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CO2GeoNet-OGS - Persoglia Sergio

Sergio Persoglia
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Borgo Grotta Gigante, 42/C - 34010 Sgonico (TS) - Italy


Dr Sergio Persoglia is the Director for International Collaborations at the OGS, that he joined in 1981. Prior to this assignment, he has been head of the team for R & D in Seismics (’86-‘87) Director of the department Geophysics of the Lithosphere (’87-’95) and Advisor to the OGS President (’96-’01).
In the last 10 years, his main area of activity has been the development of international collaborations in Europe and, as such, he has been President in 2001 and 2010 of ENeRG, the European Network for Research in Geo Energy, joining institutes from 31 countries.
He has been OGS responsible of many EC projects, some of them in the area of CCS, as Castor, InCA-CO2,
CO2GeoNet, CO2ReMoVe, Geocapacity, RISCS, CO2CARE, CGS Europe, SiteChar, ECCSEL.

In the last years, he acted as Network Manager and, then, Secretary of CO2GeoNet, the European Network  that involves more than 250 researchers in 13 institutes from 7 European countries. Actually he is Secretary General of the Association CO2GeoNet, a legal entity registered in France and Secretary of the Italian CO2 Club.

In October 2010, he has started a new duty, as coordinator of the CO2 Geological Storage Joint Program in EERA, the European Energy Research Alliance.

Mr Sergio Persoglia holds a degree in Electronic Engineering of the University of Trieste, Italy.