Flavia Fiorini
Flavia Fiorini Assistant Professor
Bio
Education
Technical Areas
Research Interests
Bio

Dr. Fiorini was Post-Doctoral Researcher in Micropaleontology at University of Bologna, Dalhousie University (Canada) and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama).

Dr. Fiorini became Assistant Professor at the Petroleum Institute in 2009.

Education
  • MSC degree in Geology from University of Bologna (Italy)
  • PhD in Paleontology from University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Technical Areas
  • Dr. Fiorini teaches Paleontology
  • Micropaleontology
  • Geology of The Middle east and Field Geology.
Research Interests

Benthic foraminifera analysis for paleoenvironment resconstructions.Recent shallow marine benthic foraminifera of the Persian Gulf.Larger benthic foraminifera form the Dammam and Asmari formations in UAE.Taxonomic study of miliolidae foraminifera from the Persian Gulf.Benthic foraminifera in hypersaline intertidal area to monitor the response of those foraminifera to changes of water salinity and temperature.