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Collado, Eduardo
Micologia i patologia forestal

Ph.D. student in the Department of Crop and Forest Sciences at the University of Lleida (UDL) in Spain.

I  am contributing to identifying and understanding the factors that affect fungal diversity and productivity in forest ecosystems, providing a scientific foundation to develop tools oriented toward sustainable forest management and the ecosystem services associated with fungal productivity and diversity. Additionally, I have been conducted my Ph.D. thesis within a consolidated and internationally acknowledged research group with a strong background on modelling fungal and forest dynamics and fungal-oriented policy making.

Before my current research and during my bachelor at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), I spent one year working, with a collaboration grant, in a multidisciplinary group focused mainly on developing in relation to the use of the water in agriculture by means of remote sensing and GIS. At the University of Lleida, I continued working (fellowship) on remote sensing concerning forest fires and collaborating, in turn, in a Spanish project ("ForBurn"). Then, the Master Erasmus Mundus MEDfOR brought me the chance, after one year living in Turkey and Portugal (six months in each country), to develop my academic career on forest modelling. Apart from Turkey and Portugal, I stayed one year in Ljubljana (Slovenia) during my bachelor and 3 months during my Ph.D. in the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL, Zurich, Switzerland).