Alessandro Tibaldi


Curriculum Vitae Prof. Alessandro Tibaldi, Ph.D.

PERSONAL Born in Milan, Italy, 1961; Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan-Bicocca, P. della Scienza 4, Milan, Italy; e-mail:, tel. 0039 02 64482052; Web-site:

PRESENT POSITION AND AFFILIATIONS - 2012 National Qualification to Full professorship; - Since 2010 Ad-hoc Graduate Faculty, Dept. Geological/Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, USA; - Since 2000 Associate Professor of “Structural geology”, “Neotectonics and volcano-tectonics”, and “Field mapping”, at University of Milan-Bicocca, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Milan, Italy.

EDUCATION - 1992 Post-PhD fellowship of National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) and National Group for Volcanology, Rome, Italy; - 1991 - PhD in Earth Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan I, Italy; - 1986 - Msc in Geological Sciences, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Milan I, Italy.

PAST POSITIONS: - 2010-13 Visiting Professor at: New York State-Buffalo University, USA; - 2008-13 Erasmus Professor at Portsmouth University, United Kingdom; - 2006-07 Erasmus Professor at Brunel University, United Kingdom; - 2005-08 Vice-Director of Milan Bicocca University Dating Center; - 1998-99 Assistant Professor, Dept. Earth Sciences, University of Milan, and University of Milan-Bicocca; - 1993-97 Researcher, University of the Studies of Milan.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND BIBLIOMETRIC RATINGS (as August 2016) Scopus: h-index 26, 1944 citations; Google scholar: Index-H 31, i10-index 64, citations 2720; ISI Web of Science: h-index: 23, Citations 1557; Papers on peer reviewed international journals: 126; Scientific books: 4; International Books & Encyclopedia Chapters: 12; Proceedings/Abstracts: 16/105; Invited Presentations, Short Courses and Workshops: 25; Papers on popularisation of science: 59.

HONORS & AWARDS (selected out of 10) - 2016-2018 Pro-Rector of International Affairs with the USA, University of Milan Bicocca; - Since 2015 Chairperson - Committee of National Representatives of International Lithosphere Program; - 2007 Elsevier Award for the “2003-2007 most cited paper on Tectonophysics”; - 2000 “A. Volta Award” for Scientific Researches in European and extra-European mountain belts; - 1991 "Edward A. Flinn Award” of International Lithosphere Program - IUGG; - 1988 "M. Oxilia 1987-1988 Award on the Geology and Structure of the Alps", Geological Society of Italy.

EDITORSHIPS - Since 2015 Associate Editor of Frontier in Earth Sciences, Structural Geology and Tectonics; - Since 2015 Review Editor of Frontier in Earth Sciences, Volcanology; - 2012 Guest Editor (together with Sierd Cloetingh) of Journal Global and Planetary Change, Special issue: “From the lithosphere to the surface: processes, hazards and resources”; - 2006 Guest Editor (together with A.F.M. Lagmay) of Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Special issue: “Interaction Between Volcanoes and Their Basement”.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR OF RESEARCH GRANTS (selected out of 24) 2016-17 MIUR Law 113/91 D.D. 1524/08-07-2015 T4, “Agreement University of Milan Bicocca - Consortium Cometa for the evaluation of leading-edge interactive technologies for improving teaching and popularization of science”; 2016 European Space Agency, n. 32309, “Active tectonics and seismic hazard of southwest Caucasus by remotely-sensed and seismological data”; 2015-19 International Lithosphere Program, Task Force II “Structural and rheological constraints on magma migration, accumulation and eruption through the lithosphere"; 2015-17 NATO - Science for Peace, n. G4934, “Risks to the Enguri hydropower infrastructure in Georgia and their security implications”; 2014-15 MIUR - National Program of Antarctic Researches: “Origin and dispersal of volcanic ash in the Austral Hemisphere: a database for the volcanology, chronostratigraphy and paleoclimate of the Earth system”, co-PI. 2013-14 European Union Intensive Program Erasmus: “Integrating field classical and new methodologies for geological hazard assessment and communication”; 2010-14 International Lithosphere Program, Task Force II “Volcanoes and society: environment, health and risk”; 2009-14 Transatlantic project European Union-USA Atlantis “International collaboration and teaching in Volcanology and Engineering geology”, co-PI; 2008-12 NATO - Science for Peace “Geo-environmental security of the Toktogul hydroelectric power station region, central Asia”, co-PI; 2009 MIUR, “Earth Sciences for renewable energetic resources: Italy-Argentina”; 2005-07 Civil Protection Agency - National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology “Research and monitoring of Stromboli and Panarea volcanoes”; 2004-05 MIUR-PRIN “Influence of regional seismotectonic activity on the structural-geological evolution and edifice insta

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