Gabriella Petaccia









Academic Position: Associate Professor in Hydraulic Constructions and Hydrology

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering

University of Pavia


Office: Hydraulic Division (second floor)

Address: Via Adolfo Ferrata, 3 27100 Pavia – ITALY



Voice:  +39 0382 985308

Fax:     +39 0382 985589

Skype: gabriella.petaccia



Research area: Hydraulics, Flood propagation, hydraulic risk

Courses:          Flood Propagation

Hydraulic Measurements ( in Italian)



Gabriella Petaccia received the M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering in 2000 from the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and the Ph.D. degree in 2004 in Civil Engineering from the University of Pavia, Italy. Since 2007 she is Professor Assistant at the Civil and Architecture Department of the University of Pavia.

She has been author and co-author of 14 journal referred papers and 36+ papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings/book chapters (160+) citations. She teaches the Flood propagation and the Hydraulic Measurements Course at the Ciivil and Environmental Engineering Course.

The main research interests lie in the hydraulic risk assessment, the development of models for the propagation of natural and artificial flood waves, wood debris transport.