RINALDO ANDREA

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Structure Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Telephone 0498275431
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Scientific sector ICAR/02 - MARITIME HYDRAULIC CONSTRUCTION AND HYDROLOGY
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Office hours
Monday from 10:00 to 13:30 Dipartimento ICEA, sede di Idraulica
(updated on 05/07/2013 16:49)

Proposals for thesis
Fenomeni di trasporto nel ciclo idrologico

Reti fluviali come corridoi ecologici per specie, popolazioni e patogeni di malattie idrotrasmesse

Geomorfologia fluviale e risposta idrologica (firme geomorfologiche della risposta idrologica, trasformazioni dell'uso del suolo e piene fluviali)

Ecomorfodinamica di ambienti a marea (zonazioni di vegetazione alofila, stabilta' di sistemi connessi di barene, velme e bassifondi)

Temi generali di eco-idrologia (controlli idrologici sul biota)

Curriculum Vitae
ANDREA RINALDO nato a Venezia il 13/09/1954. Ordinario di Costruzioni idrauliche.
1. INTERESSI DI RICERCA
Idrologia. Ecoidrologia. Geomorfologia. Fenomeni di trasporto nel ciclo idrologico. Metodi spettrali. Modelli stocastici di fenomeni naturali. Reti in Natura. Ecologia spaziale. Metapopolazioni. Reti fluviali come corridoi ecologici per specie, popolazioni e patogeni di malattie idrotrasmesse.
2. TITOLI DI STUDIO:
Ph.D. 1983 Purdue University, West Lafayette (IN, USA), Fluid Mechanics
Dott. Ing. (BS+MS) 1978 Università di Padova, Civil/Hydraulic Engineering (110/110 summa cum laude)
3. CURRICULUM ACCADEMICO (excerpta)
Straordinario di Costruzioni idrauliche, Università di Trento (Italy) (1985–1992)
Direttore, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile & Ambientale, Università di Trento (1989–1992)
Ordinario di Costruzioni idrauliche, Università di Padova (Italy) (1992-)
Direttore, Istituto di Idraulica "G. Poleni" Università di Padova (Italy) (1993–1997)
Direttore, International Centre for Hydrology "Dino Tonini", Università di Padova (Italy) (1993–2007)
Visiting Professor & Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) (1993–2001)
Visiting Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University (USA) (2004-2006)
4. PREMI E RICONOSCIMENTI
International Prizes/Awards:
E. MUNSON AWARD, Purdue University (1982)
P. GATTO RESEARCH AWARD, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome (1984)
HYDROLOGICAL SCIENCES AWARD (formerly Horton Award), American Geophysical Union (1999)
FELLOW, American Geophysical Union (2000)
DALTON MEDAL, European Geosciences Union (2005)
ERC ADVANCED GRANT FELLOWSHIP (2008)
BORLAND & HYDROLOGY DAYS AWARD, Colorado State University (2010)
4TH PRINCE SULTAN ABDULAZIZ INTERNATIONAL WATER PRIZE (Creativity), Riyadh (2010)

Academy Memberships:
Fellow, ISTITUTO VENETO DI SCIENZE, LETTERE ED ARTI, Venice (1995)
Fellow, ACCADEMIA GALILEIANA DI SCIENZE, LETTERE ED ARTI, Padova (2003)
Fellow, THE WATER ACADEMY, Oslo (1999)
Fellow, ISTITUTO LOMBARDO DI SCIENZE, LETTERE ED ARTI, Milan (1999)
Fellow, ACCADEMIA DEI CONCORDI, Rovigo (2010)
Foreign Member, US NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING, Washington (2006)
Foreign Member, ROYAL SWEDISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Stockholm (2006)
Fellow, ACCADEMIA DEI GEORGOFILI, Firenze (2012)
Foreign Member, US NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, Washington, 2012

5. INVITI (excerpta 2007-2011)
Diversi inviti e keynote Lectures, tra cui: i) 18 Invited Talks at AGU and EGU Meetings in varie Sessioni in Hydrology, Geomorphology, and Nonlinear Geophysics; ii) ≥25 invited Seminars in varie Istitutzioni; iii) >20 Invited Keynote Lectures.

