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Breve Curriculum Vitae
Laurea Degree in Geological Sciences (BS + MS) at Perugia University, 1997.
PhD in Earth Sciences at Perugia University, 2002
Post-Doc at Earth Science Department, Perugia University, 2003

Academic Appointments
Assistant Professor at Earth Science Department, Perugia University 2004-2010
European Research Council Fellow at INGV Roma, 2010-2013
Associate Professor at Earth Science Department, Sapienza University, Roma 2013-

Research Experience
My research encompasses fault mechanics and rheology, seismotectonics, earthquake mechanics, physico-chemical aspects of rock deformation, rock fluid interaction and rock permeability.

Honors and Awards
2001: “Student Paper Award” at Tectonophysics session American Geophysical Union, San Francisco
2002: SPE-EAGE-Assomineraria "Gustavo Sclocchi" PhD Theses Award, special mention.
2010: Seventh Framework Programme “Ideas”, European Research Council, Starting Grant

Outreach (Recent selected)

2009: National Science Foundation, It's Not Your Fault-A Typical Fault, Geologically Speaking, That Is

2009: Le Scienze, Faglie che scivolano a tradimento

2010: National Science Foundation, Mystery Behind Weak Earthquake Faults Solved

2013: Research in Italy, Storie di successo, Costruire un puzzle per comprendere la fisica dei terremoti


Geologia Strutturale al 3° anno della Laurea Triennale in Scienze Geologiche.

Petrofisica al 1° anno della Laurea Magistrale Geologia di Esplorazione

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