PIERO FREDIANI

 
Born: in Empoli (Fi) on July 23, 1944
Residence: Via Faentina, 201 - 50133 Firenze
Office: Institute for Conservation and Enhancement of Cultural Heritage (ICV of National Research Council, Via Madonna del Piano 10 – 50019 Sesto Fiorentino - Italy
  Department of Chemistry – University of Florence, Via della Lastruccia, 13 - 50019 Sesto Fiorentino - Italy;

 

     

PROFESSIONAL JOBS

 

2010
 
Responsible of the Regional Project TeCon@BC involving 3 research institution and 4 PMI for conservation and enhancement of Cultural Heritage.
  Responsible of the Regional Project TdTBioArt involving research institution and PMI on the field of conservation of Cultural Heritage
  Referent of the Regional Project Sumus involving 2 PMI on the field of conservation of Cultural Heritage
  Responsible of the European project “Water Form” involving 7 european research institution for enhancement of Cultural Heritage.
2009 MIUR referee for fund asked from University groups
  Responsible for the ICVBC partner of the European Project Charisma involving 18 european research institution for conservation and enhancement of CulturalHeritage.
  Responsible for the ICVBC partner of the European Project Couples and habitat for conservation and enhancement of Cultural Heritage.
2008 Director of Institute for Conservation and Protection of Cultural Heritage - National Research Council.
  Responsible for the ICVBC partner of the European Project EuArtech involving 10 european research institution for Cultural Heritage.
  Responsible for the ICVBC partner of the Regional Project St@rt for conservation and enhancement of Cultural Heritage.
  Responsible for the ICVBC partner of the European Project Episcon involving 9 european research institution for an international PhD on Cultural Heritage.
  Responsible of the European Project Preserving Place involving 7 european research institution for conservation and enhancement of Cultural Heritage.
2006-10 Referee of Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Pedmont and Veneto for fund asked by medium and small enterprises
2005 MIUR referee for fund asked from University groups
  Referee of the Board of Industry for fund Asked from industries
2004-05 Local Responsible of a National project PRIN of the MIUR
  Head of a program financed by Regione Toscana on FSE and responsible of two professional modulus in Applied Chemistry
2003
 
Head of an exchange program Galileo Italy-France financed by MIUR/CRUI on “Individuation, syntheses and development of products for conservation of work”of arts in stone materials exposed to the open”
  Responsible of a Regional project on FSEfund and responsible of two professional modules for the degree in Applied Chemistry
2003-05 University of Florence representative in Interuniversity Consortium on Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis
2000-02 University of Florence representative in Interuniversity Consortium on Chemical Reactivity and Catalysis
2000-10 Member of teacher college for PhD in Chemistry - University of Florence
2002-04 Chair of Master degree in Applied Chemistry
2002-07 Italian representative in the ESF- COST D30 action
2002-07
 
Coordinator of COSTD30_ WG1 “Working Group: Homogeneously catalyzed high-pressure syntheses of chemicals using small molecules such as carbon monoxide, hydrogen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, alkenes, or alkynes as reagents”
2002
 
Member of teacher college for PhD in Science and Technology for Conservation of Cultural properties - University of Florence degli Studi di Firenze
  MIUR referee for fund asked from industries
  MIUR referee for fund asked from Universities
  Associated researcher at ICVBC-CNR
  Member of the Institut Council of ICVBC-CNR
2002 - 03
 
Head of a program financed by Regione Toscana on FSE and responsible of two professional modulus in Applied Chemistry
2002-05 Head of Master degree in Applied Chemistry
2000 University of Florence (Florence) - Full professor of Industrial Chemistry
2000-04
 
