Rocco Ditommaso

University of BasilicataItaly

Place and Date of Birth Italy, Venosa (PZ), 07/02/1979. University Degree •Civil Engineering, summa cum laude, 08/06/2006, at the University of Basilicata; •PhD at University of Basilicata in 2010. Experiences: •Researcher in the convention Research Institute of Italian Railway – University of Basilicata; •Researcher in PRIN 2007 Project (Progetti di Ricerca di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale); •Researcher in the Jet-Pacs Project (Joint Experimental Testing on Passive and semiActive Control Systems); •Researcher in the Te.R.N. Project (Technologies for observations of Earth and Environmental Risks); •Researcher in the S4 Project (Italian Accelerometric Database); •Researcher in RELUIS-DPC 2005-2008 Project (Monitoring and Early-Warning of Strategic Structures and Infrastructures); •Researcher in NATO Project (Science for Peace and Security Programme - Increasing Seismic Safety by Combining Engineering Technologies and Seismological Data); •Visiting scholar at Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in 2008 with ERASMUS Programme. •Visiting Researcher at Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences in 2009. Other Informations: His research field is mainly related to Earthquake Engineering, with particular reference to structural monitoring, dynamic identification of soil and buildings, signal analysis, modeling with Finite Element Method and he has experiences about in situ and in laboratory tests. He has published over 37 papers in scientific journals and technical conferences and three book chapters.

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