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Coating composition with antimicrobial and antisaline activity

The present invention refers to the formulation of an eco-compatible coating composition with combined anti-microbial and inhibitory activity towards salt deposits formation, its application for the treatment of various surfaces (e.g. plasters, mortars, bricks, natural stones) and a process for its preparation. Salt and microbial deterioration are major causes of...

Automated wastewater management system

Wastewater often shows high concentrations of pollutants: nitrates, ammonia, nitrogen, phosphor. In order for wastewater to be reused, such compounds must be removed. The patented system allows an efficient, low-cost, automated control of the processes for a complete nitrogen removal, also ensuring energy savings through a simplified and more efficient...

ArgiNaRe: solutions for environmental remediation

Multifunctional hybrid material based on natural clays for environmental recovery and bioremediation (ArgiNaRe). ArgiNaRe products are able to adsorb environmental pollutants such as heavy metals, solvents and non-volatile organic substances, microparticulate and microplastics, but in particular they absorb and induce the degradation of hydrocarbons from matrices such as water, air...

Controlling the fuel injection in a diesel engine

The invention relates to the Common Rail (CR) injection system for Diesel engines and proposes a device for measuring the instantaneous mass flow-rate in a high pressure liquid flow. A mass based feedback control logic is also proposed to guarantee the control on the quantity of fuel that is actually...

Barry University Professor awarded Fulbright scholarship to study Axion Particles

Barry University Professor of Physics Maurizio Giannotti, Ph.D., has been awarded a 2021-22 Fulbright scholarship to conduct research at the University of Zaragoza in Spain. His research aims to improve our understanding of the physics of light and weakly interacting particles (WISPs), particularly axions, and their role in cosmology and...

Augusto Cavallini is the new President of the COMITES of Miami

This unanimous decision was made by the Steering Committee   Augusto Cavallini, a South Florida resident and manager of the HarperLove Adhesives has been appointed by unanimous vote of the Steering Committee as the new president of the COMITES (Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero) of Miami. Dr. Cavallini is an Industrial Engineer with a...

Smart Cities and New Green Solutions online event

An Embassy of Italy Event, in association with the National Academy of Sciences and the Nobel Prize Summit Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:00pm EST / 18:00 CET Inspired by the motto of the G20 Italian Presidency in 2021, ‘People, Planet, Prosperity’ and on the triple special occasion of the 160th...

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