Editorial Work

 

Conference organization

 

  • September 2019: Member of the scientific committee, organizer and co-chair of 1) a Session on Seismic Hazard and Engineering Seismology with Dr Guillermo Aldama-Bustos (Jacobs, UK); and 2) a Session on Risk Assessment in Developing Countries with Dr Flavia De Luca (University of Bristol, UK) and Dr Ricardo Monteiro (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Italy) at the 2019 Society for Earthquake and Civil Engineering Dynamics (SECED) Conference, Greenwich, UK, September 9-10, 2019.

 

  • May 2019: Member of the international scientific committee, organizer and co-chair of 1) a Session on Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Weather-Related Hazards with Prof Fatemeh Jalayer (Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy), Dr Maria Pregnolato (University of Bristol, UK) and Prof Mario Martina (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Italy); and 2) a Mini-symposium on Recent Advances and Perspectives in Catastrophe (CAT) Risk Modelling for Developing Countries with Dr Flavia De Luca and Dr Raffaele De Risi (University of Bristol, UK) at the 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP13), Seoul, South Korea, May 26-30, 2019.

 

  • April 2019: Organizer and co-chair of a Session on Ground-breaking Technologies, Big Data and Innovation for Disaster Risk Reduction with Dr Rui Figueiredo, Prof Mario Martina (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Italy), and Dr Kai Schröter (GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany) at the European Geosciences Union (EGU2019) General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 8-12, 2019.

 

  • December 2018: Organizer and co-chair of a Session on The Collection of Natural Hazard, Exposure, and Vulnerability Data for Use in Risk Assessments and Other Novel Purposes with Dr Richard J Murnane, Dr Stuart Fraser, and Dr Nicolas Pondard (World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, GFDRR, USA) at the American Geophysical Union (AGU2018) Fall Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, December 10-14, 2018.

 

  • June 2017: Organizer and chair of a special session on Safer communities through safer schools and digital health with Dr. Patty Kostkova (UCL-IRDR) at the 7th Annual Conference of the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction, UCL, London, UK, June 21, 2017.

 

  • June, 2016: Organizer and chair of a special session on Early Warning Systems for Disasters: Integrating Perspectives from Across Disciplines with Dr. Zehra Zaidi (UCL-IRDR) at the 6th Annual Conference of the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction, UCL, London, UK, June 15, 2016.

 

  • July 2015: Member of the international scientific committee, organizer and chair of a Mini-symposium on Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Rainfall-induced Phenomena with Fatemeh Jalayer (Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy), Giuseppe Aronica (Universitá degli Studi di Messina, Italy) and Fulvio Parisi (Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy) at the 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP), Vancouver, Canada, July 12-15, 2015.

 

  • July 2014: Member of the international scientific committee, organizer and chair of a Mini-symposium on Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Weather-Related Phenomena with Fatemeh Jalayer (Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy), Paolo Bazzurro (Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS, Pavia, Italy) and Giuseppe Aronica (Universitá degli Studi di Messina, Italy) at the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM2014) & 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis (ISUMA2014), Liverpool, UK, July 13-15 2014.

 

  • June 2013: Member of the international scientific committee, organizer and chair of a Mini-symposium on Young Researchers in Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering with Sanaz Rezaeian (United States Geological Survey) at the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR), Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, June 16-20



 

Peer Review

 

  • Icelandic Research Fund (Referee for 1 proposal);
     

  • Czech Science Foundation (Referee for 1 proposal);
     

  • Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Verona Vicenza Belluno e Ancona, Italy, Research Fund (Progetti di Eccellenza 2018) (Referee for 1 proposal);
     

  • Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR), Progetti di ricerca di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale (PRIN2017), Italy (Referee for 7 proposals; rapporteur for 2 proposals);
     

  • Mitacs, Canada (Referee for 1 proposal);
     

  • United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) (Referee for 1 report);
     

  • UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) (Referee for 1 proposal);
     

  • Referee for over 30 international journals/books series/conferences proceedings.