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Giornate Nazionali di Corrosione e Protezione dei Materiali: Milan, June 28-30, 2017

Our Corrosion Museum is now open

Corrosion: Stainless steels and superalloys. Theoretical-practical advanced course (in Italian), November-December 2016

EUROCORR 2015 – Graz, September 6-10 2015 – Visit PoliLapp stand!

PhD Workshop with Progetto Rocca – MIT – Thursday, January 8 2015

International conference Corrosion and Scale Inhibitors. To the Memory of I.L.Rozenfeld – Moscow, October 14-17, 2014

EUROCORR – Pisa, 8-12 September 2014: update!

Conference: Pietro Pedeferri e la scuola di corrosione e protezione dei materiali al Politecnico di Milano



Giornate Nazionali di Corrosione e Protezione dei Materiali: Milan, June 28-30, 2017

PoliLaPP ha organizzato in collaborazione con AIM, Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, la XII edizione del convegno nazionale dedicato alla “Corrosione e Protezione dei Materiali”, svoltosi presso l’aula Rogers del Politecnico di Milano.
Questa edizione delle Giornate Nazionali di Corrosione e Protezione, coordinata da Fabio Bolzoni, Marco Ormellese e MariaPia Pedeferri, per la prima volta nella storia di questo convegno, ha visto il numero dei partecipanti superare quota 200. Numerosi ricercatori provenienti dalle diverse università italiane e operatori appartenenti al mondo industriale hanno presentato più di 100 memorie orali, suddivise nelle 12 sessioni tecnico-scientifiche. La sessione “corrosione delle opere in calcestruzzo armato” è stata dedicata al ricordo del nostro collega prof. Luca Bertolini, prematuramente scomparso.
Il Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica “G. Natta” ha avuto un ruolo centrale, con ben 20 interventi. Durante il convegno è stata consegnata al prof. Luciano Lazzari la medaglia di titanio, istituita dall’AIM nel 2002, e in questa occasione intitolata alla memoria del prof. Pietro Pedeferri.
Sono stati inoltre organizzati tre workshop dedicati alla protezione catodica delle reti idriche interrate (a cura di APCE), alla corrosione negli impianti petrolchimici (a cura di NACE Italia Milano Section) e all’utilizzo degli acciai inossidabili nel settore chimico (a cura del Centro Inox).
Una selezione di memorie presentate al convegno sono state pubblicate sulla rivista “La Metallurgia Italiana”, che ha dedicato il numero di luglio alla tematica della corrosione.
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Our Corrosion Museum is now open

The Corrosion Museum entitled to Pietro Pedeferri has opened in its brand new appearance!
Still located in the PoliLaPP offices, the Musem has been fully renovated, cases catalogued and some of them summarized in a Book of Case Histories.


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Corrosion: Stainless steels and superalloys. Theoretical-practical advanced course (in Italian), November-December 2016

The new edition of the course on stainless steels and superalloys, organized in collaboration with Centro Inox, will cover 5 days in end November-early December 2016. For further information, you can contact Centro Inox. The course will be in Italian.
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EUROCORR 2015 – Graz, September 6-10 2015 – Visit PoliLapp stand!

PoliLaPP participates to Eurocorr 2015, which will be held in Graz, September 6-10: we bring in four oral interventions, and the PoliLaPP stand is back – come visit us!

PoliLaPP @ Eurocorr 2014

PoliLaPP @ Eurocorr 2014


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PhD Workshop with Progetto Rocca – MIT – Thursday, January 8 2015

On January 8 the PhD in Materials engineering hosted a workshop on the characterization techniques for materials engineering. The workshop proposed interventions from Dr. Seita, MIT, Prof. Bemporad, University of Roma Tre, Prof. Bernasconi, University of Milan Bicocca, and Dr. Andena, Politecnico di Milano. The participation of Dr. Seita was supported by a seed fund between Ti&Fun and MIT Demkowicz group, related to the correlation of grain boundary microstructure with the corrosion resistance of aluminum.
Read the event program
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International conference Corrosion and Scale Inhibitors. To the Memory of I.L.Rozenfeld – Moscow, October 14-17, 2014

The Frumkin Institute of physical chemistry and electrochemistry, in collaboration with Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, organized the international conference “Corrosion and Scaling Inhibitors. To the Memory of I.L.Rozenfeld” in Moscow, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of I.L.Rozenfeld, one of the creators of corrosion inhibitor science. The International Journal of Corrosion and Scale Inhibition (IJCSI) provided informational support of the Conference. The conference covered all aspects of the theory and practice of metal protection by
inhibitors. PoliLaPP participated with a presentation by Fabio Bolzoni (read the article here).
For further information you can visit the conference website.
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EUROCORR – Pisa, September 8-12, 2014

Congrats Ehsan!
During the EUROCORR conference Ehsan Fallahmohammadi, PhD in 2013 with PoliLaPP and now working at Prysmian, received the prize for best young researcher presentation in the Oil and Gas session. The prize is sponsored by ANTIKOR – International Scientific and Educational Corrosion Center, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas.

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Premio Ehsan

The conference EUROCORR, organized by AIM – Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia and by EFC – European Federation of Corrosion, was held in Pisa from 8 to 12 September.
The main theme of the event was: “Improving materials durability: from cultural heritage to industrial applications”.
PoliLaPP participated with a plenary lecture by Luciano Lazzari, conference chairman, as well as with scientific interventions (Tuesday 8: MariaPia Pedeferri, Thursday 11: Fabio Bolzoni, Andrea Brenna, Maria Vittoria Diamanti and Marco Ormellese), and with a stand in the exhibition area.
The conference also hosted an exhibition of Pietro Pedeferri’s paintings.
More information available at the conference website: Eurocorr
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Conference: Pietro Pedeferri e la scuola di corrosione e protezione dei materiali al Politecnico di Milano

Mostra di opere su titanio al Convegno Pedeferri, 26-27 settembre 2013. Photo: ©/SimonPalfrader

Exhibition of titanium art at Convegno Pedeferri, September 26-27, 2013. Photo: ©/SimonPalfrader

The conference, in memory of Pietro Pedeferri and dedicated to the School of corrosion of Politecnico di Milano, was held in occasion of the 150th anniversary of Politecnico.
More information on the conference and on the exhibition organized within are available at the following links:

Programma Convegno Pedeferri
PoliLaPP – Convegno Pedeferri
150 Polimi – Convegno Pedeferri


La Repubblica, 26/09/2013: Pedeferri, tutte le sfumature del titanio

La Repubblica, 26/09/2013: Pedeferri, tutte le sfumature del titanio


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