清华大学环境学院

School of Environment

Name Giovanni Cagnetta
Division Environmental Chemistry
PositionAssociate Professor
AddressRoom 501, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, 100084
Telephone86 156 5071 4099
E-mailgcagnetta@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn

 

 

Education background

2010 – 2013      Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Bari, Italy

1998 – 2004      M.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

Experience

2017 – Present    Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China

2015 – 2017        Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China

2007 – 2014        Contract Researcher, Technical University of Bari, Italy

2005 – 2006        Contract Researcher, University of Bologna, Italy

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects

Areas of Research Interests/ Research Projects
Mechanochemical destruction of POPs
Materials for organic pollutant degradation in water 

Academic Achievement

Journal Papers

1. Cagnetta G, Huang J, Lomovskiy IO, Yu G, 2017. Tailoring the properties of a zero-valent iron-based composite by mechanochemistry for nitrophenols degradation in wastewaters. Environmental Technology 1–12.

2. Cagnetta G, Zhang Q, Huang J, Lu M, Wang B, Wang Y, Deng S, Yu G, 2017b. Mechanochemical destruction of perfluorinated pollutants and mechanosynthesis of lanthanum oxyfluoride: A Waste-to-Materials process. Chemical Engineering Journal 316, 1078–1090.

3. Shan D, Deng S, Li J, Wang H, He C, Cagnetta G, Wang B, Wang Y, Huang J, Yu G, 2017. Preparation of porous graphene oxide by chemically intercalating a rigid molecule for enhanced removal of typical pharmaceuticals. Carbon 119, 101–109.

4. Cagnetta G, Hassan MM, Huang J, Yu G, Weber R, 2016. Dioxins reformation and destruction in secondary copper smelting fly ash under ball milling. Scientific Reports 6, 22925.

5. Cagnetta G., Huang J, Wang B, Deng S, Yu G, 2016. A comprehensive kinetic model for mechanochemical destruction of persistent organic pollutants. Chemical Engineering Journal 291, 30–38.

6. Cagnetta G, Liu H, Zhang K, Huang J, Wang B, Deng S, Wang Y, Yu G, 2016. Mechanochemical conversion of brominated POPs into useful oxybromides: a greener approach. Scientific Reports 6, 28394.

7. Cagnetta G, Robertson J, Huang J, Zhang K, Yu G, 2016. Mechanochemical destruction of halogenated organic pollutants: A critical review. Journal of Hazardous Materials 313, 85–102.

8. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L, Boldyrev VV, Lomovskiy OI, 2014. The Biomec process for mechanochemically assisted biodegradation of PCBs in marine sediments. Journal of Soils and Sediments 15, 240–248.

9. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L., Lomovskiy OI, Boldyrev VV, 2013. BIOMEC Process for mechanochemical biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in marine sediments. Chemistry for Sustainable Development 21, 589–597.

10. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L, Notarnicola M, Spinosa L, Stellacci P, 2009. Mechanochemical and biological degradation of PCB in contaminated marine sediments. Journal of Residuals Science and Technology 6, 139–144.

Conference Papers

1. Cagnetta G, Huang J, Yu G. Solvent-free preparation of a Cu-C/Fe composite for fast degradation of p-nitrophenol. 4th International Conference on Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, Beijing (China), November 2-3, 2015.

2. Huang J, Zhang K, Cagnetta G, Yu G. Strategy to select right co-milling reagents for better destruction of POPs containing different halogen. 35th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (Dioxin 2015), Sao Paulo (Brazil), August 23-28, 2015.

3. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L, Boldyrev VV, Lomovsky OI. Biomec process for mechanochemical biodegradation of PAHs in marine sediments. IV International Conference on Fundamental Bases of Mechanochemical Technologies (FBMT 2013), Novosibirsk (Russia), June 25-28, 2013.

4. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L, Notarnicola M. High-chlorinated PCBs aerobic biodegradation in contaminated marine sediments through biomechanic treatment. Ecomondo 2010, Rimini (Italy), November 3-6, 2010.

5. Cagnetta G, Intini G, Liberti L, Notarnicola M. Mechanochemical and biological treatment for degradation of PCBs in contaminated marine sediments, Ecomondo 2009, Rimini (Italy), October 20-31, 2009.

6. Cagnetta G, Capodicasa S, Bertin L. Biomethanation and decontamination of sewage sludge through anaerobic digestion. VIII Congresso INCA, Bologna (Italy), March 23-24, 2006.

Patents

1. Italian Invention Patent: Method of improving the biochemical and physical characteristics and reactivity of toxic compounds for reducing the danger for humans and the environment. Inventors: Cagnetta G, Cangialosi F, Intini G, Liberti L. Patent No IT1420071-B. Issue date: 2015/12/22.