Mario R. Tredici is full professor of Microbiology at the University of Florence where he coordinates a group of young researchers of the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology. He has been member of the “Biodiversity and Environment Expert Group” of the ESFRI (European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures), technical advisor of the “International Network on Biofixation of CO2 and Greenhouse Gas Abatement with Microalgae” and member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Algae Biofuels Challenge launched by Carbon Trust (UK).
He is member of the Scientific Committees of the European Society of Microalgal Biotechnology and of the International Society of Applied Phycology (ISAP). In the latter he has acted as President from 2002 to 2005. He is also member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Aurora Algae (USA) and of the board of Fotosintetica & Microbiologica Srl, a spin-off company of the University of Florence that he founded in 2004.
He collaborates with ENEL SpA and Eni SpA (Italy) and is the scientific coordinator of the EU projects AQUAFUELS and BIOFAT, and of the Italian project MAMBO. In June 2009 Prof. Tredici has been elected President of the EABA (European Algae Biomass Association).
4th Algae World Europe 2012 Munich Speaker
Day 1 – Tuesday, 22 May
11:10 Algae Strains and Technologies for Applications from Cosmetics to Biofuels
4TH ALGAE WORLD EUROPE 2012 is a conference dedicated towards providing objective insights on the commercialization of Algae Biofuels, as well the latest advances and constraints in Algae cultivation, harvesting & processing. To find more about 4th Algae World Europe in Munich from May 22 to 23, 2012, please visit http://www.futureenergyevents.com/algae/.