EDUCATION
September 2014 – April 2016
Master (2° level) in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, UME School (Rose Programme) – IUSS, Pavia.
Dissertation Title: “Curved surface sliders: variability of response parameters and effects on structures”.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gian Michele Calvi, Prof. Dr. Alberto Pavese.
Graduate coursework:
– Seismic Hazard Assessment
– Structural Dynamics
– Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
– Seismic Response and Analysis of Structures
– Fundamental of Seismic Design
– Seismic Design of Steel Structures
– Seismic Design and Assessment of Masonry Structures
– Seismic Design of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures
– Decision Analysis
– Seismic Isolation and Dissipation

March 2016
Member of Council of the Order of Engineers of the Province of Ragusa, serial number 1324.

October 2014
Exam for Professional Engineer, University of Catania.

September 2011 – April 2014
Master’s degree in Civil Engineer, Structures, University of Pavia. Grade 110/110 cum Laude.
Dissertation Title: “Costruzione delle curve di fragilità per l’I.T.C.G. Duca D’Aosta sito nel comune di Enna (EN)”.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Tim Sullivan, Dr. Barbara Borzi.

September 2007 – January 2012
Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineer, University of Catania. Grade 110/110.
Dissertation Title: “Considerazioni sulle proprietà meccaniche di calcestruzzi innovativi”.
Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Massimo Cuomo.

July 2006
Secondary School Diploma, scientific studies, Institute “Giosuè Carducci”, Comiso (RG). Grade 100/100.

CURRENT POSITION
Seismic Engineer Researcher in Eucentre with the following activities:
– Seismic verifications of existing RC and masonry buildings
– Calculation of fragility curves of existing RC buildings

PREVIOUS ACTIVITIES
May 2014 – September 2014
Engineer Researcher in Eucentre with the following activities:
– Calculation of fragility curves and seismic verifications of 400 ANAS girder bridges with single piers according to the Italian Code NTC08
– Calculation of fragility curves of existing RC buildings

TECHNICAL SKILLS
– Linear and advanced nonlinear analysis of structures in seismic conditions
– Design and analysis of RC, steel and timber structures
– Design and analysis of structure with supplemental passive damping
– Design and analysis of base isolated structures
– Seismic assessment of existing RC structures and calculation of fragility curves

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