Personal profile

Research interests

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

Education / Academic qualification

Structural Mechanics, Doctor of Engineering, Delft University of Technology

External positions

Collaborator, University of Cambridge


  • 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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Surface structure Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2008 2018

A comparison of current analytical methods for predicting soil-structure interaction due to tunnelling

Giardina, G., DeJong, M. J., Chalmers, B., Ormond, B. & Mair, R. J. 9 Apr 2018 In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil structure interactions
soil-structure interaction

Crack growth in masonry: Numerical analysis and sensitivity study for discrete and smeared crack modelling

Bejarano-Urrego, L., Verstrynge, E., Giardina, G. & Van Balen, K. 3 Apr 2018 In : Engineering Structures. 165, p. 471-485

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensitivity analysis
Numerical models
Fracture energy

Multi-temporal InSAR Structural Damage Assessment: The London Crossrail case study

Milillo, P., Giardina, G., DeJong, M. J., Perissin, D. & Milillo, G. 13 Feb 2018 In : Remote Sensing. 10, 2, 287

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Synthetic aperture radar
synthetic aperture radar
Displacement measurement

Centrifuge modelling of building response to tunnel excavation

Ritter, S., Giardina, G., DeJong, M. J. & Mair, R. J. 27 Apr 2017 In : International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics. 18, 3, p. 146-161 1600053

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Soil structure interactions
4 Citations

Distributed sensing of a masonry vault due to nearby piling

Acikgoz, M. S., Pelecanos, L., Giardina, G., Aitken, J. & Soga, K. 1 Mar 2017 In : Structural Control and Health Monitoring. 24, 3, 19 p., e1872

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Optical cables
Fiber optic sensors