Alejandro Natoli Gutiérrez

PhD Student

Short CV

Date and place of birth: 22 September 1986, Málaga, Spain

Academic degrees:

•  MSc degree in  Advanced Chemistry (1-year program), Sciencie Faculty, Applied Physic department, University of Málaga, Spain, 2013.

   MSc Thesis: ““Evaluation of uncertainty indetermining rates of alpha and gross beta activity un water samples”

•  Degree in Chemistry (5-year program), Sciencie Faculty, Chemistry department, University of Málaga, Spain, 2012.

Scientific and professional activities:

since 2017: PhD student, Department of Materials and Ceramic Engineering, CICECO, University of Aveiro.

2014 and 2018: SECAT fellow at Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica, Politecnique Univesity of Valencia (ITQ-UPV), Valencia, Spain

2013-2014: post graduate internship at Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Crystallography and Mineralogy, University of Málaga, Spain

2009-2011: pre-graduate internship at Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Crystallography and Mineralogy, University of Málaga, Spain

scientific interests and specialization

Area of scientific activity:
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells; (Electro)Catalysis; Energy Conversion and Storage Materials; Steam Electrolysis;

Scientific domain:
Materials Science, Physical Chemistry; Solid State Chemistry and Electrochemistry;

Solid-state reaction synthesis; Structural and microstructural characterization: X-ray diffraction (XRD); 
Electrical measurements: electrical conductivity (DC methods and AC impedance spectroscopy);
Studies of mixed ionic-electronic transport in oxides: oxygen permeation measurements; determination of transference numbers (modified EMF technique; Faradaic efficiency technique; polarization methods); Thermochemical expansion;

Present research interests:
- Development of ionic, electronic and mixed ionic-electronic conductors
- Solid electrolyte cells for energy storage (high-temperature steam electrolysis, carbon dioxide electrolysis); 


Variation of mechanical and electrical performances of Bi2Ca2Co1.7Ox ceramics above working conditions

Rasekh, S; Ghanbari, M; Natoli, A; Torres, MA; Madre, MA; Sotelo, A

Synthesis of active electrocatalysts using glycine–nitrate chemistry

Jamale, A.P., Natoli, A., Jadhav, L.D.
2021, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, Volume 148.

Synthesis of active electrocatalysts using glycine-nitrate chemistry

Jamale, AP; Natoli, A; Jadhav, LD
ISBN: 1879-2553

Impact of Praseodymia Additions and Firing Conditions on Structural and Electrical Transport Properties of 5 mol.% Yttria Partially Stabilized Zirconia (5YSZ)

Natoli, A; Frade, JR; Bamburov, A; Zurawska, A; Yaremchenko, A
ISBN: 2076-3417

Mixed Ionic-Electronic Conductivity, Redox Behavior and Thermochemical Expansion of Mn-Substituted 5YSZ as an Interlayer Material for Reversible Solid Oxide Cells

Natoli, A; Arias-Serrano, BI; Rodriguez-Castellon, E; Zurawska, A; Frade, JR; Yaremchenko, AA
2021, MATERIALS, 14, 3.
ISBN: 1996-1944

Structural Design of 5 mol.% Yttria Partially Stabilized Zirconia (5Y-PSZ) by Addition of Manganese Oxide and Direct Firing

Alejandro Natoli , Aleksey Yaremchenko, Jorge R. Frade
2020, Ceramics, 3, 345-358.

Selective Oxidation of Hydrogen Sulfide to Sulfur Using Vanadium Oxide Supported on Porous Clay Heterostructures (PCHs) Formed by Pillars Silica, Silica-Zirconia or Silica-Titania

Cecilia, JA; Soriano, MD; Natoli, A; Rodriguez-Castellon, E; Nieto, JML
2018, MATERIALS, 11, 9.

Vanadium oxide supported on porous clay heterostructure for the partial oxidation of hydrogen sulphide to sulfur

M.D. Soriano, J.A. Cecilia, A.Natoli, J.Jiménez-Jiménez, J.M. López Nieto, E. Rodríguez-Castellón
2015, CATALISIS TODAY. Volume 254, 1 October 2015, pages 36-42.

Colloidal Processing of Macroporous TiO2 Materials for Photocatalytic Water Treatment

Alejandro Natoli, Aurelio Cabeza, Ángeles G. De La Torre, Miguel A. G. Aranda and Isabel Santacruz
2012, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY. Volume 95, Issue 2, February 2012, Pages: 502–508.

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