Ph.D in Civil Engineering


University of Pavia
thesis: Seismic behaviour of ancient masonry churches: development of new vulnerability models” (Supervisors: prof. Sergio Lagomarsino e prof. Giorgio Macchi).

Master degree in Architectural Engineering

University of Genoa
“Conservazione strutturale dell’Abbazia di Borzone a Borzonasca” Grade 108/110 publication recommended

High School with a specialisation in science (Diploma di maturità scientifica)

Liceo Scientifico Statale G.D. Cassini in Genoa Grade 48/60

Associate professor

08/B3 sector (Professore Associato di Tecnica delle Costruzioni) University of Genoa - DICCA

University lecturer

University of Genoa DICCA

present Structural Analysis and Design (Tecnica delle Costruzioni I) 2012 present Timber structures design (Strutture in legno)
2012 Building design (Progetto di Strutture)
2014 Building retrofit (Consolidamento II)

Engineering firm

Yellow Room Engineering

New buildings and retrofit design of both private and public structures including related technical and managing activities, consultancy and support to project managers and site superintendents. The firm is mainly specialized on retrofit, strengthening and seismic upgrading of historical buildings and monuments.

(Annex A: portfolio)

Member of working group

to define methodological guidelines and reconstruction strategies of damaged Cultural Heritage by Central Italy Earthquakes - Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali

Operative Technical Supervisor - Colosseum

Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities Soprintendenza speciale per i beni archeologici di Roma
Operative Technical Supervisor for structural retrofit conservative interventions of northern and southern facades, and realization of new railings for I° order closing Restoration project of Colosseum, Rome.

Member of the Ph.D teaching Body of University of Genoa

University of Genoa - DICCA
in “Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica”

Member of the Ph.D teaching Body of La Sapienza in Rome

University la Sapienza in Rome - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile Edile e Ambientale Ph.D in “Ingegneria dell'Architettura e dell'Urbanistica”

Member of the scientific committee

Scientific magazine “Ingenio Web Consultant on conservation and restoration

University researcher in Structural Analysis and Design

Università degli Studi di Genova - Scuola Politecnica DICCA

Invited professor

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Committee member

Civil protection department

member of the Civil Department Protection committee for writing the Manual of churches damage survey A_DC Model - (Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. Prot. No. 4602 20/09/2011 


Co-author of the software Mc4Loc®

Mc4 software®

author of core solver of McLoc® software (Visual Basic e C++) by MC4 software®, for the analysis of local mechanisms in masonry structures through the limit analysis (linear and non-linear kinematic approach) patent SIAE n° 201001764

Member of working group

Italian ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities

member of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities committee to write the Guidelines on Preservation of Archaeological Cultural Heritage

Member of the committee CEN/TC 250

High Council for Public Works
Review of the
“Structural Eurocodes” - Eurocode 5: Design of timber structures

Technical and scientific consultancy

in charge by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities to evaluate the causes of collapse of Schola Armaturarum in Pompei (NA).


General secretariat of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities

Member of scientific committee for the PCM Directive February 9, 2011 “Guidelines for evaluation and mitigation of seismic risk of the cultural heritage (with respect to Italian Building Code - D.M. January 14, 2009), in particular the numerical examples.

Member of the Ph.D teaching Body

University of Brescia, Politecnico di Milano, University of Bologna and University of Genova
in “Luoghi e tempi della città e del territorio” related to the seismic risk

Scientific consultancy

General secretariat of the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities Information System Project for the Evaluation of Seismic Risk of Cultural Heritage

Member of the committee of CNR

Drafting of CNR-DT 2006/2007 “Istruzioni per la Progettazione, l’Esecuzione ed il Controllo delle Strutture in Legno”.

Director and supervisor of university laboratory

University of Genoa
Structures Laboratory of the Faculty of Engineering

Member of the technical group

Department of Civil Protection

Definition of the forms for the detection of damage and vulnerability, of the monumental heritage affected by seismic emergencies - Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri - Repertorio n° 1183 del 28 Marzo 2006

Member of committee

Italian National Association of Seismic Engineering
Organization of the 11th conference of seismic engineering in Italy,
“L’Ingegneria sismica in Italia”


Italian Ministry of Education and Research Progetti di interesse nazionali (PRIN)


University of Pavia, Dipartimento di Meccanica Strutturale Research theme: Vulnerability of masonry structures Responsabile scientifico Prof. Guido Magenes Committee member

Region of Toscana
member of Tuscany Regional Commission for the evaluation of seismic retrofit interventions of

damaged building in 1997 Umbria and Marche earthquake (Decreto esecutivo Regione Toscana n. D/1137 del 27/12/2001).

Membro del Comitato

Region of Toscana

Tuscany Regional Commission for the evaluation of seismic retrofit interventions of damaged building in 1995 Tuscany earthquake (Decreto esecutivo Regione Toscana n. 3516 del 17/06/1998).


Understanding Listening Reading


Spoken Spoken interaction production


Personal skills




B2 B2 B2 B2 B2

L evels: A1/A2: Basic user - B1/B2: Independent user - C1/C2: Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Systems: Windows e Mac OS

Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

AutoCAD, Design View

Ansys 12.0, SAP 2000, Mc4 software, Mc4Loc® - TreMuri® - Stadata, Abies-Beam® - Abies Engineering®, Travilog® - LogicalSoft

Primus - Acca®, ManTus-P - Acca® Java, FORTRAN, VisualBasic