Senior Research Associate, Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), United Nations University

Serena Caucci is a Senior Research Associate in the Waste Management Unit at UNU-FLORES. She works on academic and capacity development activities in waste management aspects within the Water-Soil-Waste Nexus, supports the process of research product development, and contributes to the ongoing capacity development work related to multi-stakeholder projects such as the Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture (SUWA). Before joining UNU-FLORES, Serena worked at the Institute of Hydrobiology at Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden) on water sanitation and antibiotic resistance in anthropogenic-driven environments. She received her Master in Environmental Science from the University of Florence in Italy and is writing her PhD thesis on environmental microbiology (wastewater management and waterbody pollution by antibiotic resistance) at TU Dresden in Germany.


  • –present
    Researcher, United Nations University