Giovanni La Barbera, Italian environmental engineer, researcher. Achievements include development of a mathematical model to simulate rock fall phenomena; development of of a matematical model to predict the collapse time of A landslide; development of dam safety evaluation based on monitoring observations; first to ISIDE ctr.for the automatic on-line minitoring of dams located in the center and south of Italy.
Barbera, Giovanni La was born on August 19, 1957 in Palermo, Italy. Son of Gaetano La Barbera and Rosalia Maria Jole Aiello.
Bachelor of Science, University Rome, 1983.
Modelling engineer Istituto Sperimentale Modelli e Strutture S.p.A., Bergamo, Italy, 1985—1988, project manager Italy, 1988—1990, head geomechanical modelling unit Italy, 1990—1994, head geotechnical design unit Italy, 1994—1998, general manager Prignano Cilento, Italy, 1999—2000. Manager Idrocilento S.c.p.A., Italy, 2001—2002. General manager Consorzio Gestione Centro ISIDE, Italy, since 2002.
Contributor scientific papers.
Member of local party, Agropoli, Italy. Member of ITCOLD (associate).
Married Anna Malgorzata Stachura, September 17, 2003. Children: Vittorio, Umberto.