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educator , Structural engineer

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.

Background

Foraboschi, Paolo was born on August 4, 1959 in Bologna, Italy. Son of Franco Paolo Foraboschi and Maria Luisa Borgioli.

Education

Degree in civil engineering summa cum laude, University Bologna, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, University Bologna, 1989.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • 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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Membership

Member of Italian Composites Association, British Masonry Society.

Connections

Married Cecilia Peroni, July 16, 2000. Children: Marta, Emma.

father:
Franco Paolo Foraboschi

mother:
Maria Luisa Borgioli

spouse:
Cecilia Peroni

children:
Marta Foraboschi

Emma Foraboschi