaces", J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 2018, 18, 1006-1018.

    A.A. Issea, S.Arnaboldi, C. Durante, A. Gennaro, Electrochemical reduction of organic bromides in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate, J. Electroanal. Chem. 2017, 804, 240–247.

    R. Brandiele, L. Picelli, R. Pilot, V. Causin, A. Martucci, G.A. Rizzi, A.A. Isse, C. Durante, A. Gennaro, Nitrogen and Sulfur Doped Mesoporous Carbons, Prepared from Templating Silica, as Interesting Material for Supercapacitors” ChemistrySelect, 2017, 2, 24, 7082–709

69th Annual Meeting of The international Society of Electrochemistry Bologna