Tuninetti, Marta

Marta Tuninetti
Email: marta.tuninetti@polito.it
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Marta Tuninetti is an Environmental Engineer. She holds her PhD from Politecnico di Torino. At present, she is a Post-Doc researcher for the project “Coping with water scarcity in a globalized world” (ERC grant 647473). She studies the dynamics of the food trade network and their implications on the local water resources under the perspective of virtual water. She has a wide knowledge in the assessment of the agricultural Water Footprint, also coupled with water scarcity metrics to address water sustainability issues. She is a junior lecturer of the Hydrology course for the MSc in Civil Engineering. She was a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of Virginia (VA, USA) and at the University College London (London, UK). During her PhD, she supervised three master students, she co-organized a symposium on Water Footprint and Food Security, and she attended many scientific meetings.

Selected publications

Abdelkader, A., Elshorbagy, A., Tuninetti, M., Laio, F., Ridolfi, L., Fahmy, H. & Hoekstra, A.Y. (2018) National water, food, and trade modeling framework: The case of Egypt, Science of the Total Environment, 639: 485-496. Find it here