Prof. Roberto W. ROMEO


Tel.: +39 0722304295

Fax: +39 0722304260



Professore Associato di

Geologia Applicata (GEO/05)

Associate Professor of

Engineering Geology






Selected References

Borgatti L., Guerra C., Nesci O., Romeo R.W., Veneri F., Landuzzi A., Benedetti G., Marchi G., Lucente C. (2015). The 27 February 2014 San Leo landslide (northern Italy). Landslides, DOI 10.1007/s10346-015-0559-4

Romeo R.W. (2015). Paleoseismic and Fault Databases. In: The Contribution of Palaeoseismology to Seismic Hazard Assessment in Site Evaluation for Nuclear Installations, IAEA-TECDOC-1767, Wien. ISBN 978–92–0–105415–9.

Romeo R.W., Amoroso S., Facciorusso J., Lenti L., Madiai C., Martino S., Monaco P., Rinaldis D., Totani F. (2015). Soil Liquefaction During the Emilia, 2012 Seismic Sequence: Investigation and Analysis. In G. Lollino et al. (eds.), Engineering Geology for Society and Territory – Volume 5, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-09048-1_210, Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015, 1107-1110.

Martino S., Prestininzi A., Romeo R.W. (2014). Earthquake-induced ground failures in Italy from a reviewed database. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 14: 99-814, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-799-2014.

Romeo R.W. (2014). Seismic Risk Analysis of an Oil-Gas Storage Plant. In S. Klinkel et al. (Eds), Seismic Design of Industrial Facilities, DOI 10.1007/978-3-658-02810-7_2, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014, 17-26.

Bozzano F., Esposito C., Martini G., Martino S., Prestininzi A., Rinaldis D., Romeo R.W., Scarascia Mugnozza G. (2013). Earthquake-reactivated landslide scenarios in Southern Italy based on spectral-matching input analysis. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 11:1927–1948, DOI 10.1007/s10518-013-9477-9.

Gori U., Mari M., Romeo R.W. (2013). Alluvial Risk in the Coastal Plain of Pesaro City, Northern Marche (Italy). In: Y. Huang et al. (Eds), New Frontiers in Engineering Geology and the Environment, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31671-5_40, Spriger-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013.

Romeo R.W., Mari M., Pappafico G., Tiberi P., Gori U., Veneri F., Tonelli G., Paletta C. (2013). In: C. Margottini, P. Canuti, K. Sassa (Eds), Landslide Science and Practice, Vol. 5: Complex Environment, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 349-354.

Romeo R.W., Mari M., Pappafico G. (2013). A performance-based approach to landslide risk analysis and management. In: C. Margottini, P. Canuti, K. Sassa (Eds), Landslide Science and Practice, Vol. 7: Social and Economic Impact and Policies, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 91-95.

Fortunato C., Martino S., Prestininzi A., Romeo R.W. (2012). New release of the Italian catalogue of earthquake-induced ground failures (CEDIT). It. J. of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2012(2), 63-74 (1 map). DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2012-02.O-05

Romeo R.W. (2012). Emilia (Italy) M5.9 Earthquake on 20 May 2012: an unusual pattern of liquefaction. It. J. of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2012(2), 75-84. DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2012-02.O-06

Martino S., Prestininzi A., Romeo R.W. (2012). An upgrade of the Italian catalogue of earthquake-induced ground failures CEDIT. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, , 24-28 September 2012, Lisboa, Portugal, Paper No. 2419.

Gori U., Mari M., Paletta C. , Pappafico G. , Romeo R.W., Tiberi P., Tonelli G., Veneri F. (2011). Landslide hazard and risk scenarios in the basin of Cesano river (Marche Region, Italy). Proceedings International Conference EngeoPro, 6-8 September 2011, Moscow (Russia), 625-630. ISBN 978-5-903926-20-6

Lenti L., Martino S., Paciello A., Prestininzi A., Romeo R.W. (2011) Insights into the ground motion records of the Honshu (Japan) Earthquake of 11 March 2011. It. J. of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2011(1): 5-16, DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2011-01.O-01

Romeo R.W., Mari M., Floris M., Pappafico G., Gori U. (2011). An approach to join the spatial and temporal components of landslide susceptibility. It. J. of Engineering Geology and Environment, 2011(2), DOI: 10.4408/IJEGE.2011-02.O-04

Romeo R.W., Sposini G., Pugliese A., Caputo M. (2009). HAZARD LIKE NO OTHER: sensitività, testing, validation and optimization of manifold seismic hazard models of Italy. Boll. Geof. Teor. Appl., vol. 50(2), 157-178

Pasculli A., Pugliese A., Romeo R.W., Sanò T. (2008). The Uncertainty in the Local Seismic Response Analysis. American Institute of Physics, Conference Proceedings Vol. 1020, 321-328.

Romeo R.W., Napoleoni Q. (2008). Risk analysis of a critical facility threatened by seismic ground motions and collateral hazards. In: J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers, S. Leroueil (eds.), 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards: from causes to management. Université Laval, Québec. May 20-24, 2008, vol. 1, pp. 585-591, ISBN: 2-978-7637-8747-3.

