University of Milano-Bicocca - PhD Course in Chemical, Geological and Environmental Sciences (a.y. 2023/2024): Call for Applications


Società Geologica Italiana

Carissimi Soci SGI,
Carissimi Soci Società Associate,

su indicazione del Prof. Marco G. Malusà (Università di Milano Bicocca), vi segnaliamo seconda sessione del Bando per il 39° ciclo di dottorato in Scienze Chimiche, Geologiche e Ambientali dell'Università di Milano-Bicocca. 

Cordiali saluti,

La Segreteria

University of Milano-Bicocca - PhD Course in Chemical, Geological and Environmental Sciences (a.y. 2023/2024): Call for Applications – session II

We are looking for highly motivated candidates for the second session of the 39th PhD Cycle in Chemical, Geological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Milano-Bicocca (deadline: 24th July 2023 at 12:00 noon Italian time). The University of Milano-Bicocca offers a stimulating environment in which to study, do research and socialize while learning all together.
Eleven project scholarships are available: 3 in Geological Sciences, 6 in Environmental Sciences, and 2 in Chemical Sciences (
Geological Sciences:
-          Advanced analysis of multi-satellite data using AI tools (supervisor: C. Flesia;
-          The topography of the Moho discontinuity under the Alps-Apennines mountain chain, from the analysis of a state-of-the-art, multi-level Receiver Function database (supervisor: N. Piana Agostinetti;
-          Permeation grouting: an experimental and numerical study to improve its efficiency (supervisor: G. Crosta;; high level training apprenticeship contract)
Environmental Sciences:
-          Definition, measurement, and quantification of ecosystem services in urban regeneration interventions (supervisor: E. Padoa-Schioppa;
-          Monitoring the health of urban ecosystems with innovative remote sensing techniques (supervisor: M. Rossini;
-          Intensification of tropical cyclones: impact of fine scale processes (supervisor: C. Pasquero;
-          Production and chemical functionalization of biochar for environmental applications (supervisor: S. Citterio;
-          Reuse of Bioremediated Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Sediments as Soil for Non-Food Crops: Evaluating Properties, Ecotoxicity, Biological Safety, and Circular Economy Aspects (supervisor: A. Franzetti;
-          Groundwater remediation: new biological and molecular strategies (supervisor: A. Franzetti;; high level training apprenticeship contract)
Chemical Sciences:
-          Experimental activities and study of the conversion processes of waste materials into catalysts for hydrogen production (supervisor: H. Lange;
-          Synthesis of novel human TLR4 receptor modulators (supervisor: L. Zoia;
The Call for Applications can be found on the web page: (English) (Italian)
Tips for application (in English) can be found at the link:
Note that additional positions may be notified the day before the deadline at the following link:
For further information, please contact the Coordinator of the PhD Course (Marco G. Malusà:, the prospective Supervisor, or the Responsible of the curriculum of interest (Geological Sciences: Federico Agliardi –; Environmental Sciences: Andrea Franzetti –; Chemical Sciences: Davide Ballabio –