Born in 1950, married to Mariangela, he is father of Marta and Gabriele.
He carries out his activity of teacher and researcher in the Department of Food Science & Microbiology (diSTAM), within the Faculty of Agriculture of Milan University, since 1975. He belongs to the Editorial Boards of "Packaging Technology and Science", “Industria delle Conserve”, “Croatian Journal of Food Science and Technology”. He belongs to SISTAL, the Italian Scientific Association of Professors of Food Science & Technology, to AITA, the Italian Associatiofor Food Technology, affiliated to IUFoST, IFT and EEFOST. Currently he is President of the Italian Scientific Group for Food Packaging (GSICA), Director of diSTAM, the Department of Food Science & Microbiology, President of the Agro Food Technical Commission of UNI (Italian Standard Organization) and Director of the Doctorate School of Molecular Sciences and Plant, Food and Environmental Biotechnology.
Luciano Piergiovanni teaches "Food Packaging Technology" and "Fundamentals of Food Retail Logistics" at Milan University and University of Gastronomic Sciences (Pollenzo). He has been visiting professor in the Universities of San Paolo (Brasil) in 1990 and 1995 and Santafè de Bogotà (Colombia) in 1986 and 1995.
Teaching: teaching pages link
Research activity: the main themes of his research activity are modified atmosphere packaging of perishable foods, modelling and forecasting of foods shelf-life in flexible packaging, validation of new packaging materials and techniques. He is author of more than two hundred works among scientific publications, communications to conferences, technical and popular articles.