Debora Fino is a Full Professor at Polytechnic of Turin, Department of Applied Science and Technology (DISAT). Her main teaching activities concern “Plants for the chemical and food industry” and “Processes of re-use and energy enhancement”.
Currently, she is involved in several regional and European projects focused on 2G-biorefinery processes and on technologies for the mitigation of carbon dioxide emissions, which can be valorised as a raw material for the generation of other value-added products. To develop her research interests, Debora Fino combines her engineering backgrounds with her expertise in biotechnology, declined them according to the concepts of Sustainable Development and Circular Economy.
The overall scientific production of Debora Fino includes 250 papers in international journals, 6 book chapters, 2 patents, 1 phD thesis and over 350 publications of congress.
Debora Fino is involved in many governing bodies according to her expertise. She is Waste & Resource manager of Green Team of Polytechnic of Turin and from 2020, she is president of the Re Soil Foundation (founding members: Novamont, Polito, Coldiretti, Unibo) promoting the regeneration and health of soil.