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Natural Risk Assessment and Management - Obiettivi formativi

The main goals of the PhD Programme are:
  • developing professional profiles in the field of hydrology and hydraulics of the estreme events (floods and droughts), with reference both to forecasting tools and economic impact assessment;
  • developing researcher profiles in the field of structural rehabilitation of buildings in seismic areas;
  • developing researcher profiles in the field of structural design of buildings in seismic areas;
  • developing researcher profiles in the field of natural risk assessment and management;
  • stimulating collaboration activities with public agencies in charge of land protection and planning, with reference to the topics of the PhD Programme (e.g. hazard mapping, emergency planning, etc.);
  • stimulating collaboration activities with Italian and foreign Universities aimed to organize seminars and PhD courses to be held by researchers of high international scientific profile;
  • stimulating collaboration activities with other Italian and foreign Universities aimed to set up and carry on joint research projects in the fields of the PhD Programme;
  • promoting PhD students mobility among Italian and foreign research centers, encouraging interdisciplinary attitude and cultural/scientific exchange. To this purpose, the PhD students will be enrolled in the Inter-university Center for International Education (H2CU)exchange programme.