Merino Vela Roberto Javier
Graduate Researcher
Struttura di afferenza: CLASSE STS


Roberto graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He obtained a Msc degree in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology from the ROSE program offered jointly by IUSS Pavia and the University of Pavia, Italy. He has finished his studies in the PhD program offered by IUSS, Pavia in Understanding and Managing Extremes. Roberto has worked as a structural engineer in Quito, Ecuador. He has research experience in the seismic design of steel structures and the seismic design of steel storage tanks. At the moment, his main research interest is the seismic design and analysis of non-structural building elements.