Carlo Sgoifo Rossi
Tenured Associate Professor, University of Milan
Carlo Angelo Sgoifo Rossi is an associate professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the State University of Milan, Italy. In this role, he teaches courses on ruminal nutrition, feed manufacturing technologies and the practical aspects of beef cattle nutrition and management.
Rossi’s research interests include ruminant nutrition; the interactions of nutrition and welfare; the nutraceutical properties of feed; the management, performance and health of domestic animals; and the interactions of nutrition, management and final product quality.
In addition to his research, Rossi also acts as a technical advisor for some of the most important feedstuff production, ruminant rearing and slaughter companies, both in Italy and abroad. He has provided consultations for beef and veal calf farms that house more than 40,000 animals. Rossi is also involved in training the sales forces of commercial companies like Alltech, providing them with guidance and direction for specific projects.
Rossi has authored more than 300 scientific and technical papers. He has also participated in collaborative research projects with scientists at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln; the Consorzio di Ricerca Filiera Carni, Messina; and the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia, Brescia.
A native of Milan, Italy, Rossi received a doctoral degree in animal production science from the State University of Milan in 1990. He also earned a doctoral degree in biotechnology with a focus on veterinary medicine and has received post-graduate qualifications in agronomy science and animal nutrition. Rossi is also a licensed specialist in agri-zootechnical practices and agronomy and is considered an expert in buffalo.