Mauro Majone is full professor of Chemical Plants at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Rome "La Sapienza and lecturer of the courses of Treatment Processes of Waste, Emissions and Waste (Master's Degree in Industrial Chemistry), Industrial Chemical Processes and Plants II course (Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Chemistry) and Biotechnological Processes for Energy and the Environment (Master's Degree in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology). From 2017 to 2020, he was Coordinator of the Doctorate in Chemical Processes for Industry and the Environment. For more than 30 years, it has been carrying out research in the study and development of chemical and biological processes and plants, for the production of energy, chemicals and biopolymers from renewable resources, for the treatment of wastewater and waste and for the rehabilitation of contaminated soils and groundwater. In these fields he is the author of over 200 scientific publications in international journals with “peer review” and “impact factor (IF)”, 16 chapters of international books, more than 150 communications at conferences and other publications and 4 patents. Journal publications with IF received more than 6500 citations, with a Hirsch index (HI) of 47 (Scopus).
He coordinated numerous research projects with the financial support of MIUR, the Ministry of the Environment, CNR-Civil Protection, ISPRA, INAIL, the Province of Milan and various companies (Technip, Unilever, EDF Fenice, Metro C, ItalFerr, DirectaPlus). He was coordinator of the European project H2020 "RES URBIS" and responsible for research units in other 9 European projects (ECOBIOCAP, MINOTAURUS, ROUTES, WATER4CROPS, NoAW, SMART-Plant, WeMet, Electra, USABLE). He was the fprmer Director of the multidisciplinary research center for the protection of the environment and cultural heritage (CIABC) of Sapienza. He was a technical consultant for the Ministry of the Environment from 1999 to 2015, in particular as a member of the Technical Secretariat of the Quality of Life service, mainly dealing with the remediation of contaminated sites.