Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Partner description

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is Europe's largest private University. The Faculty of Agriculture was established at Piacenza 56 years ago. Thanks to the work on research, the education provided, and the prestigious positions held by the graduates over more than five decades, the Faculty today enjoys a prestigious reputation that extends well beyond the nation's borders. In addition to its teaching role, the faculty has played an important research role in its history of over sixty years, producing professionals and experts in highly specialised and significant fields of study, including: genetics and food security, crop and animal production, safeguarding dairy products, development of the wine production sector and the agrifood economy, and environmental protection.

Website:  www.unicattolica.it

Role in the project

UCSC will co-lead WP3 (Exposure assessment), withfocus on refining and enhancing of existing models for ecosystems using data from CSS.

Involved personnel

28 Trevisan Prof. dr. Trevisan is the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza. He has studied since 1983 the environmental fate of pesticide and the behaviour of pesticide residues on crop and food. He is an expert in the field of pesticide environmental fate, analytical determination and consumer health.
28 Lucretia Dr. Lucrezia is researcher of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza. She has proven experience in the development and application of mathematical models for the exposure assessment of environment media and humans to chemicals.
Silhouet Dr. Suciu is an environmental engineer and her expertise includes analytical chemistry techniques and modelling of chemicals fate in the environment and humans. Her research is mainly focused on the fate of pesticides in the environment and water management in agriculture.

Dr.Georgios Fragkoulis is researcher at the Faculty of Agriculture of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Piacenza. He is an expert in environmental fate modelling and pesticide risk assessment.