Vincenzo Naddeo

Vincenzo Naddeo
Università degli Studi di Salerno | UNISA · Department of Civil Engineering (DICIV)

PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of the Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED)

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Introduction
prof. Vincenzo Naddeo is Director of the Sanitary Environmental Engineering Division (SEED) at Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Salerno (Italy) where he drives research activities in the Environmental Engineering fields.
Additional affiliations
January 2016 - March 2016
Yamaguchi University
Position
  • Visiting scientist
November 2014 - present
Università degli Studi di Salerno
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  • Professor (Associate)
January 2014 - present
Università degli Studi di Salerno
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  • Professor (Assistant)
Description
  • Environmental pollution phenomena.

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Publications (344)
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Advanced wastewater treatment is necessary to effectively remove emerging contaminants (ECs) with chronic toxicity, endocrine disrupting effects, and the capability to induce the proliferation of highly resistant microbial strains in the environment from before wastewater disposal or reuse. This paper investigates the efficiency of a novel hybrid p...
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This paper provides a critical review about the integration of electrochemical processes into membrane bioreactors (MBR) in order to understand the influence of these processes on wastewater treatment performance and membrane fouling control. The integration can be realized either in an internal or an external configuration. Electrically enhanced m...
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Reclamation and reuse of wastewater is one of the most effective ways to alleviate water resource scarcity. In many countries very stringent limit for chlorination by-products such as trihalomethanes has been set for wastewater reuse. Accordingly, the use of alternative oxidation/disinfection systems should be evaluated as possible alternative to c...
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Odours have become a priority concern for facility operators, engineers and urban planners who deal with waste and industrial treatment plants. The subjectivity of smell perception, its variability due to frequency and weather conditions, and the complex nature of the substances involved, has long hampered the regulation of odour emissions. This b...
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Membrane materials might be used for face protection because they can decontaminate the inhaled air from particle pollution and viruses like the SARS-Cov0-2 which damages our respiration system. In this study, plyethersulfone membranes (PES) were synthesized with green solvent at room temperature and its filtration effectiveness was investigated ag...
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This study focused on the surface modification of commercial TiO2 membranes with Fe3O4 decorated silver (Ag) nanoparticles (Fe3O4–Ag) via chemical attachment. Firstly, the Ag concentration on Fe3O4 was optimized, and different composites were prepared and characterized. Secondly, the optimal composite was used to prepare novel TiO2/Fe3O4–Ag ceramic...
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An advanced concept of aerobic membrane bioreactors (MBRs) for highly efficient wastewater treatment has been disclosed by introduction of an electro and encapsulated self-forming dynamic biomembrane (e-ESFDM). The biological filtering membrane is intercalated between two woven polyester fabrics as supports that assist the formation and protect the...
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Municipal solid waste (MSW) management has become a major concern for developing countries. The physical and chemical aspects of MSW management and infrastructure need to be analyzed critically to solve the existing socio-economic problem. Currently, MSW production is 2.01 billion tonnes/yr. In developing countries, improper management of MSW poses...
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For many centuries, traditional grass cloth has been used as an important raw material for home textiles in China, but its market can be expanded by incorporating color. Reactive Red 2 (R2), Reactive Blue 194 (B194), and Reactive Orange 5 (O5) were used in this work to explore the dyeing behavior of sustainable traditional grass fiber using industr...
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Various methods exist for the recovery of volatile fatty acids from organic mixed waste effluents, and among them, the membrane filtration process holds a great promise over other recovery methods due to their simplicity, sustainability and high efficiency. Hence, in this study, nanofiltration experiments were carried out using two commercial nanof...
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In the current work, novel graphene quantum dots (GQDs)-doped goethite (α-FeOOH) nanocomposites (GQDs/α-FeOOH) were prepared by following a feasible hydrolysis method and applied for ciprofloxacin (CIP) removal. Results showed that the CIP degradation efficiency was significant (93.73%, 0.0566 min−1) in the GQDs/α-FeOOH + H2O2 + Vis system using mu...
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Liquid ammonia (LA) dyeing is a zero-effluent and sustainable dyeing technology investigated for textiles. In the present work, three bi-functional reactive dyes, Reactive Red 195 (R195), Reactive Yellow 145 (Y145), and Reactive Blue 194 (B194), were used to dye ramie fiber in liquid ammonia, and the dye exhaustion (%) and fixation (%) were compare...
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Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) is a powerful tool that has the potential to reveal the extent of an ongoing disease outbreak or to predict an emerging one. Recent studies have shown that SARS-CoV-2 concentration in wastewater may be correlated with the number of COVID-19 cases in the corresponding population. Most of the recent studies and app...
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In this study, a UV-assisted ozonation (UV/O3) process for the degradation of VOCs emissions with a final scrubbing phase was implemented to evaluate the removal efficiency of toluene and to prevent the release of polluting intermediates of the single-step process. Inlet toluene concentration and applied voltage were varied in order to investigate...
