Associate Professor of Agronomy & Crop Science (UNIBO). Qualified as Full Professor and Director of CREA-CIN – National Ministry of Agricultural and Food Policies. Research subject: biofuels & biorefinery crops. 2001-today: 31 R&D Projects (60% International, 75% UniBO project leader), and 3 Tenders. Teaching: 87 ECTS ; lecturer Ph. D. schools and masters (8 ECTS). Visiting professor at ND State University (USA, 2013). Author of 4 books and 8 book chapters, 76 papers (90% ISI), 50 oral presentations (25% invited, 75% international). Editor of 3 special issues. H-Index 22 (Scopus).