Davide Papurello

Fixed-term tenure-track assistant professor
Department of Energy (DENERG)

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center Ec-L - Energy Center Lab


Research interests

Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage
Concentrated solar power
Renewable energy
Road tunnel

Research topics

  • Concentrated Solar Power - syngas production - experimental and model approach
  • Hydrogen - SOFC systems
  • Lithium Ion Battery systems - stress abuses
  • New Energy Carriers (NEC) - Tunnel safety and ventilation
  • SOFC systems fed by biogas - biogas produced from OFMSW
  • Thermodynamic systems
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ERC sectors

PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering
PE8_11 - Environmental engineering, e.g. sustainable design, waste and water treatment, recycling, regeneration or recovery of compounds, carbon capture & storage
PE2_15 - Thermodynamics


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 13: Climate action

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Collegi of the degree programmes



Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Other activities and projects related to teaching

Involvement in teaching-related activities:
- Summer school related to risk analysis and safety assessment of new energy carriers in road tunnels (UNITE! Alliance (TUDa, TUG, WUST and POLITO)). - July /2024
- Online teaching activity on ventilation and safety in road tunnels. Collaboration with TUG. March /2024 (PhD students)
- Contributor to the Master's degree course (Chemical and Sustainable Process Engineering, Environmental and Spatial Engineering) - Fundamentals of energy conversion, transport and storage. 6 ECTS (2023, 2024)
- Contributor to the energy engineering course (master's degree) - New battery systems for mobility (materials, cells and recycling). 8 ECTS (2021 - 24)
- Course leader in the Energy Engineering course (magistral) - Energy Systems Laboratory (LIE). 6 ECTS (2020 - 24)
- Course instructor in mechanical engineering (three-year) - Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transmission. 8 ECTS (2018 - 24)
- Supervision of master's theses (supervisor): on average 20/year
- Supervision of three-year dissertations (supervisor): average 40/year
- Supervision activities for curricular traineeships: average 10/year


Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Other activities and projects related to research

BWS - BioWaste for Sofc - scientific responsible - biogas purification activities for feeding SOFC systems - funded by Caritro.

BatFire - scientific responsible of the unit - financed by UNITE! Alliance (TUG, TUDa, WUST and POLITO) - research activity on Electrical Vehicles safety and real-scale fires.


Last years publications

PoliTO co-authors

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