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Protective textiles have been the primary choice in protecting humans from hazardous substances. Conventional protective textiles are shifting towards a smart and sustainable alliance. Nanomaterials are emerging materials that can be incorporated into traditional fabrics for the development of advanced smart and sustainable protective textiles due...
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In recent years, the environmental pollution caused by micro/nanoplastics (MNPs) has increased. As a result of their negative impact on human health and the environment, MNPs have emerged as new scientific challenges. However, there are still some inconclusive findings. In this perspective, we analyze the traditional membrane performance that is th...
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In the present work, polyethersulfone/polyacrylonitrile (PES/PAN) blended electrospun nanofiber-based membrane was fabricated and applied for an environmentally friendly protocol for removing methylene blue (MB) from aqueous solutions. The structural integrity of the newly synthesized membrane was investigated by SEM, FTIR, TGA and XRD, demonstrati...
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The ability of organic ligands to change the structure of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) in nature and influence their adsorption efficiency for arsenic species is enormous. The current work was designed to investigate the adsorption performance of cerium-based MOFs with tunable structures through the use of organic ligands (Ce-MOF-66 and Ce-MOF-8...
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Using an environmentally friendly approach for eliminating methylene blue from an aqueous solution, the authors developed a unique electrospun nanofiber membrane made of a combination of polyethersulfone and hydroxypropyl cellulose (PES/HPC). SEM results confirmed the formation of a uniformly sized nanofiber membrane with an ultrathin diameter of 1...
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In this work, Eucommia ulmoides leaf extract (EUOLstabilized silver nanoparticles (EUOL@AgNPs) incorporated sulfonated polyether sulfone (SPES)/polyethersulfone (PES) electrospun nanofiber membranes (SP ENMs) were prepared by electrospinning, and they were studied for the removal of lead (Pb(II)) and cadmium (Cd(II)) ions from aqueous solutions. Th...
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Despite significant progress in the field of biosensing, the impact of electric field on biosensor detection capability and the feasibility of the biosensor application in wastewater has yet to be investigated. The objective of this study was to develop a low-cost, highly sensitive, and selective reduced graphene oxide (rGO)-based biosensor. The co...
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There is a great demand for biodegradable hydrogel, and cellulose enriched wastes materials are widely used to serve this purpose for various advance applications (e.g., biomedical and environmental). Sugarcane bagasse is cellulose-enriched agro-waste, abundantly grown in Bangladesh. This study aimed to treat sugarcane bagasse-based agro-waste usin...
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The dyeing process commonly deteriorates the luster of pre-mercerized cotton fabric, so post-mercerization processes are regularly applied to compensate for this. Herein, the influence of combining pre-mercerization with CS (caustic solution) or LA (liquid ammonia) and post-mercerization with CS or LA on the morphological structure, dyeing performa...
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The rate of municipal solid waste (MSW) generation in developing countries is continuously growing in proportion to the gross national product. Landfilling, incineration, composting, and waste to energy (WtE) have a brief history as management strategies for MSW in India. Analysis of cost benefit analysis (CBA) of MSW is establishing the most appro...
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A two-stage sequential pretreatment including caustic mercerization (CM) and liquid ammonia (LA) treatment was applied to investigate the influence on dyeing performance and handle of knit cotton fabric, and the relationship between dye size and dyeing properties. Various techniques were applied to characterize all the treated fabrics. X-ray diffra...
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Purpose The conventional textile dyeing process requires various operational characteristics, and determining the most reliable factor in dyeing performance has always been a challenge for the textile industry. Thus, the present paper aimed to evaluate the process sensitivity of C. I. Reactive Blue 194 dyeing of cotton fabric using a statistical te...
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The continued use of non-biodegradable polymeric-based membranes for water purification has led to an unsustainable accumulation of waste at disposal, resulting in various environmental problems. In this study, eco-friendly asymmetric ultrafiltration (UF) membranes were fabricated from polylactic acid (PLA) with different polymer concentrations usi...
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The harvesting of microalgae strongly affects their effective application as a source of biomass for fuels and chemicals. The aim of this study was the evaluation of the performance of the recently developed Encapsulated Self-Forming Dynamic Membrane (ESFDM) module integrated into a cylindrical photobioreactor (PBR) for the efficient and simultaneo...
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Polylactides are a prominent class of biocompatible and biodegradable polymers that can be used to fabricate membranes for wastewater treatment. Excessive nutrient (phosphorus and nitrogen) concentrations in water bodies are a serious concern that has resulted in widespread health problems and potable water shortages. In this study, ultrafiltration...
