University of Messina, founded in 1548, is a higher education and research institution counting 24,000 students and 1,200 research staff members. Nowadays, it offers 72 active degree courses in different areas, 12 doctorates programs and several educational programs. UNIME has expertise in the participation and management of EU funded projects, under FP7 & H2020.
Over 5 academics and researchers at Department of Engineering, Materials Science Laboratory are active in many fields of energy materials (composite solid adsorbents, phase change materials, chemical heat storage) and the related sustainable issues, e.g. materials design and synthesis of functional materials for energy systems applications.
- Development and characterisation of sorbent materials
- Adsorbent coating manufacturing technologies