Romeo R.W. (2007). La Risposta Sismica Locale per la Progettazione Strutturale. Monografie CISM, Printery Cism, Udine, 278 pp., ISBN: 978-88-85137-21-9.

Romeo R.W. (2007). Le azioni sismiche e le categorie di sottosuolo. Giornale di Geologia Applicata, 6, 65-80.

Romeo R.W., Jibson R.W., Pugliese A. (2007). A methodology for assessing earthquake-induced landslide risk. 1st North American Landslide Conference, June 3-8, 2007, Vail, CO (USA), AEG S.P. No. 23, pp. 867-875, ISBN: 978-0-975-4295-3-2.

Romeo R.W., Floris M., Veneri F. (2006). Area-scale landslide hazard and risk assessment. Environmental Geology, 51(1), 1-13.

Romeo R.W., Bisiccia C. (2006). Risk-oriented seismic microzoning study of an urban settlement. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 26(10), 899-908.

Romeo R.W. (2005). Earthquake hazard in Italy, 2001-2030. Natural Hazards, 36(3), 383-405.

Di Pasquale G., Orsini G., Romeo R.W. (2005). New Developments in Seismic Risk Assessment in Italy. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 3(1), 101-128.

Prestininzi A., Pugliese A., Romeo R.W. (2005). Proposed seismic classification of Italy and related actions. Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment. vol. 1(1), pp. 57-70 ISSN: 1825-6635.

Grisolia M., Romeo R.W., Franciosini A. (2005). Norme sismiche e progettazione geotecnica. Ingegneria Sismica. vol. 22(3), pp. 52-64 ISSN: 0393-1420.

Romeo R.W., Naso G. (2005). L’analisi della risposta sismica locale per il recupero urbanistico dei centri storici: l’esempio di Rosarno in provincia di Reggio Calabria. Ingegneria Sismica. vol. 22(3), pp. 26-35 ISSN: 0393-1420.

Bozzano F., Martino S., Naso G., Prestininzi A., Romeo R.W., Scarascia Mugnozza G. (2004). The Large Salcito Landslide Triggered by the 2002 Molise, Italy, Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra, 20(S1), 95-105.

Floris M., Mari M., Romeo R.W. & Gori U. (2004). Modelling of landslide-triggering factors- a case study in the Northern Apennines, Italy. In: Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences n. 104: Engineering Geology for Infrastructure Planning in Europe (Hack, Azzam, Charlier eds.), pp. 745-753; Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN: 3-540-21075-X.

Genevois R. & Romeo R.W. (2003). Probability of failure occurrence and recurrence in rock slopes stability analysis. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 3(1), 34-42.

Floris M., Prestininzi A., Romeo R., Tonelli G. & Veneri F. (2003). Evoluzione morfologica dell’area del Sasso di Urbino e analisi delle condizioni di stabilità. Quaderni di Geologia Applicata, serie AIGA, 2(1), 51-68.

De Sortis A., Di Pasquale G. & Romeo R.W. (2002). Cost/benefit analysis and comparison between the Eurocode 8 and the Italian seismic code with different seismic classifications. 12th Eur. Conf. on Earthq. Engrg., London, September 2002.

Mancini B., Martino S., Prestininzi A., Rischia I. & Romeo R. (2001). Studio delle condizioni di stabilità dei versanti a seguito di forti terremoti: applicazione ad un’area tipica dell’Appennino centrale. Mem. Soc. Geol. It., 56, 83-98.

Di Pasquale G., Orsini G. & Romeo R.W. (2001). Remarks on seismic risk practice for buildings and population in Italy. Indo-Italian Workshop on “Seismic Risk Evaluation techniques and data analysis”, NGRI – Hyderabad (India), March 2-11, 2001.

Romeo R. & Pugliese A. (2000). Seismicity, Seismotectonics and Seismic Hazard of Italy. Engineering Geology, 55(4), 241-266.

Romeo R. (2000). Seismically-induced landslide displacements: a predictive model. Engineering Geology, 58(3-4), 337-351.

Prestininzi A. & Romeo R. (2000). Earthquake-Induced Ground Failures in Italy. Engineering Geology, 58(3-4), 387-397.

Romeo R. & Prestininzi A. (2000). Probabilistic versus deterministic seismic hazard analysis: an integrated approach for siting problems. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 20(1-4), 75-84.

Romeo R., Paciello A. & Rinaldis D. (2000). Seismic hazard maps of Italy including site effects. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 20(1-4), 85-92.

Paciello A., Rinaldis R. & Romeo R. (2000). Incorporating ground motion parameters related to earthquake damage into seismic hazard analysis. Proceedings 6th International Conference on Seismic Zonation, Palm Spring, CA, November 12-15, 2000.

Di Pasquale G., Orsini G. & Romeo R. (2000). Sensitivity analysis in seismic risk assessment. Proceedings 6th International Conference on Seismic Zonation, Palm Spring, CA, November 12-15, 2000.

Pergalani F., Romeo R.W., Luzi L., Petrini V., Pugliese A., Sanò T. (1999). Seismic microzoning of the area struck by umbria-marche (central Italy) Ms 5.9 earthquake of the 26 September 1997. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 18(4), 279-296.