Main recent scientific articles 

  • Benedetti, G.; Flori, L.; Spezzini, J.; Miragliotta, V.; Lazzarini, G.; Pirone, A.; Meneguzzo, C.; Tagliavento, L.; Martelli, A.; Antonelli, M.; et al. Improved Cardiovascular Effects of a Novel Pomegranate Byproduct Extract Obtained through Hydrodynamic Cavitation. Nutrients 2024, 16, 506.
  • Minutolo, A.; Gismondi, A.; Chirico, R.; Di Marco, G.; Petrone, V.; Fanelli, M.; D’Agostino, A.; Canini, A.; Grelli, S.; Albanese, L.; et al. Antioxidant Phytocomplexes Extracted from Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation Show Potential Anticancer Activity In Vitro. Antioxidants 2023, 12, 1560.
  • Donelli, D.; Antonelli, M.; Baraldi, R.; Corli, A.; Finelli, F.; Gardini, F.; Margheritini, G.; Meneguzzo, F.; Neri, L.; Lazzeroni, D.; et al. Exposure to Forest Air Monoterpenes with Pulmonary Function Tests in Adolescents with Asthma: A Cohort Study. Forests 2023, 14, 2012.
  • Benedetti, G.; Zabini, F.; Tagliavento, L.; Meneguzzo, F.; Calderone, V.; Testai, L. An Overview of the Health Benefits, Extraction Methods and Improving the Properties of Pomegranate. Antioxidants 2023, 12, 1351.
  • Meneguzzo, F., Albanese, L., Faraloni, C., Meneguzzo, C., Tagliavento, L., Zabini, F. (2023). Pilot Scale Tannin Extraction from Chestnut Wood Waste Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation. In: Borgianni, Y., Matt, D.T., Molinaro, M., Orzes, G. (eds) Towards a Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Industry. ISIEA 2023. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 745. Springer, Cham.
  • Antonelli, M.; Donelli, D.; Maggini, V.; Gallo, E.; Mascherini, V.; Firenzuoli, F.; Gavazzi, G.; Zabini, F.; Venturelli, E.; Margheritini, G.; et al. Demographic, Psychosocial, and Lifestyle-Related Characteristics of Forest Therapy Participants in Italy: A Multicenter Cross-Sectional Survey. Healthcare 2023, 11, 1627.
  • Faraloni, C.; Albanese, L.; Chini Zittelli, G.; Meneguzzo, F.; Tagliavento, L.; Zabini, F. (2023) New Route to the Production of Almond Beverages Using Hydrodynamic Cavitation. Foods 12 (5), 935. 
  • Donelli,D.; Meneguzzo, F.; Antonelli; Ardissino, F.; Niccoli, G.; Gronchi, G.; Baraldi, R.; Neri, L.; Zabini, F. (2023) Effects of Plant-Emitted Monoterpenes on Anxiety Symptoms: A Propensity-Matched Observational Cohort Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 20 (4), 2773.
  • Flori, L.; Albanese, L.; Calderone, V.; Meneguzzo, F.; Pagliaro, M.; Ciriminna, R.; Zabini, F.; Testai, L. (2022) Cardioprotective Effects of Grapefruit IntegroPectin Extracted via Hydrodynamic Cavitation from By-Products of Citrus Fruits Industry: Role of Mitochondrial Potassium Channels.  Foods 11 (18), 2799.
  • Parenti, O., Albanese, L., Guerrini, L., Zanoni, B., Zabini, F. and Meneguzzo, F. (2022) Whole wheat bread enriched with silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) needles extract: technological and antioxidant properties. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 102 (9), 3581-3589.
  • Al Jitan, S.; Scurria, A.; Albanese, L.; Pagliaro, M.; Meneguzzo, F.; Zabini, F.; Al Sakkaf, R, Yusuf, A; Palmisano, G.; Ciriminna, R. (2022) Micronized cellulose from citrus processing waste using water and electricity only, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 204, 587-592.
  • Meneguzzo, F.; Albanese, L.; Antonelli, M.; Baraldi, R.; Becheri, F.R.; Centritto, F.; Donelli, D.; Finelli, F.; Firenzuoli, F.; Margheritini, G.; Maggini, V.; Nardini, S.; Regina, M.; Zabini, F.; Neri, L. Short-Term Effects of Forest Therapy on Mood States: A Pilot Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 9509.
  • Ugolini F, Crisci A, Albanese L, Cencetti G, Maienza M,  Michelozzi M, …(2021) Effects of Silver Fir (Abies alba Mill.) Needle Extract Produced via Hydrodynamic Cavitation on Seed Germination. Plants 10 (7), 1399.
