Challenges in risk assessment and management in cultural heritage

Xavier Romão (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto - FEUP)

November 30, 2018, 17h00

Keynes Hall, Faculty of Economics - UC


Conference of the Doctoral Programme 'Territory, Risk and Public Policies', an interuniversity programme offered jointly by the Centre for Social Studies (CES) and the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (III) of the University of Coimbra, by the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT) and the Centre for Geographical Studies (CEG) of the University of Lisbon and the University of Aveiro.

Bio note

Xavier Romão is a civil engineer and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).  He develops scientific activity in the area of risk assessment for multiple hazards and structural safety analysis in existing constructions, in particular for cultural heritage. He is one of the national representatives in the International Committee on Risk Preparedness of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and is a member of the management of the Portuguese Society of Seismic Engineering.