PhD Students

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 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 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
Growth of the Ivrea Crustal Section
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 P. Galeotti
Alternative strategies and physiological trade-offs in a polymorphic lizard
Chiara DACCO’  S. Tosi A. Occhipinti
Selection of new fungal strains and optimization of their activity for bioremediation of complex hydrocarbons mixture
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 A. Zanetti
 Magnetic inclusions in diamonds
Hugo VAN SCHROJENSTEIN LANTMAN  M. Alvaro, D. Wallis A. Sanfilippo
Elastic geobarometry: bringing back together P-T-t paths and deformation history of Lago di Cignana, Italy, and Western Gneiss Region, Norway

XXXII series

Name Tutor(s) Outside Examiner
Aldo BERTONE R. Seppi, F. Zucca, M. Callegari M. Maerker
Slow movements in alpine terrains analyzed combining different technologies: SAR interferometry, UAV-based remote sensing and GPS measurements
Mattia BONAZZI M. Alvaro, S. Poli, S. Tumiati A. Zanetti
Elastic geobarometry methods: validation through synthesis and characterization of host-inclusion pairs by means of Raman spectroscopy
Valentina CESARONI E. Savino, P. Rossi, F. Corana A.M. Picco
Improving the researches on Hericium erinaceus for a better use of its medicinal properties in central nervous system
Alice CHIODI R. Sacchi, C. Bandi, D. Sassera, M. Brilli G. Bogliani
Molecular markers and bioinformatics in species detection: two case studies in Pelophylax spp. (Amphibia, Ranidae) and in a novel bacterial endosymbiont, in ciliate protista
Niccolò DEMATTEIS F. Zucca, D. Giordan, G. Luzi R. Seppi
Network development of integrated remote sensing sensors for monitoring gravitational slope phenomena
Mara MURRI M.C. Domeneghetti, B. Mihailova, R.J. Angel, M. Prencipe A. Langone
From Raman elastic geobarometry to impact structures: the role of oriented stresses
Arianna MUSACCHIO E. Sacchi, V. Re C. Meisina
Socio-hydrogeological assessment of groundwater nitrate contamination in the northern Lombardy plain (Italy)
Valentina OBEROSLER G. Bogliani, F. Rovero, S. Tenan M. Fasola
Mammals in a changing planet: using camera trapping data with hierarchical modelling to assess and monitor populations and communities from local to global scales
Yuri PANARA C. Perotti, S. Seno, G. Toscani M. Maino
Fracture pattern and surface deformations induced by active buried faults: seismotectonic implications
Francesco PORRO A. Mondoni, B. Erschbamer S. Tosi
Comparative seed germination and longevity studies of alpine plants in the context of climate change
Roberta RIGHINI G. Pavan, H. Glotin A. Marchini
Bioacoustics and Ecoacoustics applied to environmental management
Gabriele ZAFFIRO M. Alvaro, M.C. Domeneghetti, R.J. Angel A. Sanfilippo
Determination of elastic properties and single crystal X-ray diffraction measurements of mineral inclusions still trapped in ultra-high pressure metamorphic rocks