48. Tavazzi S., Rossi A., Picarazzi S., Ascagni M., Farris S., Borghesi A. Polymer-interaction driven diffusion of eyeshadow in soft contact lenses. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 2017 (in press). DOI:  10.1016/j.clae.2017.06.003.

47. Guex L. G., Sacchi B., Peuvot K. F., Andersson R. L., Pourrahimi A. M., Ström V., Farris S., Olsson R. T. Experimental review: Chemical reduction of graphene oxide (GO) to reduced graphene oxide (rGO) by aqueous chemistry. Nanoscale, 2017; 9: 9562-9571. DOI: 10.1039/C7NR02943H .

46. Bulgari R., Morgutti S., Cocetta G., Negrini N., Farris S., Calcante A., Spinardi A., Ferrari E., Mignani I., Oberti R., Ferrante A. Evaluation of borage extracts as potential biostimulant using a phenomic, agronomic, physiological and biochemical approach. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2017; 8: 935-951. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00935 (OPEN ACCESS)

45. Cozzolino C. A., Rovera C., Anchisi C., Savoldelli S., Campanella G., Muroni E., Meloni M., Farris S. Preservation of bread-made museum collections by coating technology. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 2017; 25: 121-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.culher.2017.01.001

44. Campia P., Ponzini E., Rossi B., Farris S., Silvetti S., Merlini L., Brasca M., Grandori R., Galante Y. M. Aerogels of enzymatically oxidized galactomannans from leguminous plants: versatile delivery systems of antimicrobial peptides and enzymes. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2017; 158: 102-111. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.11.089

43. Chiericati S., Borghesi A., Cozza F., Ferraro L., Acciarri M., Farris S., Tavazzi S. Care system vs transmitted lightwavefront pattern of contact lenses. Eye & Contact Lens, 2017; 43: 181-185. DOI: 10.1097/ICL.0000000000000253


42. Uysal Unalan I., Boyaci D., Ghaani M., Trabattoni S., Farris S. Graphene oxide bionanocomposite coatings with high oxygen barrier properties. Nanomaterials, 2016; 6:244-254. DOI: 10.3390/nano6120244 (OPEN ACCESS)

41. Cozzolino C. A., Castelli G., Trabattoni S., Farris S. Influence of colloidal silica nanoparticles on pullulan-coated BOPP film. Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 2016; 8: 50-55. DOI: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2016.03.003

40. Ghaani M., Cozzolino C. A., Castelli G., Farris S. An overview of the intelligent packaging technologies in the food sector. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 2016; 51: 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2016.02.008

39. Rossi B., Campia P., Merlini L., Brasca M., Pastori N., Farris S., Melone L., Punta C., Galante Y. M. An aerogel obtained from chemo-enzymatically oxidized fenugreek galactomannans as a versatile delivery system. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016; 144: 353-361. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.02.007

38. Cozzolino C. A., Campanella G., Türe H., Olsson R. T., Farris S. Microfibrillated cellulose and borax as mechanical, O2-barrier, and surface–modulating agents of pullulan biocomposite coatings on BOPP. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016; 143: 179-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.01.068

37. Ghaani M., Nasirizadeh N., Yasini Ardakani S. A., Mehrjardi F. Z., Scampicchio M., Farris S. Development of an electrochemical nanosensor for the determination of gallic acid in food. Analytical Methods, 2016; 8:1103-1110. DOI: 10.1039/C5AY02747K


36. Campanella G., Ghaani M., Quetti G., Farris S. On the origin of primary aromatic amines in food packaging materials. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 2015; 46: 137-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2015.09.002

35. Liu D., Wu Q., Andersson R. L., Hedenqvist M. S., Farris S., Olsson R. T. Cellulose nanofibril core-shell silica coatings and their conversion into thermally stable nanotube aerogels. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015; 3: 15745-15754. DOI: 10.1039/C5TA03646A (OPEN ACCESS)

34. Uysal Unalan I., Wan C., Figiel L., Olsson R. T., Trabattoni S., Farris S. Exceptional oxygen barrier performance of pullulan nanocomposites with ultra-low loading of graphene oxide. Nanotechnology, 2015; 26: 275703-275713. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/27/275703

33. Tavazzi S., Ferraro L., Fagnola M., Cozza F., Farris S., Bonetti S., Simonutti R., Borghesi A. Mechanically triggered solute uptake in soft contact lenses. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2015; 130: 16-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2015.03.057

32. Uysal Unalan I., Wan C., Trabattoni S., Piergiovanni L., Farris S. Polysaccharide-assisted rapid exfoliation of graphite platelets into high quality water-dispersible graphene sheets. RSC Advances, 2015; 5: 26482-26490. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16947F (OPEN ACCESS)

31. Cozzolino C.A., Pozzoli S., La Vecchia S., Piergiovanni L., Farris S. An alternative approach to control the oxygen permeation across single-dose coffee capsules. Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 2015; 4:19-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2015.03.001

