Main research areas: synthesis and processing of new materials for innovative applications. Compositional and 3D design (microstructural / morphological) and synthesis of functional materials for specific applications in different sectors (insulation, transport, catalysis, chemical engineering, CO2 capture, absorbers, filtration, biomedical, etc.). Chemical and thermal consolidation processes. Valorization of industrial waste and by-products. Development of complex architectures with functional hierarchical porosity.