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Vittorio Di Federico

Full Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Academic discipline: ICAR/01 Hydraulics

Short Bio

Vittorio Di Federico holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering and a Ph.D in Hydraulic Engineering. Professor of Hydraulics at Bologna University since 2001, he teaches Hydraulics, Environmental Hydraulics, Groundwater and Contamination Processes, Uncertainty and Risk in Hydraulic Systems, Modeling and Management of Natural Hydraulic Systems. His research activity focuses on fluid mechanics/hydraulics, specifically on subsurface hydrology, environmental fluid mechanics, urban hydraulics. Author of 105 papers indexed on Web of Science, a book on water distribution systems, was awarded in 1994 a Fulbright Scolarship and a NATO-CNR Advanced Fellowship Program Grant at University of Arizona, Tucson. UNIBO coordinator of EU projects CARE-W, CARE-S, TRUST, and STORE2HYDRO, and Italian projects GS4WATER and WATERGY; participated to EU projects BRIGAID and MAR2PROTECT. Associate Editor of Water Resources Research, Advances in Water Resources and Frontiers in Water, member of Editorial Board for Water; University of Bologna representative in EERA JP Hydropower; member of Bologna Academy of Science, Class of Physical Sciences.

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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica, Ambientale e dei Materiali
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