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.
- Soil-structure interaction
- Computational modelling
- Small scale experimental modelling
- Centrifuge testing
- Masonry structures
- Risk assessment
- Damage assessment
- Seismic retrofit
- Seismic vulnerability
- Historical structures
Finite Element Methods - Supervisor
Dimensional Analysis - Demonstrator
G. Giardina, M.A.N. Hendriks, J.G. Rots (2015). Sensitivity study on tunnelling induced damage to a masonry façade. Engineering Structures, 89, 111-129.
G. Giardina, M.A.N. Hendriks, J.G. Rots (2014). Damage functions for the vulnerability assessment of masonry buildings subjected to tunneling. J. 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.