Davide Fissore

Full Professor
Department of Applied Science and Technology (DISAT)

  • Coordinator Collegio di Ingegneria Chimica e dei Materiali
  • Member Commissione istruttoria per il Coordinamento dell'Attività Didattica e formativa
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center R3C - Responsible Risk Resilience Centre

Profile

Research interests

Freeze drying
Image analysis
Nanoparticles
Near infrared spectroscopy
Process control
Process monitoring
Statistical process control
Thermography (imaging)

Scientific branch

ING-IND/26 - ANALYSIS, DESIGN AND CONTROL OF CHEMICAL PROCESSES
(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)

Skills

ERC sectors

PE8_2 - Chemical engineering, technical chemistry
PE8_4 - Computational engineering
PE8_13 - Industrial bioengineering
PE8_9 - Production technology, process engineering

Editorial boards

  • PHARMACEUTICS (2021-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (2019-2023), Other editorial activities

Teaching

PhD Boards

  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2011/2012 (28. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2010/2011 (27. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2009/2010 (26. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CHIMICA, 2008/2009 (25. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Courses of Study Boards

Teachings

PhD

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Master of Science

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Bachelor of Science

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Teaching and training projects

Projects funded by commercial contracts

Research

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Research groups/teams

Laboratories

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

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Supervised PhD students

Other activities and projects related to research

The research activity of Davide Fissore is mainly focused on process modelling and on the design and validation of advanced model-based tools for process monitoring and control.

His early research interests focused on the catalytic treatment of lean VOC-air mixtures in thermally and catalytically stabilised combustors, and in forced unsteady-state reactors.

Later, he investigated the possibility of using unsteady-state reactors for synthesis reactions (e.g. syngas production) and for chromatographic process (e.g. the catalytic reduction of NOx with ammonia). He developed, and validated, both first-principles and black-box models for process control and optimisation, and he proposed advanced monitoring (soft-sensors) and control (Model Predictive Control, Robust Control) systems for these processes.

After getting the PhD degree, the research activity was still focused on the monitoring and control of chemical processes with complex dynamics, and then moved to a different field, i.e. pharmaceutical engineering and, in particular, in applying the "Quality by Design" concept in the field of pharmaceuticals manufacturing. The research was focused on the optimization, monitoring and control of the batch freeze-drying of pharmaceuticals, where he proposed, validated, and, in some cases, patented, original and effective solutions for both the primary and the secondary drying stages.

The application of these methodologies to food freeze-drying was also investigated.

A recent research field is the synthesis and preservation (using freeze-drying) of polymeric nanoparticles for drug delivery and for food fortification. In this framework the research activity has been focused on the optimization of the reactor configuration and of the operating parameters, aiming at maximizing the loading of the desired component, as well as maintaining particles dimension in the desired range. Release of the active ingredient has also been investigated.

Publications

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Society and Enterprise

Patents and other intellectual properties

  • Pirolizzatore continuo polivalente. national Patent - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research
  • Eliminazione del TAR e gassificazione del residuo carbonioso provenienti da pirolisi di sostanze organiche. national Patent - Responsabile Scientifico
    Commercial Research