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Postdoctoral Fellow - CNRS
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Research Fields

- TiO2 nanoparticles transport in saturated and unsaturated porous media. Laboratory experiments and modeling ;
- Nanoparticles characterization ;
- Porous media hydrodynamic parameters characterization ;
- Analysis and modeling of time series.

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

- Toloni I., Lehmann F., Ackerer P., 2014. A Predictive Model for the Transfer of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Saturated Porous Media : Water Velocity Effect. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 171, 42-48.

- Toloni I., Lehmann F., Ackerer P, 2016. A Predictive Model for the Transfer of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Unaturated Porous Media : Water Content Effect. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 191, 76-87.


- 2015 : PhD Thesis in Hydrology, University of Strasbourg, France.
- 2011 : Master’s Degree in Environmental Physics, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy.


Feb 2016-present : Research Scientist / LHYGES, CNRS, Strasbourg.

  • Study on water content and pressure head time series from the drainage basin of the OHGE. Data validation, analysis, interpretation and modeling.
  • Contribution to the development of a 2D Fortran code for mass transport simulation, within the context of the geothermal energy sector. Discontinuous SWP finite elements.

2012-2015 : Research Scientist / LHYGES, CNRS, Strasbourg.

  • Study on the transport of TiO2 nanoparticles in water saturated and unsaturated porous media, with the aim of evaluating the environmental impact of nanoparticles. Column experiments, mathematical modeling and numerical simulations. PhD program funded by the ANR project MESONNET.

Feb-July 2011 : Research Trainee / LHYGES, Unistra, Strasbourg.

  • Hydrodynamic characterization of a porous medium. Column transport experiments, drainage and imbibition experiments, modeling. Funded by the Erasmus program.

Jan-Mars 2005 : Research Trainee / University of Milano-Bicocca, Physics Department.

  • Radioactivity Analysis in Liquids by Evaporation Residue.


PhD Thesis - Toloni