Simone Bastianoni received an M.S. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Padua and a Ph.D. degree in chemistry (Universities of Siena and Perugia). He serves as Full Professor of environmental chemistry and President of the M.S. degree Committee in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Sustainability at the University of Siena (Italy). Main research interests are sustainability indicators (e.g., based on emergy evaluation, ecological footprint, life cycle assessment, exergy analysis, etc.), application of thermodynamics to ecological systems, and of kinetic models of systems of environmental relevance. He authored more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He is a Member of the Standard Committee of the Global Footprint Network that develops standards and recommends strategies to ensure that the Footprint is applied and reported in a consistent and appropriate manner in all key domains, at a variety of scales, and over time. He is one of the promoters of the Energy Society. he is a Member of the Editorial Boards of Ecological Modelling, Ecological Indicators, The Open Agricultural Journal, and of The ScientificWorld Journal. He is an Editor of the section Ecological Indicators of the Encyclopedia of Ecology and of a special issue of the journal Ecological Indicators dedicated to the state of the art in ecological footprint. He has been a coeditor of a special issue dedicated to the SPIn-Eco project in the Journal of Environmental Management. He has been involved in many national and international projects of sustainability evaluation at different levels: production processes (agricultural industrial, energy, etc.) and territorial (national and regional) systems.
Biography Updated on 18 July 2012