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Dr. Michele Suman
(Barilla Food Research Labs, Parma, Italy)
Michele Suman was born in Rovigo, Italy, in 1973. He is married and with two children.
Michele obtained his Analytical Chemistry Degree, Summa Cum Laude, at University of Ferrara in 1997. He won the National Prize for Young Researchers promoted by the Italian Chemistry Federation (Federchimica) in 1998.
Then he took a master's degree in 1998 (Master in Science, Technology and Management from University of Ferrara, working at the same time at the "Natta Research Center" of Shell-Montell Polyolefins) and a doctorate in 2005 (PhD in Science and Technology of Innovative Materials from University of Parma), landing the role of Food Chemistry & Safety Research Manager in Barilla Spa company in 2003. Here he has been working in an international contest with public and private research centers\organizations on research projects within the field of food chemistry, food safety-quality-authenticity, food contact materials, sensing and mass spectrometry applications for food products.
He is a member of working groups in European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and of the ILSI Process Related Compounds & Natural Toxins Task Force; he is also involved in editorial boards of important peer-reviewed journals, in the Board of Mass Spectrometry Division – Italian Chemistry Society, in the Board of the Italian section of the European Technology Platform "Food For Life".
He has been involved in various National/European Funded Projects and presently he is WP Leader in the EU-FP7 FoodIntegrity Project.
He has developed experience in academic teaching activities, Masters\PhD projects supervision, coordination and chairmanship of several international conferences.
His scientific production is documented by two book chapters, 74 contributions at national and international conferences and 44 papers in international ISI journals.


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