» Urban planning
4. HORIZONTAL ACTIVITIES
» Scenario development and decision support
» Foresight systems
2004, Ph.D., Geotechnical Engineering, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
1999, M.Eng., Civil Engineering, University of Parma, Italy
Academic and Research Appointments:
2006 to present, Research Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, University of Parma, Iyaly;
2004 to present, Professor on annual contract of Geotechnics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy;
2005: Grant for a Technology Transfer Project between University of Parma, CAE s.r.l. and Acrotec s.r.l., financed by E.C. Funding and Emilia Romagna Region (Italy).
With the Research Group in Geotechnical Engineering of the University of Parma cooperated to some National Research Projects funded by Italian Ministry in the field of landslides and tunneling.
The main research interests deal with: (i) the development of systems for real-time territory control and evaluation of shallow landslides susceptibility on regional scale and (ii) structural and geotechnical problems of historical buildings.
Since 2009 is chiefly responsible of a research project regarding innovative technologies for micro-piles, on behalf of Parco Scientifico Tecnologico - Parma Tecninnova s.r.l..
Member of the Doctoral Program in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Parma, Italy.
Member of: AGI – Associazione Geotecnica Italiana (Italian Geotechnical Society), ISSMGE – International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, EGU – European Geoscience Union. Author of 11 articles on international journals and of more than 30 publications in national and international conferences.
Reviewer for: Landslides (Springer); Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (Springer); Physics and Chemistry of the Earth (Elsevier).