Education

 

(2006)    Ph.D.   Environmental watershed management and geomatics, University of Padova, Italy

(2002)    M.Sc.   Hydro-geological hazard assessment and mitigation, University of Padova, Italy

(2001)    B.Sc.   Forest and Environmental Sciences, University of Padova, Italy

 

Major Appointments

 

(2017 - present)    Adjunct Professor. University of Georgia (USA)

(2017)                        Visiting Professor. Guangzhou University (P.R. China)

(2015 - present)       Associate Professor. Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry Dept., University of Padova (Italy)

(2013 - present)       Visiting Professor. China University of Geosciences in Beijing (P.R. China)

(2011 - 2014)           Assistant Professor. Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry Dept., University of Padova (Italy)

(2011 - 2014)        Visiting Professor. Earth Sciences Department, National Cheng Kung University (Taiwan)

(2011)                  Visiting Professor. School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering, École Polytechnique

                           Fédérale de Lausanne - EPFL (Switzerland)

(2010)                  Visiting Scholar. Geography Dept., National Taiwan University (Taiwan)

(2010)                  Marie Curie Fellow. Institute of Inland Waters, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (Greece)

(2009 - 2013)        Adjunct Professor. Marche Polytechnic University (Italy)

(2008)                  Visiting Scholar. St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota (USA)

(2006 - 2010)        Research Associate. Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry Dept., University of Padova (Italy)

(2005)                  Visiting Scholar. EES Dept., New Mexico Tech (USA)

(2005)                  Visiting Scholar. Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., Utah State University (USA)

(2002 - 2006)        Graduate Research Assistant. Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry Dept., University of Padova (Italy)

 

EXTERNAL POSITIONS, LEADERSHIP & COMMISSION OF TRUST

(2018 - present)   Head of Earth Surface Processes and Society research group (https://www.linkedin.com/in/earthsurfs/)

(2018 - present)   Deputy Chair sub-division 7 of the Italian Society of Agricultural Engineering

(2018)                       Panel Member NERC: NERC-Newton Fund (UK)

(2016 – present)  Science Officer of European Geosciences Union: Soil System Sciences Division (SSSx: methodologies)

(2015 – present)  Science Officer of European Geosciences Union: Natural Hazard Division (NH6: Remote Sensing & Hazards)

(2015)                 Evaluator: PhD committee evaluation panel, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)

(2014)                 Evaluator: PhD committee evaluation panel, University of Genova (Italy)

(2014)                 Director: UNIPD-NCKU (Italy-Taiwan) Joint Summer School 2014 “Natural Hazards in the Italian Alps”

(2013)                 Director: EGU Summer School 2013 “Understanding Earth-Surface Processes in the Alpine Environment from

                          High Resolution Topography” (http://intra.tesaf.unipd.it/cms/summeregu2013/)

(2013 – present)  Review panel member: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Netherlands Organization for Scientific  

                          Research (NWO), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), FWF Austrian Science Fund, EU Commission

(2011)                 Evaluator: PhD committee evaluation panel, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne (France)

(2011)                 Evaluator: Master of Science committee evaluation panel, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)