Alberto Montanari has a background in civil engineering and holds a Ph.D. in hydrology. His research activity focuses on the estimation of design variables and the development of schemes and theoretical principles for designing infrastructures for river basin management and the mitigation of natural hazards. He authored more than 100 scientific papers published in international journals. He is a consultant for public bodies for environmental restoration and mitigation of flood risk.
Alberto Montanari has been awarder the Union Service Award by the European Geosciences Union, the fellowship by the American Geophysical Union, the Darcy Medal by the European Geosciences Union , the William Kaula Award by the American Geophysical Union and the Dooge Medal by the International Association of Hydrological Sciences/UNESCO/WMO. He has been editor for several scientific jouirnals.
Alberto Montanari teaches at the University of Bologna since 1998. He recently adopted an innovative teaching approach based on interactivity. He uses dynamic supporting documents which are freely available on the web.
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