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Mauro De Feudis

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/14 Pedology

Curriculum vitae

Education

PhD in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences and Biotechnologies, cv Soil Science, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy.

Master’s Degree in Sustainable Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy  

Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science and Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bari, Bari, Italy

Abroad experience

Erasmus+ Traineeship at “Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry Education, Department of BGC Processes and International Max-Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles”, Jena, Germany, supervised by Dr. Susan E. Trumbore. Research activities: soil density fractionation, isotopic analyses (Δ14C, δ13C)

Research visiting at “Institute of Bio- and Geosciences - Agrosphere (IBG-3)”, Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany, supervised by Dr. Roland Bol. Research activities: 31P-NMR, 13C-NMR, ESI FT-ICR MS

Work experience

14/10/2021 to present: Assistant professor at the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.

01/11/2020 – 13/10/2021: grant research fellowship at the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy. Project: Soil study in forest environment. Supervised by prof. Livia Vittori Antisari. Tasks: study of physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of forest soils.

01/08/2019 – 31/10/2020: grant research fellowship at the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy. Project: Characterization of fertility, C and nutrient stocks, and macroelements recycling in chestnut soils. Supervised by prof. Livia Vittori Antisari. Tasks: study of physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of chestnut orchard soils.

01/08/2018 – 31/07/2019: grant research fellowship at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Project: Life Cycle Assessment of the olive oil and wine supply chains to increase the environmental and economic sustainability of farms. Supervised by prof. Giovanni Gigliotti. Tasks: physical and chemical analysis of soil samples from olive orchards and vineyards.

13/02/2017 – 12/02/2018: Term-contract worker at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy. Tasks: chemical analysis of plant and soil samples in order to evaluate the physico-chemical characteristics of ceramic substrates/products able to release nutrients, in particular iron, and the effects of such ceramic substrates/products on the physiology and growth of herbaceous and arboreal plants.

Oral presentations to congresses, workshops or schools as invited speaker

UN75+1 at Nottingham Trent University virtual conference: The Challenge of Change, 30 November – 2 December 2021. Title of the presentation: Tackling food insecurity - healthy soils for a healthy life. De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Di Bonito, M., Vittori Antisari, L.

Agricultural chemistry winter school “Plant–soil–microbe interactions and ecosystem dynamics in a changing environment”, 10 – 13 February 2020, Torino, Italy. Title: “The rhizosphere: a highly dynamic soil environment”.

Oral presentations to congresses and workshops

Workshop Rural Landscapes, Land Suitability, Excellence of Agricultural Production, Imola, 21-23 June 2022: Rossi, M., Gherardi, M., De Feudis, M., Poesio, C., Trenti, W., Vianello, G., Vittori Antisari, L., "Georeferencing of currently cultivated chestnut areas: a contribution to the knowledge of Apennine rural landscapes in Emilia-Romagna Region, Italy" (Oral presentation)

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022: De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Vianello, G., Agnelli, A., Vittori Antisari, L., “Efficacy of pedogenetic horizons sampling for site-specific assessment of soil organic matter” (Oral presentation)

1st International Joint Congress on “Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes in the context of the European Green Deal”, Santo Stefano di Canastra, Italy, 10–14 November 2021. De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Poesio, C., Morsolin, A., Solmi, M., Vittori Antisari, L., “Relationships between canal water, bed sediments and surrounding soils: A preliminary study for the artificial canals network of Bologna floodplain (Italy)” (Oral presentation)

International workshop "Soil Conservation and Environmental Protection", Imola, Italy, 6-8 September 2021: De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Poesio, C., Morsolin, A., Solmi, M., Vittori Antisari, L., "Soil-sediment-water interactions: A preliminary study along canals of Life Green4Blue project” (Oral presentation)

EUROSOIL 2021 Virtual Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, 23–27 August 2021. De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Vianello, G., Vittori Antisari, L., “Does the old abandoned chestnut stand recovery improve soil quality?” (Oral presentation)

Virtual EGU General Assembly 2021, Vienna, Austria, 19–30 April 2021. De Feudis, M., Falsone, G., Salani, G.M., Mistri, E., Brombin, V., Bianchini, G., Vittori Antisari, L., “Carbon cycle related indicators better describe soil quality compared to total organic carbon content” (session SSS9.7, abstract EGU21-2013, vPICO presentation).

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, Vienna, Austria, 17–22 April 2016: De Feudis, M., Cardelli, V., Massaccesi, L., Bol, R., Willbold, S., Cocco, S., Corti, G., Agnelli, A., “Rhizosphere effect on phosphorus availability in forest soils at different altitudes” (Oral presentation)


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