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Lidia Lombardi

Niccolò Cusano University, Roma (IT)



2014 - present

Niccolò Cusano University, Roma (IT)

Associate Professor

She teaches for the courses of Energy and Environment and Sustainable Management of Water and Waste. She has been implementing research and education in the area of environmental and industrial engineering since the completion of her PhD in 2001 in Energy at the University of Florence (IT).

2010 - 2014

University of Florence (IT)

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor in Energy Systems and Environment.

2001 - 2010

University of Florence (IT)

Temporary researcher

Temporary researcher in Energy Systems and Environment.

Main research interest

Energy recovery from waste and biomass by thermal and biological processes, waste management, CO2 capture, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and LCA-oriented. Since 2018 she is one of the associated editors of Waste Management Journal.

Most relevant projects

• Promoting life cycle thinking in higher education. Erasmus + Programme 2021-2027. Key Action 2: Cooperation partnerships in higher education (2022-2025).
• BBCirle: Biomaterials, Biofuels, CO2 Sequestration and e Circularity. Funded by Lazio Region (2021-2024).


>90 scientific papers and book chapters

Awards / Other

• Top reviewer 2017 – Waste Management 77 (2018) iii–vi


e-mail: lidia.lombardi@unicusano.it