Direttore / Editor in chief
is Emeritus Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. From 2014 to 2021 he has been Chair of the International Commettee on Preservation of Historic Sites and Monuments (TC301) and in 2012 he delivered the XI Croce Lecture. He authored several books on geotechnical engineering, reflecting his reaserch field of interest: experimental soil behaviour, site characterization, soil-structure interaction. He is editor of the Book Series on Built Heritage and Geotecnics, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group, London and Editor in chief of Rivista Italiana di Geotecnica.