University of Salento
Education: Mariaenrica Frigione received her Master degree in Chemical Engineering at University of Naples in 1989 (thesis published on Thermochimica Acta and presented to International Conferences) and her Ph.D. degree in Polymer Science and Technology at Loughborough University, U.K. in 1997 (results of the thesis published on European Polymer Journal (with more than 100 citations. Source: Scopus ), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Advances in Polymer Technology and presented to International Conferences). Academic carrier: She worked as associate researcher at University of Salerno from 1990 to 1992. Then, she joined the Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering (IPTME) of Loughborough University, U.K., working as Research Assistant from 1992 to 1996. In 1997 she joined the Department of Materials Science of University of Lecce as Lecturer, in the field of Transport Phenomena in Chemical Engineering. From 2001 she is Associate Professor at University of Salento (former University of Lecce). 2014: Italian Academic Qualification of Full Professor.
She has been the responsible (coordinator) of University of Salento for the following competitive projects: • Explorative Research Project financed by Apulia Regional funds (POR) “Nanocomposites hybrid adhesives with superior durability employed in restoration applications of Leccese stone” (2006-08). • Strategic Research Project financed by Apulia Regional funds (POR) “Protection, consolidation and cleaning of stones characteristic of Apulia region: experimental analysis of environmental friendly products and monitoring of the treatments” (2009-13). • Mobility Project “INTER-ASIA” financed by Apulia Regional funds in the framework of Transnational Actions (2017-18).