Domenico Giardini#

Email:domenico.giardini 'at' erdw.ethz.ch
Membership Number:4872
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:dgiardini
Elected:2018
Homepage: http://www.erdw.ethz.ch


Present and Previous Positions
  • Full Professor of Seismology and Geodynamics at the ETH Zürich, Switzerland, since 1997
  • Doctorate in 1987 at the University of Bologna.
  • Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University (1982-1986)
  • Researcher at the National Institute of Geophysics in Rome (1987-1992)
  • Associate Professor of Seismology at the University of Rome III (1992-1997)
  • Director of the Swiss Seismological Service until 2011
  • President of the Italian National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in 2011-2012
  • Directed the Swiss Competence Center for Environment and Sustainability (CCES) and now leads the Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Supply of Electricity (SCCER-SoE)
  • Directed the Seismic Risk Sector of the Italian High Risk Commission and was a member of the Nuclear Earthquake Safety Commission of Switzerland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Seismology
  • Geodynamics
  • Induced seismicity
  • Underground laboratories
  • Planetology
  • Gravitational waves
  • Seismic hazard and risk analysis
  • Research infrastructures

Honours and Awards
  • President of the European Seismological Commission (ESC)
  • Chair of the International Federation of Seismic Networks (FDSN)
  • President of the International Association of Seismology & Physics of the Earth Interior (IASPEI)
  • Honorary Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society, UK
  • Visiting Professor, Caltech
  • Nanyang Visiting Professor at NTU, Singapore

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