Marelli Marcello
Research Scientist, Dr, PhD
CNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
ISTM - Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie Molecolari
Via G. Fantoli 16/15
20138 Milano
Italy


Email: m
Phone(office): (+39) 02 509 95632
Fax(office): (+39) 02 503 14405
Phone(lab.): (+39) 02 509 95632

http://labcat.istm.cnr.it/

Education

2008 PhD in Chemical Sciences XXI ciclo -Università dell’Insubria – Como (IT) Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Ambientali
PhD project: ”Applicazioni analitiche avanzate della spettrometria di massa con Analizzatori Quadrupolari” (Quadrupole mass spectrometry: advanced analytical applications) PhD was a 3 year course Tutor: Prof. Sandro Recchia

2005 Laurea Specialistica (Graduate level) in Chemical Sciences at the University of Insubria – Como (IT)
Thesis: “Determinazione della provenienza di reperti archeologici dell’età del Bronzo mediante spettroscopia ICP-MS” (Determination of archaeological bronze aged specimens provenance whit ICP-MS spectrometry)
Tutor: Prof. Sandro Recchia; Score: 110/110 cum laude

Academic positions held

2014 CNR Research Scientist at CNR-ISTM (Italian National Research Council - Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies) - Via Camillo Golgi, 19 - 20133 Milano (IT) - Mainframe project: “Tecnologie e Materiali per l'utilizzo Efficiente dell'Energia Solare” (Technologies and materials for an efficient solar Energy use)

2013 – (12 months) Post-Doc Senior Grant at CNR-ISTM (Italian National Research Council - Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies) - Via Camillo Golgi, 19 - 20133 Milano (IT): “FIRB OSSIDI NANOSTRUTTURATI: MULTI-FUNZIONALITA’ E APPLICAZIONI (Codice: RBAP115AYN) - “Caratterizzazione morfologica strutturale di ossidi nanostrutturati con funzionalità foto catalitiche per la produzione di idrogeno” (FIRB nanostucured oxides: Multi-functionality and applications - RBAP115AYN – Morphological and structural characterization of nanostructured oxides for photo-catalytic purposes and hydrogen production)
2012 – (12 months) Post-Doc Senior Grant at CNR-ISTM (Italian National Research Council - Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies) - Via Camillo Golgi, 19 - 20133 Milano (IT): “Rete Nazionale di Ricerca sulle Nanoscienze ItalNanoNet” – Sintesi e funzionalizzazione di nano paricelle e supefici e nano catalisi (National Research Network on Nanoscience ItalNanoNet – synthesis and fictionalization of nano particles and surfaces and nano-catalysis)
2009 – (3 years) CNR Research Scientist at CNR-ISTM (Italian National Research Council - Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies) - Via Camillo Golgi, 19 - 20133 Milano (IT)Mainframe project: “NANOSCIENZE PER MATERIALI E APPLICAZIONI BIOMEDICHE” WP1 Tecnologie abilitanti per la sintesi di nanoparticelle con funzionalità size-depedent
Research project: “Caratterizzazione di nano particelle supportate mediante tecniche spettroscopiche e di microscopia elettronica ”
(Nanoscience for materials and biomedical application – WP1 New technologies to synthesize nanoparticles with size-dependent functionality – “Characterization of supported nanoparticles via spectroscopic methodology and electronic microscopy”)


Research

Main fields:

Nanomaterials Characterization via electron microscopy TEM and SEM

Materials for hydrogen production

Current interests:

Electron Microscopy TEM and SEM

Nanostructured materials

Analytical methodologies

Photo-catalysis

Planar catalysis.


