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Dr Marco Baiguera
1.20
Chadwick Building
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng
  • Faculty of Engineering Science
Biography

Marco Baiguera joined UCL in January 2018. In 2017 he obtained a PhD in Structural Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (Supervisors: Dr Vasdravellis; Prof Karavasilis). He received his MSc in Civil Engineering in 2013 from the University of Brescia, Italy.

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Research Summary

Marco Baiguera is a Research Fellow at UCL EPICentre. The main focus of his research is the development of new engineering tools for estimating the impact of multiple hazards on the built environment in coastal areas. His work aims to generate methods that integrate the design and assessment of buildings for tsunami and sequential earthquake-tsunami loadings, with emphasis on critical structures in developing countries, e.g. tsunami risk mapping of healthcare facilities in southern Sri Lanka through field survey activities.

Teaching Summary

Current teaching activities: Teaching Assistant for Seismic Risk Assessment (Course instructor: Prof Tiziana Rossetto)

Academic Background
2017 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Civil Engineering Heriot-Watt University
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