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Roberto Nova Edit Profile

Soil mechanics educator

Roberto Nova, Italian soil mechanics educator. Registered civil engineer. Recipient Trevithick Premium ICE, London, 1990, Geotechnical Research medal, London, 1992. Second lieutenant Italian Air Force, 1973-1974. Fellow Asterisk Gateway Interface, Euromech, Order of Engineers.

Background

Nova, Roberto was born on February 12, 1949 in Milan. Son of Edoardo Nova and Marialuisa Erba.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Liceo Classico Parini, Milan, 1967. Laurea Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, 1972. Master of Science, University Cambridge, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1988.

Career

Research assistant Politecnico di Milano, 1972-1976, lecturer, 1976-1980, associate professor, 1980-1990, professor, since 1990. Head Alert School Geomaterials, 1989-1993.

Achievements

  • Registered civil engineer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Computers and Geotechnics, since 1983. Associate editor: Mechanics of Cohesive Frictional Materials, since 1996. Editor: Italian Geotechnical Journal, since 1998.

      Contributor articles to professional journals and publications.

Membership

Second lieutenant Italian Air Force, 1973-1974. Fellow Asterisk Gateway Interface, Euromech, Order of Engineers.

Connections

Married Maddalena Maria Colombo, February 29, 1988. Children: Tommaso, Tobia.

father:
Edoardo Nova

mother:
Marialuisa Erba

spouse:
Maddalena Maria Colombo

children:
Tommaso Nova

Tobia Nova