M. Concetta Tomei, Primo Ricercatore

email tomei AT irsa.cnr.it
Address Via Salaria km 29,300
C.P. 10
00015 Monterotondo St. (RM)
Telephone +39 06 90672800
Fax +39 06 90672787

Research Topics
  • biodegradation processes of xenobiotic compounds in aqueous matrices and soil
  • innovative technologies for industrial wastewater treatment and soil decontamination
  • modelling of biological processes in wastewater treatment
  • stabilization processes of sludge produced in urban and industrial wastewater treatment plants
  • recovery of energy and resources from wastewater treatment
Research activities / Ongoing Projects
  1. Development and applicability study of continuous TPPBs applied to the industrial wastewater treatments
  2. Ex situ remediation of polluted soils by absorptive polymers, and ultimate contaminant degradation in TPPBs
  3. Phosphorus recovery from urban wastewater: process modelling for performance optimization
  4. Anaerobic high-rate bioreactors for energy recovery from urban wastewater treatment
Recent Publications
  • TOMEI, M.C., MOSCA ANGELUCCI, D., LEVANTESI, C. (2016): “Two-stage anaerobic and post-aerobic mesophilic digestion of sewage sludge: Analysis of process performance and hygienization potential”, Science of the Total Environment, 545–546, 453–464.
  • TOMEI, M.C., BERTANZA, G., CANATO, M., HEIMERSSON, S., LAERA, G., SVANSTRÖM, M. (2016): “Techno-Economic and Environmental Assessment of Upgrading Alternatives for Sludge Stabilization in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants”, J. of Cleaner Production, 112, 3106-3115.
  • TOMEI, M.C., MOSCA ANGELUCCI, D., ADEMOLLO, N., DAUGULIS, A.J. (2015): “Rapid and effective decontamination of chlorophenol-contaminated soil by sorption into commercial polymers: concept demonstration and process modelling”, J of Environmental Management, 150, 81-91.
  • TOMEI M.C., DAUGULIS A.J. (2013): Ex-situ Bioremediation of Contaminated soils: An Overview of Conventional and Innovative Technologies, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 43, 2107-2139.
  • TOMEI, M.C., MOSCA ANGELUCCI, D., ANNESINI, M.C., DAUGULIS, A.J., (2013): Ex situ Remediation of Polluted Soils by Absorptive Polymers, and a Comparison of Slurry and Two-Phase Partitioning Bioreactors for Ultimate Contaminant Degradation, J. of Hazardous Materials, 262, 31-37.
  • TOMEI, M.C., DAUGULIS, A.J.(2013): Feasibility of operating a solid-liquid bioreactor with used automobile tires as the sequestering phase for the biodegradation of inhibitory compounds, J. of Environmental Management, 125, 7-11.
  • TOMEI M.C., ANNESINI, M.C., RITA, S., DAUGULIS, A.J. (2010): “Two Phase Partitioning Bioreactors Operating with Polymers Applied to the Removal of Substituted Phenols”, Environmental Science & Technology, 44, 7254-7259.
  • TOMEI M.C., ANNESINI M.C., PRPICH G.P., DAUGULIS A.J. (2009): Biodegradation of 4-nitrophenol in a Two Phase System Operating with Polymers as the Partitioning Phase, Environmental Science & Technology, 43, 7105–7110.

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