BOZZANO Francesca

Inglese
Professore ordinario
Full Professor
telefono: 
(+39)064991 4924
edificio: 
Geologia-Mineralogia
stanza: 
304

Form of the Professor

 

Short curriculum Vitae
  • 1987: Graduated in Geological Sciences from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”.
  • 1992: Ph.D. in Earth Sciences.
  • 1991 – 2000: Researcher for the “La Sapienza, University of Rome”.
  • 11/2000 – 11/2013: Associate Professor at “La Sapienza, University of Rome”
  • 2013 – ongoing Full Professor, “La Sapienza” University of Rome, Department of Earth Sciences, Engineering Geology section.
  • 2003 – ongoing: Member of the CERI Research Centre (Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation of Geological Risks) 
  • 2013 – ongoing: Co-founding member and partner of NHAZCA, a spin-off company of the “Sapienza” University of Rome”.
  • 2010 – 2013: Member of the Technical Secretariat for the Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea Protection (Directorate-General: Quality of Life) 
  • 08/2014 – 10/2020: Director of the CERI Research Centre (Prediction, Prevention and Mitigation of Geological Risks) of the “Sapienza” University of Rome.
  • 2017 - ongoing: Nominated member of the Major Risk National Committee (meteo-hydrogeological, hydraulic and landslide risk sector) by means of the Prime Ministerial Decree. 
  • 2019 - ongoing: Member of the board of directors of the INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia – National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology) appointed by the Minister of the Education, University and Research.
  • 2021 – ongoing: Deputy Rector to “Relation with research centers and bodies, consortia and association for the third mission” at “La Sapienza, University of Rome”

 

Training 

  • 1987 Degree in Geological Sciences….
  • 1992 PhD in Earth Sciences….

 
Professional experience

  • 1991-2000: University Research – Sapienza University of Rome,
  • 2000-2013: Associate Professor - Sapienza University of Rome
  • 2013 – ongoing: Full professor - Sapienza University of Rome

Research

Research Topics

  1. Landslides, triggered by rainfall and earthquakes 
  2. Subsidence
  3. Sinkholes in urban areas 
  4. Multi-geological hazards and risks
  5. Land, structures and infrastructures monitoring 
  6. Prediction of evolution of geological instabilities processes 
  7. Engineering Geological Design of Structures, Infrastructures and Remedial Interventions

 
Study areas
Rome, southern and central Apennines

Institutional roles

  • Member, of the Major Risk National Committee (meteo-hydrogeological, hydraulic and landslide risk sector) 
  • Member of the board of directors of the INGV (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia).
  • Deputy Rector to “Relation with research centers and bodies, consortia and association for the third mission”.

Membership
AIGA, Italian Association of Engineering Geology

Active Research Project 

  • 2018 -2022: STABLE: “STructural stABiLity risk assEssment”. Programme: H2020: Call: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2018. Project ID: 823966. Associated Investigator on behalf of the beneficiary Sapienza University of Rome – Research Center CERI
  • 2019- 2023: Progetto Prin 2017: “URGENT - Urban Geology and Geohazards: Engineering geology for safer, resilieNt and smart ciTies”; Associated Investigator on behalf of the beneficiary Sapienza University of Rome – Earth Science Department 

 

Editorial Activities

  • 2000 – today: Reviewer for the following journals: Engineering Geology, Geosciences and Remote Sensing Letters, Natural Hazards, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Remote Sensing, Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment, Scientic Report, Geosciences, Engineering Structures, Earth Interaction
  • 2019 – today:  Member of Editorial Board of “Remote Sensing” and “Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and the Environment” journals

 

Teaching

Courses

  • Complements of Applied Geology (I year; II semester of the Master Degree in “Engineering, Territory and Risk Geology)
  • Geology Applied to Constructions (II year; I semester of the Master Degree in “Engineering, Territory and Risk Geology)

 
Papers
List of papers in Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=it&user=ivJ7cBUAAAAJ&view_op=lis...)

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Citations: 1176; h-index 20 (from Scopus April 2021).
 
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0297-842X
SCOPUS: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55920610200

 

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