Research

Research and interests

Meetings and Conferences

Conferences

National Conferences 

1. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Filler-matrix interaction in polyurethane-clay nanocomposites. in VIII Convegno nazionale AIMAT. 2006. Palermo.
2. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Mechanical characterization of polyethylene - clay nanocomposites. in Primo forum nazionale Giovani Ricercatori. 2006. Modena.
3. Tagliazucca V., Callone E., Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Dirè S. Synthesis of organic/inorganic hybrid nanoparticles by sol-gel chemistry. in SAMIC 2006. Bressanone (Italy).
4. Bondioli F., Dorigato A., Fabbri P., Messori M., Pegoretti A. High density polyethylene reinforced with titania nanoparticles. in XVIII Convegno AIM. 2007. Catania (Italy).
5. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Fracture behaviour of linear low density polyethylenesilica nanocomposites. in XVIII Convegno nazionale AIM 2007. Catania (Italy).
6. Bondioli F., Dorigato A., Fabbri P., Messori M., Pegoretti A. Polietilene ad alta densità (HDPE) rinforzato con titania e zirconia. in IX Convegno Nazionale AIMAT. 2008. Piano di Sorrento (NA).
7. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Comportamento a creep di nanocompositi LLDPEsilice. in IX Convegno Nazionale AIMAT. 2008. Piano di Sorrento (Italy).
8. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Viscoelastic behaviour of linear low density polyehtylene (LLDPE)-fumed silica nanocomposites. in II Forum Nazionale Giovani ricercatori su Materiali Polimerici e Biomateriali. 2008. Genova (Italy).
9. Dorigato A., Fambri L. Tensile and dynamic behaviour of PA66 recycled fibers – PA12 composites. in VII Convegno Nazionale sulla Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali. 2009. Tirrenia (Italy).
10. Dorigato A., Lonardi C., Fambri L., Pegoretti A., Kolarik J., Penati A. Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)- Cycloolefin Copolymer (COC) blends. in Polymerfest. 2009. Palermo (Italy).
11. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Messori M., Fabbri P. Viscoelastic and fracture behaviour of high density polyethylene titania nanocomposites. in VII Convegno Nazionale sulla Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali. 2009. Tirrenia (Italy).
12. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Rheological behaviour of linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE)-silica micro and nanocomposites. in XIX Convegno Italiano di Scienza e Tecnologia delle Macromolecole. 2009. Milano (Italy).
13. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Dzenis Y., Penati A. Modellling the elastic behaviour of thermoplastic based nanocomposites. in Terzo forum nazionale giovani ricercatori in scienza e tecnologia dei materiali. 2010. Padova.
14. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Dzenis Y., Penati A. Effetto dell'aggregazione delle nanocariche sul comportamento elastico di nanocompositi particellari a matrice poliolefinica. in X Convegno Nazionale AIMAT. 2010. Capo Vaticano (VV).
15. Fambri L., Pegoretti A., Dorigato A., Sebastiani M. Pyrogenic Silica for Nanocomposite Production with Biodegradable Matrix. in X Convegno Nazionale AIMAT. 2010. Capo Vaticano (VV) - 5-8 Settembre 2010.
16. Pegoretti A., D'Amato M., Dorigato A., Fambri L., Penati A. High Density Polyethylene Nanocomposite Fibres. in NanotechItaly 2010. Venezia (Italy).
17. Sebastiani M., Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Fambri L. Nanocompositi biodegradabili per applicazioni industriali. in Primo Congresso Nazionale sugli imballaggi in polimeri biodegradabili. 2010. Parma (Italy).
18. Buccella M., Dorigato A., Pasqualini E., Giacomelli G., Caldara M., Fambri L. Rigradazione di poliammidi industriali : caratterizzazione reologica e termo-meccanica. in XX Convegno Italiano di Scienza e Tecnologia delle Macromolecole. 2011. Terni (Italy).
19. Dorigato A., Debortoli A., Pegoretti A. Comportamento a fatica ed impatto di compositi strutturali a base di fibre di basalto. in Primo Convegno Nazionale Assocompositi 2011. Milano (Italy).
20. Dorigato A., Fambri L. Preparation and thermo-mechanical characterization of Recycled Aramide Fibers - Polyamide 12 Composites in VIII Convegno Nazionale INSTM sulla Scienza e Tecnologia dei Materiali. 2011. Aci Castello (Italy).
21. Dorigato A., Brazzo S., Pegoretti A. Nanocompositi biodegradabili a base di policicloottene in AIMAT 2012. 2012. Gaeta (Italy).
22. Dorigato A., Svarca R., Pegoretti A. Compositi autorinforzati a base di polivinilalcool. in Primo Convegno Italiano I-Tec. 2012. Milano (Italy).
23. Pegoretti A., Giusti G., Dorigato A., Messori M., Bondioli F. Memoria di forma elettroattivata di compositi polimerici contenenti nanocariche conduttive. in AIMAT 2012. 2012. Gaeta (Italy).
24. Dorigato A., Saccoman U., Pegoretti A. (Re)processing effects on polyolefin/fumed silica nanocomposites. in IX Convegno INSTM 2013. Bari (Italy).

