Roberto Raga is Doctor in GeoEngineering and since February 2006 he is Assistant Professor at IMAGE, Department of Hydraulic, Maritime, Environmental and Geotechnical Engineering of the University of Padova (IT). His teaching and research activities are focused on municipal solid waste treatment and disposal in landfill, management of leachate and biogas emissions, old landfill remediation.
Since 2008 he teaches the course "Remediation of contaminated sites” for the international students of the Second Cycle Degree Programme (MSc Level) in Environmental Engineering at the University of Padova.
Alberto Pivato is a Researcher at the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Padova, Italy. His main fields of interest are ecotoxicology, waste management, environmental impact assessment, risk analysis and remediation of contaminated sites. Since 2016 he has moved his research interests to anaerobic digestion. He is member of the Task Group on Waste Biorefinery of the International Waste Working Group (IWWG).