Education Qualifications and Specializations: Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Polytechnic University of Turin, 2002, Tenured Researcher III level;
- Development, design, and test of low temperature fuel cells (PEFC, DAFC).
- CFD analysis of energy devices (fuel cells, chemical reactors, heat exchangers, etc.), mathematical and theoretical models of operation.
- Test activities on fuel cells, and development of test protocols.
- Cipitì, F., Barbera, O., Briguglio, N., Giacoppo, G., Italiano, C., Vita, A. “Design of a biogas steam reforming reactor: A modelling and experimental approach” (2015) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Article in Press.
- Pedicini, R., Matera, F., Giacoppo, G., Gatto, I., Passalacqua, E. “Performance assessment of an integrated PEFC and an hydrogen storage device based on innovative material” (2015) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, . Article in Press.
- Flipo, G., Josset, C., Giacoppo, G., Squadrito, G., Auvity, B., Bellettre, J. “Eruptive water transport in PEMFC: A single-drop capillary model” (2015) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40 (42), pp. 14667-14675.
- Palomba V., Vasta S., Giacoppo G., Calabrese L., Gulli G., La Rosa D., Freni A. “Design of an Innovative Graphite Exchanger for Adsorption Heat Pumps and Chillers”. (2015) Energy Procedia 81, 1030-1040
- Vasta, S., Giacoppo, G., Barbera, O., Calabrese, L., Bonaccorsi, L., Freni, A. “Innovative zeolite coatings on graphite plates for advanced adsorbers” (2014) Applied Thermal Engineering, 72 (2), pp. 153-159.
- Barbera, O., Mailland, F., Hovland, S., Giacoppo, G. “Energy and provision management study: A research activity on fuel cell design and breadboarding for lunar surface applications supported by European Space Agency” (2014) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (26), pp. 14079-14096.
- Giacoppo, O. Barbera, A. Carbone, I Gatto, A Saccà, R Pedicini, E Passalacqua, “1.5 kWe HT-PEFC stack with composite MEA for CHP application”. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38 (2013) 11619-11627.
- Giacoppo, A. Carbone, I. Gatto, A. Saccà, R. Pedicini, O. Barbera and E. Passalacqua “Stack Operation Using Composite MEAs at 120°C”. Journal of Fuel cell Science and Technologies, vol. 9 no 3 June 2012, pp 031005-1, 031005-8.
- Montanini, G. Squadrito, G. Giacoppo, “Measurement of the clamping pressure distribution in polymer electrolyte fuel cells using piezoresistive sensor arrays and digital image correlation techniques” Journal of Power Sources, vol. 196 (2011), no. 20, pp. 8484-8493.
- Gatto, F. Urbani, G. Giacoppo, O. Barbera, E. Passalacqua, “Influence of the bolt torque on PEFC performance with different gasket materials” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 36 (2011), no. 20, pp. 13043-13050.