Research



Research Interests

  • Terrain analysis.
  • Surface flow propagation.
  • Surfacesubsurface flow interaction.
  • Flood protective measures.
  • Flood control reservoirs.
  • Wildlife impact on earthen dams and levees.


Funded Research at the University of Modena & Reggio Emilia

  • 2013–2015, Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, PRIN-2010-2011, "Innovative methods for water resources management under hydro-climatic uncertainty scenarios."
  • 2010–2012, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Executive Programme Italy-Quebec, "Integrated hydrological modeling for improved water resources management and climate change impact assessment."
  • 2010–2012, Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, PRIN-2008, "Numerical description of surface flows at the hillslope scale."
  • 2008–2011, UNESCO, Hydrological Programme, Division of Water Sciences:Climate change and human impacts on the sustainability of groundwater resources: Quantity and quality issues, mitigation and adaptation strategies in two case studies in Brazil."
  • 2007–2009, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Executive Programme Italy-Quebec, "Integrating observation data and modeling for improved water resources management and environmental risk assessment."
  • 2006–2008, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique — Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement, Université du Québec, Québec City, Canada, "Improved models for surface water-groundwater interactions at the watershed and subcatchment scale: Châteauguay River basin, Southwestern Québec."