ABOUT ME

I am primarily an ecologist. I obtained my PhD in soil science at The University of Sydney and I am now working as a Post-Doc at the University of Vienna. I have always been interested in human impacts (and climate change) on ecosystems and therefore I was dedicated to understand the functioning of ecosystems. This is the reason why I started researching on soil and plant-soil interactions. Indeed soil contains most of C in terrestrial ecosystems and climate change could cause positive or negative feedbacks in term of green house gas emissions from soil. Plants and micro-organisms play a central role in all of these dynamics, but we still know so little about it.

 
 
 

EDUCATION

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Climate change effects on grasslands

My next Post-doc will explore climate change effects on grasslands

2013-2016

The University of Sydney

PhD in soil biogeochemistry

Drought effects on C cycle

My PhD thesis investigated on drought and C cycle between plant and soil

Sustainable food to feed the world

I am interested in sustainable food production to increase production and reduce pollution

Science illustrational videos

I produce science illustrational video

2009-2011

University of Ferrara

Master in Ecology and Evolution

2006-2009

University of Bologna

Bachelor in Biology

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