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Nova Isabella

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» Ruolo: professore associato
» Gruppi: Catalisi e Processi Catalitici,
» Laboratori: Laboratorio di Catalisi e Processi Catalitici,

Contatti

  • Indirizzo: Campus Bovisa - Via La Masa, 34 - 20156 - Milano
  • Telefono: +39-02-2399.3228
  • Fax: +39-02-2399.3318
  • Email: isabella.nova@polimi.it
Incarichi didattici:
» Insegnamenti, semestri, programma dettagliato e corsi di studi

Formazione:

1999 - Dottorato di Ricerca in Chimica Industriale, Università degli Studi di Milano
1996 - Laurea di Dottore in Ingegneria Chimica presso la Facoltà di Ingegneria del Politecnico di Milano

Principali mansioni in ambito accademico ed esperienze lavorative:

2007 - Professore Associato nel SSD ING/IND-27
2002 - Ricercatore di ruolo nel SSD ING/IND-27
1998-2002 - Assegnista di Ricerca

Competenze e campi di ricerca:

Heterogeneous catalysis
Environmental catalytic processes
Chemical Reaction Engineering
Modeling of heterogenous catalytic processes
Reactor design and simulation

Cariche ricoperte:

2004-2007: Elected member of Directive Board, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico of Milano
2011-present: Responsible for Bachelor thesis for Chemical Engineering and Engineering for Prevention and Safety for Process Industry Programmes at Politecnico di Milano
2013-present: Secretary of the Bachelor and Master Graduation for Chemical Engineering and Engineering for Prevention and Safety for Process Industry at Politecnico di Milano
2014-present: Secretary of the Programmes of Chemical Engineering and Engineering for Prevention and Safety for Process Industry at Politecnico di Milano

Premi e riconoscimenti:

Prizes
• 2004: “Prize for young scientists”, 13° International Congress on Catalysis, Paris, France, July 2004
• 2005: “Glenn Award for the San Diego Meeting of the Fuel Chemistry Division”, ACS Meeting, March 2005.
• 2009: “K-idea award” by Kilometro Rosso for the patent “APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR REDUCING THE CONTENT OF NITROGEN OXIDES IN EXHAUST GASES OF COMBUSTION SYSTEMS”
• 2009: “Energy award” by Schneider Electric for the patent “APPARATUS AND PROCESS FOR REDUCING THE CONTENT OF NITROGEN OXIDES IN EXHAUST GASES OF COMBUSTION SYSTEMS”
• 2010: Best Poster Award al 6th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis (ICEC 2010), September, 2010, Beijing, China

Selected Invited Presentations and Lectures
• 2005: Key-note Lecture at the American Chemical Society’s Fuel Chemistry and Petroleum Chemistry Divisions entitled “CATALYSIS IN FUEL CHEMISTRY” during the 229th ACS National Meeting (San Diego, California, March 13-17, 2005).
• 2005: “NOx storage mechanism over Pt-Ba/Al2O3Lean NOx Trap catalysts” at the PNNL (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland Washington State, USA)
• 2007: “NO/NO2-NH3 SCR reactions over commercial catalysts for Diesel exhausts after treatment” at Corning C.E.T.C. (Fontainebleau, FR)
• 2007: web conference “Transient kinetic features of the NO/NO2-NH3 SCR reactions for Diesel exhaust after treatment” for the group of the Cross-Cut Lean Exhaust Emissions Reduction Simulations
• 2008: “Mechanistic aspects of the reduction of NOx stored over Pt-Ba/Al2O3 Lean NOx Trap catalysts” at Institut fuer Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie, Karlsruhe University (Germany)
• 2009: “Diesel NOx aftertreatment catalytic technologies: Analogies in LNT and SCR catalytic chemistry” at Corning Research Center, Sullivan Park, NY
• 2009: Key-note Lecture at the 21st North American Meeting (NAM) of the North American Catalysis Society (San Francisco, CA, USA, June, 2009)
• 2010: “Mechanistic aspects of the reduction of NOx stored over Pt-Ba/Al2O3 Lean NOx Trap catalysts” at Corning Research Center, Sullivan Park, NY
• 2011: “Kinetic Modeling of Hysteresis Effects in Low-T NH3-SCR over Fe-zeolite Catalysts” at Corning Research Center, Sullivan Park, NY
• 2011: Plenary Lecture per MODEGAT II, International Symposium on Modelling of Exhaust- Gas After-Treatment, 19th–20th September 2011, Bad Herrenalb/Karlsruhe, Germany
• 2012: Key-note Lecture at 2012 DOE CLEERS workshop, Dearborn, MI, April 30 - May 2, 2012
• 2013: Key-note Lecture at XI European Congress on Catalysis “Europacat”, Lyon, France, September 1-6 2013.
• 2014: invited Key-note Lectures at the 1st International Symposium on Catalytic Science and Technology in Sustainable Energy and Environment, EECAT, Tianjin, China, October 2014
• 2015: Key-note Lecture at the 24PPPthPPP North American Meeting (NAM) of the North American Catalysis Society (Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June, 2015).
• 2016: invited Key-note Lectures at the 2nd International Symposium on Catalytic Science and Technology in Sustainable Energy and Environment, EECAT, Tianjin, China, October, 2016

Organization of scientific meetings
• 2009 : Member of the International Program Committee, ECOSM’09 (Engine Control, Simulation and Modeling), France, Nov 30 – Dec 2, 2009,
• 2012: Member of the International Program Committee, ECOSM’12 (Engine Control, Simulation and Modeling), France, October 23-25, 2012
• 2012: Member of the Organizing Committee of the Workshop “Catalisi per Energia e Ambiente”, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy, November 16, 2012
• 2013: Member of the Scientific Committee of the XVII National Congress on Catalysis and of the XI National Congress on Science and Technology of Zeolites, Riccione, Italy, September 15-18, 2013
• 2014: Member of the Scientific Committee of the 10th European Symposium on Electrochemical Engineering, Chia, Domus de Maria (CA), Sardinia, Italy, September 28 - October 02, 2014

Commission of trust
2008,2010,2012,2014,2016: Guest Editor of special issues of Catal.Today (Vol.136,151,184,231,267), Elsevier
2011-2015: Directive Board of the Industrial Chemistry Division, Italian Chemical Society.
2014: Co-editor of “Urea-SCR Technology for deNOx After Treatment of Diesel Exhaust”, Springer Science+Business Media New York, 2014 (Springer).
2016-present : Editorial Board of “Applied Catalysis B: Environmental” (Elsevier), catalysis journal with the highest IF (2015: 8.328)
Regularly acting as expert reviewer for the The Skolkovo Foundation (Russia), Technology Foundation STW (The Netherlands), for many leading international journals in the field of catalysis and chemical engineering (e.g. Angewadte Chemie, Journal of Catalysis, Applied Catalysis A & B, ACS Catalysis, Chemical Engineering Journal, AIChE Journal, Industrial Engineering Chemical Research), and for the related main conferences (NAM, ISCRE, EUROPCAT, ICEC, ICC, CAPOC, …).