Carlo Calfapietra

GreenInUrbs and cochair of the EKLIPSE Project Expert Working Group

Institute of Agro-Environmental & Forest Biology (IBAF) and National Research Council (CNR)

Carlo Calfapietra is a recognised authority on urban forestry, and urban ecosystem services and benefits. Carlos is co-chair of the EU EKLIPSE project Expert Working Group. He is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Agro-Environmental & Forest Biology (IBAF) and on the National Research Council (CNR) since 2010.

His fields of interest are Green infrastructure, urban forests, urban resilience and sustainability, plant ecophysiology in relation to stress, adaptation-mitigation to global change, air pollution, Carbon and GHG fluxes, VOC, forest plantations, forest fires, extreme environments.

Carlo holds a PhD in Forest Ecology from the University of Padova (2002), a degree in forestry from the University of Tuscia, Viterbo (1998) and a degree in flute from the State Music Conservatorium of Perugia (1993). Carlo is a member of Czechglobe, Centre of Excellence for Studies on Climate Change of AVCR, Brno (Czech Republic) (November 2010-to date).

Author of approx. 70 papers.