Member of Scientific Council of CNR-Centro di Studio sulle Cause di Deperimento e Metodidi Conservazione delle Opere d’Arte
2000-07 Vicedirector of Department of Organic Chemistry- University of Florence
1988 University of British Columbia (Canada) - Visiting professor
1983-2000 University of Florence (Florence) - Associated professor of “Industrial Organic Chemistry”
1980-82 University of Florence (Florence) - Associated professor of “Industrial Organic Chemistry”
1976 University of Florence (Florence) - Associated professor of "Applied Chemistry for Building materials"
1975-82 CNR (Firenze) - Researcher - C.S. Cause Deperimento e Metodi Conservazione Opere Arte - Firenze
1974 Lepitit industries SpA (Brindisi) - Head of Chemical Laboratori of the technological Department - Brindisi
1973 Board of Public Instruction (Roma) - Grant from Institut of Industrial Chemistry - University of Florence
1970-73 CNR (Pisa) - Specialization grant - Institut of Industrial Chemistry - University of Pisa
  Scientific responsibile for 10 Research Convention among University of Florence and SME/LE for industrial research project

 
Expert (CTU) for Court of Florence, Appeal court of Florence, Justice of the Pace in Borgo S. Lorenzo (Fi), Prefecture of Pistoia.

 
     
SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY  
  1. Catalytic processes in Homogeneous phase;
  2. Synthesis of new catalytic systems;
  3. Materials for conservation of works of arts;
  4. Tecnology to evaluate the works of arts deterioration;
  5. Leather tanning.
     
REFEREE OF JOURNALS  
  • Journal of Organometallic Chemistry,
  • Organometallics,
  • European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry,
  • Inorganica Chimica Acta,
  • Journal of Molecular Catalysis,
  • Catalysis Communications
     

REFEREE OF RESEARCH AGENCIES
 

 
  • Board of Instruction, University and Research - Italy.
  • Grant Agency dell'Academy of Science of the Czech Republic.
  • Regional research agencies of Piemonte, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche, Toscana
     

TEACHING ACTIVITY

 

 

Professor of the following courses: Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Organic Chemistry, Macromolecular chemistry, Organic Chemistry Laboratory III, Material Chemistry II, Applied Chemistry, Industrial law and Safety at the work, in Master, PhD degree in Chemistry, Applied Chemistry and Technology for Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties in the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Science - University of Florence
 

     

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

 

