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Francesca Malpei


Francesca Malpei

Full Professor

Politecnico di Milano DICA, Italy

Dr.Francesca Malpei is Full Professor of  Wastewater Treatment Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (I), Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and  Head  of the “Environmental Engineering” and "A.Rozzi" research labs of DICA.

Research interests are focused on  anaerobic biotechnologies as cornerstone of a sustainable, safe and integrated treatment and recovery of liquid,  gaseous and solid by-products of municipal and agroindustrial origin. Optimization of biomethane production from CO2 and greenH2,  fate of  microplastic in sludge pretreatment and anaerobic digestion and recover  of exopolymeric substances from granules are among the most recent topic investigated. Author and co-author of more than 200 papers (> 75 on ISI Journals).