Monthly archives: February, 2022

PhD defense (XXXIV cycle; III round), 2 March 2022

The PhD defenses for the XXXIV cycle students Pietro Cannazza, Dea Korcari and Francesco Riva are scheduled for March 2nd 2022 at 10:30. The final exam will take place using the Microsoft Teams platform. Biocatalytic and fermentative approaches for the production of added value compounds using wild type and genetically modified acetic acid bacteria (Pietro Cannazza)   Investigating the biodiversity in spontaneous fermentations as …

PhD defense (XXXIV cycle; II round), 1 March 2022

The PhD defenses for the XXXIV cycle students Begum Akgun, Cesare Rovera and Alessio Tugnolo are scheduled for March 1st 2022 at 14:30. The final exam will take place using the Microsoft Teams platform. Potential and Pitfalls of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Advanced Packaging Materials: their role in food safety (Begum Akgun)   Reinforced plastics and bioplastics using added value additives extracted …

PhD student profile, Federica De Agostini

Federica De Agostini (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Federica De Agostini (ORCID n. 0000-0002-9648-7532) Supervisor: Prof. Sara Limbo, Dipartimento di Scienze per gli Alimenti, la Nutrizione e l’Ambiente Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Sustainability in food chain: integrated approaches to reduce food loss and food waste   Project Synopsis Due to the increasing attention …

PhD student profile, Sara Vignati

Sara Vignati (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Sara Vignati (ORCID n. 0000-0001-5119-0631)   Supervisor: Prof. Riccardo Guidetti (DiSAA) Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Smart Green Devices for agrifood products   Project Synopsis Nowadays, the request of quality products by consumers and the interest in production sustainability in the agri-food sector are growing. So, …

PhD student profile, Andrea Casson

Andrea Casson (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Andrea Casson (ORCID n. 0000-0001-7141-4938)   Supervisor: Riccardo Guidetti (DiSAA) Co-tutor: Anna Bortoluzzi (Quota Sette S.R.L.) Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Agri-Environment   Research topic Development of LCA (Life Cycle Assessment) models to support decision-making processes and evaluation of opportunities to optimize production, promote the circular economy and reduce resource waste in agri-food …

PhD student profile, Gvantsa Shanshiashvili

Gvantsa Shanshiashvili (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Gvantsa Shanshiashvili (ORCID n. 0000-0002-7272-6180) Supervisor: Prof. Daniela Fracassetti Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Improving the grape pressing for a sustainable wine production chain (Grape Press 4.0)   Project Synopsis The improvement and optimization of grape pressing are pivotal for obtaining white wine with balanced chemical and …

PhD student profile, Paola Biscotti

Paola Biscotti (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Paola Biscotti (ORCID n. 0000-0002-1784-5363)   Supervisor: Dott. Daniela Martini, DeFENS Co-tutor: Prof. Patrizia Riso, DeFENS Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Promotion of healthy and sustainable diets – Valorization of milk and milk products in healthy and sustainable food models (VALILAT)   Project Synopsis Current food …

PhD student profile, Giuliana Aliberti

Giuliana Aliberti (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Giuliana Aliberti (ORCID n. 0000-0003-4844-3524)   Supervisor: Prof. Ernestina Casiraghi   Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Development of an healthy and green multifunctional cooking appliance   Project Synopsis Consumers are increasingly aware of the connection between the food they eat and the consequences for their health …

PhD student profile, Stefano Gerna

Stefano Gerna (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Stefano Gerna (ORCID n. 0000-0002-8068-1883)   Supervisor: Luisa Pellegrino – DeFENS   Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Integrated green strategies for the management, recovery and recycle of by-products in a dairy company.   Project Synopsis During milk industrial transformation and marketing, food waste is inevitably …

PhD student profile, Alessio Sergiacomo

Alessio Sergiacomo (cycle 37)

PhD Student: Alessio Sergiacomo (ORCID n. 0000-0002-2944-9149) Supervisor: Prof. Alessandra Marti – DeFENS   Dean: Prof. Diego Mora Research area: Food Science and Nutrition   Research topic Product and process optimization for the production of foods from cereals, pseudocereals and legumes   Project Synopsis In a scenario of demographic and climatic changes, decreasing arable lands and …

Summer School, September 2022

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Summer School in PRODUCT ENGINEERING FOR FOOD TRANSITION (Como, September 8-10, 2022) The school offers an update on the issues that drive the challenge of the food transition in the coming years. The school offers incisive training on the topic: “PURPOSE DRIVEN” FOOD PRODUCTS ENGINEERING and aims to provide tools to address sustainable food production. …

Seminar, 18 February 2022

PhD Food Systems

18th February 2022 (11:00 am, Biochemistry Room, building 21040; Via Celoria 2, Milano) Anthropology of microbes Lucia Cavalca (Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences; Università degli Studi di Milano; Italy) Roberta Raffaetà (Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage; Università Cà Foscari; Venezia, Italy)