Research Publications

‘HIERARCHICAL HEMATITE NANOPLATELETS FOR PHOTOELECTROCHEMICAL WATER SPLITTING’ –
M. Marelli, A. Naldoni, A. Minguzzi, M. Allieta, T. Virgili, G. Scavia, S. Recchia, R. Psaro, and V. Dal Santo - Accepted for publication ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014

‘A STRATEGY FOR MULTIVALENT PRESENTATION OF CARBA ANALOGUES FROM N. MENINGITIDIS A CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE’ - D. Ramella, L. Polito, S. Mazzini, L. Scaglioni, M. Marelli, and L. Lay - Accepted for publication European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2014

‘NANOSTRUCTURED Fe–Ag ELECTROCATALYSTS FOR THE OXYGEN REDUCTION REACTION IN ALKALINE MEDIA’ - H. A. Miller, M. Bevilacqua, J. Filippi, A. Lavacchi, A. Marchionni, M. Marelli, S. Moneti, W. Oberhauser, E. Vesselli, M. Innocenti and F. Vizza - J. Mater. Chem. A, Vol. 1, 2013, 13337

‘TAILORED COPPER NANOPARTICLES IN ORDERED MESOPOROUS KIT-6 SILICA: PREPARATION AND APPLICATION AS CATALYSTS IN INTEGRATED SYSTEM FOR NO REMOVAL WITH PRODUCTS OF METHANOL DECOMPOSITION’ T. Tsoncheva, A. Gallo, I. Spassova, M. Dimitrov, I. Genova, M. Marelli, M. Khristova, G. Atanasova, D. Kovacheva, V. Dal Santo - Applied Catalysis A: General ; Vol.464– 465, 2013, 243

‘NEW GENERATION BIOFUELS: Γ-VALEROLACTONE INTO VALERIC ESTERS IN ONE POT’ C. E. Chan-Thaw, M. Marelli, R. Psaro, N. Ravasio and F. Zaccheria - RSC Adv.; Vol. 3, 2013, 1302

‘PT AND AU/TIO2 PHOTOCATALYSTS FOR METHANOL REFORMING: ROLE OF METAL NANOPARTICLES IN TUNING CHARGE TRAPPING PROPERTIES AND PHOTOEFFICIENCY’ A. Naldoni, M. D’Arienzo, M. Altomare, M. Marelli, R.Scotti, F. Morazzoni, E. Selli, V. Dal Santo - Appl. Catal., B: Environ.; Vol.130-131, 2013, 239

‘UNRAVELLING THE PROPERTIES OF SUPPORTED COPPER OXIDE: CAN THE PARTICLE SIZE INDUCE ACIDIC BEHAVIOUR?’ F. Zaccheria , N. Scotti, M. Marelli, R. Psaro and N. Ravasio - Dalton Trans.; Vol. 42, 2013, 1319

‘ELECTROCHEMICAL MILLING AND FACETING: SIZE REDUCTION AND CATALYTIC ACTIVATION OF PALLADIUM NANOPARTICLES’ Y. Chen, A. Lavacchi, S. Chen, F. di Benedetto,M. Bevilacqua, C. Bianchini, P. Fornasiero, M. Innocenti, M. Marelli, W. Oberhauser, S. Sun, and F. Vizza - Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.; Vol.51, 2012, 8500

‘THE EFFECT OF NATURE AND LOCATION OF DEFECTS ON BANDGAP NARROWING IN BLACK TIO2 NANOPARTICLES’ A. Naldoni, M. Allieta, S. Santangelo, M. Marelli, S. Cappelli, Serena, C.M. Bianchi, R. Psaro, V. Dal Santo - J. Am. Chem. Soc.; Vol.134, 2012, 7600

‘SIZE CONTROLLED COPPER NANOPARTICLES HOSTED IN MESOPOROUS SILICA MATRIX: PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION’ - A. Gallo, T. Tsoncheva, M. Marelli, M. Mihaylov, M. Dimitrov, V. Dal Santo, K.Hadjiivanov - Appl. Catal., B: Environ.; Vol.126, 2012, 161

‘H2 PRODUCTION BY RENEWABLES PHOTOREFORMING ON PT-AU/TIO2 CATALYSTS ACTIVATED BY REDUCTION’ accepted for publication in ChemSusChem; vol.5, 2012, 1800

‘INFLUENCE OF REACTION PARAMETERS ON THE ACTIVITY OF RUTHENIUM BASED CATALYSTS FOR GLYCEROL STEAM REFORMING’ A. Gallo, C. Pirovano, P. Ferrini, M. Marelli, R. Psaro, S. Santangelo, G. Faggio and V. Dal Santo - Appl. Catal. B: Environ.; Vol.121–122, 2012, 40

