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MALFASI FRANCESCO

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MALFASI FRANCESCO

Professori a contratto

Name: Francesco Malfasi

Nationality: Italian

Date of birth: 30/12/1988

Work e-mail: f.malfasi@uninsubria.it

Personal e-mail: francesco.malfasi@yahoo.it

 

EDUCATION

2018

PhD in Chemical and envirometal Sciences, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia, Como, Italy.

Project title: “Manipulation experiments for the assessment and monitoring of climate change impacts on vegetation of in alpine and polar ecosystems”

 

2010-2012

Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Como, Italy

Thesis title: "Impacts of climate change on high altitude shrub vegetation. Case study in Upper Valtellina"

 

2007-2010

Bachelor's degree in Analysis and Management of Natural Resources, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Varese, Italy

Thesis title: "Analysis oc CO2 fluxes of target species in two different site in Upper Valtellinawithin subalpine and alpine zones".

 

2002-2007

High school Degree. Liceo scientifico "G. Terragni", Olgiate Comasco, Como, Italy

 

ARCTIC and ANTARCTIC RESEARCH WORK

25 Nov  2017 – 08 Apr 2018: XXXIII Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Signy Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)

5 Jan – 23 Feb 2017: XXXII Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Mario Zucchelli Station (PNRA)

15 Feb - 20 Apr 2016: XXXI Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Signy Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)

15 Jan - 25 Mar 2015: XXX Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Signy Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)

18 Dec 2013 - 29 Mar 2014: XXIX Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Rothera Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)

5 Jun - 11 Jul 2013: Arctic Field Campain, "Dirigibile Italia" Research Station (Italian National Research Council), Ny- Alesund (Svalbard Is.)

5 Jan - 20 Mar 2011: XXVI Italian Antarctic Expedition (PNRA), Rothera Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)

 

RESEARCH EMPLOYMENT

1 Jan 2019 – 31 Dic 2019: Post-doc research grant; project title:  “Assesment of the responses of sensitive alpine ecosystems to climate changes”

1 Nov 2017 – 31 Dec 2018: Contract on “Assessment of climate change impacts on vegetation and permafrost in Antarctica”; University of Insubria, Department of Theoretical and Applied Science

15 May - 15 Nov 2014: Contract on “Assessment of climate change impacts in alpine environment through in situ manipulation experiments following the International Tundra Experiment design”; University of Insubria, Department of Theoretical and Applied Science

15 Dec 2013 - 15 Apr 2014: Contract on “Vegetation and CO2 fluxes analysis in Antarctic ecosystems - Rothera Research Station (British Antarctic Survey)”; University of Insubria, Department of Theoretical and Applied Science

10 Feb 10 Mar 2014: Contract on “Data analysis of Arctic field campaign, Svalbard Islands, Summer 2013”; Istituto di Biologia Agroambientale e Forestale (IBAF) – National Research Council (CNR)

a.a. 2013/2014: Contract in support the lectures: “Climate change impact”(GEO/04), University of Insubria, Italy

a.y. 2013/2014, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018: Contract in support the lectures: “Plant biodiversity and climate change”  (BIO/02); University of Insubria, Italy.

2 Jan - 30 Oct 2013: Contract on “Technical support to the elaboration of National Adaptation Strategy to Climate Changes”; Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Changes S.C.a r.l., Via Augusto imperatore, 16 – 73100  Lecce

5 Jan - 5 Jun 2011: Contract on “Study of CO2 fluxes in polar cryotic environment ”; University of Insubria, Department of Structural and Functional Biology (DBSF)

 

SHORT COURSES

“Summer school on Alpine Plant Life”, lecturers: Prof. Christian Körner, Prof. Jürg Stöckling, Dr. Erika Hiltbrunner, ALPFOR Research Station, Furka Pass, 20-25 Jul 2015.

“Short course in periglacial geomorphology”, visiting professor: Hugh M. French, Como, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, 25-26 May 2011;

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Malfasi, F., Convey, P., Cannone, N.: “Plant community distribution and biodiversity assessment for environmental change detection at Rothera Point, Adelaide Island, Antarctic Peninsula”, SCAR XXXIV Open Science Conference - Kuala Lumpur, 22-26 August 2016.

Malfasi, F., Convey, P., Cannone, N., Guglielmin, M.: “Spatial variability of Active Layer Thickness under different soil and vegetation conditions at Anchorage Island, Marguerite Bay, Maritime Antarctica”, SCAR XXXIV Open Science Conference - Kuala Lumpur, 22-26 August 2016.

Cannone, N., Dalle Fratte, M., Malfasi, F., Convey, P., Guglielmin, M..: “Ecosystem carbon fluxes and plant communities distribution at Anchorage Island, Marguerite Bay: connections and climatic feedbacks in an Antarctic environment”, SCAR XXXIV Open Science Conference - Kuala Lumpur, 22-26 August 2016.

Dalle Fratte, M., Cannone, N., Malfasi, F.: “Long-term vegetation dynamic in relation toc limate change in Italian Central Alps”, 109° Congresso Società Botanica Italiana (International Plant Science Conference)  - Firenze, 2-5 Sep 2014.

Malfasi, F., Cannone, N.: “Impatti del cambiamento climatico su sviluppo e diffusione delle vegetazioni arbustive di alta quota” , La Palinologia nel 2013 - Modena, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 27-29 May 2013. 

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Malfasi, F., Pignatti, S., Cannone, N.: “Shrubs and trees encroachment in response toc limate warming in an high elevation alpine environment (Italian Central Alps)”, poster n. 101, 109° Congresso Società Botanica Italiana (International Plant Science Conference)  - Firenze, 2-5 Sep 2014.

 

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

“XXXV SCAR Biennial Meetings - IASC Open Science Conference - 2018 Arctic Observing Summit” – Davos (Switzerland), 15-26 June 2018 (day pass: 21-22 June 2018);

ANTPAS Workshop “1st International Workshop on Antarctic permafrost, periglacial processes and soils - From an Expert Group to a Research Program, Varese (Italy), 4-5 October 2017;

“XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meeting including the 2016 Open Science Conference” – Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), 22-26 August 2016;

“Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Services” – Milano, Politecnico di Milano, 23 Jun 2015;

“109° Congresso Società Botanica Italiana - International Plant Science Conference (IPSC)” – Firenze, 2-5 Sep 2014

“Milano-Bicocca e i Cambiamenti Climatici: Ricerca, Formazione, Divulgazione” – Milano, Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, 9 Apr 2014;

“High Summit 2013. International Conference on Mountains and Climate Change” – Lecco, Ev-K2-CNR  presso Politecnico di Milano (Polo Territoriale di Lecco), 23-25 Oct 2013;

“La Palinologia nel 2013: ponte tra paleoecologia ed ecologia per la comprensione dei cambiamenti globali indotti dall’impatto antropico nel Mediterraneo” - Modena, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, 27-29 Maggio 2013;

“Cambiamento climatico: analisi ed impatti su specie ed ecosistemi vegetali”, Società Botanica Italiana, Gruppo di Ecologia - Varese, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, 18 Apr 2012;

“IV Giornata Nazionale dei Giovani Geomorfologi”, Associazioni Italiana di Geografia Fisica e Geomorfologia - Como, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, 28-30 Sep 2011.