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mail: stefania.siracusano@itae.cnr.it

ORCID ID: 0000-0003-3054-2663

Tel. 090-624241

 Education Qualifications and Specializations:

PhD in Environmental and Energy Materials – University of Tor Vergata – Rome, 2010

Degree in Chemistry – University of Messina – 2000

Current Education Qualification: Tenured Researcher.

Scientific activity:

Development of materials and components for hydrogen production systems (Electrolyser and Regenerative Systems);

Structural, morphological, chemical, surface characterisation of materials for hydrogen production systems through the use of equipment, such as XRD, TGA, SEM, TEM, XRF, XPS, and interpretation of results;

Electrochemical investigation of hydrogen production systems;

Development and characterisation of dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC);

CO2 Electroreduction.

Recent Publications:

  1. Siracusano, N. Van Dijk, E. Payne-Johnson, V. Baglio, A.S. Aricò. Nanosized IrOx and IrRuOx electrocatalysts for the O2 evolution reaction in PEM water electrolysers. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 164 (2015) 488–495
  2. Siracusano, V. Baglio, E. Moukheiber, L. Merlo, A.S. Aricò. Performance of a PEM water electrolyser combining an IrRu-oxide anode electrocatalyst and a short-side chain Aquivion membrane. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2015, 40, 14430-14435.
  3. Siracusano, V.Baglio, A.Stassi, L.Merlo, E.Moukheiber, A.S.Aricò. Performance analysis of short-side-chain Aquivions perfluorosulfonic acid polymer for proton exchange membrane water electrolysis. Journal of Membrane Science 466(2014) 1–7
  4. Frontera, L.A. Scarpino, C. Busacca, P.L. Antonucci, S. Siracusano, A.S Aricò. High surface area Ti-based mixed oxides nanofibers prepared by electrospinning. Materials Letters 134 (2014) 281-285.
  5. A.S. Arico`, S. Siracusano, N. Briguglio, V. Baglio, A. Di Blasi, V. Antonucci. Polymer electrolyte membrane water electrolysis: status of technologies and potential applications in combination with renewable power sources. J Appl Electrochem (2013) 43:107–118
  6. Siracusano, A. Stassi, E. Modica, V. Baglio, A.S. Aricò. Preparation and characterisation of Ti oxide based catalyst supports for low temperature fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38(2013)11600-11608
  7. Briguglio, G. Brunaccini, S. Siracusano, N. Randazzo, G. Dispenza, M. Ferraro, R. Ornelas, A.S. Arico`, V. Antonucci. Design and testing of a compact PEM electrolyzer system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38(2013)11519-11529
  8. Siracusano, V.Baglio, F.Lufrano, P.Staiti, A.S.Aricò. Electrochemical characterization of a PEM water electrolyzer based on a sulfonated polysulfone membrane. Journal of Membrane Science 448(2013)209–214
  9. Di Blasi, L. Andaloro, S. Siracusano, N. Briguglio, G. Brunaccini, A. Stassi, A.S. Arico`, V. Antonucci. Evaluation of materials and components degradation of a PEM electrolyzer for marine applications. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38(2013)7612-7615
  10. Siracusano, V. Baglio, N. Briguglio, G. Brunaccini, A. Di Blasi, A. Stassi, R. Ornelas, E. Trifoni, V. Antonucci, A.S. Arico`. An electrochemical study of a PEM stack for water electrolysis. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (2012) 1939-1946

Contact Information

  • Position Title: Researcher
  • Telephone number: Tel.: 090-624241
  • E-mail address: stefania.siracusano@itae.cnr.it