Full Professor of Environmental and Applied Botany at the University of Milan
Full Professor of Environmental and Applied Botany at the University of Milan from 2001. Graduated with honours in Natural Sciences (University of Genoa) in the 1991. Doctorate in “Plant Biology and Ecology in Mediterranean Environments” in the 1995 (University of Catania). Postdoctoral Fellowship in Plant Biology at the University of Ancona (1996-98). The main fields of research concern: Geobotany – vegetation and landscape patterns in coastal areas, in river areas, in mountain areas with the integration of geomorphological and pedological data; Botany and geobotany applied – cartography of vegetation, assessment of environmental quality in natural, semi-natural and anthropogenic habitats, estimation and analysis of biodiversity at the level of species and ecosystems, nature conservation, control and monitoring of invasive species; Landscape ecology, environmental design, urban ecology.