Gianluigi Mauriello

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Dipartimento di Agraria

Born in Naples on 17th February 1965
Graduation in Agricultural Science at University of Naples Federico II in 1992
Associate Professor in Food Microbiology
Department of Agricultural Sciences – University of Naples Federico II
– Author of:
• 90 publications on Journal Citation Report ranked international scientific journals
• h-index 38 according to Scopus;
• 3 chapters on international books;
• 2 chapters on Italian books.
– Main research topics
• Development of antimicrobial food packaging by using natural substances.
• Bacteriophages in foods to control pathogens and spoilage microorganisms.
• Microencapsulation of bacterial cells and bioactive substances for food application.
• Oxygen metabolism in lactic acid bacteria.
• Probiotics in space microgravity.
• Quorum sensing inhibition by Gram positive bacteria.
– Projects
• Coordinator of 1 international project.
• Co-coordinator of 1 Italian project.
• Leader of local operative unit in 2 Italian projects.
• Leader in 7 projects with research funding from industrial subjects.
– Relevant international research experience
• University of Nottingham, School of Biosciences, Division of Food Sciences, UK, in 2002.
• Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos (IATA) Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Valencia, Spain, in 2004.
Educational activity
– Teaching activity within the degree courses in Food Technology and Food Science and Technology in the period 1995 – 2019.
– Supervisor of about 50 master theses.
– Tutor of 7 PhD thesis.
– Learning experience at Gulu University – Gulu, Uganda, during the period 2013 – 2016.
– Learning experience at Madda Walabu University – Robe, Ethiopia, during 2016.
– Learning experience at An-Najah National University – Palestine, during the period 2017-2019
– Coordinator of an Erasmus Plus Project, Key Action 1 – Mobility for learners and staff – with the An-Najah National University – Palestine.

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