Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Degree (Hons) in Hydraulic Engineering, Padua University; PhD in Fluid Mechanics, Purdue University. Currently, Director, Laboratory of Ecohydrology and Institute of Environmental Engineering, EPFL. 1990-99, Visiting Professor, MIT; 2002-07, Visiting Professor, Princeton. Foreign Member: Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; US National Academy of Engineering; US National Academy of Science. Formerly, Member, Italy's International Rugby Team. Board Member, Italian Rugby Union. Expertise: hydrologic controls on dispersal of species, populations and pathogens of waterborne disease.