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HONORARY DEGREE OF DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA | Professor Silviero Sansavini

01 Feb from 15:00 to 15:01
Salão Nobre | ISA

Sansavini

 

The Technical University of Lisbon is pleased to award the Honorary Degree of Doctor
Honoris Causa to Silviero Sansavini Professor. The award ceremony will take place on 1st February 2013 at 15:00 in the
Salão Nobre at the School of Agriculture.


Full academic dress or dark suit




Formation of procession: 14:30


Reception: 13:30 to 14:45


BIOGRAPHY

Silviero Sansavini, Professor Emertus at the University of Bologna, Italy, is one of the most respected figures in agrarian sciences in Europe. His areas of special interest include the biology-physiology of arboreal plants, and genetics and biotechnology applied to improve different varieties of fruit trees. He is a council member for the PhD Programme in

Genomics
and Molecular
Physiology of Fruits , and was president of the

International Society for Horticultural Science, as well as leading numerous innovative initatives and R&D projects in this area. He has published hundreds of scientific papers and edited both textbooks and journals. He can truly be considered one of the great contributors to scientific and technical knowledge in the field of pomology worldwide.


Contact:






Graça Pissarra

Tel: +(351) 213 653 324

E-mail:



honoriscausa@isa.utl.pt