Francesca CascellaFrancesca CASCELLA

ESR3: Continuous Enantioselective Crystallization Processes

Host institution: Otto -von- Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany (OVGU)
Supervisor:  Prof Andreas SEIDEL-MORGENSTERN
Industrial toolbox research group: WP3 Towards Continuous
Individual project research objective: To Deliver Methods and Design Rules for Continuous Preferential Crystallization Techniques
Committee membership: Training Committee
Visits/Secondments: UR, ETH, PCAS


Francesca Cascella joined the CORE-ITN in May 2017. She graduated at University of Bari ”Aldo Moro”(Italy) in Chemistry. Now she works in the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems of Magdeburg (Germany) focusing on the Continuous Resolution of Enantiomers by Crystallization, under the supervision of Prof. Heike Lorenz and Prof. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern.

2017: Masters’ degree in Chemistry at University of Bari “Aldo Moro”,  “Synthesis and characterization of Cesium Lead Bromide nanoparticles for optoelectronic applications ’’

2014: Masters’ degree in Chemical Science at University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, “Synthesis of bioactive cyclopropane through activation of C-H bond in ionic liquids”.

Research Interests

Experimetal study in synthesis of organic molecules, colloidal nanoparticles, and their optical and morphological characterization.

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Cascella, Francesca (2019)
A Window Into Your Future

Cascella, Francesca , Erik Temmel, Matthias J. Eicke, Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern, Heike Lorenz (2019)
Resolution of Racemic Guaifenesin Applying a Coupled Preferential Crystallization-Selective Dissolution Process: Rational Process Development
Crystal Growth & Design

Cascella, Francesca (2018)
Behind the scenes of a Marie Curie PhD

Cascella, Francesca , E. Temmel , A. Seidel-Morgenstern, H. Lorenz (2018)
Fundamental Studies for Continuous Preferential Crystallization of Guaifenesin