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Dr Francesca Pianosi


Francesca Pianosi received her MSc in Environmental Engineering in 2004 and her PhD in Information Engineering in 2008 from Politecnico di Milano (Technology University of Milan), Italy. In 2009 she was visiting postdoctoral researcher at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, and later Postdoc in the research group of Planning and Management of Environmental Systems at Politecnico di Milano. She joined the University of Bristol in 2013 as Research Associate in the NERC-funded CREDIBLE Project on "Uncertainty and Risk in Natural Hazard". Since January 2016 she is Lecturer in Water and Environmental Engineering. In 2017 she achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Awards and recognitions:

2018: Enrico Marchi Lecturer for the Italian Association of Water Engineering
2015: Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Young Scientists by the European Geosciences Union
2014: Early Career Research Excellence (ECRE) award by the International Environmental Modelling & Software Society