Rocco Pace

Rocco Pace

Rocco Pace

Senior Researcher
Institute for Renewable Energy

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My research interests are in urban greening and ecological modeling. I study the ecosystem services provided by green infrastructure to promote sustainable urban and regional development. The vision is to design low-carbon, energy-efficient and livable cities by integrating nature-based solutions.

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- Research experience

May 2022 - August 2023
Postdoctoral researcher
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

May 2020 - May 2022
Research Fellow
National Research Council (CNR), Research Institute on Terrestrial Ecosystems (IRET), Porano, TR, Italy

- Education

Nov 2016 - Dec 2020
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany

Dec 2013 - Feb 2016
Master’s Degree in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy

- Member of the The Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) and Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF)