Wed, 15/06/2016

The project has been presented at the follows workshops, conferences or seminars:

  • Exhibition conference Ecomondo 2012, Rimini (Italy) on the 7th November 2012.


  • PhD Seminar “Biomonitoring and characterization of microbial communities involved in innovative biological processes for civil and industrial wastewater treatment., Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa (Italy) on February  2013. Organized by Department of Biology, University of Pisa


  • Workshop “La riduzione delle emissioni di gas serra nell’agricoltura della Regione Toscana”, Pisa (Italy) on the 19th April 2013. Organized by LIFE+ IPNOA Project.


  • Workshop “Soluzioni innovative per il trattamento e la gestione delle acque reflue”, Firenze (Italy) on 16th-17th May 2013. Organized by LIFE+ SHOWW Project.


  • Workshop “Technological innovation through LIFE project: the best solution compared”, Ecomondo 2013, Rimini (Italy) on 07th November 2013. Organized by LIFE+ SHOWW Project.


  • PhD Seminar “A sludge and solid waste managment strategy for a resilent Tuscany tannery district”, Plenary Meeting of International PhD, organized by University of Florence and Technische Universität Brauschweig, Engineering School, University of Pisa, Pisa (Italy) on 07th November  2013. Organized by Department of Biology, University of Pisa.


  • Seminar to bachelors students “The LIFE Project BIOSUR”, Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Pisa (Italy) on 10th December 2013. Organized by Claudia Vannini Unipi.


  • National Conference, XIII Congress of the Italian Federation of Life Sciences (FISV 2014). Pisa (Italy), 24th-27th September 2014; poster.


  • International conference, XI Latinoamerican Symposium of Anaerobic Digestion, La Havana, Cuba, 24th-27th November 2014; oral presentation and proceeding publication.


  • Seminar for the students of Laurea Magistrale in Biologia, Dipartimento di Biologia dell’Università di Pisa, 10th December 2014; Pisa.


  • International conference, Euromed 2015 Desalination for Clean Water and Energy. Palermo (Italy), 10th-14th May 2015; oral presentation.


  • American Society for Microbiology, 115th General Meeting, New Orleans Louisiana (USA), May 30th June 2nd 2015; poster.


  • European conference, 6th Congress of European Microbiologists (FEMS 2015 Congress). Maastricht (Nederland), 7th-11th June 2015; two poster.


  • Symposium on Acquatic Microbial Ecology, Second EMBO Conference on Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Uppsula, Sweden, August 23th – 28th 2015; poster.


  • Società Italiana di Microbiologia Generale e Biotecnologie Microbiche, XXXI Meeting, Ravvenna, Italy, September 23th - 26th 2015; poster.


  • Società Italiana di Microbiologia Agraria, Alimentare e Ambientale, 3rd International Conference on Microbial Diversity, Perugia, Italy, 27th – 29th October 2015; poster.


  • Workshop “Air: la gestione e il controllo delle emissioni odorigene” Ecomondo 2015. Rimini (IT), 3rd - 6th November 2015; oral presentation and poster.


  • International conference, 6th IWA Conference on Odours & Air Emissions. Paris (France), 16th-18th November 2015; oral presentation. Conference deleted after the terrorist attack of Paris in the 14th of November; Proceeding publication;


  • International conference, 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion. Vina del Mar (Chile), 15th-18th November 2015; poster.


  • Workshop project META “Matter and Energy from Tannery Sludge”. Santa Croce sull’Arno (Pisa), 18th June 2015; oral presentation.


  • International conference, THE 8th Eastern European Young Water Professionals Conference, Gdańsk University of Technology – Poland, 12-14 may 2016; oral presentation.


  • International conference, 3rd IWA Specialized International Conference “Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment” (ecostp16), Cambridge (UK),  27-30 June 2016; poster.


  • International conference, SIDISA 2016 International Symposium of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering, Rome (Italy), 19 – 23 June 2016; oral presentation.

Five ​​scientific publications (1 in national magazine and 4 in peer review papers) have been produced.

  1. C. Giordano, F. Spennati, A. Melone, G. Petroni, F. Verni,  G. Munz, G. Mori, C. Vannini. Biological sulfur-oxidizing potential of primary and biological sludge in a tannery wastewater treatment plant. Published on “Water, air and soil pollution”.


  1. F. Spennati, A. Mannucci, G. Mori, G. Munz. Moving Bed BioTrickling Filter for hydrogen sulphide removal from gas streams. Submitted to “Desalination and water treatment”.


  1. C. Giordano, F. Boscaro,  G. Munz, G. Mori, C. Vannini. Summer holidays and seasonality shape a tannery sludge microbial community around a stable core microbiota. Submitted to “Scientific Reports”.


  1. Rimozione dell'idrogeno solforato dagli effluenti gassosi in un nuovo reattore a letto rotante. “Hi-Tech Ambiente”, 08-10-2015.


  1. Munz G., Mannucci A., J. Arrola, Alatriste F., Giaccherini F., Mori G. Nitrite and nitrate as electron acceptors for biological sulphide oxidation; Water Science and Technology (in press).