'BIMETALLIC AU–PT/TIO2 PHOTOCATALYSTS ACTIVE UNDER UV-A AND SIMULATED SUNLIGHT FOR H2 PRODUCTION FROM ETHANOL' A. Gallo, M. Marelli, R. Psaro, V. Gombac, T. Montini, P. Fornasiero, R. Pievo and V. Dal Santo - Green Chem., 2012, Advance Article

‘CARBONATE PSEUDOTACHYLYTES: EVIDENCE FOR SEISMIC FAULTING ALONG CARBONATE FAULTS’ A.
Viganò, S. Tumiati, S. Recchia, S. Martin, M. Marelli, R. Rigon - Terra Nova; vol. 23, 2011, 187

‘HYDROGEN PRODUCTION BY GLYCEROL STEAM REFORMING WITH Ru-BASED CATALYSTS: A STUDY ON Sn DOPING’ A. Gallo, C. Pirovano, M. Marelli, R. Psaro, V. Dal Santo - Chemical Vapor Deposition; vol. 16, 2010, 305

‘HIGH-THROUGHPUT SPATIAL RESOLVED TESTS OVER PLANAR MODEL CATALYST LIBRARIES: A NOVEL REACTOR APPROACH’ M. Marelli, L. Ostinelli, V. Dal Santo, P. Milani, R. Psaro, S. Recchia - Catalysis Today 147S, 2009, S170–S175

‘CHEMICAL AND ISOTOPIC TRACERS IN COPPER DEPOSITS: A GEOCHEMICAL DATABASE OF ALPINE COPPER MINES’ Gilberto Artioli, Benno Baumgarten, Marcello Marelli, Barbara Giussani, Sando Recchia, Paolo Nimis, Ilaria Giunti, Ivana Angelini, Paolo Omenetto
Geo Alp; vol. 5; 2008, 139-148

‘IMPROVING ANALYTICAL CHEMIST'S CHEMOMETRIC AND INSTRUMENTAL TOOLS FOR THE EFFECTIVE DISCRIMINATION OF THE PROVENANCE OF ANCIENT COPPER OBJECTS’, B. Giussani, M. Marelli, F. Colpani, S. Recchia, I. Angelini, G. Artioli, Proceedings of XXII CONGRESSO NAZIONALE DELLA SOCIETÀ CHIMICA ITALIANA, September 2006, Firenze, 87

‘COPPER ISOTOPIC RATIO AND TRACE ELEMENTS SPETTROMETRIC MEASUREMENTS (ICP-QMS) WITHIN ALPS AND APENNINE CU-ORES: DISCOVERING REGIONAL GEOCHEMICAL TRACERS FOR ARCHAEOMETRICAL PURPOSES BY ADVANCED CHEMIOMETRIC TECHNIQUES’
F. Colpani, M. Marelli, B. Giussani, S. Recchia, I. Angelini, B. Baumgarten, G. Artioli
I Atti del IV Congresso Nazionale di Archeometria Scienza e Beni Culturali (A.I.Ar), Pisa, 1-3 febbraio 2006, Edizioni ETS , ISBN 88-467-1444-X, 91


Scientific skills

-Digestion methodologies for the determination of metals on supported catalysts
- Determination of metals with different analytical techniques (ICP-MS, ICP-OES, IC, ETAAS, and others)
- Utilisation of Laser ablation for the analytical (elemental) characterisation of the composition of
surfaces.
- Utilisation of Laser ablation for the modification of surfaces.
- Determination of gas composition via mass spectrometry.
- Analysis Methodology for surface characterization
- Physical deposition methodologies
- Design of analytical systems for catalytic and photo-catalytic purposes
- Experience on UHV systems assembly
- Safety and conduction rules in Clean Room facilities, class 10-100 (Fed. Std.209 E) and class
1000-10000 (Fed. Std.209 E)
- Trouble-shouting of catalytic reactor systems
- CVS and CVD methodologies
- Catalytic reaction test on planar support and planar catalytic libraries
- Nano-materials characterization by HRTEM/STEM microscopy (200kV)
- Materials characterization by SEM microscopy high vacuum/low vacuum/ESEM (5-20kV)