Alessandro Masoero

PhD Student

Politecnico di Torino

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Ambiente,

del Territorio e delle Infrastrutture

C.so Duca degli Abruzzi, 24

10129, Torino, Italy

Tel.: +39-011-564-5674

alessandro.masoero@polito.it

CURRICULUM

Born in Pinerolo (TO), May 18, 1985

  • February 2014: Ph.D. in Engineering for Natural and Built Environment, Hydrology specialization, achieved at the Politecnico di Torino. Thesis: “Water Resources and Flood Hazard Assessment with Consideration of Anthropic Effects”. Advisors: Prof. Pierluigi Claps e Prof. Francesco Laio. [Abstract]
  • April 2013 – June 2013: Internship in ENEL S.p.A., Hydrologic Division (Venezia).
  • September 2012: Start of the High Formation Program in “Energies for a Sustainable Development”.
  • February 2012: Qualification for the Practice of Civil-Environmental Engineering profession.
  • December 2010: Master’s Degree cum laude in Environmental Engineering, Land Protection specialization, achieved at the Politecnico di Torino. Thesis: “Reconstruction of the Hydraulic Conditions of the 1951 Po River Inundation”. Advisors: Prof. Pierluigi Claps (POLI-TO) e Dott. Giuliano di Baldassarre (UNESCO-IHE).
  • July – December 2010: Thesis Abroad at the Institute for Water Education UNESCO-IHE, Delft, Netherlands (Advisor Dott. Giuliano di Baldassarre) e presso DELTARES, Delft, Netherlands (Advisor Dott. Nathalie Asselman).
  • September 2009 – July 2010: Erasmus Exchange Program at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Escuela de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos.
  • October 2008: Bachelor’s Degree cum laude in Environmental Engineering, Land Protection specialization, achieved at the Politecnico di Torino. Thesis: “Geological and Technical Survey of the Sestriere Landslide”. Advisor Prof. Giannantonio Bottino.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Regional frequency analysis for streamflow estimation in ungauged basins.
  • Reservoir effects on Flood Frequency Curves.
  • Flood inundation modeling and flood risk analysis.
  • Assessment of hydropower exploitation possibilities in alpine regions.

JOURNAL PAPERS

A. Masoero, P. Claps, N. Asselman, E. Mosselman, G. Di Baldassarre (2012). Reconstruction and Analysis of the Po River Inundation of 1951. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9558

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

E. Gallo, D. Ganora, F. Laio, A. Masoero & P. Claps (2013). Atlas of Piemonte Region Drainage Basins. Progetto RENERFOR. ISBN: 978-88-96046-06-7. [Book]

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS

A. Masoero, Increase of flood attenuation potential of reservoirs through real-time gate management. International Doctoral Symposium in Structural and Hydraulic Engineering: Disaster Prevention, Mitgation and Restoration, Sapporo, Japan, February 7- 9th, 2013. [Presentation]

D. Ganora, E. Gallo, A. Masoero, F. Laio and P. Claps, Spatially Smooth Regional Flow Duration Curves Estimation in Ungauged Basins. PUB Symposium 2012, Delft, October 23-25 2012. [Flash-Presentation]

D. Ganora, A. Masoero, F. Laio and P. Claps, Regional Estimation of Flow Duration Curves With Some Consideration on Hydropower production. III STAHY International Workshop on Statistical Methods for Hydrology and Water Resources Management. Tunis, October 1-2 2012. [Poster]

P. Allamano, S. Barbero, R. Bechini, P. Claps, R. Cremonini, E. Gallo, F. Laio & A. MasoeroStima di campi di precipitazione da radar in aree ad orografia complessa: il caso della Regione Piemonte. XXXIII Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche. Brescia, 10-15 settembre 2012. [Presentation]

A. Masoero, P. Claps, D. Ganora, A. Petaccia, Exploring the increase of flood attenuation potential of reservoirs through simple gates operation. EGU General Assembly 2012, Vienna 24 April 2012. [Presentation]

A. Masoero, P. Claps, G. Di Baldassarre, N. Asselman, Reconstruction and analysis of the Po River inundation of 1951. EGU General Assembly 2011, Vienna 6 April 2011 [Poster]

A. Masoero, P. Claps, G. Di Baldassarre, N. Asselman, Reconstruction of the hydraulic conditions of the 1951 inundation of the Polesine Region, Italy. EGU LEONARDO CONFERENCE 2011, Bratislava, 25 November 2011 [Presentation]

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

A. Masoero – Vajont Dam Disaster [Presentation]