Personale docente

Andrea Battisti

Professore ordinario

AGR/11

Indirizzo: VIALE DELL'UNIVERSITÀ, 16 - LEGNARO PD . . .

Telefono: 0498272804

E-mail: andrea.battisti@unipd.it

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1. SCIENTIFIC CURRICULUM OF ANDREA BATTISTI
Institution: Department DAFNAE, University of Padova, Italy

2. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Ph.D. 1987, Bologna University, Italy, Entomology
M.S. 1982, Padova University, Italy, Forestry

3. WORK EXPERIENCES
2002-present: Professor, Università di Padova Italy.
1998-2002: Associate Professor, Università di Firenze, Italy.
1990 – 1997: Assistant Professor, Università di Padova Italy.
1987 – 1990: Forest Entomologist, Forest Service of Veneto District, Italy.

4. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND ORGANISATION ACTIVITIES
2016-present: coordinator of teaching activities in the DAFNAE department.
2013-2016: Head of the School of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Padova.
2005-2011: Head of the Doctoral School of Crop Sciences at the University of Padova.

5. TEACHING COURSES
1994-present: two to three courses per year (on average 18 ECTS) in entomology, zoology, biotechnology, ecology at the Universities of Firenze and Padova.

6. EDITORIAL ACTIVITY
Associate Editor of Agricultural and Forest Entomology (since 2005), Journal of Pest Science (since 2006),
Reviewer for several international journals.

7. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
The scientific research activity is demonstrated by more than 200 publications (Scopus papers on April 2019: 152, H index 32) in international and national journals, books, and proceedings and by the coordination and participation to several international and national projects.

The scientific research activity regards the following topics:
1) Ecology of forest insects.
2) Biological and integrated control of forest pests.
3) Invasive species.
4) Insects harmful to humans.

8. POST GRADUATE TRAINING ACTIVITY IN THE LAST 5 YEARS
Supervisor of 8 PhD and 12 master students

9. LANGUAGE SKILLS
Fluent English and French, basic German.

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1) Ecology of forest insects PI - Mechanisms of response of insects to climate, population genetics, host plant quality, population dynamics. Model species: processionary moths, spruce and web-spinning sawflies, cone and seed insects, bark beetles.
2) Biological and integrated control of forest pests PI - Assessment of damage thresholds and cost-benefit analyses of IPM in forestry.
3) Invasive species Co-I - Surveillance networks at ports of entry for invasive species of insect herbivores, with the development of automatic devices designed for quarantine species.
4) Insects harmful to humans PI - Mechanism of action and ecological significance of urticating hairs of arthropods.
5) Biodiversity and conservation of insect populations Co-I – Evaluation of ecosystem services provided by insects in natural and managed ecosystems.

PI principal investigator
Co-I contributing investigator

Sono disponibili tesi di laurea su temi di ecologia degli insetti e di entomologia forestale, con particolare riferimento a monitoraggio, controllo, lotta biologica e integrata.