Claudio Di Iaconi
Italian National Research Council, Senior Research Scientist, Water Research Institute, Italy
Claudio Di Iaconi is a senior research scientist at Water Research Institute (IRSA) of National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Department of Bari. He has completed his MS degree in Industrial Chemistry at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome, Italy (1993). Claudio has about 20 years experience in wastewater treatment and, in particular, in biofilm technologies, aerobic granular biomass technologies, novel processes for wastewater treatment, integration of chemical and biological oxidation processes for industrial wastewater, ozone processes, biomass characterization. In 2005, he received an award from the Italian National Research Council for having achieved excellent and innovative results. In 2006, he received the “Premio Impresa Ambiente” award during the Italian edition of European Business Awards for the Environment organized by the European Commissions Environment Directorate-General. In 2010, he received from the European Commission the “Best Life Environment Projects” award for having developed an innovative technology for wastewater treatment. He is author of more than 100 papers published in peer reviewed journals or presented to scientific conferences; reviewer of more than 20 ISI scientific journals. He was the member of the scientific committee of IWA Biofilm Technologies Conference (Singapore, 2008), 4th IWA Sequencing Batch Reactor Technology Conference (Rome, 2008), International Conference on Recycling and Reuse (Istanbul, 2012). He is serving as an editorial board member for “Journal of Chemistry” of Hindawi Publishing Corporation and “Pure and Applied Chemical Sciences” of Hikari Ltd.
Biological processes. Biofilm technologies. Aerobic granular biomass technologies. Innovative sustainable processes for wastewater treatment. Integration of chemical and biological oxidation processes for industrial wastewater. Ozone processes. Biomass characterization.