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Engineer , researcher

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.

Background

Barbera, Giovanni La was born on August 19, 1957 in Palermo, Italy. Son of Gaetano La Barbera and Rosalia Maria Jole Aiello.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Rome, 1983.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • 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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers.

Membership

Member of local party, Agropoli, Italy. Member of ITCOLD (associate).

Connections

Married Anna Malgorzata Stachura, September 17, 2003. Children: Vittorio, Umberto.

father:
Gaetano La Barbera

mother:
Rosalia Maria Jole Aiello

spouse:
Anna Malgorzata Stachura

children:
Vittorio Barbera

Umberto Barbera