Our Team

Andrea Segalini holds a Ph.D in Environmental Geo-Engineering from the Technical School of Turin, since 1998. From 2003 to 2007 is Adjoined Professor at the Faculty of Architecture and at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Parma, teaching the courses of Geotechnics and Engineering Geology. He becomes a Researcher in 2007 and in 2013 he receives the title of Associate Professor of Engineering Geology. He holds the courses of Technical Geology, Slope Stability, Rock Mechanics, Geotechnics (he also teached Tunnelling in the past) at the Bachelor and Master students of Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Geology.

Corrado Carini was born in 1968 in Parma (Italy). He graduated in Electronical Engineering in 1994 at the Department of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Parma. Eng. Carini is the CEO of GEI Elettronica S.r.l. and Earth System S.r.l., companies based in the province of Parma. The first company has designed and marketed data loggers for the geotechnical sector since 2001. The second one was founded in 2011 and markets instrumentations for geology sector. Eng. Carini has been the hardware and firmware product manager for ASE since 2013. He also loves music, travelling and nature.

Luca Chiapponi was born in 1979 in Parma (Italy). He graduated in Environmental Engineering in 2006 and he discussed his Ph.D. thesis in 2010 (University of Parma). He works in Parma at the Department of Engineering and Architecture, especially in the laboratory of hydraulics, covering design and executive roles. His professional expertise includes experimental measurements (2D-PIV, 3D-PIV, LDV, hot-wire and hot-film anemometers, pressure and level gauges) and numerical modelling (TELEMAC 2D, TOMAWAC, ARTEMIS, SWMM, and Fluent). Luca loves boardgames, mountain bike, and particularly his little baby Irene and his wife Elena.

Andrea Carri was born in 1990 in Montecchio Emilia, province of Reggio Emilia (Italy). He got the Master degree in Environmental Engineering in 2015 and he obtained his Ph.D in 2019 at the University of Parma with a thesis about innovative intrumentations and methods for landslide risk management. His mainly research interests are related to automatic monitoring instrumentations, software developing (MatLab) and self-learning algorithms, data analysis and time of failure prediction. Andrea is also a professional pianist and a composer and loves pets, travelling and nature.

Roberto Savi was born in 1988 in Parma (Italy). He got the Master degree in Civil Engineering in 2017 with a thesis about the development of MUMS Cir and Rad Arrays and now he is a Ph.D student at the Department of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Parma, studying the development of RockFall Safety Network. In 2016 he worked on fracture mechanics of bituminous conglomerate. His main interests are geotechnical monitoring, modelling, tunnelling, infrastructures and geotechnical fields. Roberto loves music (he is a DJ), sport and travelling.

Edoardo Cavalca was born in 1991 in Parma (Italy). He graduated in Environmental Engineering in 2017 and he is a Ph.D student at the Department of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Parma. He is the project manager of MUSA, the innovative tool for environmental monitoring of museums and historical buildings. His main interests are geotechnical monitoring and modelling. Edoardo loves music, tennis and travelling.

Alessandro Valletta was born in 1991 in Verona (Italy). He graduated in Environmental Engineering in 2016, and he is a Ph.D student at the Department of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Parma, studying methods for Time of Failure prediction. In 2017, he attended a II-Level Master Course in Analysis and Mitigation of Hydrogeological Risk. His main interests are related to geotechnical monitoring, forecasting models and hydrogeological problems. Alessandro loves trekking, nature and music.