Paolo Foraboschi, Italian structural engineer, educator. Achievements include research in earthquake engineering; research in structural dynamics; research in masonry structures; research in composite materials; research in bridges; research in structural glass; design of seismic upgrading of monumental buildings. Member of Italian Composites Association, British Masonry Society.
Foraboschi, Paolo was born on August 4, 1959 in Bologna, Italy. Son of Franco Paolo Foraboschi and Maria Luisa Borgioli.
Degree in civil engineering summa cum laude, University Bologna, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, University Bologna, 1989.
Post doctoral fellow Institute University Architect Venice, Italy, 1989—1992, research engineer Italy, 1992—1993, Italy, 1993—1995, professor Italy, since 1995. Consultant structural engineering Foraboschi Ingegneria S.r.l., Bologna, since 1985.
Contributor over 48 scientific papers to professional journals. Author: (textbook) Elementi di Tecnica delle Costruzioni, 2004, Italian Code on Externally Bonded FRP Reinforcement for Masonry Structures.
Member of Italian Composites Association, British Masonry Society.
Married Cecilia Peroni, July 16, 2000. Children: Marta, Emma.