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Informazioni biografiche

Courses
Multiphase Reactors and Combustion of Solids – M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering

Research areas
Fluidized Bed Reactors, Combustion and Gasification of Solid Fuels, Flue Gas Cleaning

Education
1999     Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering – University of Naples Federico II
1995     M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering – University of Naples Federico II

Professional Experiences
2000-2001     Research fellow – Department of Chemical Engineering – University of Naples Federico II
2001-2014     Research scientist – Institute for Research on Combustion (IRC) – National Council for Research (CNR)
2014-present     Associate Professor – Department of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering  – University of Naples Federico II

Selected accomplishments
Regional Editor for Europe of the international journal Fuel Processing Technology (ISSN: 0378-3820), Elsevier B.V., from 2013.

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journals: The Open Thermodynamics Journal (ISSN: 1874-396X) from 2007, The Open Fuels & Energy Science Journal (ISSN: 1876-973X) from 2008, The Open Environmental Pollution & Toxicology Journal (ISSN: 1876-3979) from 2008 to 2014, The Open Environmental Sciences Journal (ISSN: 1876-3251) from 2014 – Bentham Science; Conference Papers in Energy (ISSN: 2314-582X print – 2314-4009 online) from 2012, The Scientific World Journal (ISSN: 1537-744X) from 2013 – Hindawi Publishing Corporation; Frontiers in Energy Research (ISSN: 2296-598X) from 2013 – Frontiers; Journal of Chemical Engineering Research Studies from 2014 – VRJ Publishers.

Italian representative at the Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency – Fluidized Bed Conversion Implementing Agreement (IEA-FBC), from 2012.

Board member and secretary of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute, from 2010 to 2014.

Short-term Invitation Fellowship financed by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), from 18 to 31/1/2015 at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan).

Plenary lecture: “CO2 capture technologies involving fluidized bed reactors: a review of Sorption-enhanced gasification, Calcium-looping, Chemical-looping combustion and Oxy-fuel combustion” delivered at the 2nd International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM 2014), Oludeniz, Turckey, 2014.

The paper: “Analysis and optimization of calcium looping processes aimed at the CO2 capture in dual interconnected fluidized bed systems” was selected as Keynote Lecture at the 9th World Congress on Chemical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, 2013.

Member of the International Scientific Committee of the 13th International Conference on Polygeneration Strategies, Vienna, Austria, 2013.

The paper: “The effect of pelletization on the attrition of wood under fluidized bed combustion and gasification conditions” was selected as Distinguished Paper (Best Paper) of the Stationary Combustion Colloquium at the 34th International Symposium on Combustion, Warsaw, Poland, 2012.

The paper: “Fluidized bed calcium looping: the effect of SO2 on sorbent attrition and CO2 capture capacity” was selected as Keynote Lecture at the 22nd International Symposium on Chemical Reactor Engineering (ISCRE 22), Maastricht, Netherlands, 2012.

Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the 12th International Conference on Multiphase Flow in Industrial Plants, Ischia (Na), 2011.

Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the 19th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Vienna, Austria, 2006.

The best paper award of advanced gas cleaning (Hosokawa Award) was awarded at the 6th International Symposium & Exhibition on Gas Cleaning at High Temperatures, Osaka, Japan, 2005.

Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the international conference FLUIDIZATION XI – Present and Future for Fluidization Engineering, Ischia (Na), 2004.

 

Selected recent publications
Books

F. Scala (Editor)
Fluidized bed technologies for near-zero emission combustion and gasification.
Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy No. 59, Cambridge, UK, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-85709-541-1 (Print) 978-0-85709-880-1 (Online)
DOI: 10.1533/9780857098801

Journals

F. Scala
Fluidized bed gasification of lignite char with CO2 and H2O: a kinetic study.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 35 2839-2846 (2015)

A. Coppola, P. Salatino, F. Montagnaro, F. Scala
Hydration-induced reactivation of spent sorbents for fluidized bed calcium looping (double looping).
Fuel Processing Technology, 120 71-78 (2014)

A. Coppola, P. Salatino, F. Montagnaro, F. Scala
Reactivation by water hydration of the CO2 capture capacity of a calcium looping sorbent.
Fuel, 127 109-115 (2014)

P. Ammendola, R. Chirone, G. Ruoppolo, F. Scala
The effect of pelletization on the attrition of wood under fluidized bed combustion and gasification conditions.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 2735-2740 (2013)

M. Troiano, P. Ammendola, F. Scala
Attrition of lignite char under fluidized bed gasification conditions: the effect of carbon conversion.
Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 2741-2747 (2013)

F. Scala
Particle-fluid mass transfer in multiparticle systems at low Reynolds numbers.
Chemical Engineering Science, 91 90-101 (2013)

F. Scala, C. Anacleria, S. Cimino
Characterization of a regenerable sorbent for high temperature elemental mercury capture from flue gas.
Fuel, 108 13-18 (2013)

G. Itskos , P. Grammelis, F. Scala, H. Kruczek, A. Coppola, P. Salatino, E. Kakaras
A comparative characterization study of Ca-looping natural sorbents.
Applied Energy, 108 373-382 (2013)

A. Coppola, F. Scala, P. Salatino, F. Montagnaro
Fluidized bed calcium looping cycles for CO2 capture under oxy-firing calcination conditions: Part 1. Assessment of six limestones.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 231 537-543 (2013)

A. Coppola, F. Scala, P. Salatino, F. Montagnaro
Fluidized bed calcium looping cycles for CO2 capture under oxy-firing calcination conditions: Part 2. Assessment of dolomite vs. limestone
Chemical Engineering Journal, 231 544-549 (2013)

F. Scala, R. Chirone, P. Meloni, G. Carcangiu, M. Manca, G. Mulas, A. Mulas
Fluidized bed desulfurization using lime obtained after slow calcination of limestone particles.
Fuel, 114 99-105 (2013)

G. Caiazzo, G. Langella, F. Miccio, F. Scala
An experimental investigation on seawater SO2 scrubbing for marine application.
Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 32 1179-1186 (2013)

A. Coppola, F. Scala, G. Itskos, P. Grammelis, H. Pawlak-Kruczek, S.K. Antiohos, P. Salatino, F. Montagnaro
Performance of natural sorbents during calcium looping cycles: a comparison between fluidized bed and thermo-gravimetric tests.
Energy & Fuels, 27 6048-6054 (2013)

M. Azadi, A. Mohebbi, S. Soltaninejad, F. Scala
A case study on suspended particles in a natural gas urban transmission and distribution network.
Fuel Processing Technology, 93 65-72 (2012)

T. A. Brown, F. Scala, S. A. Scott, J. S. Dennis, P. Salatino
The attrition behaviour of oxygen-carriers under inert and reacting conditions.
Chemical Engineering Science, 71 449-467 (2012)

G. Caiazzo, A. Di Nardo, G. Langella, F. Scala
Seawater scrubbing desulfurization: a model for SO2 absorption in fall-down droplets.
Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 31 277-287 (2012)

A. Coppola, F. Montagnaro, P. Salatino, F. Scala
Attrition of limestone during fluidized bed calcium looping cycles for CO2 capture.
Combustion Science & Technology, 184 929-941 (2012)

P. Ammendola, F. Scala
Attrition of lignite char during fluidized bed gasification.
Experimental Thermal & Fluid Science, 43 9-12 (2012)

A. Coppola, F. Montagnaro, P. Salatino, F. Scala
Fluidized bed calcium looping: the effect of SO2 on sorbent attrition and CO2 capture capacity.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 207-208 445-449 (2012)

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