Dr. G. (Giorgia) Giardina

Dr. G. (Giorgia) Giardina



Prior to joining the TU Delft, Giorgia was a lecturer at the University of Bath, a visiting professor at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a Research Associate and a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge, and she was awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. She is a member of the Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT) committee and the International Scientific Committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage (ISCARSAH) committee. 

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Dr Giorgia Giardina is an Associate Professor in Geo-monitoring and Data Analytics. 


Giorgia’s research aims at increasing urban resilience through the evaluation of buildings and infrastructure vulnerability. By integrating remote sensing data, experimental testing and computational modelling, she analyses the response of existing structures to urbanisation, earthquakes and climate change effects.

Her research interests include remote sensing and computational modelling, climate change resilience, risk and damage assessment, heritage protection, seismic vulnerability and retrofitting, tunnelling and underground excavations, and settlement-induced structural damage.

  • Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team (EEFIT), management committee member
  • International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS-UK), committee member
  • WTA Damage Monitoring Technical Committee 7, committee member
  • 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering (4TU RE), associated scientist
  • Centre for Global Heritage and Development (CGHD), Heritage Under Threat researcher