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Franco Donati

Assistant professor

Dr. F. Donati
+31 71 527 4571

Franco Donati is an assistant professor at the Institute of Environmental Sciences.

More information about Franco Donati

Franco Donati’s research focuses on the expansion of data availability on the environmental impacts of products and technologies, and on the development of tools and methods for circular economy scenarios analysis. He pursues these research areas by employing software and data development methods, and the use of reverse engineering for data collection practices. Specifically, he investigates data collection and generation methods for Life Cycle Inventory and Environmentally Extended Input Output databases, and software tools and methods for macro-economic sustainability scenario analysis.

Franco Donati holds a PhD degree in Industrial Ecology from the Institute of Environmental Sciences of Leiden University (CML) focusing on software and data for circular economy assessment. Prior to his PhD degree, he obtained a MSc in Industrial Ecology from Leiden University and TU Delft, and a BSc in Industrial Design from the Polytechnic of Turin.

Assistant professor

  • Science
  • Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen Leiden
  • CML/Industriele Ecologie

Work address

Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden
Room number A3.20



  • Science for Democracy Volunteer and advocacy work on the human right to science
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