First NameFabrizio
Last NamePiana
UnitTorino
Emailfabrizio.piana(at)cnr(dot)it
RoleSenior Researcher
Phone011 6705356
Google Scholar linkhttps://scholar.google.it/citations?user=V5aTiy4AAAAJ&hl=it

EDUCATION

  • Born in Biella on 03/05/1957
  • Geologist
  • PhD in Earth Sciences, 1991
  • Senior Researcher at CNR-IGG since 1994

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Structural geology, geological mapping, semantic data base design, geological modeling, geomechanics, geoengineering. Geological researches and mapping in Western Alps, Northern and central Apennines, Morocco

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

  • Coordinator of the IGG Research Line “Geological and Environmental Hazard”
  • Head of IGG Torino territorial unit (2006-2011)
  • Coordinator of the IGG Research Line “Geological Systems” (2007-2015)
  • Coordinator of National and International mapping programs (Italy, Morocco)
  • President of Gi-RES srl, a CNR spin off company founded in 2011
  • Coordinator of geological and geo-engineering applied researches (dams, tunnels, power plants, mines, excavation in asbestos-bearing rocks, large landslides, seismic hazard, funded by private enterprises and public administrations (UE VFP, MedOcc, ENEL, S. Autostrade, ENI, COCIV, Unicalce, ARPA Piemonte, Regione Piemonte, Valle d’Aosta, Toscana etc…)
  • Professor of Structural Analysis and Geology at Turin University (2000-2010)
  • Member of the Directive Council of the Gran Paradiso National Park (2012-2016), appointed by the Minister of the Environment
  • Member of the Academy of Sciences of Torino, since 2014

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • d'Atri, A., Piana, F., Barale, L., Bertok, C., & Martire, L. (2016): Geological setting of the southern termination of Western Alps. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 105, 1831-1858
  • Luca Barale, Carlo Bertok, Anna d'Atri, Luca Martire, Fabrizio Piana, Gabriele Domini (2015): Geology of the Entracque–Colle di Tenda area (Maritime Alps, NW Italy). Journal of Maps 03/2015;  DOI:10.1080/17445647.2015.1024293
  • Fabrizio Piana, Stefano Battaglia, Carlo Bertok, Anna d'Atri, Alessandro Ellero, Leonardo Leoni, Luca Martire, Elena Perotti (2014): Illite (KI) and chlorite (AI) “crystallinity” indices as a constraint for the evolution of the External Briançonnais Front in Western Ligurian Alps (NW Italy). Italian Journal of Geosciences 10/2014; 133(3):445-454. DOI:10.3301/IJG.2014.21
  • G. Perrone, M. Morelli, F. Piana, G. Fioraso, G. Nicolò, L. Mallen, P. Cadoppia, G. Balestroa, S. Tallone (2013): Current tectonic activity and differential uplift along the Cottian Alps/Po Plain boundary (NW Italy) as derived by PS-InSAR data. Journal of Geodynamics, 66:65-78
  • Michele Morelli, Fabrizio Piana, Luca Mallen, Gabriele Nicolò, Gianfranco Fioraso (2011): Iso-Kinematic Maps from statistical analysis of PS-InSAR data of Piemonte, NW Italy: Comparison with geological kinematic trends. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(5):1188–1201