Carlo Viggiani is Professor of Foundation Engineering at the University of Napoli Federico II since 1975. He is Author or co-Author of around 200 papers and 4 books. He has been State of the Art Reporter at the International Conferences of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in New Delhi (1994, Mitigation of Natural Hazards) and Osaka (2000, Pile Foundations). He has been a member of the International Committee for the Safeguard of the Tower of Pisa and Chairman of the International Committee on Historical Sites and Monuments of ISSMGE.


Main research field: Soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering.