Professore associato
Associate Professor
Short Curriculum Vitae


  • 2001 Degree in Physics from the University of Bologna 
  • 2005: Ph.D. in Earth Physics.

Professional experience

11/2019- present:    Associate Professor (ssd GEO/10),  Università la Sapienza, Roma. 
11/2005-10/2019:    Researcher at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Roma. 
01/2005-10/2005:    Post-Doc at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Roma.


Research Topics

  1. Fault mechanics
  2. Modeling of seismogenic processes; (3) Physics of earthquakes;
  3. Fracture energy 
  4. Spontaneous dynamic rupture modeling;
  5. Kinematic modeling of rupture process;
  6. Time Domain Moment Tensor computation
  7. Data modeling of Laboratory experiments on rock mechanics
  8. Study of earthquake precursors in Lab

Study areas
Seismic events in Central Apennines 


Institutional roles

Board Member for the PhD course in Earth Sciences of Sapienza University of Rome
EGU, European Geosciences Union
AGU American Geophysical Union

Active Research Project 

  • 2020  “The role of shear fabric in controlling breakdown processes during laboratory events”, Progetti di Ricerca "Medi" anno 2020, Università La Sapienza, Roma, - n. protocollo RM120172A2EAC019
  • 2019 “FAST2 - Fault stability”, fondi di ricerca ENI.


Editorial Activities

2005 – present:    Reviewer for: Annals of Geophysics, Bullettin of the Seismological Society of America, Earth Planets and Space, EPSL, G3, Geology, Geophysical Journal International, Geophysical Research Letter, Journal of Geophysical Research, Journal of Seismology, Nature, Nature Geoscience, PAAG, Scientific Report, Seismological Research Letter, Science, Tectonophysics. 

06/2020 - present:    Associate Editor, for JGR Solid Earth



  • Sismologia al 1° anno della Laurea Magistrale Geologia di Esplorazione
  • Fisica della Terra Solida al 2° anno della Laurea Magistrale Geologia di Esplorazione

List of papers in Google scholar profile: 


Citations: 1698; h-index 23 (from Scopus May 2021).
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6942-3592
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