Antonio Pusceddu has been an Associate Professor in ecology at the Faculty of Science, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy, since 2008, and a member of the Ph.D. School in Marine Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy, since 2004. He received the Research Prize of the University of Ancona (Italy, 2002). Moreover, he was a Scientific Tutor of the Marine Environment Plan of the Italian Ministry of Research (Italy, 2000–2005) and a Senior Researcher in ecology, Faculty of Science, Polytechnic University of Marche (Italy, 1998–2008). He received a research grant from CoNISMa (Italy, 1997), a Ph.D. degree in marine environmental science from the University of Genoa (Italy, 1997), and a degree in biology from the University of Cagliari (Italy, 1991). Pusceddu has participated in several national (Italian Antarctic Programme, PRISMA, PRISMA2, COFIN97, COFIN99, COFIN2003, COFIN 2006, VECTOR, COFIN2010) and international (HERMIONE, HERMES, BIOFUN, SESAME, ECOGOVERNANCE, MAP, CORALZOO, REEFRES, MEDVEG, INTERPOL, ADIOS, MATER, BENGAL, CINCS) projects. In addition, he is the Vice President of the Italian Association of Limnology and Oceanography and a Member of the Italian Society of Marine Biology, Italian Society of Ecology, and American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. He is an Associate Editor of the international journals Chemistry and Ecology (Taylor and Francis Group) and a Member of the Editorial Board of the international journals Advances in Oceanography and Limnology, ISRN Ecology, and ISRN Oceanography. He served as a reviewer for more than 20 international scientific journals. Pusceddu is the author of 80 peer-reviewed papers in peer-reviewed journals, has accumulated >200 total impact factor, and scores an H factor of 21. He teaches ecology, fundamentals of analysis of ecosystems, and conservation of marine ecosystems at the Faculty of Science, Polytechnic University of Marche, and has been a tutor of more than 20 degree students and 5 Ph.D. students.
Biography Updated on 26 January 2012