Ricardo Monteiro is a Senior Assistant Professor at the University School of Advanced Studies of Pavia (IUSS), Italy.
He received his European PhD degree (Portugal and Italy) in Civil Engineering, with a focus on Earthquake Engineering, from the University of Porto after obtaining his 5-year bachelor’s degree also in Civil Engineering.
After a one-year period as graduate researcher at the University of Pavia, he joined IUSS Pavia in 2011. Since 2013 he serves as the Deputy Director of the UME Graduate School (formerly ROSE School), where he coordinates MSc and PhD programmes in the field of natural hazard and human-induced risk.
His research over the last 10 years has focused mostly on nonlinear methods for the seismic analysis of RC structures and, more recently, on integrated seismic risk assessment and loss estimation.