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The potential of organic waste streams (i.e., food waste) for the sustainable production of precursor chemicals such as volatile fatty acids (VFAs) using anaerobic digestion (AD) has received significant attention in the present days. AD-derived VFAs have great market appeal if the challenges with their recovery and purification from the complex AD...
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The low fixation rate and colorfastness of natural dyes limit their practical application in modern textile coloration. Further, hazardous mordants are used in conventional natural dyeing to achieve better fixation and colorfastness. Herein, a green, sustainable, and environmental benign fixation process of natural dye was developed using a non-aqu...
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Volatile fatty acids (VFAs) are building block chemicals that can be produced through bioconversion of organic waste streams via anaerobic digestion as intermediate products. Purified VFAs are applicable in a wide range of industrial applications such as food, textiles, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals etc. production. The present review focuses on VFAs...
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Integration of the electrochemical and membrane filtration processes in water and wastewater treatments systems has been shown to enhance the removal of conventional and nonconventional pollutants from wastewater. In addition, this integration reduces the rate of membrane fouling, rejects pollutants more effectively, and improves clean water genera...
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The issue of sustainability is crucial today. Resolving environmental problems also requires radical choices and actions for cities, which need more green areas capable of providing a variety of ecosystem services. But the scarcity of monetary resources does not allow all the projects proposed to be implemented. This raises the question: how can we...
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The release of air pollutants from the operation of wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) is often a cause of odor annoyance for the people living in the surrounding area. Odors have been indeed recently classified as atmospheric pollutants and are the main cause of complaints to local authorities. In this context, the implementation of effective tre...
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Water is needed for food processing facilities to carry out a number of tasks, including moving goods, washing, processing, and cleaning operations. This causes them to produce wastewater effluent, and they are typically undesirable since it contains a high volume of suspended solids, bacteria, dyestuffs, salts, oils, fats, chemical oxygen demand a...
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In the light of the spread of treated wastewater use for irrigation, trace heavy metals pose a great risk to humans and aquatic life. An integrated electrochemical-adsorption (i.e. EC-AD) hybrid system was investigated for the removal of iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), and copper (Cu) traces from synthetic wastewater mimicking industrial wastewater. Slag, a...
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Consumers have constant demands for high-quality handmade items, which has drawn the attention of creative manufacturers and accelerated a significant socio-economic development to the handloom community. Handloom is a symbol of a traditional cultural heritage enriched with distinctive features that have generated a significant flow of earnings to...
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The aerial parts of the Argy Worm Wood (AWW) plant have been used in different Chinese foods as a colorant and a taste enhancer for a long time. Despite its application as a food colorant, it has rarely been considered for the coloration of textiles. Keeping in mind the variation in color strength due to the change in phytochemical contents by seas...
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Environment-friendly chitosan-modified-poly(vinyl alcohol) or (PVA)/sodium alginate (SA) electrospun nanofiber membrane (ENM) adsorbent was prepared for the removal of As(III) from an aqueous solution. The chitosan(CS)-functionalized-PVA/SA ENM (CS-f-PVA/SA) was characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Fourier transform infrared spectro...
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Alkaline chlorination, an efficient but high chemical cost process, is commonly employed for cyanide (CN−) removal from CN-rich wastewater streams. CN− removal and recovery through the precipitation of Prussian Blue (Fe4III[FeII(CN)6]3, PB) or Turnbull’s Blue (Fe3II[FeIII(CN)6]2, TB) were realized using iron salts, leading to a cost-effective and s...
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The discharge of large volumes of oily wastewaters without sufficient treatment poses a huge risk on the environment. The main objective of this study was to investigate the capability of electro-coagulation/flotation (ECF) process for the removal of oil from industrial oily wastewater via different electrodes' configuration. These included anode-c...
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The concept of a novel living encapsulated self-forming dynamic bio-membranes (ESFDM) for an innovative wastewater treatment in membrane bioreactor (MBR) is presented in the current study. The active filtering membrane is encapsulated, and thus stabilized, between two support meshes with pore in micrometer size. The combination of activated sludge,...
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Although it can effectively degrade refractory organic pollutants, advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) can be seriously interfered with the co-existing substance in salinity water. Herein, three-dimensional hierarchical cobalt-doped LaFeO3 perovskites (LaCo0.5Fe0.5O3) micron spheres composed of nano-rods were hydrothermally synthesized and applied...
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The final goal of the "One Health" is the control of the global health of our planet with a multidisciplinary approach that involves knowledge for different disciplines. In the near future, we could see in the same team veterinarians, doctors, and environmental experts work together to guarantee the health of our planet and one sustainable future f...
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The conventional dyeing process requires a substantial amount of auxiliaries and water, which leaches hazardous colored effluents to the environment. Herein, a newly developed sustainable spray dyeing system has been proposed for cotton fabric in the presence of reactive dyes, which has the potential to minimize the textile dyeing industries enviro...