International Conferences

1. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Production and characterization of polyurethane-clay nanocomposites. in Nanofun-Poly 2006. 2006. Lyon (France).
2. Bondioli F., Dorigato A., Fabbri P., Messori M., Pegoretti A., Pilati F. High-density polyethylene reinforced with titania nanoparticles. in EPF 2007. 2007. Portoroz (Slovenia)
3. Dorigato A., Monteforte S., Migliaresi C. Polyvinylalcohol (PVOH)-clay nanocomposites for oxygen barrier coatings. in TICME. 2007. Trento (Italy).
4. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Penati A. Toughening effect of silica nanoparticles in Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)-silica nanocomposites. in TICME. 2007. Trento.
5. Bondioli F., Dorigato A., Fabbri P., Ferrari A.M., Messori M., Pegoretti A. High-density polyethylene reinforced with titania nanoparticles. in Nanotech. 2008. Boston (U.S.A)
6. Dorigato A., Morandi S., Pegoretti A. Morphological and thermo-mechanical characterization of epoxy-clay nanocomposites. in Ninth Seminar on Experimental Techniques and Design in Composite Materials (ETDCM9). 2009. Vicenza (Italy).
7. Lonardi C., Dorigato A., Pegoretti A., Fambri L. Nanocomposites of fumed silica and cyclo olefin copolymer. in Eurofillers 2009. 2009. Alessandria (Italy).
8. Pegoretti A., Dorigato A. Poly(methylpentene)-silica nanocomposites. in Fifth International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites. 2009. Paris (France).
9. Pegoretti A., Dorigato A., Penati A. Fracture toughness of polyethylene – silica nanocomposites. in 12th International Conference on Fracture. 2009. Ottawa (Canada).
10. Pegoretti A., Dorigato A., Penati A. On the mechanical behaviour of polyethylene based micro- and nanocomposites at low and large strain levels. in Fourth China-Europe Symposium on Processing and Properties of Reinforced Polymers. 2009. Guilin (China).
11. Pegoretti A., D’Amato M., Dorigato A., Fambri L., Zhang Z. High performance nanocomposite fibers. in ECCM14. 2010. Budapest.
12. Dorigato A., Dzenis Y., Pegoretti A. Nanofiller Aggregation as Reinforcing Mechanism in Nanocomposites. in 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM11). 2011. Como Lake (Italy)
13. Dorigato A., Svarca R., Pegoretti A. Poly(Vinylalcohol) Self Reinforced Biodegradable Composites. in EUPOC 2011. 2011. Gargnano (Italy).
14. Fambri L., Buccella M., Dorigato A., Pasqualini E., Caldara M. Rheological and molecular characterization of regraded Nylon-6 obtained in different reactive compounding. in 24th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC 2011). 2011. Turin (Italy).
15. Fambri L., Pegoretti A., Dorigato A. Poly(lactic acid) – Fumed Silica Nanocomposites: Preparation, Characterization and Hydrolytic Degradation. in EUPOC 2011. 2011. Gargnano (Italy).
16. Dorigato A., Pegoretti A. Biodegradable polyvinylalcohol based single polymer composites in 15th European Conference on Composite Materials. 2012. Venice (Italy).
17. Fambri L., Soave N., Dorigato A., Pegoretti A. Plasticization of PLA by using soybean oil and grape seed oil. in 2nd Congress on biodegradable polymer packaging. 2012. Milano (Italy)
18. Brugnara M., Dorigato A., Fambri L., Giacomelli G., Pegoretti A. Improving non-woven polyamide networks through nanoparticles. in Third International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials. 2013. Sorrento (Italy).
19. Buccella M., Dorigato A., Caldara M., Fambri L. Re-gradation of industrial polyamide 6. Comparison of different chain-extenders. in EPF 2013. 2013. Pisa (Italy).
20. Cataldi A., Dorigato A., Deflorian F., Pegoretti A. Polymer composites for artwork protection and restoration. in EPF 2013. 2013. Pisa (Italy).
21. Dorigato A., Brazzo S., Pegoretti A. Shape memory behaviour of poly(cyclooctene) based nanocomposites. in EPF 2013. 2013. Pisa (Italy).
22. Dorigato A. Plenay Lecture "The challenging world of composites : my steps from micro to nanocomposites.". in ECCM16. 2014. Seville (Spain).

Memberships

Memberships

  • INSTM member (Interuniversitary Consortium for the Materials Science and Technology) since 2005
  • AIM (Italian Association of Macromolecules) since 2007
  • AIMAT member (Italian Association of Materials Engineering) since 2007
  • Order of Engineers Member since 2006
  • Member of the Energy Certificators of the Province of Trento since 2010
  • Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) member since 2011

Research interests

Research interests

  • Viscoelastic and fracture behaviour of polymer micro and nanocomposites
  • Electro active polymer composites
  • Multiscale polymer composites
  • Materials obtained from renewable resources
  • Nanostructured materials for thermal insulation and energy saving
  • Phase transition materials for the thermal energy storage
  • Study of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of engineering materials

 

Research activities

Research activities

Research Projects

2007-2008 : “NanoCompStrut” research program founded by the Italian Ministry of the University and Research (MIUR).

2008-2011 : “Miscibilità, applicazioni processabilità di polimeri” (MAPP) project, co-financed by National Interuniversitary Consortium of Material Science (INSTM).

2012-2014 : "Realizzazione e caratterizzazione di laminati compositi biodegradabili a base legno" - Bando Caritro per borse/assegni destinati a giovani ricercatori post-doc (Year 2011).

2014-2015 : "Sviluppo di fibre polimeriche elettricamente conduttive per filtri multifunzionali" project – co-financed by UFI Innovation Center Srl of Ala (Trento).

2015-2016 : “Sviluppo e caratterizzazione di filtri nanocompositi multifunzionali per il settore automobilistico” project, Bando Caritro 2014 per progetti di ricerca finalizzati allo sviluppo di iniziative imprenditoriali, co-financed by UFI Innovation Center Srl of Ala (Trento).