Andrea Franzetti obtained the degree in environmental sciences in 2000 (110/110) from the University of Milano-Bicocca. From 2002 to 2007, he was a Research Fellow at the Environmental Science Department of the same university. In 2005, he obtained a FEMS Research Fellowship at the Center for Molecular Biosciences, University of Ulster, Coleraine, UK. In 2007, he obtained the Ph.D. degree in environmental sciences from the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy. Since 2008, he is Researcher (BIO/19-General Microbiology) at the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences, the University of Milano-Bicocca. His main research fields include physiology, roles and environmental application of biosurfactant-producing microorganisms; development of biological technologies for environmental restoration, ecology of airborne and alpine bacteria. His research activity led to the publication of 27 articles on peer-reviewed journals, 7 book chapters, 2 patents, and several contributions to congresses. Since 2004, he is affiliated to the Italian Society of General Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology (SIMGBM). He is referee of the following international journals: Process Biochemistry; Journal of Environmental Management; Fresenius Environmental Bulletin; Separation Science and Technology; Soil and Sediment Contamination; Critical Reviews of Biotechnology; International Journal of Molecular Sciences; Journal of Hazardous Materials; Bioresource Technology.
Biography Updated on 8 January 2013