Matteo Lorito


Direttore del Dipartimento di Agraria

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Professor of Plant Pathology and of Biotechnology, Director of the Department of Agricultural Sciences – University of Naples Federico II Italy

  • 1988 Doctor in Biology cum laude at the University of Siena, Italy
  • 1989 Research Fellow at the Italian National Council of Research
  • 1989-1994 Research Fellow at Cornell University, Departments of Horticultural Sciences and Plant Pathology
  • 1994- to date assistant, associate, full Professor, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • 1995 OECD Fellow (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development),
  • 1997 Fulbright Research Fellow at Cornell University
  • 2007 Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society
  • 2014-Elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Invited Speaker or Session Chairman at about 100 Congresses and Meetings worldwide,
  • Co-founder of three spin-off Companies
  • Authored over 150 peer reviewed publications and about 20 patents or patent applications.
  • Managed over 7 M Euro in competitive grant money