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Carmine D'Agostino awarded HEA Fellowship

last modified Apr 28, 2017 02:57 PM

Carmine D'Agostino has been awarded a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship based on his excellent record on teaching and learning activities that he carried out in this department in recent years.

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is a British professional institution promoting excellence in higher education. The Fellowship of the HEA is a professional recognition for university teachers, who have proven excellence in teaching and learning activities according to the UK professional standard.

Carmine's research work is on the application and validation of advanced NMR techniques to study adsorption and diffusion in heterogeneous catalysts, aiming at developing novel protocols for catalyst characterization and understanding the catalytic behaviour in chemical reactions. He teaches undergraduate courses on 'Homogeneous reactors', 'Safety, health and environment' and 'Energy technology'. He is also involved with the Design Project.

His lectures are known to be interesting, engaging, stimulating and entertaining, with enlighting examples, and he regularly gets commendations for Good Teaching at the end of the academic year.

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