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Publications:  Dr Roberto Volpe

Barr MR, Volpe M, Messineo A, Volpe R(2020). On the suitability of thermogravimetric balances for the study of biomass pyrolysis. Fuel vol. 276, Article 118069, 118069-118069.
Volpe M, Messineo A, Mäkelä M, Barr MR, Volpe R, Corrado C, Fiori L(2020). Reactivity of cellulose during hydrothermal carbonization of lignocellulosic biomass. Fuel Processing Technology vol. 206,
Maniscalco MP, Corrado C, Volpe R, Messineo A(2020). Evaluation of the optimal activation parameters for almond shell bio-char production for capacitive deionization. Bioresource Technology Reports vol. 11,
Taylor MJ, Alabdrabalameer HA, Michopoulos AK, Volpe R, Skoulou V(2020). Augmented Leaching Pretreatments for Forest Wood Waste and Their Effect on Ash Composition and the Lignocellulosic Network. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Article acssuschemeng.0c0035,
Messineo A, Maniscalco MP, Volpe R(2019). Biomethane recovery from olive mill residues through anaerobic digestion: A review of the state of the art technology. Science of the Total Environment vol. 703,
Maniscalco M, Volpe R, Messineo A (2019). Assessing flow rate parameters on capacitive deionization of NaCl solution using biomass-derived activated carbon electrodes. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. vol. 258,
Barr M, Zhang Y, Jervis R, Volpe R (2019). Study of char morphology during biomass pyrolysis and gasification via micro-computed tomography. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. vol. 258,
Volpe R, Bermudez Menendez JM, Ramirez Reina T, Volpe M, Messineo A, Millan M, Titirici MM(2019). Free radicals formation on thermally decomposed biomass. Fuel vol. 255,
Barr M, Volpe R, Kandiyoti R(2019). Influence of reactor design on product distributions from biomass pyrolysis. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Article acssuschemeng.9b0136,
Volpe M, Fiori L, Panno D, Volpe R, Messineo A (2018). Assessment of bio-combustibles production via slow pyrolysis of wine industry residues. AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 2040,
Volpe R, Maniscalco MP, Ticali D, Volpe M, Messineo A (2018). Catalytic effect of alkali metals in volatilisation of solid biofuels during gasification. AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 2040,
Maniscalco MP, Volpe M, Volpe R, Messineo A (2018). Promoting energy recovery from recalcitrant agro-industrial wastes through anaerobic digestion: A review on olive mill residues. AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 2040,
Volpe R, Menendes JB, Reina TR, Titirici M, Messineo A, Millan M (2018). Chemical pathways in thermal decomposition of citrus waste via slow pyrolysis. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. vol. 256,
Palacio D, Reina TR, Volpe R, Barrow M (2018). Detailed molecular compositions of citrus waste bio-oil: Application of ultra-high-resolution mass spectrometry. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. vol. 256,
Volpe R, Kandiyoti R (2018). Thermal breakdown in coal and biomass: Relationship between reactor design and product distributions. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. vol. 256,
Volpe R, Zabaniotou AA, Skoulou V(2018). Synergistic Effects between Lignin and Cellulose during Pyrolysis of Agricultural Waste. Energy and Fuels vol. 32, (8) 8420-8430.
Di Trapani D, Volpe M, Di Bella G, Messineo A, Volpe R, Viviani G(2018). Assessing Methane Emission and Economic Viability of Energy Exploitation in a Typical Sicilian Municipal Solid Waste Landfill. Waste and Biomass Valorization1-12.
VOLPE R, Mäkelä M, Volpe M, Fiori L, Dahl O(2018). Spatially resolved spectral determination of polysaccharides in hydrothermally carbonized biomass. Green Chemistry
VOLPE R, Messineo S, Volpe M, Messineo A(2017). Catalytic Effect of Char for Tar Cracking in Pyrolysis of Citrus Wastes, Design of a Novel Experimental Set Up and First Results. Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 50, 181-186.
Nicolosi G, Messineo A, VOLPE R(2017). An Innovative Adaptive Control System to Regulate Microclimatic Conditions in a Greenhouse. Energies vol. 10, (5) 722-722.
Volpe R, Menendez JMB, Reina TR, Messineo A, Millan M(2017). Evolution of chars during slow pyrolysis of citrus waste. Fuel Processing Technology vol. 158, Article C, 255-263.
VOLPE R, Volpe M, Fiori L, Messineo A(2016). Upgrading of Olive Tree Trimmings Residue as Biofuel by Hydrothermal Carbonization and Torrefaction: a Comparative Study. Chemical Engineering Transactions vol. 50, 13-13.
De Marchis M, Milici B, Volpe R, Messineo A(2016). Energy Saving in Water Distribution Network through Pump as Turbine Generators: Economic and Environmental Analysis. Energies vol. 9, (11) 877-877.
Messineo A, Bonasera D, Volpe R, Messineo S, Marvuglia A(2016). Technical and Economical Assessment of Biomass Potential for Power Production: A Study in the South of Italy. Journal of Environmental Accounting and Management vol. 4, (3) 287-299.
Volpe R, Messineo A, Millan M(2016). Carbon reactivity in biomass thermal breakdown. Fuel vol. 183, Article C, 139-144.
Volpe R, Messineo S, Volpe M, Messineo A(2015). Carbon Footprint of Tree Nuts Based Consumer Products. Sustainability vol. 7, (11) 14917-14934.
Volpe M, Panno D, Volpe R, Messineo A(2015). Upgrade of citrus waste as a biofuel via slow pyrolysis. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis vol. 115, 66-76.
Volpe R, Messineo A, Millan M, Volpe M, Kandiyoti R(2015). Assessment of olive wastes as energy source: pyrolysis, torrefaction and the key role of H loss in thermal breakdown. Energy vol. 82, 119-127.
Volpe M, D'Anna C, Messineo S, Volpe R, Messineo A(2014). Sustainable Production of Bio-Combustibles from Pyrolysis of Agro-Industrial Wastes. Sustainability vol. 6, (11) 7866-7882.
Rocca AL, Rocca VL, Messineo A, Morale M, Panno D, Volpe R(2013). Numerical Solution of Foodstuff Freezing Problems Using Radial Basis Functions. Advanced Science Letters vol. 19, (3) 1044-1047.
Messineo A, Freni G, Volpe R(2012). Collection of Thermal Energy Available from a Biogas Plant for Leachate Treatment in an Urban Landfill: A Sicilian Case Study. Energies vol. 5, (10) 3753-3767.
Messineo A, Volpe R, Asdrubali F(2012). Evaluation of Net Energy Obtainable from Combustion of Stabilised Olive Mill By-Products. Energies vol. 5, (5) 1384-1397.
Messineo A, Volpe R, Marvuglia A(2012). Ligno-cellulosic biomass exploitation for power generation: A case study in sicily. Energy vol. 45, (1) 613-625.
Messineo A, Panno D, Volpe R(2012). Technical and Economical Feasibility of Biomass Use for Power Generation in Sicily. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems vol. 3, (1) 40-50.
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