Funded Projects

Selected European Union Projects

SERA: Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research Infrastructure Alliance for Europe. (Grant No: 730900)
Planned Duration: 36 months
Consortium: 21 participants.
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Total Funding: € 10,000,000 EURO

XP-RESILIENCE: Extreme loading analysis of petrochemical plants and design of metamaterial-based shields for enhanced resilience. (Grant No: 721816)
Planned Duration: 48 months
Consortium: 8 European universities and 7 private companies.
Co-ordinator and PI: Oreste S. Bursi
Total Funding: € 3,393,812 EURO

INDUSE-2-SAFETY: Component fragility evaluation, seismic safety assessment and design of petrochemical plants under design-basis and beyond-design-basis accident conditions. (Grant No: RFS-PR-13056)
Planned Duration: 2013-2016 (36 months)
Consortium: 9 European universities and industries.
Co-ordinator and PI: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 1,713,842 EURO

SEQBRI: Performance-based earthquake engineering analysis of short-medium span steel-concrete composite bridges (Contract RFSR-CT 2012-00032).
Planned Duration: 2012-2015 (36 months)
Consortium: 6 European universities and industries.
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi.
Budget: € 1,401,959 

SERIES: Seismic Engineering Research Infrastructures for European Synergies (Grant No: 227887, FP7/2007-2003). 
Duration: 2009-2013 (48 months). 
Consortium: 23 European universities and industries
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi.
Total Funding: € 9,723,659

INDUSE: Structural safety of industrial steel tanks, pressure vessels and piping systems under seismic loading (Grant No: RFSR-CT-2009-00022)
Duration: 2009 – 2012 (36 months) 
Consortium: 8 European universities and industries.
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 1,790,383

HITUBES: Design and integrity assessment of high strength tubular structures for extreme loading condition (Grant Agreement RFSR-CT-2008-00035).
Duration: 2008 – 2012 (42 months) 
Consortium: 7 European universities and industries
Co-ordinator and PI: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 1432497

ATTEL: Performance-based approaches for high strength tubular columns and connections under earthquake and fire loadings (Grant Agreement RFSR-CT-2008-00037).
Duration: 2008-2012 (42 months)
Consortium: 5 European universities and industries
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 1773060

Selected National Projects

RELUIS: Information systems & laboratories integration & data collection
Planned Duration: 2014-2017 (36 months)
Consortium: 4 universities
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 20,000

RELUIS Theme AT-3: Technologies for monitoring and emergency management.
Duration: 2010-2013 (36 months)
Consortium: 4 universities 
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 60,000

NOMI-PAT: Design of devices for vibration reduction and structural health monitoring of a foot- cycle-bridge on the Adige River.
Duration: 2009-2011 (24 months)
Principal Investigator: Oreste S. Bursi
Budget: € 70,000