Gaetano Iaquaniello

Professore a contratto


Gaetano Iaquaniello is a Vice-President of Technology and Business Development at KT – Kinetics Technology SpA (process and engineering company), Rome, Italy and Managing Director of Processi Innovativi, a company owned by KT. He received his M.Sc. in C.E. cum laude from the University of Rome in 1975, docteur d’université, UER de Sciences, University of Limoges, France, in 1984 and an M.Sc. degree in Management from the London Business School, University of London, in 1997.

Emma Palo is Technology Project Coordinator in KT – Kinetics Technology S.p.A. She graduated in Chemical Engineering cum laude at the University of Salerno in 2003. She received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Salerno in 2007.

Annarita Salladini is a Senior Process Engineer currently working for Processi Innovativi Srl, a process company owned by KT – Kinetics Technology SpA, Roma, Italy. She received her M.Sc. in C.E. cum laude in 2004 and her Ph.D. in 2009, both from the University of L’Aquila.


G.Iaquaniello has more than 35 years of experience in process optimization, designing and operating refinery units and chemical plants, particularly, for syngas manufacturing. After being a technical director in KT , he is now a Head of the R&D

activities and co-ordinates several national and European projects. He authored and co-authored numerous papers and patents on syngas production and more recently on membrane reactors.

From 2008 to 2010 Emma Palo was research fellow at the Dept. of Chemical and Food Engineering at the University of Salerno, with a research activity mainly focused on the study and application of heterogeneous catalysis in energy and environmental fields, including the syngas production from hydrocarbons and renewable sources, syngas purification, and abatement of nitrogen oxides through selective catalytic reduction with methane, for applications in the cars engines field. She co-authored a number of publications, research reports, international conference presentations and patent applications.

Annarita Salladini has been a teaching assistant in the area of Chemical Plants Process and Design at University of L’Aquila up to 2009. She was then involved in research project regarding renewable and energy saving technologies and co-authored publications and conference presentations. Since 2009 she has been involved in designing, construction, commissioning, start up and operationof a reformer and membrane modules pilot plant and more recently of a CPO pilot unit.

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