Dr. Stefano Tagliaferri

Topics of research

– Solid state batteries

– Sodium-sulfur batteries

– Cathodes for sodium-ion batteries

Publications

2023

– Panagiotopoulos, A.; Nagaraju, G.; Tagliaferri, S.; Grotta, C.; Sherrell, P.C.; Sokolikova, M.; Cheng, G.; Iacoviello, F.; Sharda, K.; Mattevi, C., 3D printed inks of two-dimensional semimetallic MoS2/TiS2 nanosheets for conductive-additive-free symmetric supercapacitors, J. Mater. Chem. A 2023, 11 (30), 16190-16200


2022 

– Nagaraju, G.; Tagliaferri, S.; Panagiotopoulos, A.; Och, M.; Quintin-Baxendale, R.; Mattevi, C. Durable Zn-Ion Hybrid Capacitors Using 3D Printed Carbon Composites, J. Mater. Chem. A 2022, 10 (29)


2021 

– Tagliaferri, S.; Nagaraju, G.; Panagiotopoulos, A.; Och, M.; Cheng, G.; Iacoviello, F.; Mattevi, C. Aqueous Inks of Pristine Graphene for 3D Printed Microsupercapacitors with High Capacitance, ACS Nano 2021, 15 (9), 15342–15353


 – Tagliaferri S.; Panagiotopoulos A.; Mattevi C., Direct ink writing of energy materials, Mater. Adv., 2021, 2, 540-563


2020

 – Daneshvar F.; Tagliaferri S.; Chen H.; Zhang T.; Liu C.; Sue H.-J., Ultralong Electrospun Copper–Carbon Nanotube Composite Fibers for Transparent Conductive Electrodes with High Operational Stability, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 2020, 2, 2692 —2698


 

Educational background

 Doctoral degree

Imperial College London (UK) – 2019-2023

Department of Materials

Thesis topic: 3D Printing of Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices

Supervisor: Prof Cecilia Mattevi

Master’s Degree

University of Naples Federico II (IT) – 2017-2019

Program: M. S. in Materials Engineering

Thesis topic: 3D printing of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenide-based electrodes for microsupercapacitors

 Bachelor’s degree

University of Naples Federico II (IT) – 2014-2017

Program: B. S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Thesis topic: 2D Materials: from graphene to Van der Waals heterostructures

Conferences & Visits

– Oral presentation at the 2022 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, MA)2D Layered Materials & Heterostructures Symposium: “3D Printing of Hydrothermal Vanadium Disulfide Electrodes for Zinc-Ion Batteries”, S. Tagliaferri, M. Sokolikova, N. Goli, M. Och, H. Bai, C. Mattevi 

– Poster presentation at the 2022 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, MA)Beyond Li-Ion Batteries Symposium: “Fully 3D Printed Aqueous Zinc Ion Batteries for Wearable Electronic Devices”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, M. Och, M. Sokolikova, C. Mattevi 

– Oral presentation at the 2022 MRS Spring Meeting (Honolulu, HI)Emerging Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices Symposium: “3D Printing of Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries with High Cycling Stability”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, M. Och, M. Sokolikova, A. Panagiotopoulos C. Mattevi 

– Oral presentation at the 240th ECS Meeting – Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, and Photoelectrochemistry Symposium: “Pristine Graphene Inks for 3D Printed Supercapacitors with High Capacitance”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, A. Panagiotopoulos, M. Och, G. Cheng, C. Mattevi

– Oral presentation at the E-MRS 2021 Spring meeting – 2D materials for energy applications Symposium: “3D printing of pristine graphene inks for energy storage devices”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, A. Panagiotopoulos, M. Och, G. Cheng, C. Mattevi

– Poster presentation at the Postgraduate Research Day, Imperial College London: “3D printing of pristine graphene inks for energy storage devices”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, A. Panagiotopoulos, C. Mattevi. 

– Oral presentation at the 2020 MRS Fall Meeting – Advanced Materials for Additive Manufacturing Symposium: “Ink Design Strategies for the Direct Ink Writing of Energy Devices”, S. Tagliaferri, N. Goli, C. Mattevi

Awards & Accomplishments

– Recipient of the Travel Grant for Research Students awarded by the Armourers & Brasiers Gauntlet Trust (2022)

– Awarded the 1stt Prize for Best Poster Design at the Postgraduate Research Day, Imperial College London (2021)

– Awarded a European Research Council (ERC) scholarship for the PhD project in Materials research (Oct. 2019 – Oct. 2023) 

– Awarded the “Buon Compleanno Federico II” prize for excellence in postgraduate studies (2019)