ALBERTO TIRAFERRI

Associate Professor

Department of Environmental and Infrastructural Engineering (DIATI), Politecnico di Torino

Chair of the Commission for Research and Transfer of Technology of DIATI

Scientific Manager of the Interdepartmental CleanWaterCenter@PoliTo at Politecnico di Torino

Alberto Tiraferri research interests are in: (i) membrane-based separation for water production and resource efficiency, (ii) advanced oxidation for water purification, (iii) applications of nanomaterials for environmental remediation, (iv) transport and adsorption phenomena in the aqueous environment.


Brief bio

Alberto Tiraferri is Professore Associato L. 240 (equivalent to Associate Professor) in the Department of Environmental and Infrastructural Engineering (DIATI) at Politecnico di Torino.  Prof. Tiraferri received his B.Sc. from Università Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy) and Ph.D. from Yale University in 2012 in Chemical and Environmental Engineering.  During his doctoral work, he conducted research under the supervision of Prof. Menachem Elimelech.  Subsequently, Prof. Tiraferri worked for two years as a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow in the lab of Prof. Borkovec at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.  His research interests include (i) membrane-based separation for water production and resource efficiency, (ii) advanced oxidation for water purification, (iii) applications of nanomaterials for environmental remediation, (iv) transport and adsorption phenomena in the aqueous environment.

Dr. Tiraferri teaches in the fall semester the Masters’ courses “Fate and Transport of Contaminants” and co-instructs “Reclamation of Polluted Sites”. In the spring semester, he co-instructs the Masters’ course “Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment” and the PhD course “Water Desalination: Processes, Materials, and the Future”.


Alberto Tiraferri’s curriculum vitae

Alberto Tiraferri’s Google Citations and Publications

Alberto Tiraferri’s Scopus Author ID: 24280776400

ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9859-1328