30. Tavazzi S., Tonveronachi M., Fagnola M., Cozza F., Ferraro L., Borghesi A., Ascagni M., Farris S. Wear effects on microscopic morphology and hyaluronan uptake in siloxane-hydrogel contact lensesJournal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B – Applied Biomaterials, 2015; 103: 1092-1098. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33278


29. Tavazzi S., Ferraro L., Cozza F., Pastori V., Lecchi M., Farris S., Borghesi A. Hydrogen peroxide mechano-synthesis in siloxane-hydrogel contact lenses. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014; 6: 19606-19612. DOI: 10.1021/am503940p

28. Rambaldi D. C., Eng C., Farris S., Cozzolino C., Preusser F. D. 2014. Effect of the application of a sol-gel coating on the deterioration of cellulose diacetate. In ICOM-CC 17th Triennial Conference Preprints, Melbourne, 15–19 September 2014, ed. J. Bridgland, art. 1009, 8 pp.    Paris: International Council of Museums. (ISBN 978-92-9012-410-8)

27. Cozzolino C. A., Cerri G., Brundu A., Farris S. Microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)—pullulan bionanocomposite films. Cellulose, 2014; 21: 4323-4335. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-014-0433-x

26. Uysal Unalan I., Cerri G., Marcuzzo E., Cozzolino C. A., Farris S. Nanocomposite films and coatings using inorganic nanobuilding blocks (NBB): current applications and future opportunities in the food packaging sector. RSC Advances, 2014; 4: 29393-29428. DOI:10.1039/C4RA01778A (OPEN ACCESS)

25. Farris S., Uysal Unalan I., Introzzi L., Fuentes-Alventosa J. M., Cozzolino C. A. Pullulan-based films and coatings for food packaging:
present applications,  emerging opportunities, and future challenges
(INVITED REVIEW). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2014; 131: 40539-40551. DOI: 10.1002/app.40539

24. Farris S., Pozzoli S., La Vecchia S., Biagioni P., Bianchi C. L., Piergiovanni L. Mapping physicochemical surface modifications of flame-treated polypropylene. Express Polymer Letters, 2014; 8: 256-266. DOI: 10.3144/expresspolymlett.2014.29 (OPEN ACCESS)


23. Fuentes-Alventosa J. M., Introzzi L., Santo N., Cerri G., Brundu A., Farris S. Self-assembled nanostructured biohybrid coatings by an integrated ‘sol-gel – intercalation’ approach. RSC Advances, 2013; 3: 25086-25096. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA45640D

22. Cozzolino C. A., Nilsson F., Iotti M., Sacchi B., Piga A., Farris S. Exploiting the nano-sized features of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC)
for the development of controlled release packaging. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2013; 110: 208-216.
DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2013.04.046

21. Bettuelli M., Trabattoni S., Fagnola M., Tavazzi S., Introzzi L., Farris S. Surface properties and wear performances of siloxane hydrogel contact lenses. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B – Applied Biomaterials, 2013; 101: 1585-1593.
DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.32901

20. Türe H., Blomfeldt T. O. J., Gällstedt M., Hedenqvist M. S., Farris S. Nanostructured silica/wheat gluten hybrid materials prepared by catalytic sol-gel chemistry. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2013: 214: 1131-1139. DOI: 10.1002/macp.201200646


19. Introzzi L., Blomfeldt T. O. J., Trabattoni S., Tavazzi S., Santo N., Schiraldi A., Piergiovanni L., Farris S. Ultrasound-assisted pullulan/montmorillonite bionanocomposite coating with high oxygen barrier properties. Langmuir, 2012; 28: 11206-11214.
DOI: 10.1021/la301781n

18. Introzzi L., Fuentes-Alventosa J. M., Cozzolino C. A., Trabattoni S., Tavazzi S., Bianchi, C. L., Schiraldi A., Piergiovanni L., Farris S.
‘Wetting enhancer’ pullulan coating for anti-fog packaging applications.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2012; 4: 3692-3700.
DOI: 10.1021/am300784n

17. Cozzolino C.A., Blomfeldt T.O.J., Nilsson F., Piga A., Piergiovanni L., Farris S. Dye release behavior from polyvinyl alcohol films in hydro-alcoholic medium: influence of physicochemical heterogeneity. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2012;
403: 45-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2012.03.054

16. Farris S., Introzzi L., Fuentes-Alventosa J. M., Santo N., Rocca R., Piergiovanni L. Self-assembled pullulan-silica oxygen barrier hybrid coatings for food packaging applications. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2012; 60 (3): 782-790. DOI:10.1021/jf204033d

15. Farris S., Mora L., Capretti G., Piergiovanni L. Charge density quantification of polyelectrolyte polysaccharides by conductometric
titration: an analytical chemistry experiment
. Journal of Chemical Education, 2012; 89 (1): 121-124. DOI: 10.1021/ed200261w


