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Biography

Dr. Giovanni Polacco
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of
Pisa, Italy

Chemical Engineer and Assistant Professor


Email: g.polacco@diccism.unipi.it


Qualifications
1993 Ph.D., Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy
1984 B.Sc., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Publications
  1. P. Cerrai, G.D. Guerra, S. Maltinti, M. Tricoli, P. Giusti, L. Petarca and G. Polacco, “Physicochemical properties of poly(allylammonium acrylate) complexes obtained by radical template polymerization”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 15, 983-990, (1994).
  2. G. Polacco, D. Semino and M. Palla, “Temperature profiles in batch methylmethacrylate polymerization in gelled suspension”, Polymer Engineering & Science, 36 (16), 2088-2100 (1996) (Stamford, CT, USA, agosto 1996).
  3. D. Semino, G. Polacco, and A. Ricciardi, “A new approach in modeling template polymerization”,  Polymer Engineering & Science, 37 (8), 1404-1420 (1997) (Stamford, CT, USA, agosto 1996).
  4. G. Polacco, C. Basile, M. Palla and D. Semino, “A Simple Technique for Measuring Particle Size Distributions During Suspension Polymerization”, Polymer Journal 32(8), 688-693 (2000).
  5. R. Miliè, L. Minkova, S. Filippi, G. Polacco, and P. Magagnini, “Segregation of Liquid Crystalline Mesophases During the Transesterification of PET With Sebacic Acid, Hydroquinone and 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid”, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 372, 37-50 (2001).
  6. D. Baroni, R. Romano, S. Filippi, G. Polacco, M. Paci, P. Magagnini, “Highly aromatic liquid-crystalline copolyesters synthesized by transesterification of poly(ethylene terephthalate) with acetoxybenzoic acid, diacetoxybenzene and terephthalic acid”, Macromol. Chem. Phys, 202 (10) 2122-2131 (2001).
  7. A. Valtriani, G. Polacco, S. Filippi, P. Magagnini, L. Incarnato, D. Acierno, “New PET-based liquid crystalline copolyesters and their use for the preparation of composites”, Macromol. Chem. Phys, 202 (11) 2202-2212 (2001).
  8. L. I. Minkova, R. Miliè, S. Filippi, G. Polacco, “Synthesis of PET-based liquid crystalline copolyesters: Influence of the overall degree of aromaticity on phase segregation”, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 50, 373-386 (2001).
  9. S. Filippi, V. Chiono, G. Polacco, M. Paci, L. I. Minkova, P. Magagnini, “Reactive compatibilizer precursors for LDPE/PA6 blends, 1 – Ethylene/acrylic acid copolymers”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 203 (10-11), 1512-1525 (2002).
  10. S. Filippi, H. Yordanov, L. Minkova, G. Polacco, M. Talarico, “Reactive Compatibilizer Precursors for LDPE/PA6 Blends. IV: Maleic Anhydride and Glycidyl Methacrylate Grafted SEBS.”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 289, 512-523 (2004).
  11. G. Polacco, J. Stastna, Z. Vlachovicova, D. Biondi, and L. Zanzotto, “Temporary Networks in Polymer Modified Asphalts”, Polymer Engineering and Science, 44, 2185-2193 (2004).
  12. G. Polacco, S. Berlincioni, D. Biondi, J. Stastna and L. Zanzotto, “Asphalt Modification with Different Polyethylene-based Polymers”, European Polymer Journal, 41, 2831-2844 (2005).
  13. U. Barbieri, G. Polacco, R. Massimi, “Synthesis of energetic polyethers from halogenated precursors”, Macromolecular Symposia, 234 (1), 51-58 (2006).
  14. U. Barbieri, G. Polacco, E. Paesano, R. Massimi, “Low Risk Synthesis of Energetic poly(3-azidomethyl-3-methyloxetane) from Tosylated Precursors”, Propellant Explosives and Pyrotechnics, 31(5), 369-375(2006).
  15. G. Polacco, J. Stastna, D. Biondi and L. Zanzotto, “Relation Between Polymer Architecture and Nonlinear Viscoelastic Behavior of Modified Asphalts”, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 11(4), 230-245 (2006).
  16. G. Polacco, J. Stastna, P. Michalica, D. Biondi, M. Cantù and L. Zanzotto, “Memory Functions in Polymer Modified Asphalts”, Journal of applied Polymer Science, 104(4), 2330-2340 (2007).
  17. G. Polacco, J. Stastna, L. Zanzotto, “Accumulated strain in polymer modified asphalts”, Rheologica ACTA, 47(5-6), 491-498 (2008).
  18. G. Polacco, P. K?í?, S. Filippi, J. Stastna, D. Biondi, and L. Zanzotto, “Rheological Properties of Asphalt/SBS/Clay Blends”, European Polymer Journal, 44, 3512-3521 (2008).
  19. F. Giuliani, F. Merusi, S. Filippi, D. Biondi, ML. Finocchiaro, G. Polacco, “Effects of polymer modification on the fuel resistance of asphalt binders”. Fuel, 88, 1539-1546 (2009).
  20. M.S. Sureshkumar, S. Filippi, G. Polacco, I. Kazatchkov, J. Stastna, L. Zanzotto, “Internal structure and linear viscoelastic properties of EVA/asphalt nanocomposites”, European Polymer Journal, 46, 621-633 (2010).
  21. M.S. Sureshkumar, J. Stastna, G. Polacco, S. Filippi, I. Kazatchkov, L. Zanzotto, “Rheology of Bitumen modified by EVA – organoclay nanocomposites”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 118, 557-565 (2010).
  22. G. Andreini, P. Straffi, S. Cotugno, G. Gallone, G. Polacco, “Comparison of sine versus pulse waveform effects on fatigue crack growth behavior on Nr, SBR, and BR compounds”, Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 83, 391-403 (2010).
  23. F. Merusi, F. Giuliani, S. Filippi, P. Moggi and G. Polacco, “Kerosene-Resistant Asphalt Binders Based on Nonconventional Modification”, Journal of Transportation Engineering, 137, 874-881 (2011).