Personal Details

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  • Name

  • Nationality

  • Address

  • Mail

  • Sabrina Sartori

  • Italian

  • 0253, Oslo, Norway

  • sabrina@sabrinasartori.com

Education

  • International School for Advanced Studies (ISAS), Trieste

  • 2004 Master Degree in Science Communication
  • 1998-2004
  • University of Bologna

  • 2003 PhD in Materials Science and Engineering
  • University of Padova

  • 1999 Post Graduate Course
  • Course in Environmental Law and Politics, EU project Chaire Verte

  • University of Padova

  • 1998 Master Degree in Physical Chemistry

Positions

  • Associate Professor and Head of Solid State Laboratory

  • University of Oslo (UiO)
  • Research Interests: Solid state physics and chemistry including synthesis and characterization of materials for hydrogen and energy storage. Structure characterization via in-situ synchrotron radiation and powder neutron diffraction. Investigation of nanoscale and porous materials with small-angle neutron scattering.

    2013-
  • Group Coordinator "Energy and Environment"

  • University Graduate Center (UNIK)
  • 2013-2016
  • Researcher

  • University Graduate Center (UNIK)
  • 2012-2013
  • Researcher

  • Institute for Energy Technology (IFE)
  • 2010-2014
  • Post Doc

  • 2006-2010 Physics Department, IFE
  • 2003-2010
  • 2004-2005 Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Padova
  • 2003 Physics Department, University of Padova

Teaching

  • 2013- Master Course at University of Oslo (UNIK4800/9800)

  • Renewable Energy: Science and Technology
  • 2013-
  • 2017- Master Course at University of Oslo (INF5870)

  • Energy Informatics
  • 2015- Master Course at University of Oslo (UNIK4810)

  • Battery Technology
  • Intensive Course at University of Uppsala

  • Autumn 2013 "Materials for Renewable Energy"
  • PhD Course (intensive) at University of Padova

  • Autumn 2013 "Hydrogen"
  • Lecturer at International Schools

  • 2014 University of Salford, School on the Characterisation of Hydrogen-Material Interactions
  • 2006-
  • 2014 Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice School of Solid State Physics “Materials for Renewable Energy 2014”
  • 2012 Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice School of Solid State Physics “Materials for Renewable Energy 2012”
  • 2010 University of Oslo, "Neutron Scattering Methods for Materials Research"
  • 2010 University of Reykjavik, Summer School on "Materials for the Hydrogen Society"
  • 2008 University of Reykjavik, Summer School on "Materials for the Hydrogen Economy"
  • 2007 JRC Petten, HyTrain workshop School
  • 2006 University of Reykjavik, Summer School on "Materials for the Hydrogen Society"

Invited

  • Conference Organizer

  • 2018 Workshop in Mechanochemistry for hydrides, 30 May- 1 June, Oslo, Norway
  • 2011-
  • 2018 IEA HIA Task 32, 15-18 April, Venezia, Italy
  • 2016 Scientific Advisory Committee of Mechanochemical Synthesis and Reactions in Materials Science Symposium in MS&T16
  • 2015 2-days Seminar at KIFEE-8 symposium, Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy, Oslo, Norway
  • 2011 1st Gordon Research Seminar on H-M Systems, Stonehill College, USA
  • Invited/plenary talks

  • 2017 Cutting Edge, September 26th, Oslo
  • 2009-
  • 2017 Italy-Kazakhstan bilateral workshop “Our Common Future: Energy, Environment & Development”, August, Kazakhstan
  • 2017 "Nanotechnology from Academy to Industry-2017” (NTAI-2017), Israel
  • 2017 Stockholm University, Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Sweden
  • 2016 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T16), Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 2016 Cycle of invited talks at Doshisha University (Kyoto), Keio University (Tokyo), AIST (Tsukuba), Japan
  • 2016 Plenary lecture at HYDEM2016 Hydrides as Energy Materials, Aarhus, Denmark
  • 2015 Plenary lecture at 8th KIFEE symposium, Trondheim, Norway
  • 2014 Hy-SEA2014 International Conference on Hydrogen Storage Embrittlement and Applications, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2014 MH2014 International Symposium on Metal-Hydrogen Systems, Manchester, UK
  • 2014 Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice School of Solid State Physics “Materials for Renewable Energy 2014”
  • 2014 Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy, Invited seminar, 5 May
  • 2014 AXAA Workshops, Conference, and Exhibition, Perth, Australia
  • 2013 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) “Hydrogen-Metal Systems”, discussion leader, Lucca (Barga), Italy
  • 2012 XI International Nanostructured Materials Conference, NANO2012, Rhodes, Greece
  • 2012 Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice School of Solid State Physics “Materials for Renewable Energy 2012”
  • 2012 Materials Challenges in alternative and renewable energy, MCARE, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA
  • 2011 International Conference on Advanced Materials, ICAM, Coimbatore, India
  • 2011 Low Carbon Earth Summit, LCES-2011, Dalian, China
  • 2011 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) “Hydrogen-Metal Systems”, Stonehill College, USA
  • 2009 Gordon Research Conference (GRC) “Hydrogen-Metal Systems”, discussion leader, Lucca (Barga), Italy

