“Non thermal plasma sources: single jet and multi jet setups and applications in medicine and decontamination” – Lecture by Eric Robert will be held at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna

On Dec 18, 2018 from 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm in Sala Rossa, Palazzo Marchesini, via Marsala 26, Bologna (first floor), Professor Eric Robert from GREMI – Groupe de recherches sur l’énergétique des milieux ionisés, France, will held the ISA Lecture “Non thermal plasma sources: single jet and multi jet setups and applications in medicine and decontamination”. The visit of Prof. Robert is organized by Prof. Colombo.

Theme of the lecture:

Quick overview on atmospheric pressure plasma sources Plasma jets features: reactive species, electric field, gas flow and target influence diagnostics Applications in health (cancer and cosmetics): known, requirements and perspectives Multi jet devices: development and application in decontamination.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit!

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to the 2018 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting and Exhibit, which was held in Boston, MI, USA, on November 25-30, 2018.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to the Conference as invited speaker, bringing our contributions: 

  • Equilibrium and non-equilibrium atmospheric plasma routes for nanoparticle synthesis
  • Cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment to Assist Bacterial Inactivation and Tooth Restoration in Endodontic Procedures

Conference website

Fondazione Carisbo grant awarded!

IAP group is part of the team that won the grant “BANDO NEL SETTORE DELLA RICERCA SCIENTIFICA E TECNOLOGICA ANCHE IN CAMPO MEDICO E DELLA PROTEZIONE E QUALITA’ AMBIENTALE” by Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Bologna with the project “ Studio dell’attività antitumorale di liquidi attivati per il trattamento del carcinoma ovarico”, focused on the investigation of PALs (Plasma Activated Liquids) as potential antitumor agent in the treatment of peritoneal carcinosis. The grant will allow the research team to acquire an innovative system for the production of 2D and 3D cell biosubstrates.

More info on the official website.

Deadlines and 2nd Announcement for the 24th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry!

The Research Group for Industrial Applications of Plasmas members are pleased to invite you to Naples, Italy to attend the 24th International Symposium on Plasma Chemistry (ISPC 24), Sunday – Friday, 9 June – 14 June 2019.

We kindly remind you to submit your abstracts for ISPC24 since we are less than one month away from the December 14, 2018 deadline!

The template for the 4-page abstract contribution is available for download at the following address: www.ispc24.com/submit-a-contribution/.

The 2nd Announcement is available for download on the Symposium home page, at the following address: https://www.ispc24.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/ispc24-second-announcement-1.pdf

Deadline to submit your abstract (oral and poster): December 14, 2018
Deadline for very early registration: December 14, 2018

Please visit the website (www.ispc24.com) for up-to-date information on the Symposium.

 

Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli participated to SIE 2018

Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli  participated to III SIE International Congress (Milan, 9th November 2018), bringing our contribution:
– A Cold Atmospheric Plasma (CAP) prototypal device to assist endodontic treatments: performance analysis

More information could be found at conference website

Lecture by Prof. Maher Boulos was held during the 2018/19 course of “Industrial Applications of Plasmas”

On October 31, 2018, Prof. Maher Boulos from the University of Sherbrooke, Québec , held the lecture “Innovation opportunities in thermal plasma technology”.
We thank him for visiting our class and laboratory!

IAP group partecipated to the “Notte Europea dei Ricercatori” (28th September 2018)

Our group participated to the “Notte Europea dei Ricercatori” (“European Night of Researchers”) on 28th September 2018 in Bologna (Italy).
We participated as members of the AlmaIdea Project “Studio dei meccanismi d’azione chimico‐fisici e biologici alla base dell’attività antitumorale di liquidi attivati con gas plasma per il trattamento della carcinosi peritoneale da tumore epiteliale dell’ovaio/tuba/peritoneo primitivo”, focused on the investigation of PALs (Plasma Activated Liquids) as potential antitumor agent in the treatment of peritoneal carcinosis.
Further details on the event can be found on the official webpage.


Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli and Filippo Capelli participated to IPS2018

The 8th International Workshop on Plasma Spectroscopy (IPS2018), focused on all types of spectroscopic methods such as FTIR, ATR, OES, LIF, CARS, laser absorption spectroscopy, frequency combs etc., and their various applications for diagnostics of gas discharges, took place on September 23rd – 26th, 2018 in Oxford, the United Kingdom.
Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli and Filippo Capelli participated bringing our contributions:
– UV-VIS optical spectroscopy investigation on the kinetics of long-lived RONS produced by a SDBD plasma source (poster presentation)
– Evaluation of absolute RONS concentrations in an air DBD reactor by means of UV-VIS optical absorption spectroscopy (poster presentation)
More information could be found at conference website

Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli was awarded for “best poster presented by a young scientist” at IPS 2018!!

Our group member Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli has been awarded with the best poster presented by a young scientist at the 8th International Workshop on Plasma Spectroscopy (IPS2018) held in Oxford, the United Kingdom the September 23rd – 26th, 2018.

The awarded poster title was:
UV-VIS optical spectroscopy investigation on the kinetics of long-lived RONS produced by a SDBD plasma source

Dr. Emanuele Simoncelli and Eng. Filippo Capelli with Prof. Paolo Tosi from Università degli Studi di Trento

Federica Barletta and Tommaso Gallingani participated to 29th annual meeting of ESB

The 29th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Biomaterials took place on September 9–13, 2018 in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Federica Barletta and Tommaso Gallingani participated bringing our contributions:
– Development of cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) functionalized membranes for the selective capture of adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (oral presentation)
– Cold atmospheric plasma assisted deposition of nanostructured coatings to reduce biofilm adhesion and proliferation (poster presentation)
– Aerosol assisted atmospheric pressure plasma deposition of amine/amide-rich biocompatible coatings (poster presentation)
More information could be found at conference website

Dr. Matteo Gherardi participated to the 22nd GD

The 22nd International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications was held in Novi Sad, Serbia, from Sunday, the 2nd to Friday, the 7th of September 2018.

Dr. Matteo Gherardi  participated bringing our contribution:
– On the use of plasma activated water as plant defense enhancer (invited presentation)

Conference website

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to the Gordon Research Conference “Plasma Processing Science”

 

The Gordon Research Conference “Plasma Processing Science” was held at the Bryant University in Smithfield, (RI, United States) from the 5 to the 10 of August 2018.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo  participated bringing our contribution:
– 3D modelling of a DC transferred arc twin torch plasma system for the synthesis of copper nanoparticles (poster presentation)

Conference website

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to ICMAP 2018!

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to the 7th International Conference on Microelectronics and Plasma Technology, ICMAP 2018, Joint International Conference on ICMAP 2018, APCPST 2018 and ISPB 2018, which was held in Songdo Convensia, Incheon, Korea, on July 24-28, 2018.

Prof. Vittorio Colombo participated to the Conference as invited speaker, bringing our contribution: 

Cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment to Assist Bacterial Inactivation and Tooth Restoration in Endodontic Procedures.

Conference website