Department of Civil, Environmental and Architecture Engineering

Current Position
Associate Professor  at UNICA-DICAAR,
via Marengo 2, 09123 Cagliari (CA), Italy
Adjunct Senior Researcher at GEUS,
C.F. Møllers Allé 8, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
 
Nationality Italian
Date and Place of Birth  27/12/75, Ferrara (FE), Italy
Contact details
email: gvignoli@unica.it email: gv@geus.dk
office: +39 070 675 5160 office: +45 91 333 654
mobile: +39 340 4615649 mobile: +45 5 2727 5 99
 

 

Experience    
03/’17 –

Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.
(Dept. of Groundwater and Quaternary Geology Mapping)
• Adjunct Senior Researcher

Denmark
03/’17 –

Università di Cagliari.
(Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture)
• Associate Professor

Italy
09/’13 – 02/’17

 Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.
(Dept. of Groundwater and Quaternary Geology Mapping)
• Senior Researcher

Denmark
08/’12 – 09/’13

Aarhus University.
(Dept. of Geoscience)
• Postdoc
Focusing inversion of airborne electromagnetic data;
supervision of the project  AQUIM

Denmark – India
01/’11 – 08/’12

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.
(Earth Sciences Dept.)
• Assistant Professor
Courses:
Geophysical Inversion (grad);
Data Inversion in Geophysics (undergrad);
Summer Training (undergrad).

Saudi Arabia
01/’10 – 01/’11

Università di Padova.
(Geosciences Dept.)
• Contract Researcher
Estimation of S-wave velocity and attenuation via surface wave processing and inversion.
Supervisor: prof. G. Cassiani

Italy
01/’08 – 01/’10

Università di Padova.
(Geosciences Dept.)
• Postdoc
Lateral discontibuity localization and characterization by means of multi-offset phase analysis of surface waves.
Supervisor: prof. G. Cassiani

Italy
01/’06 – 01/’08

Università di Ferrara.
(Biology and Evolution Dept.)
• Postdoctoral fellowship within the project L.A.R.A. (Laboratory Network for Water)
Set-up of the laboratory for hydrogeophysical simulations.
Supervisor: prof. T. Nanni

Italy
01/’03 – 12/’05

Università di Ferrara.
(Earth Sciences Dept.)
• PhD
Thesis: Focusing inversion techniques. Theory and applications to traveltime tomography and electrical impedance tomography.
Supervisor: prof. G. Santarato

Italy
                06/’02

Università di Ferrara.
(Dip. di Fisica)
• Laurea in Fisica (indirizzo: Teorico)
Tesi: Inversione temporale e struttura degli Adroni.
Grade: 110/110.
Supervisors: prof. A. Drago and prof. L. Caneschi

Italy
 

 

Other research activities    
02/’10– 03/’10

Schlumberger. (Gatwick Technology Centre).
Visiting Scientist.
3D phase analysis for the estimation of S-wave velocity anisotropy

United Kingdom
10/’09 – 11/’09

Schlumberger. (Gatwick Technology Centre).
Visiting Scientist.
Statistical Multi-Offset Phase Analysis (sMOPA) of surface waves for an improved lateral discontinuity localization and characterization

United Kingdom
02/’05– 03/’05

CEMI – Consortium for Electromagnetic modeling and Inversion (Università dello Utah)
Visiting PhD.
Invited by prof. M. Zhdanov to complete the research started in 2003-2004.

United States
08/’03– 06/’04

CEMI – Consortium for Electromagnetic modeling and Inversion (University of Utah)
Visiting PhD.
Focused inversion of 3D time-of-flight data.

United States
 

 

Finanziamenti    
2015
Principal Investigator

Trilateral cooperation among Saudi Aramco, Stanford University and KFUPM. (SAR 120,000)
Microseismic and Geomechanical Characterizations of Shale Gas Reservoirs”.

Saudi Arabia-Denmark
2015-2019
Co-Principal Investigator

Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA)
(DKK 9,752,250)
Ground Water Development and Sustainable Agriculture” (GhanAqua)”. (Project n. 14-P02-GHA)

Ghana-Denmark
2014-2016
Investigator

Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation
(DKK 7,000,000)
ERGO – Effective High-Resolution Geological Modeling”

Denmark
2011-2012
Investigator

National Science Technology & Innovation Plan Grant
(SAR 890,700)
  KACST grant for the development of “A Prototype for Ultrasound Imaging of Geological Cores: Principles, Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation”. (Project n. 09-OIL766-04)

Arabia Saudita
2011-2012
Investigator

Research Groups Grant
(SAR 992,000)
  KFUPM grant concerning theReservoir Characterization by Active and Passive Seismic Integration”. (Project n. RCRG101004)

Arabia Saudita
2011-2012
Principal Investigator

Fast Track Research Grant
(SAR 45,100)
  KFUPM grant concerning theRayleigh-wave first mode isolation and inversion”. (Project n. SB101028)

Arabia Saudita
2005
Principal Investigator

ElecUsTo – ELECtrical and acoUStic TOmography
(€ 10,000)
  A technology transfer project, financed under an agreement between Math4Tech (Univ. of Ferrara), C.C.I.A.A. (Chamber of Commerce and Industry), and Elletipi s.r.l..

ElecUsTo is a study for a new structural approach to joint inversion of loosely connected data.

Italy
 

 

Associated Editor

Near Surface Geophysics

Reviewer

Geophysics / Journal of Applied Geophysics / Journal of African Earth Sciences / Geophysical Prospecting / Pure and Applied Geophysics / Near Surface Geophysics / Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology / Arabian Journal of Geosciences / Journal of Environmental & Engineering Geophysics / Mathematical Problems in Engineering

 
updated on 13/07/2017

 

 

 

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