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QUALIFICHE PROFESSIONALI
ASN -- Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale (art.16 legge del 30 Dicembre 2010, n.240)
ABILITAZIONE a Professore Associato (II Fascia) nel Settore Concorsuale 04/A4: Geofisica.
https://abilitazione.miur.it
 
TITOLI DI STUDIO
Dottore di Ricerca (Ph. D.)
Data 11 marzo 2011
Tesi Complete waveform Inversion Approach To seismic surface waves and adjoint active surfaces
Valutazione Eccellente
Istituto         Università degli Studi di Ferrara
Laurea in Fisica (Spec. Fisica Nucleare e Sub-nucleare)
Data 14 luglio 2006
Valutazione 105/110
Istituto Università degli Studi di Ferrara
 
ESPERIENZE LAVORATIVE
Maggio 2017 - Oggi
Posizione Research Scientist II
Affiliazione School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia USA
Ottobre 2016 - Aprile 2017
Posizione Assegnista di Ricerca
Affiliazione Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Dip. di Fisica e Scienze della Terra
Tema di Ricerca Sviluppo di metodi di modelling ed inversione bi- e tri-dimensionale di dati di onde superficiali
Settembre 2014 - Luglio 2016
Posizione Assegnista di Ricerca
Affiliazione Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
Ricerca Sviluppo di metodi di modelling ed inversione bi- e tri-dimensionale di dati di onde superficiali
Marzo 2014 - Agosto 2014
Posizione Post Doctoral Fellow
Affiliazione School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia USA
Febbraio 2011 - Febbraio 2014
Posizione Assegnista di Ricerca
Affiliazione Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
Ricerca Sviluppo di metodi di modelling ed inversione bi- e tri-dimensionale di dati di onde superficiali
Gennaio 2010 - Luglio 2010
Posizione Research Scholar
Istituto Georgia Institute of Technology (USA). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
Marzo 2009 - Agosto 2009
Posizione Short-Term Scholar
Istituto Georgia Institute of Technology (USA). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
Gennaio 2008 - Dicembre 2010
Posizione Studente di Dottorato
Affiliazione Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
Maggio 2007 - Ottobre 2007
Posizione Borsa di Ricerca per laureati in Fisica
Affiliazione Università degli Studi di Ferrara. Posizione congiunta: Department of Earth Sciences and Department of computer Sciences (Italy).
Research topic Development of elaboration algorithms of electric and acoustic tomography for the Hydro-Geology
 
CONSULTING ACTIVITY
2017 November 18-30. Activity: Unconventional data processing surface waves at a test site.
Client: Future in Research Consortium (Ferrara, Italy).
2016 August 2016 – September 2016. Activity: Construction of subsurface models for the production of seismic shaking scenarios in the area of the upper Ferrarese.
Client: Future in Research Consortium (Ferrara, Italy).
 
PATENTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
2018 Intellectual property (sole holder) of the “OpenHVSR - Processing Toolkit” software. Published as OPEN-SOURCE, License: GNU General Public License v3.0.
2016 Intellectual property (sole holder) of the “OpenHVSR - Inversion” software. Published as OPEN-SOURCE, License: GNU General Public License v3.0.
2014 Patent: Method for the evaluation of the mechanical properties of soil. S. Bignardi, F. Fischangher, D. Gualerzi, G. Morelli, A. Occhi, M. Occhi, M. Russo, G. Santarato. Application PD2014A000001(IT) submitted on January 3, 2014. Patent granted on March 29, 2016 with code 0001421631 (UIBM).
 
HONORS AND AWARDS
2016 Invited speaker at the 29Th Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP 2016). March 20-24, Denver CO, USA. Section: The best of the Near Surface 2015
2015 Best paper at “Near Surface Geoscience 2015 - 21st European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics”. September 6-10. Turin (Italy).
 
