Dr Giuliano Laudone
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Dr Giuliano Laudone

Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Biography

Biography

Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at Plymouth University. Ihave a Laurea (5-year degree) in Chemical Engineering, from Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy), and a PhD in Applied Physical Chemistry from Plymouth University. 


My research focus is on the experimental characterisation and modelling of the void structure and fluid flow in porous materials.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Applied Physical Chemistry
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering, with specialization in Industrial Chemistry

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • CHM1020 States of matter, Classical Thermodynamics
  • CHM2013 Quantum Chemistry, Statistical Thermodynamics
  • CH3016 Intermolecular Interactions, Surface Chemistry, Reaction Dynamics and Advanced Reaction Kinetics
  • ENVS2007 Radionuclides in the Environment

Research

Research

Research interests

My research focus is on the experimental characterisation and modelling of the void structure and fluid flow in porous materials.

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Baboo JP, Babar S, Kale D, Lekakou C & Laudone GM (2021) 'Designing a Graphene Coating-Based Supercapacitor with Lithium Ion Electrolyte: An Experimental and Computational Study via Multiscale Modeling' Nanomaterials 11, (11) , DOI Open access
Kelly S, White R, Volkenandt T, Harris W, Tordoff B, Laudone G, Jones K & Veater B (2021) 'Novel nuclear materials characterization workflows enabled by fs-laser milling' Microscopy and Microanalysis 27, (S1) 3086-3087 , DOI
Bates J, Markoulidis F, Lekakou C & Laudone GM (2021) 'Design of Porous Carbons for Supercapacitor Applications for Different Organic Solvent-Electrolytes' C 7, (1) 15-15 , DOI Open access
Markoulidis F, Bates J, Lekakou C, Slade R & Laudone GM (2020) 'Supercapacitors with lithium-ion electrolyte: An experimental study and design of the activated carbon electrodes via modelling and simulations' Carbon 164, 422-434 , DOI Open access
Jones KL, Matthews GP & Laudone GM (2019) 'The effect of irradiation and radiolytic oxidation on the porous space of Gilsocarbon nuclear graphite measured with mercury porosimetry and helium pycnometry' Carbon 158, 256-266 , DOI Open access
Matthews GP, Levy C, Laudone GM, Jones K, Ridgway C, Halllin I, Gazze SA, Francis L, Whalley WR & Schoelkopf J (2018) 'Improved Interpretation of Mercury Intrusion and Soil Water Retention Percolation Characteristics by Inverse Modelling and Void Cluster Analysis' Transport in Porous Media , DOI Open access
Jones KL, Laudone GM & Matthews GP (2017) 'A multi-technique experimental and modelling study of the porous structure of IG-110 and IG-430 nuclear graphite' Carbon 128, 1-11 , DOI Open access
Levy CL, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Beckett S, Turner A, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2017) 'Mechanism of adsorption of actives onto microporous functionalised calcium carbonate (FCC)' Adsorption 23, 603-612 Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Levy CL, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Gribble CM, Turner A, Ridgway CJ, Gerard DE, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2015) 'Diffusion and Tortuosity in Porous Functionalized Calcium Carbonate' Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 54, (41) 9938-9947 , DOI
Laudone GM, Gribble CM, Jones KL, Collier HJ & Matthews GP (2015) 'Validated a priori calculation of tortuosity in porous materials including sandstone and limestone' Chemical Engineering Science 131, 109-117 , DOI
Laudone GM, Gribble CM & Matthews GP (2014) 'Characterisation of the porous structure of Gilsocarbon graphite using pycnometry, cyclic porosimetry and void-network modeling' Carbon 73, 61-70 Publisher Site , DOI Open access
Laudone GM, Matthews GP, Gregory AS, Bird NRA & Whalley WR (2013) 'A dual-porous, inverse model of water retention to study biological and hydrological interactions in soil' EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOIL SCIENCE 64, (3) 345-356 Author Site , DOI
Laudone GM, Matthews GP, Bird NRA, Whalley WR, Cardenas LM & Gregory AS (2011) 'A model to predict the effects of soil structure on denitrification and N2O emission' Journal of Hydrology 409, (1-2) 283-290 , DOI
Gribble CM, Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Turner A, Ridgway CJ, Schoelkopf J & Gane PAC (2011) 'Porometry, porosimetry, image analysis and void network modelling in the study of the pore-level properties of filters' CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE 66, (16) 3701-3709 Author Site , DOI Open access
Matthews GP, Laudone GM, Gregory AS, Bird NRA, De AG & Whalley WR (2010) 'Measurement and simulation of the effect of compaction on the pore structure and saturated hydraulic conductivity of grassland and arable soil' Water Resources Research 46, (5) , DOI
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2008) 'Modelling diffusion from simulated porous structures' CHEMICAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE 63, (7) 1987-1996 Author Site , DOI
Laudone GM, Matthews GP, Gane PAC, Matthews AG, Ridgway CJ, Schoelkopf J & Huggett SA (2007) 'Estimation of structural element sizes in sand and compacted blocks of ground calcium carbonate using a void network model' Transport in Porous Media 66, (3) 403-419
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2006) 'Effect of latex volumetric concentration on void structure, particle packing, and effective particle size distribution in a pigmented paper coating layer' Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 45, (6) 1918-1923
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2006) 'Modelling the shrinkage in pigmented coatings during drying: A stick-slip mechanism' Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 304, (1) 180-190
Laudone GM, Matthews GP, Gane PAC, Ridgway CJ & Schoelkopf J (2005) 'Estimation of the effective particle sizes within a paper coating layer using a void network model' Chemical Engineering Science 60, (23) 6795-6802
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2004) 'Observation of shrinkage during evaporative drying of water-based paper coatings' Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 43, (3) 712-719
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2003) 'Indirect measurement of the shrinkage forces acting during the drying of a paper coating layer' Contact Angle, Wettability and Adhesion, Vol 3 3, 479-500
Conference Papers
Kelly S, White R, Harris W, Volkenandt T, Tordoff B, Laudone G, Jones K & Veater B (2021) 'Non-destructive Correlative 3D Characterization of Nuclear Graphite: From the Micro-scale to the Nano-scale' Springer International Publishing 553-562 , DOI Open access
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2006) 'Effect of latex volumetric concentration on void structure, particle packing and effective particle size distribution in a pigmented coating layer' 251-264
Laudone GM, Matthews GP & Gane PAC (2003) 'Coating shrinkage during evaporation: Observation, measurement and modelling within a network structure' 191-208
Personal

Personal

Other academic activities

  • Mercury porosimetry
  • Pycnometry
  • Surface area measurements
  • Modelling
  • Python