Cherubino Leonardi

Full Professor of Vegetable and ornamental crops [AGR/04]
Office: Via Valdisavoia,5
Email: cherubino.leonardi@unict.it cherubino.leonardi@gmail.com
Phone: 095 4873308
Mobile: 3386570833
Web Site: www.di3a.unict.it/docenti/cherubino.leonardi
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Office Hours: Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 | Friday from 10:00 to 11:00



Cherubino Leonardi, PhD

Full professor in Horticulture

Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment

Catania University

 

General information

- Got the PhD on 1994;

- Carried out study and research stages at the "Station de Bioclimatologie" Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA) in Avignon (France). (1992, 1997, 1998);

- Supervised personally or as a member of the organizing committee the implementation of meetings and national and international conferences.

- Was evaluator of research projects and international referee of papers published in international and national journals.

- Was project coordinator or research unit responsible of national and international research projects.;

- As a lecturer or professor from 1997 till now he held the following courses: - Vegetable crops, - Protected cultivations, - Quality of vegetable produces, Flower crops, Green area, etc.

- Lecturer in international masters and invited speaker in several international congresses.

- Cooperated with the FAO: organizing technical tours for international delegations; as Technical Consultant; as member of the FAO Regional Working Group on "Greenhouse Crop Production in the Mediterranean Region”.

- Is author of more than 170 publications; 84 publications are listed on the database Scopus dell'Elsevier. The 'H Index is 21 and the citations are more than 1900.

Current and past academic responsibilities

- Member of the SOI, ISHS and SIA.

- Deputy head of the Department of Agricultural and Food Production Sciences (DISPA) of the University of Catania.

- President of the Scientific Committee of the Consortium I.TE.S. (Technological Innovation of greenhouses) - Palermo;

- President of the Technological district Agrobiopesca – Palermo, Italy.

- Coordinator of the International PhD course in: Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science (Catania University);

Key areas of research:

Sustainability of production processes; quality of the product; improvement of production systems for the qualification of production and to minimize the environmental impact.

 


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