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Born in Pinerolo, (TO) on 23/12/1971, he is full professor of Geotechnics at the Polytechnic University of Turin.

Author of more than 80 publications in journals and in the proceedings of international conferences on the hydro-chemo-mechanical behaviour of clays, the use of innovative techniques for geotechnical experimentation, and geotechnics for energy production.

He holds courses in Geotechnics (Environmental and Territorial Engineering) and Mechanics of Porous Media (Mathematical Engineering) at the Polytechnic University of Turin.

He held the Geotechnics for Energy Production course at the Politecnico di Milano.

He is a member of TC 308 'Energy Geotechnics' of the International Society of Earth Mechanics and Geotechnics.

He was a member of the editorial board of Géotechnique (ICE, London) in the three-year period 2014-2016.

Scientific branch ICAR/07 - GEOTECNICA
(Area 0008 - Ingegneria civile e Architettura)
Curriculum Curriculum file application/pdf (119 KB)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0003-3151-4058
Research topics
  • Hydrogen storage
  • CO2 storage
  • unsaturated soils
  • Chemo-mechanical processes in clays
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, maritime/hydraulic engineering, geotechnics, waste treatment


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy Goal 4: Quality education Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Co2 storage Constitutive modeling Coupled problems Slope stability Waste disposal facilities
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments

Editorial boards

  • GEOTECHNIQUE (2014-2016), Editorial board member


  • CPEG 2013/ ISSMGE, Italia, 1-3/7/2013, Program committee
  • IARG 2011/ GNIG, Italia, 4-6/7/2011, Participation to the organizing committee

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore Incaricato at Politecnico di MILANO (1/2/2017-28/7/2017)