Born in Cesena (FC, Italy) in 1966. Graduated in Industrial
Chemistry at the Uniersity of Bologna in 1991, she awarded a first Ph.D.
in Soil Chemistry at the University of Turin in 1997 and a second PhD in Chemical Sciences at the University of Eastern Piedmont A. Avogadro in 2013. After working
as a Laboratory Technician at the Agricultural Faculty of the
University of Bologna from 2000, she attained the position of
Assistant Professor in the same Faculty in 2002. She taught in the period 2013-2016 at the Institut d'Enseignement Supérieur, de Recherche et d'Expertise spécialisé dans l' Agriculture, l'Agroalimentaire l'Environnement et le Paysage -ISA Lille (France) - Master Course of Sustainable Management of Pollution (SMaP). Actually, she is Associate Professor at the Department of Agri-Food Sciences and Technologies (DISTAL). She is a member of the
International Humic Substances Society (IHSS), the Italian Society
of Agricultural Chemistry (SICA), of Italian Group of Research
on Pesticides and Environment (GRIFA), the Italian
Association of Zeolites (AIZ) and the Accademy of the Sciences of the Institute of Bologna.