Department Experimental Techniques
Valeria Fort, after the graduation in 2010 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Pavia, earned a Master of Science and Ph.D. in earthquake engineering at the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia.
Since 2010 she collaborates with the EUCENTRE experimental laboratory in the execution of testing campaigns and the development of research activity.
Since 2011 she is part of the teams for safety assessment of structures after seismic events. From 2014 she is teaching assistant for the course of “Reinforced Concrete Structures” at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Pavia.
In 2015 she dealt with the vulnerability assessment of school buildings and the definition of retrofit strategies aimed at the improvement of the structural response.
Since 2015 she is also responsible of the quality system management of the laboratory and she has been strongly involved both in the process of accreditation of the laboratory according to ISO 17025 standard and the maintenance of ISO 9001 certification.
Since 2016 she is involved in the implementation of an international module for the safety assessment of structures in case of seismic event.