Francesco Fatone is Assistant Professor of chemical engineering at the University of Verona, Verona, Italy. Some of the academic courses he taught include bioreactors, winery wastewater treatment, conventional and advanced biological processes for wastewater treatment, wastewater treatment, and water management. In 2003 he received, with honors, the B.S. and M.S. degrees in environmental engineering from the Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy, 2003. Then, he got the M.S. degree in chemical environmental engineering in 2004 and the Ph.D. degree in industrial and environmental biotechnology from the University of Verona in 2007. His research interests include the following: advanced processes for municipal and industrial wastewater treatment (membrane bioreactors); biological nutrients and xenobiotics removal processes for wastewater treatment; anaerobic digestion of sludge and solid organic waste, alone and mixed together, with particular emphasis on the recovery of energy and nutrients; anaerobic fermentation of solid organic wastes for the production of valuable chemical compounds; and biological and chemical/physical treatment of anaerobic digestate. He has authored and coauthored more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and more than 80 presentations at international and national congresses (H-index = 9, total citations = 185; source Scopus). He is on the editorial board of Process Biochemistry, Water Science and Technology, Water Practice and Technology, The Scientific World Journal (Chemical Engineering subject area), and Journal of Water Sustainability. He is an Editor of the proceedings of the IWA specialized conference SSS4WATER (2011), and he has been the Cochair of the Specialist Group on Small Water and Wastewater Systems (SWWS). He is the Reviewer of more than 20 international scientific journals and a member of scientific and organizing committees in international IWA conferences.
Biography Updated on 3 January 2013