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Stefano Benni

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences

Academic discipline: AGR/10 Rural Buildings and Agro-forest Land Planning

Short Bio

Associate Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineer and PhD in Structural Mechanics, since 2004 he has carried out research activities in the field of modeling and design of farm buildings and agro-industrial facilities, and rural landscape planning. The main research topics concern: optimization of livestock barns, greenhouses and agro-industrial buildings; integration of renewable energies and energy efficiency in farm buildings; enhancement of the historic rural built heritage.

Author of over 150 papers, member of the working groups of national and international research projects, he is scientific responsible of the European project "RES4LIVE - Energy Smart Livestock Farming towards Zero Fossil Fuel Consumption" and of the Italian PRIN project "DiAGreen - Digital twin of Agricultural Greenhouses".

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+39 051 20 9 6166

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Agro-Alimentari
Viale Fanin 50, Bologna - Go to map

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Office hours

Monday from 9.00 to 10.30 AM, to be confirmed by appointment by email (, at the Agricultural engineering Division of the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences - DISTAL (Bologna, viale G. Fanin 48, fourth floor) or in Imola (Plesso Vespignani, via Garibaldi 24).