More than 150 papers on international scientific journals related to conservation of works of art and industrial chemistry.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. “Isotopomeric diols by “one pot” Ru-catalyzed homogeneous hydrogenation of dicarboxylic acids”, L. Rosi, M. Frediani, P. Frediani, J. Organometal. Chem., 695, 1314-1322 (2010).
  2. "Ring Opening Polymerization of rac-Latide using calyx[4]arene Titanium (IV) complex”, M. Frediani, D. Sèmeril, D. Matt, L. Rosi, P. Frediani, F. Rizzolo, A.M. Papini, Int. J. Pol. Sci, 2010, 1-6 – One of the CNR highlights.
  3. “Ring Opening Polymerization of Lactide under Solvent-Free Conditions Catalyzed by a Chlorotitanium Calix[4]arene Complex”, M. Frediani, D. Semeril, A. Mariotti, L. Rosi, P. Frediani, L. Rosi, D. Matt, L. Toupet, Macrom. Rapid Commun., 29, 1554-1560 (2008).
  4. “Hide tanning with modified natural tannins”, L. Tambi, P. Frediani, M. Frediani, L. Rosi, M. Camaiti, J. Appl. Polym. Chem., 108, 1797-1809 (2008).
  5. “Ultrahigh-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene by Using a Titanium Calix[4]arene Complex with High Thermal Stability under Polymerization Conditions” M. Frediani, D. Sèmeril, A. Comucci, L. Bettucci, P. Frediani, L. Rosi, D. Matt, L. Toupet, W. Kaminsky, Macrom. Chem. Phys., 208, 938-945 (2007).
  6. “A Convenient Route to the Synthesis of Isotopomeric Dihydro-2(3H)furanones”, P. Frediani, L. Rosi, M. Frediani, G. Bartolucci, M. Bambagiotti-Alberti, J. Agric. Food Chem., 55, 3877-3883 (2007).
  7. “One pot synthesis of alcohols from olefins through Co/Ru catalysts”, P. Frediani, P. Mariani, L. Rosi, M. Frediani, A. Comucci, J. Mol. Catal., A, Chemical, 271, 80-85 (2007).
  8. “Quinoline Transfer Hydrogenation by a Rhodium Bipyridine Catalyst” P. Frediani, L. Rosi, L. Cetarini, M. Frediani, Inorg. Chem. Acta, 359, 2650-2657 (2006).
  9. “Catalytic activity of dihydride ruthenium complexes in the hydrogenation of nitrogen containing heterocycles” P. Frediani, V. Pistolesi, M. Frediani, L. Rosi, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 359, 917-925 (2006).
  10. “Fluorinated and perfluorinate polymers as protective and reinforcing agents for stone artefacts”, P. Frediani, M. Camaiti, B. Sacchi, A. Toti, in “High performance and Speciality Elastomers 2005” ed. Rapra Technical Books, ISBN: 1-85957-510-2.
  11. “Hydrogenation of single and multiple N-N or N-O bonds by Ru(II) catalysts in homogeneous phase”, A. Toti, P. Frediani, A. Salvini, L. Rosi, C. Giolli, J. Organometal. Chem., 690, 3641-3651 (2005).
  12. “Activation of single and multiple C-N bonds by Ru(II) catalysts in homogeneous phase”, A. Toti, P. Frediani, A. Salvini, L. Rosi, C. Giolli, C. Giannelli”, C. R. Chem., 7, 769-778 (2004).
  13. “In situ High Pressure FT-IR Spectroscopy on Alkene Hydroformylation Catalyzed by RhH(CO)(PPh3)3 and Co2(CO)8, M. Caporali, P. Frediani, A. Salvini, G. Laurenczy, Inorg. Chem. Acta, 357, 4537-4543 (2004).
  14. "New Strategies for the Synthesis of Partially Fluorinated Acrylic Polymers as Protective Agents for Monumental Stones”, M. Mazzola, P. Frediani, S. Bracci, A. Salvini, Eur. Polym. J., 39, 1995-2003 (2003).
  15. “Ruthenium Complexes with 1,1’-Biisoquinoline as Ligand. Synthesis and Hydrogenation Activity”, P. Frediani, C. Giannelli, A. Salvini, S. Ianelli, J. Organometal. Chem., 667, 197-208 (2003).
  16. “Partially fluorinated acrylic resins for the protection of stone materials”, M. Camaiti, M. Ferroni, P. Frediani, S. Bracci, F. Piacenti, in "The Science of Art", P. A. Vigato ed., Edizioni Libreria Progetto, Padova (Italia), 2003, p. 245-250.
  17. “Coordination Chemistry of Ester-Functionalized Cp Ligands. A Versatile Approach to the Chiral Hydroxyalkoxycarbonylcyclopentadienide [C5H4CO2(CHMe)2OH]-. Synthesis, Structure and Catalytic Activity of Rhodium(I) and Iron(II) Complexes” L. Busetto, M. C. Cassani, R. Mazzoni, V. G. Albano, P. Sabatino, P. Frediani, E. Rivalta, Organometallics, 21, 4993-4999 (2002).
  18. "Influence of an additional gas on the hydroformylation of cyclohexene with Co2(CO)6(PBu3)2", A. Salvini, P. Frediani, S. Maggini F. Piacenti, J. Mol. Catal., 172, 127 (2001).
  19. "Isomerization of olefins by phosphine substituted ruthenium complexes and influence of an "additional gas" on the reaction rate", A. Salvini, F. Piacenti, P. Frediani, A. Devescovi, M. Caporali, J. Organometal. Chem., 625, 255 (2001).
  20. "Resine acriliche parzialmente fluorurate per la protezione dei materiali lapidei", M. Camaiti, M. Ferroni, P. Frediani, S. Bracci, F. Piacenti, 1° Congresso Nazionale - La Scienza dell'Arte, Bressanone 26 Febbraio-1 Marzo 2001, P27.

 

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