Dr Williane Da Silva Freitas winner of the 2022 Doctoral Award of the Electrochemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society

Dr Williane Da Silva Freitas winner of the 2022 Doctoral Award of the Electrochemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society

The Electrochemistry Division of the Italian Chemical Society awarded Dr Williane Da Silva Freitas with the 2022 Doctoral Prize “Fondazione Oronzio e Niccolò De Nora” for a PhD thesis entitled “Development of Platinum Group Metal-Free Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Electrochemical Devices”.

Dr Freitas’s work was carried out in thePhD program in Chemical Sciences of the Department of Chemical Science and Technologies of the University of Rome Tor Vergata.

The research activity was carried out within the MaDE@UTV research group under the supervision of Prof. Barbara Mecheri, dealing with the development of electrocatalysts based on non-noble metals for applications in Fuel Cells.

Winners of the 2022