Scientific Honors and Awards

  • 2015-2017 Elected at the MRS Board of Directors
  • 1999-
  • 2015- Leader at Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy
  • 2014 Energy & Environmental Science Journal Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry, for the work presented as a poster at ICS, February 5, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 2012-2013 cycle Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty Program Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • 2013 Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference on Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Barga, Italy
  • 2012 Fellowship, Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice, Italy
  • 2011 Fellowship, Gordon Research Conference on Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Stonehill College, MA, USA
  • 2011 Fellowship, Niels-Bohr International Academia Workshop-School on ESS Science, Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2009 General Motors fellowship, Gordon Research Conference on Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Barga, Italy
  • 2007 General Motors fellowship, Gordon Research Conference on Hydrogen-Metal Systems, Colby College, USA
  • 2001 Science Communication Award, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste
  • 1999 Thesis Award, European Union project Chaire Verte

Visiting scientist

  • Host Institutions

  • February-March 2016 Doshisha University (Kyoto), Keio University (Tokyo), AIST (Tsukuba), Japan
  • 1995-
  • January-February 2015 Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genova, Italy
  • January-March 2014 Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • November 2013 University of Uppsala, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Sweden
  • December 2012 Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • March-April 2012 Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), South Carolina, USA
  • December 2010/January 2011 DIM, University of Padova, Italy
  • March 2009 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
  • June 2005 Leibniz-Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, IFW, Dresden, Germany
  • April-June 1995 Visiting student under the Erasmus Program at the Institut für Organische Chemie of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Other Academic Activities

  • Board Member

  • Member to the Board of Directors of the Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • 2013-
  • Member of MRS Bulletin Energy Quarterly editorial board
  • Expert for Norway, Task 32 IEA HIA (Hydrogen Implementing Agreement)
  • Management committee member of the COST Action MP1306 "Modern Tools for Spectroscopy on Advanced Materials: a European Modeling Platform"
  • 2013-2016 Board member of Norwegian Hydrogen Forum
  • Oral Communication and Session Chair

  • More than 40 oral communication at International Conferences
  • 2003-
  • 2012 Session Chair at Materials Challenges in alternative and renewable energy, MCARE, Clearwater Beach, Florida, USA
  • 2011 Session Chair at the Low Carbon Earth Summit, LCES-2011, Dalian, China
  • 2009 Session Chair at MRS – Fall, Boston, USA
  • Censor

  • Opponent and panel member for PhD thesis, censor for exams at University of Uppsala, University of Stockholm, University of Oslo and Padova
  • 2004-
  • Selected Projects as PI

  • 2017-2021 Smart Community Neighborhood - driven by energy informatics, ENERGIX project
  • 2004-
  • 2016-2018 INTPART-KIFEE project
  • 2016-2017 Project "INTEGRARE", funded by UiO Energy and Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • 2016 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA, 3 Projects (IPTS-14991.1, IPTS-14856.1, IPTS-16372.1)
  • 2016 Canadian Istitute for Neutron Scattering (CINS), Canada, 1 Project
  • 2015 Project Study of crystal structure of Fe-based alloys for hydrogen storage in heavy duty vehicles and stationary storage, University of Oslo
  • PI member at the InterReg EU-funded project "ESS & MAX IV: Cross border Science and Society" (2015-2018)
  • PI member at the Network of Young Nordic Neutron Scatterers-NYNNeS (2015-2017)
  • 2015 Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA, Project on crystal structure characterisation of alloys and their hydrides
  • 2015 Canadian Institute for Neutron Scattering (CINS), Project "Investigation of long-range ordering of H/D atoms in metal hydrides"
  • 2015 Project "REST", funded by UiO Energy
  • 2014 European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Project "In-situ Studies of P/C Nanocomposites as Anode Materials for Na-Ion Batteries"
  • 2010 ESRF, Project MA-1175 "SAXS studies of nanocomposites hydrides for hydrogen storage applications"
  • 2009 ESRF, Project SC-2868 "SAXS studies of hydrides nanocomposites"
  • 2004-2005 Project PRIN2004 "Production and Structural Analysis of Nanophase Materials” funded by the italian Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (MURST)"

Science Communication

  • Freelance journalist

  • Italian newspapers and magazines
  • 2001-
    • Employment contracts

    • April/May 2005 Public lectures for the Nuclear Physics Department (INFN) of Padova (Legnaro, Italy)
    • 2004-2005
    • 2004 Public lectures for the scientific exhibition “Bagliori nel vuoto”, Physics Department, University of Padova
    • Association

    • Co-founder of "Palomar" for science communication activities to the public and schools
    • 2001-2005

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