Associate Professor (since February 2001) of Hydraulic Structures and Hydrology at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Firenze.
Since April 2013: Internationalization delegate of the School of Engineering Council.
Since February 2013: School of Engineering Council member; Quality Responsible, in the Italian ANVUR Self-evaluation, Periodic Evaluation and Accreditation System, of the degree courses in the field of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering.
Since March 2013: contact person of the Department for the International Cooperation and the Internationalization.
Since December 2012: Coordinator of the degree courses in “Environmental Engineering” (DM 270/04; DM 509/99). Quality Responsible EURACE® CRUI (Conference of Rectors of Italian Universities) of 1st cycle degree course in Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering and of 2ndcycle degree course in Environment and Territory Protection Engineering.
Since November 2012: Coordinator of the research project of UNIFI and the Italian Motorway Society for the technical and scientific support to the activities of the Environmental and Socio-economic Observatory of “Variante di Valico” (Motorway deviation between Bologna and Firenze).
Since October 2012: Coordinator of the Postgraduate Master Course on “Flood Risk”.
Since May 2012: Coordinator of a Tuscany Region Project (May 2012 – September 2013) on Drought definition and mitigation: from perception to communication of natural hazards, for the participation to the Seventh Framework Programme.
Since October 2011: Elected Member of the Administrative Council of European Society for Engineering Education – SEFI (Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs).
Since October 2010: Coordinator of the TEMPUS IV Joint Project (15.10.10 – 14.10.13) DEREL – Development of Environment and Resources Engineering Learning at the Ss Cyril Methodius University, Skopje (MK), University of Novi Sad (SRB) and Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL). EU Consortium partners are Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR), Tecnische Universitaet Wien (A), Ruhr Universitaet Bochum (D).
Since May 2010: International Relations Delegate of Civil Engineering Degree Courses.
Since September 2010: coordinator of the TEMPUS IV Joint Project (15.10.10 – 14.10.13) DEREL – Development of Environment and Resources Engineering Learning at the Ss Cyril Methodius University, Skopje (MK), University of Novi Sad (SRB) and Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL). EU Consortium partners are Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR), Tecnische Universitaet Wien (A), Ruhr Universitaet Bochum (D).
Since March 2009: vice-president of the Degree Course on Environment, Resources and Territory Engineering(DM 270/04).
Memberships: Italian Group of Hydraulics (contact person of University of Firenze 1997-2004). Associazione Idrotecnica Italiana; Association of American Geographers (AAG); European Geophysical Union (EGU); American Geophysical Union (AGU); International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR).Promoter of the Italian Hydrological Society (SII-HIS). She participates to the activity of CINID (Consorzio Interuniveristario per l’Idrologia) Interuniversity Consortium on Hydrology.