FRANCESCO LAIO

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Full Professor

Head of Department (Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering)
Member (Academic Senate)
Member (Comitato di Ateneo per la ricerca, il trasferimento tecnologico ed i servizi al territorio)
Componente Delegazione Parte Datoriale

+39 0110905617 / 5617 (DIATI)

+39 0110907601 / 7601 (DIATI)

EDUCATION

Master Degree in Environmental Engineering, 1998, Politecnico di Torino (POLITO).

Research Associate, 1999-2000, Princeton University (USA).

Ph.D. in Water Engineering, 2002, Politecnico di Milano.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor, 2004-2010, DITIC, POLITO.

Associate Professor, 2011 to present, DIATI, POLITO

PUBLICATIONS

He authored or co-authored more than 130 articles, including 70 papers published on ISI peer-reviewed international journals (sum of the citations from the Web of Science: 1600; h-index: 22). His papers have been published in 25 different journals belonging to 13 different ISI-categories

TEACHING AND ADVISING ACTIVITY

His teaching portfolio includes courses at POLITO in Hydrology, Hydraulic Infrastructures, Hydrology and climatology, Land and environment protection.

He advised or co-advised 11 PhD students

EDITORIAL BOARDS (ISI JOURNALS)

He belongs to the editorial board of the following ISI journals :

Water Resources Research, edited by the AGU, 2008-present.

Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, edited by the EGU, 2007-present.

Advances in Water Resources, edited by the Elsevier, 2010-present.

OTHER SERVICES TO THE SCIENCE COMMUNITY

Reviewer for over 100 papers submitted for publication in international journals and for research projects presented at the Italian Ministry for Research and University (PRIN), National Science Foundation, Swiss Science Foundation, etc. Chair of the Subdivision on Estuaries, Wetlands and Eco-Hydrology of the European Geophysical Union in the years 2007/2011.

AWARDS

Torricelli Prize for the best young Italian scientist in Water Engineering, 2006.

FUNDING

In the past few years he has coordinated 8 national (principal investigator for FIRB-Futuro in Ricerca 2012 project; local research unit for PRIN projects; research projects for public bodies and private companies) and international research projects (Interreg projects) for a total budget of 1100000 €.

Scientific branch ICAR/02 - COSTRUZIONI IDRAULICHE E MARITTIME E IDROLOGIA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura)
Curriculum Curriculum file application/pdf (124 KB)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0003-3931-1482
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, offshore construction, lightweight construction, geotechnics PE10_3 - Climatology and climate change PE10_17 - Hydrology, hydrogeology, engineering and environmental geology, water and soil pollution

SDG

Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation Goal 13: Climate action Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Keywords

Climate change Extreme events Water resources Water-food nexus