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Civil Environmental and Architectural Engineering

Dr. Salvinelli joins the Mortenson Center after holding a researcher position at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Dr. Salvinelli earned his PhD in Geological Engineering from that institution in 2016.


  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy, 2007
  • M.S. in Engineering Management, University of Brescia, Italy, 2012
  • Ph.D. in Geological Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2016

Honors and Distinctions       

  • Distinguished thesis award: appropriate technologies for environmental management in developing countries. M.Sc. Thesis. CeTAmb - University of Brescia, Italy.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI)


  • Engineering for developing communities
  • Appropriate technologies and solutions
  • Integrated biosystems for sustainable development
  • Water-Energy-Land-Food-Climate Nexus