14. Farris S., Introzzi L., Biagioni P., Holz T., Schiraldi A., Piergiovanni L. Wetting of biopolymer coatings: contact angle kinetics and image analysis investigation. Langmuir, 2011; 27 (12): 7563-7574. DOI: 10.1021/la2017006

13. Farris S., Schaich K.M., Cooke P., Liu L., Piergiovanni L., Yam K.L. Gelatin-pectin composite films from polyion complex hydrogels.
Food Hydrocolloids
, 2011; 25 (1):61-70. DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2010.05.006


12. Farris S., Pozzoli S., Biagioni P., Duò L., Mancinelli S., Piergiovanni L. The fundamentals of flame treatment for the surface activation of polyolefin polymers – a review. Polymer, 2010; 51 (16): 3591-3605. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2010.05.036

11. Farris S., Cozzolino C.A., Introzzi L., Piergiovanni L. Development of a gelatin-based coating with unique sealing properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2010; 118 (5): 2969-2975. DOI: 10.1002/app.32708

10. Farris S., Song J., Huang Q. Alternative reaction mechanism for the crosslinking of gelatin with glutaraldehyde. Journal of Agricultural
and Food Chemistry
, 2010; 58 (2): 998-1003. DOI: 10.1021/jf9031603

Previous years

9. Farris S., Schaich K.M., Liu L., Piergiovanni L., Yam K.L. Development of polyion-complex hydrogels as an alternative approach for the production of bio-based polymers for food packaging applications: a review. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 2009; 20: 316-332.
DOI: 10.1016/j.tifs.2009.04.003

8. Farris S., Cozzolino C.A., Introzzi L., Piergiovanni L. Effects of different sealing conditions on the seal strength of polypropylene  films
coated with a bio-based thin layer
. Packaging Technology and Science, 2009; 22: 359-369. DOI: 10.1002/pts.861

7. Farris S., Introzzi L., Piergiovanni L. Evaluation of a bio-coating as a solution to improve barrier, friction and optical properties
of plastic films
. Packaging Technology and Science, 2009; 22: 69-83. DOI: 10.1002/pts.826

6. Gobbi S., Farris S.,Limbo, S., Torreggiani D. Influence of cultivar and process conditions on crispness of osmo-air-dried apple chips.
Journal of Food Process Engineering
, 2012; 35: 810-820. DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4530.2010.00626.x

5. Farris S., Gobbi S., Torreggiani D., Piergiovanni L. Assessment of two different rapid compression tests for the evaluation of texture differences inosmo-air-dried apple rings. Journal of Food Engineering, 2008; 88: 484-491. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2008.03.006

4. Farris S., Piergiovanni L. Optimization of manufacture of almond paste cookies using response surface methodology.
Journal of Food Process Engineering
, 2009; 32: 64-87. DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-4530.2007.00203.x

3. Farris S., Piergiovanni L. Effects of ingredients and process conditions on “Amaretti” cookies characteristics. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2008; 43: 1395-1403. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2621.2007.01648.x

2. Farris S., Piergiovanni L., Limbo S. Effect of bamboo fibre and glucose syrup as new ingredients in the manufacture of Amaretti cookies. Italian Journal of Food Science, 2008;20: 75-90

1. Piga A., Catzeddu P., Farris S., Roggio T., Sanguinetti A., Scano E. Texture evolution of “Amaretti” cookies during storage. European Food Research and Technology, 2005; 221: 387-391. DOI: 10.1007/s00217-005-1185-5

Book Chapters

5. Farris S. Main manufacturing processes for food packaging materials. Reference Module in Food Science, 2016; 1-9. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.21023-8

4. Barbiroli A., Farris S., Rollini M. Combinational approaches for antimicrobial packaging: lysozyme and lactoferrin. In: Antimicrobial Food Packaging (2016). Velazquez J. B. (Ed.). Academic Press, Waltham (MA), United States. Pp. 589-598. ISBN: 978-0-12-800723-5.

3. Piergiovanni L., Li F., Farris S. Coatings of bio-based materials on flexible food packaging: opportunities for problem solving and innovations. In: Advances in Industrial Biotechnology (2014). Singh R.S., Pandey A., Larroche C. (Eds.). IK International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, India. Pp. 233–251. ISBN: 978-93-82332-76-3.

2. Farris S., Piergiovanni L. Emerging coating technologies for food and beverage packaging materials. In: Emerging food packaging technologies: Principles and Practice (2012). K. Yam and D.S. Lee (Eds.). Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. Pp. 274–302.

1. Farris S. Coating Equipment. In: The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, Third Edition (2009). K. Yam (Ed.). John Wiley & Sons, New York. Pp. 285-294. ISBN: 978-0-470-08704-6