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Imma joined Cranfield University in January 2017.
She received her BEng in Civil/Environmental Engineering and MSc in Environmental Engineering in Italy at Second University of Naples (SUN). She worked with SUN on several projects as an environmental engineer before she began the doctoral study of Marine Science and Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II with a doctoral research scholarship.
During her PhD, Imma spent more than a year at Imperial College London, in the Department of Earth Science and Engineering, where she was offered a bursary in 2014.
After gaining her PhD in 2013, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Department of Civil Engineering, Design, Building and Environment for a year, where she also lectured for the Advanced Master in Analysis, Reclamation and Remediation techniques of contaminated sites.
In the end of 2014, Imma was offered a Research Fellowship in Waste Water Engineering at the School of Engineering of London South Bank University, where she also lectured both for the BSc and BEng degree courses in Civil Engineering, and for the BEng degree course in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. 


Articles In Journals


  • Bortone I, Chianese S, Di Nardo A, Erto E & Musmarra D (2013) Groundwater protection by permeable adsorbing barriers at solid waste landfills.. In: Landfills: Waste Management, Regional Practices and Environmental Impact. Dataset/s: 2-s2.0-84895285138