Dr. Alessandra Criscuoli

Dr. Alessandra Criscuoli

Dr. Alessandra Criscuoli, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR
University of Calabria, Italy


Dr. Alessandra Criscuoli is a researcher at the Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR(Italy) since 1999. She obtained her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and New Materials at the Department of Chemical Engineering and New Materials of the University of Calabria (Italy) in 2000. Expert in membrane operations, also as integrated systems, especially in membrane contactors applied to water and wastewater treatments and to water desalination. Member of the University of Calabria (Italy) Ph.D. Council in Chemical Engineering and Materials (now SIACE) since 2010 and a member of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) Section on Membrane Engineering since 2008. Member of the Council of the European Membrane Society (EMS) (2011-2014) with responsibility for “Education and Awards” activities. Member of evaluation boards and of scientific and organizing committees of international conferences. Reviewer of scientific journals, research projects, and Ph.D. theses. Scientific responsible for national and international research projects. Participant, also as chairperson and with invited lectures, at several national and international conferences on membranes. Member of the Editorial Boards of international journals and books. Author of one book on membrane contactors and of more than 90 contributions published in international peer-reviewed journals and as book chapters. Co-editor of three books and journal special issues on membrane operations.

Research Interest

Membrane Contactors, Membrane Distillation, Integrated Membrane Systems, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Desalination