Valerio Poggi, Ph.D., Applied and Engineering Seismology
Curriculum Vitae
Personal Information

Office address: Global Earthquake Model Foundation (GEM)
Via Antonio Ferrata, 1 - 27100, Pavia - Italy
Phone: +39 0382 5169 883
ORCID: 0000-0001-8336-3445
ResearcherID: C-5195-2013
Scopus Author ID: 35254185600
Web Links: Linkedin, Google Scholar

2015-2017: Earthquake Hazard Scientist at Global Earthquake Foundation (GEM), Pavia, Italy
2014-2015: Lecturer (Dozent) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2013-2014: Senior Researcher (Oberassistent) at the Swiss Seismological Service (SED), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2011-2013: Post-doctoral fellow at the Swiss Seismological Service (SED), ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2006: Student assistant at the National Council of Research (CNR), Italy
Education & Qualifications

December 2017: Italian National Scientific Qualification (ASN) for Associate Professorship, SSD Geophysics 04/A4
March 2011: Ph.D. in Geophysics at the Swiss Seismological Service (SED), Diss., Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH Zürich), Nr. 19534

Title: The use of surface waves for site characterization and seismic hazard analysis.
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    Prof. Donat Fäh
    Prof. Domenico Giardini
    Dr. Pierre-Yves Bard
April 2006: Degree in Geology (B.Sc. + M.Sc.) at Universita' degli Studi di Milano (Italy), with marks 110/110 cum Laude (with honors)

Title: Analisi di vibrazioni ambientali per la valutazione delle caratteristiche dinamiche di suoli e strutture: sviluppo di un pacchetto software con sperimentazione nell'abitato di Soncino (CR).
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    Prof. Alberto Marcellini
    Prof. Roberto Sabadini

2016 Lecturer of the GEM training course “Introduction to Probabilistic Earthquake Hazard Analysis”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2015 Lecturer of the MEEES, Rose Program, IUSS School, Pavia
2014 Lecturer of the ETH Master Course “Engineering Seismology”
2014 Lecturer of the course “Using Ambient Vibration Array Techniques for Site Characterization”, Grenoble (France).
2013 Lecturer of the ZLG ETH Course "Erdbebengefährdung und Sicherheit - Site effects and site characterization techniques"
2007-2013 Coordinator and Teaching Assistant for the laboratory course “Geophysikalisches Feldpraktikum - Seismische Bodenunruhe”, ETH
Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. students supervision

ItalianMother tongue
EnglishFluent (CEFR C1)
GermanIntermediate (CEFR B1)
FrenchBasic (CEFR A1, ongoing A2)
Computer Skills

Operative systems GNU Linux, Mac OSX, Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
Programming Python, ANSI C/C++, MATLAB, UNIX Shell Scripting, MPI, GTK+, GNU/Linux System programming
Scientific Tools Geopsy, OpenQuake, SAC, Sofi2D
Editing GMT, LaTeX, LibreOffice, Gimp
Scientific Participation

2011-present Peer reviewer: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America; Geophysical Journal International; Geophysics; Pure and Applied Geophysics; Natural Hazards; Soil Dynamic and Earthquake Engineering; Journal of Applied Geophysics; Physics and Chemistry of the Earth; Computer Physics Communications; Near Surface Geoscience
2014 Session Chair: Second European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (2ECEES), Istanbul, Turkey

September 2007: 16th CINECA summer school of parallel computing, Bologna (Italy)
July 2007: Course in “Using Ambient Vibration Array Techniques for Site Characterization”, Algiers (Algeria)