Skip to main content

Tiziana Fuoco


Research project

Engineering of 3D printed and knitted degradable scaffolds.

Research interest

Polymer synthesis and characterization. Polymers for biomedical applications. Degradable scaffolds. Functional aliphatic polyesters. Ring-opening polymerization.


Prof. Anna Finne-Wistrand

Academic background

2013-2016: PhD in Chemistry, University of Salerno (Italy)

2010-2012: Master degree in Chemistry, University of Salerno (Italy)

2006-2009: Bachelor degree in Chemistry, University of Salerno (Italy)


T. Fuoco and A. Finne Wistrand, "Synthetic Approaches to Combine the Versatility of the Thiol Chemistry with the Degradability of Aliphatic Polyesters," POLYMER REVIEWS, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 86-113, 2020.
T. Fuoco, R. A. Almas and A. Finne Wistrand, "Multipurpose Degradable Physical Adhesive Based on Poly(d,l-lactide-co-trimethylene Carbonate)," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, vol. 221, no. 10, 2020.
T. Fuoco, T. Mathisen and A. Finne Wistrand, "Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(L-lactide-co-trimethylene carbonate) Melt-Spun Fibers : Structure-Processing-Properties Relationship," Biomacromolecules, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 1346-1361, 2019.
T. Fuoco, T. Mathisen and A. Finne Wistrand, "Minimizing the time gap between service lifetime and complete resorption of degradable melt-spun multifilament fibers," Polymer degradation and stability, vol. 163, pp. 43-51, 2019.
A. Wistrand, T. Fuoco and A. Ahlinder, "Designing fiber-based, degradable 3D porous scaffolds suitable for soft tissue engineering," Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 258, 2019.
A. Sorrentino et al., "Polyethylene-like macrolactone-based polyesters : Rheological, thermal and barrier properties," Materials Today Communications, vol. 17, pp. 380-390, 2018.
A. Ahlinder, T. Fuoco and A. Finne Wistrand, "Medical grade polylactide, copolyesters and polydioxanone : Rheological properties and melt stability," Polymer testing, vol. 72, pp. 214-222, 2018.
T. Fuoco, D. Pappalardo and A. F. Wistrand, "Redox-Responsive Disulfide Cross-Linked PLA-PEG Nanoparticles," Macromolecules, vol. 50, no. 18, pp. 7052-7061, 2017.
T. Fuoco, A. Finne-Wistrand and D. Pappalardo, "A Route to Aliphatic Poly(ester)s with Thiol Pendant Groups : From Monomer Design to Editable Porous Scaffolds," Biomacromolecules, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 1383-1394, 2016.

2015 Tiziana Fuoco, Angelo Meduri, Marina Lamberti, Claudio Pellecchia, Daniela Pappalardo. “Copolymerization and terpolymerization of glycolide with lactones by dimethyl(salicylaldiminato)aluminum compounds”. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132 (38), 42567 (1–11)

2015 Tiziana Fuoco, Angelo Meduri, Marina Lamberti, Vincenzo Venditto, Claudio Pellecchia, Daniela Pappalardo. “Ring-opening polymerization of ω-6-hexadecenlactone by a salicylaldiminato aluminum complex: a route to semicrystalline and functional poly(ester)s”. Polymer Chemistry, 6, 1727–1740

2014 Sara Meninno, Tiziana Fuoco, Consiglia Tedesco, Alessandra Lattanzi. “Straightforward Enantioselective Access to γ‑Butyrolactones Bearing an All-Carbon β‑Quaternary Stereocenter”. Organic Letters, 16 (18), 4746–4749

2014 Angelo Meduri, Tiziana Fuoco, Marina Lamberti, Claudio Pellecchia, Daniela Pappalardo. “Versatile Copolymerization of Glycolide and rac-Lactide by Dimethyl(salicylaldiminato) aluminum Compounds”. Macromolecules, 47 (2), 534–543

2013 Alessio Russo, Tiziana Fuoco, Alessandra Lattanzi. “Diastereoselective Synthesis of (R)-Phenanthrenyl-9yl-[(S)-pyrrolidin-2yl)] Methanol”. Synthetic Communications, 43 (6), 784–790

2012 Claudia De Fusco, Tiziana Fuoco, Gianluca Croce, Alessandra Lattanzi. “Noncovalent Organocatalytic Synthesis of Enantioenriched Terminal Aziridines with a Quaternary Stereogenic Center”. Organic Letters, 14 (16), 4078–4081

Page responsible:Jenevieve Gocheco Yao
Belongs to: Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology
Last changed: Dec 19, 2019