Marcello Di Risio
Marcello Di Risio is a full professor (academic discipline: Hydraulic Structures, Maritime Engineering, and Hydrology) at the Civil, Construction-Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of L'Aquila, Italy. He is the Head of the Laboratory of Environmental and Maritime Hydraulics (LIam) at the same department. He received his Ph.D. in 2005 from the Roma Tre University, Italy and held a research grant at the Tor Vergata University of Rome, Italy. From 2008-2020, he served as a researcher and associate professor at the University of L'Aquila, Italy. He has acted as chief scientist and coordinator of several research projects, funded by public and private bodies. With many years of experience in the field of hydraulic and maritime construction, his main research topics are: mathematical and experimental modeling of coastal morphodynamic and hydrodynamic phenomena, landslide-generated waves, maritime and hydraulic works, hydraulic and coastal risk analysis, real-time identification systems of tidal waves, real-time forecasting systems of wave motion and water levels, and development of devices for energy extraction from waves.