Chairwoman of Scientific committee
Italian National Research Council (ISAC - CNR), Rome, Italy
F. Costabile (Ph.D, M.S., B.E.) is a research Scientist at the Institute of atmospheric science and Climate of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 2003, where she is the strategic area coordinator for "Impact on Environment, Cultural Heritage and Health". She is (contract) professor at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" since 2012 (Physics Dep., Atmos. Chemodynamics, Habilitation in Physics), where she currently also advises Master and PhD students. She was visiting researcher in Germany (TROPOS, 2008) and China (Tsinghua and Peking university, 2002-2007). She has gained approx. 20-year scientific experience in the Urban Air Quality topic (more than 20 Intl projects and more than 40 peer-reviewed papers, editor/reviewer for several scientific journals). Her research interests focus on the atmospheric aerosol. Today, her research is targeted toward characterising physicochemical features of combustion-generated ultrafine particles to find any evidence of association with possible health effects.