SEMINARS
2018;
Dec. 5
(Invited speaker) Department of Earth Sciences - Western University, London, Canada. Title: Integrated geophysical methods as low cost and efficient investigation tool at different scales.
2018;
Nov. 29
(Invited speaker) Geoscience Seminar Series, Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Center (OCGC) in conjunction with the Geological Survey of Canada’s Logan Club (NRCAN), Ottawa, Canada. Title: Integrated geophysical methods as low cost and efficient investigation tool at different scales (Part 1). The Horizontal to Vertical Spectral Ratio technique (HVSR): status of the art, limitations, exploring its true potential (Part 2).
2017;
Sept. 29
(Invited speaker) CSIP/CeGP Seminar at the Georgia institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA). Title: Non-invasive investigation techniques: The contribution of geophysics to engineering.
2009;
Sept. 9
Geotechnical Seminars at the Georgia institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. Title: Surface Wave Dispersion in Laterally Heterogeneous Media.
 
TEACHING
Classes
2017 Professional upgrading course: Beyond the Vs30 for seismic microzonation - the combined use of active and passive seismic. Organized by IND.A.G.O. snc. (Italy).
2016/17 University course: Support to the class activity for the course of Applied Geophysics (GEO/11). Theory and field application of geophysical methods. University of Ferrara (Italy), Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
2015/16 University course: Support to the class activity for the course of Applied Geophysics (GEO/11). Theory and field application of geophysical methods. University of Ferrara (Italy), Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
2013/14 University course: Support to the class activity for the course of Applied Geophysics (GEO/11). Theory and field application of geophysical methods. University of Ferrara (Italy), Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
2012/13 University course: Support to the class activity for the course of Applied Geophysics (GEO/11). Theory and field application of geophysical methods. University of Ferrara (Italy), Dept. of Physics and Earth Sciences
2007 Math Teacher, High School level. Istituto di Istruzione Superiore C. Colombo, Adria (RO), Italy.
Students Mentoring
2017 Thesis co-advisor for M.S. degree (official). Master Degree program in Geological Sciences, Georesources and Territory. University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: Contributing to the seismic subsurface characterization in the urban area of Ferrara (Italy). (In talian).
2016 Thesis co-advisor for M.S. degree (official). Master Degree program in Geological Sciences, University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: The contribution of innovating geophysical methodologies for the reconstruction of the geological subsurface model for seismic induced liquefaction risk assessment: the case of the Crevalcore town hall (Bologna, Italy) (In Italian).
2015 M.S. Thesis supervision and scientific counseling. Master Degree program in Geology, University of Ferrara (Italy), in collaboration with ENI. Title: The Ferrara-Casaglia Ridge: seismo-stratigraphic interpretation and reconstruction of the 3D subsurface model in the structural framework of the north-eastern Ferrara arc (In Italian).
2015 Scientific counseling. Doctoral program in sciences and technologies for archaeology and cultural heritage. University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: Interdisciplinary three-dimensional investigation of the Early Prehistoric deposits of Fumane Cave (Verona, Italy)
2015 M.S. Thesis supervision and scientific counseling. Master Degree program in quaternary, prehistory and archaeology. University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: New, direct and indirect insight on the ”terramare” archaeological site of Pilastri (Bondeno, Ferrara, Italy) (In Italian).
2011 M.S. Thesis supervision and scientific counseling. Bachelor Degree program in technologies for cultural heritage, University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: Electric resistivity tomography on the left wall of the 1500 c.a. Cloister of the historical cemetery of Bologna (In Italian).
2011 M.S. Thesis supervision and scientific counseling. Bachelor Degree program in technologies for cultural heritage, University of Ferrara (Italy). Title: Acoustic and GPR investigations on the left wall of the 1500 c.a. Cloister of the historical cemetery of Bologna (In Italian).
 
EDITORIAL ACTIVITY:
Conference Organization
2019 Fall Meeting Program Committee member for the “American Geophysical Union" (AGU)
Fall Meeting 2019 e AGU’s Centennial”, December 9-13, 2019. San Francisco, California (USA).
Reviewer Activity
IEEE - Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
AGU/WILEY - Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth
SSA - Seismological Research Letters
ELSEVIER - Journal of Applied Geophysics
ELSEVIER - Engineering Geology
SPRINGER - Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
WILEY - Near Surface Geophysics
SPRINGER - Surveys in Geophysics
IOP - Journal of Geophysics and Engineering
IOP - Measurement Science and Technology
UNAL - Earth Sciences Research Journal
SAGE - The Holocene
ELSEVIER - Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports