C.V. - UK
Graduated in the University of Palermo on 1973 in Civil Engineering - Structures , with 110/110 and praise. Since 1988 he is Associate Professor of Structural Engineering and taught the following subjects: Steel Structures, R.C. Precast Structures, Structural Safety, Bridges and Glass Structures.
He is the author of 150 scientific papers published in journals and in national and international conference proceedings and also including several books and publications on educational matter. They focused on the following research topics: analysis of the degree of security of existing buildings; design of bridges; refurbishment of monumental buildings; study of structural elements in ordinary or prestressed normal and lightweight concrete; steel structures subjected to seismic actions, with St. Andrea braces or with eccentric diagonals and dual systems; building isolation; steel-concrete bridge decks having the beams with corrugated web; structural elements in glass.
He is member of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering ( IABSE ), of the Italian Association of Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete ( AICAP ), of the College of Technical Steel (CTA), of the College of Technical Construction (CTE) which is the regional delegate, of the Italian FIP group ,and of the National Association of Earthquake Engineering ( ANIDIS ).