Leonardo Postacchini


Research fellow – ING-IND/17


Prof. Tutor: Maurizio Bevilacqua

Research Areas

Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment; Life Cycle Thinking; Environmental LCA; Life Cycle Costing; Social-LCA; Eco-Design; Project Management.

Capsule Bio

Leonardo Postacchini is a Ph.D. in Sustainable Energy and Technology. He obtained his bachelor degree in Logistic and Production Engineering (summa cum laude), and then his master degree in Management Engineering (summa cum laude) both at Università Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy). He worked as project manager for photovoltaic plants and as process engineer for a wastewater treatment plant. In 2016 he started collaborating with the Università Politecnica delle Marche as a postdoctoral researcher, developing life cycle sustainability researches (Life Cycle Costing, Environmental Life Cycle Assessment and Social Life Cycle Assessment) on industrial and manufacturing processes and wastewater treatment technologies.

Main publications
  1. Mazzuto, G., Ciarapica, F.E. (2019) A big data analytics approach to quality, reliability and risk management, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 36 (1), pp. 2-6;
  2. Postacchini, L., Mazzuto, G., Paciarotti, C., Ciarapica, F.E., 2018. Reuse of honey jars for healthier bees: Developing a sustainable honey jars supply chain through the use of LCA. J. Clean. Prod. 177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.12.240
  3. Postacchini, L., Lamichhane, K.M., Furukawa, D., Babcock, R.W., Ciarapica, F.E., Cooney, M.J., 2016. Life cycle assessment comparison of activated sludge, trickling filter, and high-rate anaerobic-aerobic digestion (HRAAD). Water Sci. Technol. 73. https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2016.087
  4. Postacchini, L., Ciarapica, F.E., Bevilacqua, M., Mazzuto, G., Paciarotti, C., 2016. A way for reducing drug supply chain cost for a hospital district: A case study. J. Ind. Eng. Manag. 9. https://doi.org/10.3926/jiem.1262
  5. Bertolini, M., Bevilacqua, M., Ciarapica, F.E., Postacchini, L., 2015. Business process reengineering of drugs storage and distribution: A case study. Int. J. Procure. Manag. 8. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJPM.2015.066287


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