Marco Bindi

Marco Bindi

M. Bindi has a PhD in crop simulation modelling of forage crops and currently is full professor at the University of Florence. Since the 1988 he carried out research in the fields of the crop simulation model and the effect of climate change on natural and agricultural ecosystems. He has lead several national interdisciplinary projects on agrometeorology, integrated wheat production, application of remote sensing and GIS and development of simulation models. In the last 4 years he was involved in several EU funded projects on climate change impact on natural and agricultural ecosystems. He was nominated lead author of the IPCC 4th and 5th assessment reports. He was Director of the Dept. of Agronomy and Land Management of the University of Florence (2007- 2009). He is author of more than 130 papers on refereed international journals dealing with agrometeorology, crop modelling, climate change, environmental physiology (Scopus H-index = 32). He coordinated the Master on Applied Meteorology of the University of Florence (2002-2005). He is member of European Society of Agronomy and Italian Society of Agronomy. He was the chairman of Div. 2 of the European Society of Agronomy (2005-2008). Since 2015 is Vice-President for National and International Research of the University of Florence.