Sergio Vinciguerra

Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy

Appointments •2012-present; Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor at the University of Turin, Italy •2003-2011; Research Scientist at the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology •2002-2003; Res. Fellow at the Dep. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Catania, Italy. •2001-2002; Res. Fellow at the Massachussets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. •1998-2001; Res. Fellow at the Dep. of Geological Sciences, University College London, UK. •1996-1998; Visiting Scientist at the National Institute of Geophysics, Rome, Italy. •1995-1998; Ph.D student at the Dep. of Geological Sciences, University of Catania. Research Interests • Petrophysics and seismic anisotropy • Seismic signals during fluid flow • Deformation mechanisms and permeability of fault damage zone • Thermo-mechanical weakening of rocks •Time dependent brittle deformation of rocks • Dynamic fracturing, imaging and seismic signals • Laboratory simulations of triggering mechanisms for earthquakes and crack propagation • Seismic tomography from micro to macro scale • Imaging of deformation and failure from acoustic emissions and seismic microtomography • Physical properties of borehole cores and upscaling to geophysical logs • Deformation mechanisms in rocks and gas emission (thoron and radon). • Deformation mode and failure of highly porous grainstones and tuffs Professional responsibilities • Published over 60 papers on peer reviewed journals (H-index=14; 380 citations). Edited 2 special issues on Tectonophysics and PAGEOPH. About 180 abstracts at international meetings edited; Given 35 invited talks and seminars. • Scientific Secretary of the Division of Earth Magnetism and Rock Physics of the European Geophysical Union, 2011-2012 • Executive Committee of the AGU Focus Group, Mineral and Rock Physics, 2010-2012 • Grant and Paper Reviewer • Editorial board member of International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Geophysics, 2012

Biography Updated on 4 September 2012

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