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UASR Webinars 2021 on "Security for Society"
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Politecnico di Milano, within the framework of the University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), is organizing a series of monthly webinars exploring the theme “Security for Society”.

The webinars are intended as 2-hour meetings, during which a group of international experts from UASR universities will share their research advancements and answer to questions from their colleagues and the audience.

The concept “Security for Society” is approached from a holistic point of view focusing on: environment, water, land, infrastructure.

The webinars are held in English through Microsoft Teams and everybody from UASR community is invited to participate.


Environment Security (Wednesday 24 February 2021, from 9.00am to 11.00am CET)

M. Grosso, Politecnico di Milano
From the treatment of waste to the management of resources: approaching the circular economy

S. Saponaro, Politecnico di Milano
Sustainability in the remediation of contaminated sites: evaluation at a preliminary stage

G. Lonati, Politecnico di Milano
Air quality management perspectives in urban areas

L. Vangelista, Nazarbayev University
Viral threats detection and surveillance

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Water Security (Wednesday 31 March 2021, from 9.00am to 11.00am CET)

D. Bocchiola, Politecnico di Milano
Water management in high altitude, melt driven catchments in the era of climate change: theory and examples from Europe and central Asia

K. Duskaev, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Climate change impacts on water resources management in Kazakhstan

C. Corbari, Politecnico di Milano
Water and food security: the role of smart irrigation modelling and monitoring

M.M. Afifi, Benha University
resources management in Egypt: assessment and recommendation

M.A. Brovelli, Politecnico di Milano
Ensure availability and sustainability of water for all: SIMILE, a geospatial enabler of a sustainable development goal

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Land Security (Wednesday 28 April 2021, from 9.00am to 11.00am CET)

D. Molinari, Politecnico di Milano
Water-land-people relationship: protecting 20 million people by state-of-the-art flood risk mapping in the largest Italian basin

G. Ravazzani, Politecnico di Milano
Warning system for flood risk mitigation: the Milan case study

Zhen-Yu Yin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hydro-mechanical modeling of granular soils considering internal erosion

M. Cremonesi, Politecnico di Milano
Numerical simulation of landslide runouts impinging in water reservoirs. Application to the Vajont disaster

S. Rogobete, West University of Timisoara

Religion and existential security: a possible theoretical mapping of a complex territory

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Infrastructure Security (Wednesday 26 May 2021, from 9.00am to 11.00am CET)

F. Biondini, Politecnico di Milano
Life-cycle reliability, resilience, and risk of bridges and infrastructure networks under climate change

Haohui Xin, Xi’an Jiaotong University
Multiscale simulation on innovative materials and components towards bridge engineering application

L. Ferrara, Politecnico di Milano
The role of advanced cement based materials with enhanced durability to face the current societal and economical challenges

You Dong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Performance-based multiple hazards engineering incorporating climate change effects

G. Bolzon, Politecnico di Milano
Diagnostic analysis of infrastructures for energy production and transportation

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For more information, you can also access https://www.eventi.polimi.it/?lang=en

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