6. NAME LECTURES (excerpta)
THE DALTON LECTURE, Wien (2006)
THE KOVACS LECTURE, Paris (2006)
THE MOORE LECTURE, Charlottesville (2006)
THE CARL GUSTAV BERNHARD LECTURE, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (2007)
THE BOUSSINESQ LECTURE, Amsterdam (2008)
THE BORLAND LECTURE, Fort Collins (2010)
THE PRINCE ABDULAZIZ WATER LECTURE, Riyadh (2010)
THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY LECTIO MAGISTRALIS, Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere ed Arti, Venice (2011)
THE FLORIDA WATER INSTITUTE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR LECTURE, Gainesville (2012)

Publication record: 242 ISI publications, h-index=71, total publication count 14991 (Google Scholar 2.6.2017) i-10=195 (max citations: 1592 for Rodriguez-Iturbe and Rinaldo, Fractal River Basins: Chance and Self-Organization, Cambridge Univ Press, 2001)

Research areas
Hydrology. Ecohydrology. Geomorphology. Transport process in the hydrologic cycle. SPectral methods. Stochastic models of natural phenomena. Networks in Nature. Spatial ecology. Metapopulation models. FLuvial networks as ecological corridors for species, populations and pathogens of waterborne disease.

Publications
246 ISI Journal papers. Citation count (source: Google Scholar 2.6.2017):

All Since 2012
Citations 14991 7301
h-index 71 45
i10-index 195 161

10 Choice of publications (full list on http://scholar.google.com/citations):

1. Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., A. RINALDO, Fractal River Networks: Chance and Self-Organization , Cambridge University Press, New York, 1997 (1592 citazioni)
2. Banavar, J.R., A. Maritan, A. RINALDO, Size and form in efficient transportation networks, Nature, 399, 130-133, 1999 (667 citations)
3. Bellin, A., P. Salandin, A. RINALDO, Simulation of dispersion in hetereogeneous porous formations. Statistics, first-order theories, convergence of computations, Water Resources Research, 28(9), 2211-2227, 1992 (275 citations)
4. RINALDO, A., I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Self-organized fractal river networks, Physical Review Letters, 70(6), 822-825, 1993 (261 citations)
5. Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., A. RINALDO, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Energy dissipation, runoff production and the 3-dimensional structure of river basins, Water Resources Research, 28(4), 1095-1103, 1992 (443 citations)
6. RINALDO, A., I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, R. Rigon, E. Ijjasz-Vasquez, R.L. Bras, Minimum energy and fractal structure of drainage networks, Water Resources Research, 28(9), 2183-2195, 1992 (214 citations)
7. RINALDO, A., A. Marani, R. Rigon, Geomorphological Dispersion, Water Resources Research, 27(4), 513-525, 1991 (294 citations)
7. Maritan, A., A. RINALDO, R. Rigon, A. Giacometti, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, Scaling laws for river networks, Physical Review E, 53(2), 1510-1515, 1996 (195 citations)
8. Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., G.K. Vogel, R. Rigon, D. Entekhabi, F. Castelli, A. RINALDO, On the spatial organization of soil-moisture fields, Geophysical Review Letters, 22(20), 2757-2760, 1995 (217 citations)
9. Banavar, J.R., J. Damuth, A., Maritan, A. RINALDO, Supply-demand balance and metabolic scaling, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 99, 10506-10509, 2002 (204 citations)
10. RINALDO, A., W.E. Dietrich, R. Rigon, G.K. Vogel, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, Geomorphic signatures of varying climate, Nature, 374, 632-635, 1995 (142 citations)

books (recent)
RINALDO, A., Il governo dell’acqua. Ambiente naturale e Ambiente costruito, Marsilio, Venezia, 2009 (Finalista Premio Gelileo 2010)

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
IN0533 COMMON INM0016664 9 3rd Year (2019/20) Second
semester
ITA ANDREA RINALDO