  • Scurria, A.; Albanese, L.; Pagliaro, M.; Zabini, F.; Giordano, F.; Meneguzzo, F.; Ciriminna, R. CytroCell: Valued Cellulose from Citrus Processing Waste. Molecules 2021, 26, 596.
  • Scurria, A.; Sciortino, M.; Presentato, A.; Lino, C.; Piacenza, E.; Albanese, L.; Zabini, F.; Meneguzzo, F.; Nuzzo, D.; Pagliaro, M.; Chillura Martino, D.F.; Alduina, R.; Avellone, G.; Ciriminna, R. Volatile Compounds of Lemon and Grapefruit IntegroPectin. Molecules, 2021, 26, 51.
  • Zabini, F.; Albanese, L.; Becheri, F.R.; Gavazzi, G.; Giganti, F.; Giovanelli, F.; Gronchi, G.; Guazzini, A.; Laurino, M.; Li, Q.; Marzi, T.; Mastorci, F.; Meneguzzo, F.; Righi, S.; Viggiano, M.P. Comparative Study of the Restorative Effects of Forest and Urban Videos during COVID-19 Lockdown: Intrinsic and Benchmark Values. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 8011.
  • Presentato, A., Piacenza, E., Scurria, A., Albanese, L., Zabini, F., Meneguzzo, F., Nuzzo, D., Pagliaro, M., Martino, D. C., Alduina, R., & Ciriminna, R. (2020). A New Water-Soluble Bactericidal Agent for the Treatment of Infections Caused by Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacterial Strains. Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland), 9(9), 586.
  • Meneguzzo, F.; Ciriminna, R.; Zabini, F.; Pagliaro, M. Review of Evidence Available on Hesperidin-Rich Products as Potential Tools against COVID-19 and Hydrodynamic Cavitation-Based Extraction as a Method of Increasing Their Production. Processes 2020, 8, 549.
  • Meneguzzo, F., Albanese, L., & Zabini, F. (2020). Hydrodynamic cavitation in beer and other beverages processing. In Reference Module in Food Science. Elsevier.
  • Presentato, A.; Scurria, A.; Albanese, L.; Lino, C.; Sciortino, M.; Pagliaro, M.; Zabini, F.; Meneguzzo, F.; Alduina, R.; Nuzzo, D.; Ciriminna, R. Superior Antibacterial Activity of Integral Lemon Pectin From Hydrodynamic Cavitation. ChemistryOpen 2020, 9 , 628. 
  • Nuzzo, D., Cristaldi, L., Sciortino, M., Albanese, L., Scurria, A., Zabini, F., Lino, C., Pagliaro, M., Meneguzzo, F., Carlo, M. Di, & Ciriminna, R. (2020). Exceptional Antioxidant, Non-Cytotoxic Activity of Integral Lemon Pectin from Hydrodynamic Cavitation. ChemistrySelect, 5, 5066.
  • Meneguzzo, F., Albanese, L., Bartolini, G., & Zabini, F. (2019). Temporal and Spatial Variability of Volatile Organic Compounds in the Forest Atmosphere. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2019, 16, 4915.
  • Meneguzzo, F., Zabini, F., Albanese, L., & Crisci, A. (2019). Novel Affordable , Reliable and Efficient Technologies to Help Addressing the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. European Journal of Sustainable Development, 8(4), 1–17
    European Journal of Sustainable Development 
  • Meneguzzo, F.; Brunetti, C.; Fidalgo, A.; Ciriminna, R.; Delisi, R.; Albanese, L.; Zabini, F.; Gori, A.; dos Santos Nascimento, L.B.; De Carlo, A.; Ferrini, F.; Ilharco, L.M.; Pagliaro, M. (2019). Real-Scale Integral Valorization of Waste Orange Peel via Hydrodynamic Cavitation. Processes, 7(9), 581;
  • Albanese, L., Bonetti, A., D’Acqui, L. P., Meneguzzo, F., & Zabini, F. (2019). Affordable Production of Antioxidant Aqueous Solutions by Hydrodynamic Cavitation Processing of Silver Fir (Abies Alba Mill.) Needles. Foods, 8(2), 65.
  • Albanese, L., & Meneguzzo, F. (2019). 10 – Hydrodynamic Cavitation Technologies: A Pathway to More Sustainable, Healthier Beverages, and Food Supply Chains. In A. M. Grumezescu & A. M. Holban (Eds.), Processing and Sustainability of Beverages (pp. 319–372). Woodhead Publishing. 
