Dr. Maurizio Micheli

Dr. Maurizio Micheli graduated in “Agricultural Sciences” in 1988 and has taken a Doctorate in “Productivity of cultivated plants” in 2002 at the University of Perugia (Italy). Currently, he is a Researcher and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (DSA3). He is an expert in biotechnology and in vitro plant cultures but also deals with fruits cultivation and management of ornamental trees. He is the author of over 150 published papers on in vitro techniques, micropropagation, encapsulation and synthetic seed, urban forestry and tree biomechanics in different national and international scientific journals. He is involved in several research projects and scientific collaborations. Currently, he is Responsible for the Laboratory of Micropropagation and in vitro Biotechnologies of DSA3 and a lecturer in “Biotechnologies applied to the nursery activity”, “In vitro cultures” and “Principles for sustainable planning in modern tree cities” at the University of Perugia. He is also supervisor of almost 100 experimental thesis and member of scientific academies and societies.