IAP group participated to the “Research@DIMSAI” event

The event Research@DIMSAI was held in the Aula Magna of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna the 15 Febraury 2019.
The students of PhD Course in Mechanics and Advanced Engineering Sciences (DIMSAI) presented their research topics to other department members and to representatives from industrial companies.
Our PhD students contributed with their presentations:
Filippo Capelli (2nd year) “Integrated design of atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasma sources for industrial and biomedical applications” (poster presentation)
Federica Barletta (2nd year ) “Design and optimization of processes assisted by atmospheric non-equilibrium plasma for the deposition coatings” (poster presentation)
Tommaso Gallingani (2nd year) “Cold atmosperic pressure plasma assisted deposition of nanostructured coatings to reduce biofilm adhesion and proliferation” (poster presentation)

Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity call for papers (Prof. Colombo is among Guest Editors)

Special Issue on:

Using Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Cancer Treatment

Submission Deadline Friday 21 June 2019; Publication Date November 2019

Preliminary schedule of ISPC24 program online!

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.

The preliminary schedule of the program is now online at the following address: https://www.ispc24.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ispc24-preliminary-program.pdf

We kindly remind you to submit your abstracts for ISPC24: due to the numerous requests received, the deadline has been extended up to February 10, 2019!
The template for the 4-page abstract contribution is available for download at the following address: www.ispc24.com/submit-a-contribution/.

Deadline to submit your abstract (oral and poster): February 10, 2019
Deadline to submit your abstract (only poster): April 1, 2019
Deadline for regular registration: March 31, 2019

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

IAP group will partecipate to the 6th International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment – IWPCT 2019

The 6th International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment will be held in Antwerp, Belgium, April 1 – 3, 2019.

The IAP group will partecipate bringing the following contribution (oral talk):

ANTICANCER ACTIVITY OF PLASMA ACTIVATED LIQUIDS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERITONEAL CARCINOSIS FROM PRIMITIVE EPITHELIAL OVARIAN/FALLOPIAN TUBE TUMOR

Conference website: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/conferences/plasma-for-cancer-treatment-iwpct/

IAP group is part of the team that won a grant for exchange of researchers

IAP group is part of the team that won a grant for exchange of researchers selected within the frame of the executive programme of scientific and technological cooperation between the Italian Republic and the Republic of Serbia for the years 2019-2021 with the project “Atmospheric low temperature plasmas (LTPs) activation of water for agricultural applications and food processing”.
The Italian Coordinator of the project is Dr. Matteo Gherardi. The main research partners involved in the project are Nevena Puac from the Institute of Physics- University of Belgrad, Dr. Pietro Rocculi and Prof. Assunta Bertaccini from the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences of the Alma Mater Studiorum -University of Bologna.

IAP group participated to the final INSPIRED project meeting in Brussels, Belgium

Prof. Vittorio Colombo and Dr. Marco Boselli participated to the final meeting of the project INSPIRED (INdustrial Scale Production of Innovative nanomateRials for printEd Devices), hosted in Brussels, Belgium from the 15 to the 17 of January 2019. More information about INSPIRED on the official website.

IAP group participates to Erasmus+ call for applications

The IAP group signed two bilateral agreements for students and staff mobility with two european Universities:

UNIVERZITA KARLOVA – CHARLES UNIVERSITY– Praha, Cecz Republic

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN, Eindhoven, Netherlands

All the information concerning the Partepicaption methods can be found at the following link

https://www.unibo.it/en/international/Studying-abroad/General-information-on-Erasmus/Participation-methods

“Non thermal plasma sources: single jet and multi jet setups and applications in medicine and decontamination” – Lecture by Eric Robert 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, 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!