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Confirmed Assistant Professor
Professore Aggregato a.a. 2021/2022

Member of Interdepartmental Center (R3C - Responsible Risk Resilience Centre)

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Dr. Alessandro Pezzoli has a Master Degree in Civil Engineering – Hydraulic Option (Politenico di Torino - Italy) and a PhD in Meteorology and Oceanography (Université de Toulon - France). He is Senior Lecturer (Adjunct Professor) in Weather Risk Management for the MBA in Environmental Economics and in Meteo-Hydrology Risk Assessment for the MSc in Geography and Regional Development of the University of Turin. He has a large expertise in Applied Meteorology and Applied Climatology considering its research about the analysis of the adaptation’s strategies to natural hazards generated by the extreme weather situations. He participated in different research’s programs among which it remembers the “Rede Litoral Project” (Analysis of the Climate Change effect in the Sao Paolo area and Santos coastal zone - Brazil), “Prometeo Project” (analysis of the Climate Change effect in the urban area of Guayaquil – Ecuador), COOPI-Chaco Paraguayan (analysis of the Climate Change effect on the drought’s patterns in the Chaco Paraguayan – Paraguay), UniCoo – Etiopia (analysis of the gender effect on the water’s use in the Ethiopia face to Climate Change effect), Anadia 2 in Niger (analysis of the flood security related to food security around Sirba river) and One Health in Kenya. He is Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation (AFRIN), Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS), and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS).

(Area 0004 - Scienze della terra)
Identifiers ORCID: 0000-0001-6729-2579
Research topics Human Bio-Climatology and Bio-Meteorology (R.U.HBioMet): analysis of the impact of Climate Change on Human Health and Tourism
Skills and keywords

ERC sectors

PE10_3 - Climatology and climate change PE10_2 - Meteorology, atmospheric physics and dynamics PE10_8 - Oceanography (physical, chemical, biological, geological) PE10_13 - Physical geography


Goal 13: Climate action Goal 14: Life below water Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Applied meteorology Bioclimatology Biometeorology Climate change
Scientific responsibilities and other assignments


  • Fellow - Royal Meteorological Society, Regno Unito (2018-)
    Fellow of Royal Meteorological Society (FRMetS)
  • Fellow - Royal Geographical Society, Regno Unito (2014-)
    Fellow of Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
  • Fellow - Royal Institute of Navigation, Regno Unito (2002-)
    Associate Fellow of Royal Institute of Navigation (AFRIN)

Editorial boards

  • CLIMATE (2013-), Director


  • 2013 Hydrology, Ocean and Atmosphere Conference (HAOC2013), Program chair

Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Professore a contratto at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (1/6/2015-30/6/2016)
  • Ricercatore at Universidade de São Paulo, USP (15/5/2011-1/5/2014)

Research networks