During the week of April 18-22, CUDRR+R hosted Professor Giulio Zuccaro and researcher Mattia Leone from the PLINIVS Study Centre for Hydrogeological, Volcanic and Seismic Engineering at the University of Naples Federerico II, in Italy.

Zuccaro and Leone made presentations on the activities of the PLINIVS Centre including both Seismic and Volcanic Risk Assessments as well as the first presentation of the Lunchtime Seminar Series at CUDRR+R with a presentation on “Resilience based design and disaster risk mitigation as opportunity for urban regeneration.” Going forward, CUDRR+R and PLINIVS will continue collaboration on joint research activities.