Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Associate



+44 (0)20 7594 1210d.cuccato




128ACE ExtensionSouth Kensington Campus





04/2017 - present
Research Associate at Imperial College London (UK), Department of Chemical Engineering

04/2013 - 03/2017
Post-Doctorate Researcher at ETH Zurich (CH), Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, Morbidelli Group

10/2009 - 03/2013
PhD at Politecnico di Milano (IT), Department of Chemistry Materials and Chemical Engineering "Giulio Natta"

03/2008 - 10/2009
MSc in Chemical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (IT)

09/2004 - 03/2008
BSc in Chemical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (IT)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Palmiero UC, Chovancova A, Cuccato D, et al., 2016, The RAFT copolymerization of acrylic acid and acrylamide, Polymer, Vol:98, ISSN:0032-3861, Pages:156-164

Mavroudakis E, Cuccato D, Moscatelli D, 2015, On the Use of Quantum Chemistry for the Determination of Propagation, Copolymerization, and Secondary Reaction Kinetics in Free Radical Polymerization, Polymers, Vol:7, ISSN:2073-4360, Pages:1789-1819

Cuccato D, Storti G, Morbidelli M, 2015, Experimental and Modeling Study of Acrylamide Copolymerization with Quaternary Ammonium Salt in Aqueous Solution, Macromolecules, Vol:48, ISSN:0024-9297, Pages:5076-5087

Cuccato D, Mavroudakis E, Moscatelli D, 2013, Quantum Chemistry Investigation of Secondary Reaction Kinetics in Acrylate-Based Copolymers, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Vol:117, ISSN:1089-5639, Pages:4358-4366

Cuccato D, Mavroudakis E, Dossi M, et al., 2013, A Density Functional Theory Study of Secondary Reactions in n-Butyl Acrylate Free Radical Polymerization, Macromolecular Theory and Simulations, Vol:22, ISSN:1022-1344, Pages:127-135

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