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Engineering Department

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Dr Giorgia Giardina

Dr Giorgia Giardina

Research Associate

Cambridge University
Engineering Department
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1PZ


Dr Giardina is a Research Associate in the Structures Group of the Engineering Department. She completed her PhD at the Technical University of Delft. Previously she obtained her Engineer degree from the University of Brescia, Italy.

Research Interests

  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Computational modelling
  • Small scale experimental modelling
  • Masonry structures
  • Risk and assessment


Finite Element Methods (Module 3D7) - Supervisor

Key Publications

G. Giardina, M.A.N. Hendriks, J.G. Rots (2014). Damage functions for the vulnerability assessment of masonry buildings subjected to tunnelingJ. Struct. Eng.

G. Giardina, A.V. van de Graaf, M.A.N. Hendriks, J.G. Rots, A. Marini (2013). Numerical analysis of a masonry façade subject to tunnelling-induced settlements. Engineering Structures, 54, 234-247. 

G. Giardina, A. Marini, M.A.N. Hendriks, J.G. Rots, F. Rizzardini, E. Giuriani (2012). Experimental analysis of a masonry façade subject to tunnelling-induced settlements. Engineering Structures, 45, 421-434.

Other Publications

Complete list of publications