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Sandra Dirè

 

Contacts

Prof. Sandra Dirè

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali

Università di Trento

Via Mesiano 77

38050 Trento

Italia

 

Tel +39 0461 882456

Fax +39 0461 881945

 

E-mail sandra.dire@ing.unitn.it

 

CV and Education

 

Personal background

Born in Udine (Italy), December 14 ,1962.

Married  with two sons, Dario (1994)   and Andrea (1999).

Living in Pergine Valsugana (Trento)

 

Education

First Class Honors Degree (laurea) in Industrial Chemistry, University of Venice – Cà Foscari, (March 6, 1987).

 

Professional Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


v    Research Scientist in Chemistry, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali, (DIM), Università di Trento, 1988-2002.

v    Chercheur Associé CNRS, Chimie de la Matière Condensée, (LCMC)

      Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris,1990.

 

v    Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dipartimento di Ingegneria dei Materiali, Università di Trento, 2002 – present.

v    Professor of Chemistry, Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università di Trento, 1992-1994.

v    Professor of Chemical Applications (Sperimentazioni di Chimica), 1995 to present.

v    Professor of Chemistry (qualified for university teaching) March 2001.

v    Professor of Chemistry (Chimica 2, Sperimentazioni di Chimica), Facoltà di Ingegneria, Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Ambientale (Environmental Engineering), 2002 to present.

 

Associations Membership

v    Consorzio Interuniversitario Per la Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali (INSTM)

v    Associazione Italiana di Chimica per Ingegneria (AICING).

 

Research Activity

 

Sol-Gel Chemistry*

 

Hybrid organic/inorganic materials

Synthesis and structural characterization of siloxane-oxide nanocomposites.

Preparation of freestanding films and coatings with optical properties (matrices for dispersion of organic compounds, metal particles), membranes aand protective coatings.

Oxide/carbide nanocomposites by pyrolysis of hybrid xerogels.

 

Glasses and ceramics

Sol-gel synthesis and structural characterization of multicomponent

inorganic oxides.

 

Current collaborations

Florence Babonneau

Chimie de la Matière Condensée

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Paris, France

 

Gian Domenico Sorarù

Università di Trento

 

Silvia Licoccia (Università di Roma–Tor Vergata), Plinio Innocenzi (Università di Alghero), Marcella Trombetta (Campus Biomedico), Maurizio Ferrari (CNR Trento)

(MURST - COFIN 2002)

 

 

 

European RTN network (2002-2006)

NBB-HYBRIDS

New hybrid nanocomposites from functional nanobuilding blocks

Network fellows

J. Galy and J.F. Gérard, INSA Lyon (France)

F. Babonneau and C. Sanchéz, LCMC, Paris (France)

M. Popall, Fraunhofer Institute fur Silicatforschung, Wurzburg (Germany).

M. Stamm and B. Voigt, Institute fur Polymerforschung, Dresden (Germany)

L. Matejka, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Praha (Czech Republic)

S. Dirè, University of Trento (Italy)