  • Albanese, L., & Meneguzzo, F. (2019). 7 – Hydrodynamic Cavitation-Assisted Processing of Vegetable Beverages: Review and the Case of Beer-Brewing. In A. M. Grumezescu & A. M. Holban (Eds.), Production and Management of Beverages (pp. 211–257). Woodhead Publishing.
  • Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., Pecoraino, M., & Pagliaro, M. (2018). A bioeconomy perspective for natural sweetener Stevia. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining.
  • Albanese, L., Baronti, S., Liguori, F., Meneguzzo, F., Barbaro, P., & Vaccari, F. P. (2019). Hydrodynamic cavitation as an energy efficient process to increase biochar surface area and porosity: A case study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 210, 159–169.
  • Ciriminna, R., Albanese, L., Di Stefano, V., Delisi, R., Avellone, G., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2018). Beer produced via hydrodynamic cavitation retains higher amounts of xanthohumol and other hops prenylflavonoids. LWT – Food Science and Technology, 91, 160–167.
  • Albanese, L., Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2018). Innovative beer-brewing of typical, old and healthy wheat varieties to boost their spreading. Journal of Cleaner Production, 171, 297–311.
  • Albanese, L., Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Gluten reduction in beer by hydrodynamic cavitation assisted brewing of barley malts. LWT – Food Science and Technology, 82, 342–353.
  • Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., Delisi, R., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Citric acid: Emerging Applications of a Key Biotechnology Industrial Product. Chemistry Central Journal, 11(22), 1–9.
  • Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., Delisi, R., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Olive Biophenols as New Antioxidant Additives in Food and Beverage. ChemistrySelect, 2(4), 1360–1365.
  • Albanese, L., Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Beer-brewing powered by controlled hydrodynamic cavitation: Theory and real-scale experiments. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 1457–1470.
  • Ciriminna, R., Albanese, L., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Wastewater remediation via controlled hydrocavitation. Environmental Reviews, 25(2), 175–183.
  • Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2017). Orange Oil. In L. M. L. Nollet & H. S. Rathore (Eds.), Green Pesticides Handbook: Essential Oils for Pest Control (pp. 291–303). Boca Raton FL: CRC Press.
  • Ciriminna, R., Albanese, L., Meneguzzo, F., & Pagliaro, M. (2016). Hydrogen Peroxide: A Key Chemical for Today’s Sustainable Development. ChemSusChem, 9(24), 3374–3381.
  • Ciriminna, R., Meneguzzo, F., Fidalgo, A., Ilharco, L. M., & Pagliaro, M. (2016). Extraction, benefits and valorization of olive polyphenols. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 118(4), 503–511.

Main independent international reviews 

Main speeches at international conferences 

  • Meneguzzo, F., Albanese, L., Crisci, A., & Zabini, F. (2019). Controlled hydrodynamic cavitation as a tool to enhance the properties of biological sources. In A. Ferrari (Ed.), BioEconomy. Biological sources for a sustainable world. Montelibretti (Roma): Area della Ricerca di Roma 1.
  • Meneguzzo, F., & Albanese, L. (2018). Enhanced extraction from malt and hops in an innovative beer-brewing technology based on hydrodynamic cavitation processes. In M. L. Clodoveo, F. Corbo, & R. Amirante (Eds.), GENP2018. Green Extraction of Natural Products (pp. 37–38). Bari: Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro.” Retrieved from (Keynote Speaker)
  • Meneguzzo, F., & Albanese, L. (2018). CAVIBEER: advancing a new technological standard in beer brewing powered by hydrodynamic cavitation. In M. Dular (Ed.), Workshop on Cavitation Exploitation. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27-28 September,2018. Retrieved from
  • Albanese, L. (2018). Bringing hydrodynamic cavitation powered beer-brewing from the pilot to the industrial scale: challenges and solutions. In M. Dular (Ed.), Workshop on Cavitation Exploitation. Ljubljana, Slovenia, 27-28 September, 2018. Retrieved from (Keynote Speaker)
  • Meneguzzo, F. (2018). Cavibeer. Harnessing the power of hydrodynamic cavitation in the beer sector. In L. De Cooman (Ed.), 13th International Trends in Brewing. Ghent, Belgium, April 8th-12th 2018: KU Leuven. Retrieved from
  • Meneguzzo, F. (2017). Cavibeer. Cavitation-powered beer: from laboratory to industry and brewery. In Journée d’étude – Classic hits and new deals. Istitut Meurice, Brussels: ARFB – Association Royale des anciens élèves de l’institut des industries de Fermentation de Bruxelles. Retrieved from