Department of Physics University of Trieste
Solid state physics
“Laurea” degree in Physics
Expertise in the field of hydrodynamic modelling applied to the tides and storm surge forecasting in the Adriatic Sea and geophysical fluid dynamics. Research activity in the field of ecosystem modelling and environmental-economic problems. Expertise in physical oceanography, marine coastal modeling, socio-economic analysis and modeling, data management and observational network in coastal areas.
Co-ordination of the EU-MAST Project “OTRANTO”, principal investigator in other EU/MAST projects like: “MERMAIDS”, “EUROMARGE”-AS, and in EU/FP projects “MATER”, “SeaSearch”, and “EDIOS”. Organiser of the EU-sponsored Conference “Progress in Oceanography of the Mediterranean Sea” held in Rome on November, 17-19, 1997. Regularly reviewer of EU projects. Director of courses in oceanography held at ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics) in Trieste from 1996 to 1998. From 2000 member of the Italian delegation to the IOC. Chair of the National Oceanographic Data Centre (IOC/IODE) for Italy. National representative of IODE/IOC. Organiser of the XIX IODE Committee meeting in Trieste, March 2007. National IPCC expert.
From 2011 teaching OCEANOGRAPHY at the Department of Geoscience and Mathematics (UNIVERSITY of TRIESTE).
Membership of Professional Associations:
- SIF (Italian Physical Society);
- Member of IEEE;
- Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.
- Member of the Royal Economic society
- Member of the American Meteorological Society