Fabrizio Scala graduated at University of Naples Federico II in 1995,
where he got a PhD in 1999. He was a researcher at the
Institute of Research on Combustion of CNR from 2001 until 2014,
when he was appointed associate professor at the University of Naples Federico II. From 2020 he is full professor of Chemical Plants. Presently he is the chair of
the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute and
associate editor of the journal Fuel Processing Technology.
His activities, both modelling and experimental, are related to the fields of chemical & environmental engineering, and fluidized bed technology. More specifically: combustion, gasification & pyrolysis processes in fluidized bed reactors; carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) techniques (calcium looping, chemical looping, oxy-combustion, methanation); combustion pollutants abatement (SOx, NOx, Hg).