• April 2007 PhD in Geosciences – Milano-Bicocca University (Italy)
• September 1998 Master in Environmental management with GIS – Cranfield University (UK)
• November 1995 5yrs degree in Earth Sciences – Pavia University (Italy)
• Preparation of risk targeted maps of design ground motion
• Validation of probabilistic seismic hazard studies
• Probabilistic ground shaking scenarios
Emilia Fiorini graduated in Earth Science at Pavia University. After her degree she moved to the United Kingdom where she got an MSc in Geographic Information Systems. She then joined the British Geological Survey where she worked up to 2004 with the GIS and Remote Sensing group, participating in many national and international projects.
In 2004 she returned to Italy where she obtained her PhD in Earth Sciences with a research project on seismic hazard in the North Andean region, carried out at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia. Here she also collaborated in projects on shaking scenarios and site effects.
She joined EUCENTRE in August 2007, in the Seismic Risk Section (the present Vulnerability and Territorial Management group), where she has been working on microzonation studies, and providing expertise in geological modelling of sedimentary basins for the characterisation of the local seismic response, digital geology and seismic hazard.
In 2013 Emilia joined the new Hazard and Risk section, where she has become involved in seismic risk assessment projects and she is carrying out research in geostatistical simulation of random fields of ground motion. She is also collaborating in projects and research related with vector hazard and Risk Targeted Design Maps.
Fiorini E., Bazzurro P. (2014), “Macroseismic intensity constraint for probabilistically based shakemaps”, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, paper no. 1448
Fiorini E., Bazzurro P., Silva V. (2014), “Preliminary results of risk targeted design maps for Italy”, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Istanbul, Turkey, paper no. 1580
Pessina V., Fiorini E. (2014), “A GIS procedure for fast topographic characterization of seismic recording stations”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 63, 248-258
Fiorini E., Borzi B., Iaccino R. (2012), “Real Time damage scenario: case study for the L’Aquila Earthquake”. Proceedings of the Fifteenth World Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Lisboa, Portugal, paper no. 3707.
Ceresa P., Fiorini E., Borzi B. (2012), “Effects of the seismic input variability on the seismic risk assessment of the RC bridges”. Proceedings of the Fifteenth World Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Lisboa, Portugal, paper no. 5414.
Fiorini, E., Tibaldi, A (2011)., “Quaternary tectonics in the central Interandean Valley, Ecuador: Fault-propagation folds, transfer faults and the Cotopaxi Volcano”, Glob. Planet. Change, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.06.002
Borzi B., Ceresa P., Faravelli M., Fiorini E., Onida M. (2011), “Definition of a prioritisation procedure for structural retrofitting of Italian school buildings”, COMPDYN 2011, III ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Corfu, Greece.
V. Pessina , E. Fiorini , R. Paolucci (2010), “GIS based identification of topographic sites in Italy with significant ground motion amplification effects” Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, San Diego, California, Paper no. 6.20b.
E. Fiorini e M. Onida (2009), “Piattaforma GIS per lo studio di rischio sismico dell’area industriale di Priolo Gargallo”, Atti della 12 Conferenza Italiana Utenti ESRI, Roma, Italia.
E. Fiorini, M. Onida, B. Borzi, F. Pacor, L. Luzi, C. Meletti, V. D’Amico, S. Marzorati, G. Ameri (2008), “Microzonation study for an industrial site in southern italy”. Proceedings of the Fourteenth World Conference in Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China, paper no. 04-02-0081.
S. Marzorati, E. Fiorini, G. Ameri, M. Onida, F. Pacor (2008), “Rapporti spettrali HVSR in aree densamente industrializzate: ricostruzione di una superficie pleistocenica profonda al di sotto del polo petrolchimico di Priolo Gargallo (SR), Atti del 27° Convegno Nazionale GNGTS, Trieste, Italia.
D. Albarello, G. Bohm, F. Cara, G. Di Giulio, E. Fiorini, M. Menichetti, F. Pacor, G. Scarascia Mugnozza e Gruppo di Lavoro S3 (2007), “Caratterizzazione sismica del bacino di Gubbio da dati geofisici, geologici e geotecnica”, Atti del 26° Convegno Nazionale GNGTS, Roma, Italia.
E. Fiorini, A.Tibaldi, G. Zonno, M.Garcia Fernandez (2006), ”Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis of Northern Andes: a comparison between different approaches”, Proceedings of the first European Conference of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland.
EL Ander, S Quigley, RS Lawley, AP Marchant, B Smith, MJ Brown, E Fiorini & PJ Hooker (2003), “ConSEPT: An integrated GIS methodology for the prioritisation of potentially contaminated land (issue 1.0)”, Urban Geoscience & Geological Hazards and Environmental Protection Programmes, Internal Report IR/03/015C.
E. Fiorini, T.Brewer, R. Smart (2003), “Geomorphic analysis of active structures of the Apennines, Italy, with remote sensing-generated DEMs & GIS”, Proceedings of the Annual General Meeting of the Geological Remote Sensing Group, London, UK.