Associate professor of the University of Bologna since 2017 in the sector of agricultural chemistry. Her research interests are focused on ecofriendly techiques to depollute the soil-water-plant system. Recently, she is involved in protocol definition to enhance the production of crops with zero-pesticide residue, in the abatement of antibiotics and antibiotic-resistance in animal manure and in the removal of mineral oil hydrocarbons from cellulose-based food packaging. She is involved in several national and international research projects (PSR Regione Lombardia REFLUA, PON Taranto, Fit4Reuse, H2020 FoodE) thanks to collaborations with local and foreign Universities and Research Centres. Author of 50 publications on international journals and books and inventor of "Use of mesoporous silica" international patent extended to EU, USA and China.