• The paper ”Hussain M., Ceccarelli R., Marchisio D.L., Fino D., Russo N., Geobaldo F., Synthesis, Characterization, And Photocatalytic Application Of Novel TiO2 Nanoparticles, (2010) , Chemical Engineering Journal, 157,  pp. 45-51” was awarded as highly cited paper as of March/April 2015, this paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Engineering based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year. Data from Essential Science Indicators℠

Nunzio Russo

  • For 2 years (2008 and 2009) as assistant professor winner of the "Intervento a favore dei Giovani Ricercatori" prize sponsorized by the Politecnico di Torino in favor of young scientists for attending international congresses and visiting foreign institutions
  • For 2 years (2011 and 2013) as associate professor winner of the " Premio Pubblicazioni " prize sponsorized by the Politecnico di Torino for the high level of the scientific performance).

Debora Fino

  • In November 2004, winner of the XVII edition of the “PREMIO ITALGAS –DEBUTTO NELLA RICERCA” – (ITALGAS Prize for the start in research activities; since 2008 the Prize turned into the current ENI Award, awarded for her PhD thesis (Catalytic combustion of diesel particulates) - Press review application/pdf (8.07 MB)
  • In December 2007, winner of the IX edition of the “PREMIO SAPIO JUNIOR for ITALIAN RESEARCH” ( on the basis of the results obtained in the research on “secondary nanoparticles from filters for the removal of diesel particulates and in other application contexts”. - Press review application/pdf (1.88 MB)
  • In June 2010, awarded from the ITWIIN, Italian Association of Inventive and Innovative Women: the special DISTI communication award, in consideration of the efficacy of the presentation on the potential social and economic effects of scientific projects. - Press review application/pdf (1.34 MB)