Di Blasio Gabriele


Tel: +39 081 7177 221
Fax: +39 081 2396097
E-mail: g.diblasio@im.cnr.it




  • Study of the fuel-engine interaction and emissions of advanced internal combustion engines through both experimental and numerical (1D) approaches
  • Design, testing methodologies and innovative technologies for developing high efficient, high specific power and low emission internal combustion engines
  • Numerical simulation of components for mild electrification of internal combustion engines


Main Scientific Publications

  • DI BLASIO G., BONURA G., FRUSTERI F., BEATRICE C. ET AL., “Experimental Characterization of Diesel Combustion using Glycerol Derived Ethers Mixtures”, SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 6(3):2013, doi:10.4271/2013-24-0104.
  • BEATRICE C., RISPOLI N., DI BLASIO G., PATRIANAKOS G. ET AL., “Emission Reduction Technologies for the Future Low Emission Rail Diesel Engines: EGR vs SCR”, SAE Technical Paper 2013-24-0087, 2013, doi:10.4271/2013-24-0087.
  • FRUSTERI F., CANNILLA C., BONURA G., SPADARO L., MEZZAPICA A., BEATRICE C., DI BLASIO G., GUIDO C., “Glycerol ethers production and engine performance with diesel/ethers blend”. Topics in Catalysis 56 (1-8) pp. 378-383, doi:10.1007/s11244-013-9983-7 (ISSN 1022-5528).
  • DI BLASIO G., BEATRICE C., MOLINA S., (2013), “Effect of port injected ethanol on combustion characteristics in a dual-fuel light duty diesel engine”. Proceedings SAE 2013 World Congress & Exibition. Detroit , MI (USA), SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-1692. doi:10.4271/2013-01-1692 (ISSN 0148-7191).
  • NAPOLITANO P., GUIDO C., BEATRICE C., DI BLASIO G. (2013), “Study of the engine parameters calibration to optimize the use of bio-ethanol/RME/diesel blend in a Euro5 light duty diesel engine”. Proceedings SAE World congress & Exibition, Detroit, MI (USA), SAE Technical Paper 2013-01-1695. ISSN 0148-7191.
  • C. BEATRICE, G. DI BLASIO, M. LAZZARO, C. CANNILLA, G. BONURA, F. FRUSTERI, F. ASDRUBALI, G. BALDINELLI, A. PRESCIUTTI, F. FANTOZZI, G. BIDINI, P. BARTOCCI, “Technologies for energetic exploitation of biodiesel chain derived glycerol: Oxy-fuels production by catalytic conversion”, Applied Energy Vol 102, February 2013, Pages 63–71, doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.08.006.
  • DI BLASIO G., BEATRICE C., DIJKSTRA R., AND BOOT M., (2012), “Low Cetane Number Renewable Oxy-fuels for Premixed Combustion Concept Application: Experimental Investigation on a Light Duty Diesel Engine”, (2012) SAE Technical Paper 2012-01-1310, 2012, doi:10.4271/2012-01-1310 (ISSN 0148-7191).
  • DIJKSTRA R., DI BLASIO G., BOOT M., BEATRICE C., BERTOLI C. (2011), “Assessment of the effect of low cetane number fuels on a light duty CI engine: preliminary experimental characterization in PCCI operating condition”, Proceedings 10th International Conference on Engines & Vehicles – ICE 2011, Napoli (Italy) 2011, SAE Technical Paper 2011-24-0053, doi:10.4271/2011-24-0053 (ISSN 0148-7191).
  • GUIDO C., BEATRICE C., DI IORIO S., NAPOLITANO P., DI BLASIO G., VASSALLO A., CIARAVINO C. (2011), “Assessment of closed-loop combustion control capability for biodiesel blending detection and combustion impact mitigation for an Euro5 automotive Diesel engine”, Proceedings SAE 2011 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, MI (USA) 2011, SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-1193, doi:10.4271/2011-01-1193 (ISSN 0148-7191).
  • GUIDO C., BEATRICE C., DI IORIO S., FRAIOLI V., DI BLASIO G., VASSALLO A., CIARAVINO C. (2010), “Alternative Diesel fuels effects on combustion and emissions of an Euro5 automotive Diesel engine”. SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 3 (1), pp. 107-132 (SAE Paper 2010-01-0472), doi:10.4271/2010-01-0472 (ISSN: 1946-3952).