University courses

a. Courses

Title: Hydraulic structures and devices for protecting agro-forestry systems (Master degree)

Instructor: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Learning objectives: The course aims at providing the concepts of hydraulics and soil hydrology as well as the tools for modeling soil-vegetation-atmosphere system for water balance, land protection, and mitigation of degradation processes in hilly and mountain territories.

 

b. PhD Theses (by year)

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Melania De Falco

PhD Thesis Title: Innovative Approaches to Identify Soil Degradation by Water Erosion in a Mediterranean Agro-forestry Environment (in Italian; thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutors: Prof. G.B. Chirico; Prof. A. Santo

Year of thesis defense: 2012

Award: Accademia Ercolanense Award for 2013

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Francesca Ceres

PhD Thesis Title: Parameterization of Hydrologic Models for the Management of Agro-forestry Systems (in Italian; thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Year of thesis defense: 2010

Award: AISSA Award for 2010

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Paolo Nasta

PhD Thesis Title: Soil hydraulic characterization at basin scale: Parametric and functional analysis (in Italian; thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Year of thesis defense: 2009

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Domenico Carriero

PhD Thesis Title: Analysis of Spatial Distribution of Soil Hydraulic Characteristics for Rainfall-Runoff Model Applications (in Italian; thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Mauro Fiorentino; Prof. Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Fabio Terribile

Year of thesis defense: 2004

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Mario Palladino

PhD Thesis Title: Proposal of a Method to Characterize the Soil Hydraulic Behavior at Catchment Scale (in Italian; thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Year of thesis defense: 2001

 

c. M.Sc. and B.Sc. Theses (by year)

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Caterina Mazzitelli

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Effects (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Antonio Saracino

Year of Master’s degree: 2015

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Valeria Contessa

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Terraced landscapes in Italy: State of the art and future challenges (thesis in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Paolo Tarolli

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Year of Master’s degree: 2014

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Gabriele Bosso

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Effects of landuse changes on ecosystem services provided by a agro-forestry system: The case study of Alento River Basin (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Antonio Saracino

Year of Master’s degree: 2013

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Giovanni Giliberti

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Soil reinforcement by vegetation root system: Analyses through a mechanistic-probabilistic model (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Gaetano Manfredi

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano; Prof. Giampiero Lignola

Year of Master’s degree: 2013

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Anna Leggio

M.Sc. Thesis Title: An innovative technique for characterizing the crumb texture of bakery products (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Fabio Terribile

Year of Master’s degree: 2003

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Pasquale Langella

M.Sc. Thesis Title: Modeling percolation processes through coffee grounds (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Nunzio Romano

Year of Master’s degree: 2001

 

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Candidate’s Name/Last Name: SeleniaVollero

B.Sc. Thesis Title: Effects exerted by soil-root adherence in the Fiber Bundle Model (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof. Gaetano Manfredi

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Prof. Nunzio Romano; Prof. Giampiero Lignola

Year of Bachelor’s degree: 2012

 

Candidate’s Name/Last Name: Claudia Basco

B.Sc. Thesis Title: Encapsulation of micro-droplets in food industry (thesis presentation in pdf format)

Candidate’s Tutors: Prof.Nunzio Romano

Candidate’s Co-tutor: Ing. FabrizioSarghini

Year of Bachelor’s degree: 2012

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Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"

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