Simone Bastianoni was born in Colle Val d’Elsa (Siena) on 3 October 1964. In 1990 he received a MS degree in Electronical Engineering at the University of Padua. In 1995 he received a Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences at the Universities of Siena and Perugia.
He was researcher in Environmental Chemistry at the University of Siena (1997-2005), and Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry (2005-2006) at the University of Siena. He is now Full Professor of Environmental and Cultural Heritage Chemistry at the University of Siena.
His main research focuses are the use of sustainability indicators (based on Emergy, Ecological Footprint, Exergy, LCA, etc.), the application of thermodynamics to ecological systems and of kinetic models to systems of environmental relevance. He is author of more than 90 papers on international journals.
He received the “2001 Meritorious Award” from the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics. In 2004 he received the first Prigogine Junior Medal for research in complex systems.
He is member of the Standard Committee of the Global Footprint Network, that “develops standards and recommends strategies to ensure that the Footprint is applied and reported in a consistent and appropriate manner in all key domains, at a variety of scales, and over time”. He is one of the promoters of the Emergy Society.
He is member of the Editorial Board of Ecologcal Modelling, of The Open Agriculturla Journal and of TheScientificWorld journal (Ecosystems and Communities), and is referee for the journals Ecological Indicators, Ecological Economics, Journal of Environmental Management, Energy-The International Journal; Journal of Energy Research and Technology, Acta Oecologica, Ecological Engineering and Resources, Conservation & Recycling.
He has been editor of the section Ecological Indicators of the Encyclopaedia of Ecology. He has been co-editor of a special issue dedicated to the SPIn-Eco project on Journal of Environmental Management.
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