PhD Students

XXXVI series

Name Tutor(s) Outside Examiner
Odunayo David ADENIYI M. Maerker C. Meisina
Assessment of Digital soil mapping approaches in an intensively used agricultural landscape in Lombardy characterized by irrigation
Alice BERNINI M. Maerker C. Meisina
Modelling of Soil Hydrological Dynamics along the Ticino Valley Irrigation Cascade in Lombardy
Simone BURATTI E. Savino A. Occhipinti
Improving the sewage sludge quality through mycoremediation
Daniela GHIA R. Sacchi A. Meriggi
Assessing behavioural traits and ecological impacts of invasive crayfish species in freshwater ecosystems
Alessia GIAROLA M. Bordoni G. Toscani
ASSE-ASsessment of SEdiment sources and delivery hazard at catchment scale
Ludovico MANNA G. Toscani S. Seno
The lithological control on the earthquake nucleation at different geological conditions: a numerical approach
Thasajini NAGENDRAN A. Mondoni, K.M.G.G. Jayasuriya, M.M. Wijayasinghe S. Tosi
Seed biology and establishment ecology of selected wild rice species and cultivated traditional rice varieties towards conservation and management
Abimbola Chris OGUNYELE A. Zanetti R. Tribuzio
The geodynamic evolution of the Gondwana-Laurasia boundary in Triassic times: Constraints from the tectono-magmatic cycles of the Southern Alps
Giacomo PANZA C. Meisina M. Maerker
Role of vineyard inter-row management on soil hydrological, biological properties and on slope stability
Michelle RYGUS C. Meisina M. Maerker
A-DInSAR technique as supporting tool for sustainable groundwater resources management in subsiding area
Elisa TORRETTA A. Meriggi R. Sacchi
Demography and ecological response of roe deer across a natural – human-modified habitat gradient in northern Italy
Fabrizio TROILO F. Zucca A. Ronchi
Glacial and Periglacial Risks in high mountain environment. Analytic Methods, adaptation strategies and mitigation in the Aosta Valley Region case study
Fiona Jane WHITE A. Mondoni G. Rossi
Integrating ex situ seed conservation and plant translocations in the context of climate change

XXXV series

Name Tutor(s) Outside Examiner
Manuele BETTONI M. Maerker C. Meisina
What makes a soil landscape robust? Assessment of landscape sensitivity in relation to land use changes in a southern Alpine valley (Ticino, Switzerland)
Carlo Maria CUSARO M. Brusoni A. Mondoni
Herbicide resistances and epigenetic mechanisms
Futsum HAGOS M. Fasola / D. Pellitteri Rosa R. Sacchi
Phylogeography, ecology and conservation of the Soemmerring’s Gazelle Nanger soemmerringii in Eritrea
Giovanni SCRIBANO D. Pellitteri Rosa A. Marchini
Behavioural plasticity in a changing world. Effects of human-induced environmental change on animal behaviour in amphibians
Camilla SANI A. Sanfilippo
A. Stracke
R. Tribuzio
Anatomy of an oceanic megatransform: geochemical variability of the oceanic lithosphere of the Doldrums Fracture Zone (7-8ºN, Mid Atlantic Ridge)
Daniele STRIGARO S. Seno, M. Cannata A. Marchini
Management of water resources based on smart information systems and the Internet of Things
Lorenzo STORI A. Ronchi N. Mancin
The Middle Triassic of Sardinia (Muschelkalk) in the frame of the Western Tethys evolution
Silvia TAMBURELLI A. Di Giulio M. Maino
From paragenesis to diagenesis modelling (DiaMod)
Marta TEMPORITI S. Tosi M. Setti
Fungi degrading plastics: selection and evaluating of their activity

XXXIV series

Name Tutor(s) Outside Examiner
Anna BARBARO M.C. Domeneghetti A. Langone
Carbon phases in ureilites
Marco CARTABIA E. Savino A.M. Picco
Selection and characterization of wood decay fungal strains for the development of bio-materials and bioactive substances
Valeria CAVALLORO E. Martino S. Tosi
Exploiting the Pavia territory plant biodiversity for the discovery of proteasome modulators
Anna CORLI G. Rossi
S. Orsenigo
R. Gerdol
L. Brancaleoni
T. Abeli
P. Nola
Competition or facilitation? Studies of wetland plant species in natural environment and agroecosystems for future translocation perspectives
Stefania CORVO’  M. Maino M. Alvaro
Determination of P-T-t-d paths from lithospheric shear zones: links between deformation, magmatism and metamorphism
Marco TAMBURINI A. Occhipinti R. Sacchi
Colonization success of marine non-indigenous species across habitats and climate scenarios

XXXIII series

Name Tutor(s) Outside Examiner
Marta ANTONICELLI  R. Tribuzio M.C. Domeneghetti
Evolution of mantle melts intruding the lower continental crust: constraints from the Rocca d’Argimonia ultramafic sequence (Ivrea Mafic Complex, southern Alps)
Greta BONACINA  A. Sanfilippo M. Alvaro
Inorganic Geochemistry to Improve Source Rock Evaluation – IGISRE
Alberto BOSINO  M. Maerker R. Seppi
 Integrative assessment of soil erosion dynamics in the Oltrepo area
Martina CIGNETTI  F. Zucca M. Maerker
Relationship between slope instability and anthropogenic conditioned environment for a more effective land management and risk mitigation
Alan Jioele COLADONATO  R. Sacchi, S. Scali M. Fasola
Alternative strategies and physiological trade-offs in a polymorphic lizard
Chiara DACCO’  S. Tosi A. Occhipinti
Selection of new fungal strains and development of a microbial consortium for the bioremediation of complex hydrocarbon mixtures
Roberta GUASTELLA  N. Mancin, A. Marchini M. Cobianchi
Marine invasion by non-indigenous benthic foraminifera in the Sicily Channel (Central Mediterranean Sea): distribution, impact and dynamics
Riccardo INAMA  C. Perotti S. Seno
Characterization of fault and fracture networks in carbonate platforms: the interactions between tectonic evolution, sedimentary facies and diagenesis
Marta MORANA M. Alvaro
L. Bindi
A. Zanetti
 Magnetic inclusions in diamonds
Hugo VAN SCHROJENSTEIN LANTMAN  M. Alvaro, D. Wallis A. Sanfilippo
Garnets and their inclusions as key to unravel PT paths, deformation history, and fluid-rock  interaction in the ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic Lago di Cignana unit, Western Alps, Italy