Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA

  • Born in Ravenna, Italy.
  • Citizenship: Italian.

 EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Food Science and Technology, University of Bologna, Italy, 2001-2004.
  • Laurea Diploma in Food Science and Technology with summa con laude, University of Bologna, Italy, 1994-1999.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

  • July 2011 – Ongoing. Associate Professor (with Tenure), Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science (Food Science Division), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
  • September 2006 – June 2011. Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science (Food Science Division), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
  • August 2005-July 2006. Research & Development Manager, Arena Food Company (www.arenaholding.it), Rome, Italy.
  • July 2004-July 2005. Junior Research & Development Technologist, Arena Food Company (www.arenaholding.it), Gatteo, Italy.
  • January 2001 – December 2001. Research Assitant, University of Bologna, Department of Food Science, Bologna, Italy.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

AWARDS

January 2002. Marco Polo Award, from the University of Bologna (for young researchers to conduct research abroad).