PROF. DR. NICOLA MORACI

Prof Moraci is full professor of Geotechnical Engineering, and Head of Department of Civil, Energy, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICEAM) at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria. He is also the new President of the Italian Geotechnical Society (AGI). Currently, Moraci is involved in the formation of a school of excellence at the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria that will focus on international research in the fields of geosynthetic and geotechnical engineering. In 2008, he has been awarded as IGS Award winner for his researchers on the pullout behaviour of geosynthetics. He has authored and co-authored more than 150 national and international publications.

His fields of interest include geosynthetic engineering, soil reinforcement, landslide and slope stability, embankments and dams, in situ testing and laboratory testing, soil improvement and environmental geotechnics.