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Research interests

Risk and damage assessment of structures, infrastructure resilience, remote sensing, InSAR, seismic vulnerability and retrofitting, soil-structure interaction, small scale experimental modelling, centrifuge testing, computational analysis.

Education/Academic qualification

Structural Mechanics, Doctor of Engineering, Delft University of Technology

External positions

Visiting Professor, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech

4 Mar 20194 Apr 2019

Visiting Professor, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech

7 Aug 201821 Aug 2018

Collaborator, University of Cambridge

Jun 2016Jun 2018


  • risk assessment
  • damage assessment
  • historic structures
  • seismic vulnerability
  • retrofitting
  • soil-structure interaction
  • tunnelling
  • underground excavations
  • small-scale testing
  • centrifuge testing
  • numerical modelling
  • finite element analysis
  • experimental modelling
  • remote sensing
  • satellite monitoring
  • InSAR

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Research Output 2008 2019

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Analysis of a scaled stone masonry facade subjected to differential settlements

Giardina, G., Marini, A., Riva, P. & Giuriani, E., 5 Jun 2019, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Impact of the Crossrail tunnelling project on masonry buildings with shallow foundations

DeJong, M. J., Giardina, G., Chalmers, B., Lazarus, D., Ashworth, D. & Mair, R. J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Proceedings of the ICE - Civil Engineering. 172, 5, p. 402-416 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical Modeling of a Church Nave Wall Subjected to Differential Settlements: Soil-Structure Interaction, Time-Dependence and Sensitivity Analysis

Drougkas, A., Verstrynge, E., Szekér, P., Heirman, G., Bejarano-Urrego, L., Giardina, G. & Van Balen, K., 14 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Architectural Heritage.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pre-Collapse Space Geodetic Observations of Critical Infrastructure: The Morandi Bridge, Genoa, Italy

Milillo, P., Giardina, G., Perissin, D., Milillo, G., Coletta, A. & Terranova, C., 12 Jun 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 12, 1403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

3D printing of masonry structures for centrifuge modelling

Ritter, S., DeJong, M. J., Giardina, G. & Mair, R. J., 11 Jul 2018, Physical Modelling in Geotechnics: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics (ICPMG 2018), July 17-20, 2018. McNamara, A., Divall, S., Goodey, R., Taylor, N., Stallebrass, S. & Panchal, J. (eds.). London, United Kingdom: Taylor and Francis, Vol. 1. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution