NomeMirko
CognomeFrancioni
Telefono Ufficio055 9119431
Membership
AIGA - Associazione Italiana Geologia Applicata e Ambientale

Lingue Conosciute
Languages:

- Italian: Mother Tongue
- English

Conoscenze Informatiche
Computer Skills:

- Microsoft Windows operating system
- Linux operating system
- Geological SW: Rhinoceros, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, ESRI Arcgis, Leica Erdas Imagine, Leica Cyclone, Leica Geo Office, Rocscience software (RocPlane, Swedge, Dips, RocFall), Itasca software (Udec, 3Dec, Flac), ZMap, ZScan


Titoli di Studio e Corsi di Specializzazione
Education:

- Masters of Science cum laude in Applied Geology / Engineering Geology (Sep. 2006 - April 2009). University of Siena, Centre for GeoTechnologies. Thesis Title: Stability analysis of “Grotta Delle Felci” cliff (Capri Island, Italy): structural, engineering–geological, photogrammetric surveys and laser scanning.
- Bachelors degree in Geology (Sep. 2002-July 2006). University of Camerino, Earth Sciences Department. Thesis Title: Geomorphological evolution of the Fiastra River and anthropic impact: reflections about recently transformations of physics environmental.


Qualifica
Present Position:

- Sept 2009 - Sept 2013: PhD Candidate (grant holder): New technologies for rock slopes stability analysis. Earth Sciences Department and Centre for GeoTechnologies, University of Siena (IT)


Curriculum Accademico
Academic experiences:

- June 2012: Lecture of Short course “Introduction to the use of distinct element code for the analysis of rocky slope”. Centre for GeoTechnologies, University of Siena, San Giovanni Valdarno, Arezzo.
- 2012: Co-supervisor of Master of Science Thesis. Candidate: Marco Casella:
- English Title: “Distinct element methods for the stability analysis of rock slopes and underground quarries"
- 2012: Co-supervisor of Master of Science Thesis. Candidate: Claudio Vanneschi:
English Title: “The role of digital terrestrial photogrammetry in the stability analysis or rock slope with distinct element methods”
- September 2011: Lecture of IFTS (Tuscany region) course “GPS: Applications And Uses”. Centre for GeoTechnologies, University of Siena, San Giovanni Valdarno, Arezzo.
- 2011: Co-supervisor of Master of Science Thesis. Candidate Sebastien Litrico:
English Title: “Integrated use of geomatic techniques for the study of rock slopes. The case of Granolesa quarry (Monte Altissimo, Lucca)"
- 2010: Co-supervisor of Master of Science Thesis. Candidate: Fabrizio Ortolano:
English Title: “Photogrammetry and laser scanning for analyzing slope stability along the Domodossola–Iselle railway”
- 2010: Co-supervisor of Master of Science Thesis. Candidate: Emilio Machetti:
English Title: “Laser scanning and distinct element methods for the analysis of the open pits in the Apuan Alps”



Curriculum Professionale
Work Experience:

- Menci Software: Arezzo, Italy (Apr. – Aug. 2009). Technical and commercial support in Aerial, Close Range and Satellite Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning and Cartography mapping.
- Helix Studio Associati, Macerata, Italy (Feb. - May 2006). Internship: Geological and Geomorphological study of the Fiastra River, study of transformation of physics environmental of Fiatra River from 1950 to 2001, develop of thematic cartographic of Fiastra Basin.


Principali Attività Svolte
Research experiences:

- September 2012 – May 2013: Visiting PhD Student at Simon Fraser University (Canada).
Topic: Numerical modelling and remote sensing application to open pits.
Host supervisor: Prof. Doug Stead.
- 2011 to now: National Research Project (PRIN) titled: “Analysis and monitoring of rocky unstable slopes and open pits by the integration of geomatic technologies and numerical modelling. (Carrara marble district, Italy).
- July to August 2012: Terrestrial laser scanning in the “Faniello” underground quarry (Carrara marble discrict – Italy). Consulting agreement between the TREELLE SNC and the University of Siena.
- 2009 to 2012: Use of laser scanning and photogrammetric techniques for geologic-topographic surveys and monitoring of marble quarry walls (Carrara marble district). Consulting agreement between the Tuscany Region, Operative Unit of Mining Engineering (U.O.I.M.) AUSL 1 Carrara, and the University of Siena.
- November to December, 2011: Topographic and Geological map of Lemen area, Ethiopia. Partnership between La Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Siena.
- November to December, 2010 November: Geological map of Melka Kunture Palaeolithic site, Ethiopia. Partnership between La Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Siena.
- May to November 2010: Feasibility study for the excavation of an underground quarry in the Altissimo Mount (Apuan Alps) and stability analysis of the slope overhanging the “Granolesa querry” by the use terrestrial LiDAR and photogrammetry. Consulting agreement between the Henraux S.p.a. and the University of Siena.
- September 2009 to May 2010: Stability analysis of the slope over the railroad line Domodossola – Iselle (km 7+800): geological, structural, geo-mechanical, photogrammetric survey and laser scanning. Consulting agreement between Italian Geotechnical Studio (SGI) and the University of Siena.
- July 2008 to April 2009: Stability analysis of “Grotta delle Felci” cliff (Capri Island, Italy): structural, engineering–geological photogrammetric surveys and laser scanning. Consulting agreement between Italian Sarno Catchment Authority and the University of Siena.


Pubblicazioni
- Francioni M., Riccardo S. and Stead D.: The importance of rock slope geometry on the stability of quarry slopes: an integrated remote sensing-distinct element approach. Submitted to "Engineering Geology".
- Salvini R. and Francioni M. (2013): Geomatics for slope stability and rock fall runout analysis: a case study along the alta tambura road in the apuan alps (tuscany, italy). Accepted for publication to "Italian journal of Engineering Geology"
- Salvini R., Francioni M., Riccucci S., Bonciani F. and Callegari I. (2012): Photogrammetry and laser scanning for analysing slope stability and rock fall runout along the Domodossola-Iselle railway, the Italian Alps. Geomorphology, 185, 110-122.
- Salvini R., Riccucci S. and Francioni M. (2012): Topographic and geological mapping in Melka Kunture prehistoric area (Ethiopia). Journal of Maps. Volume 8, Number 2, Pages 169-175, ISSN: 1744-5647. Doi: 10.1080/17445647.2012.680779.
- Firpo G., Salvini R., Francioni M. and Ranjith P.G. (2011): Use of Digital Terrestrial Photogrammetry in rocky slope stability analysis by Distinct Elements Numerical Methods. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 48 (7) , pp. 1045-1054.
- Salvini R., Francioni M., Fantozzi P.L., Riccucci S., Bonciani F. and Mancini S. (2011): Stability analysis of “Grotta delle Felci” Cliff (Capri Island, Italy): structural, engineering–geological, photogrammetric surveys and laser scanning. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 70 (4) , pp. 549-557
- Salvini R., Francioni M., Riccucci S. and Fantozzi P.L (2010): Rock slope stability and runout analysis for geological risk mapping in the Marina Piccola bay (Capri Island, Italy). International Conference “Mountain Risks: Bringing Science to Society”. 24 - 26 November 2010, Firenze, Italy, 249-253.

Congresses Proceedings:

- Francioni M, Girgenti C. and Vanneschi C. (2013): Underground quarrying industry and terrestrial laser scanning. Proceedings to IX Convegno Giovani Ricercatori di Geologia Applicata. Napoli, Italy, 14th – 15h February 2013.
- Salvini R., Francioni M. and Riccucci S. (2012):The accuracy assessment of geomatics data used in rock slope stability analysis. Proceedings to the 7ThEUROGEO. European Congress on Regional GEOscientific Cartography and Information Systems, Bologna, Italy, 12th-14th June 2012. Volume I, 105-106.
- Salvini R., Francioni M. and Riccucci S. (2012): “Cone method” and 2D simulation for rock fall risk assessment in the Marina Piccola bay (Capri island Italy). Proceedings to the 4Th International Symposium Mediterranean Costal Monitoring: problems and measuring techniques. Livorno, Italy, 12th - 14th June 2012.
- Salvini R., Francioni M. and Palombella M. (2012): Radargrammetry and SAR interferometryfor DEM generation in the area of Siwa (Egypt): validation and data fusion. Workshop AO COSMO-SkyMed. Roma, 27th – 28th March, 2012.
- Salvini R., Francioni M. and Riccucci S. (2012): Il rilievo geostrutturale dei fronti rocciosi: confronto tra accuratezze di dati provenienti da Fotogrammetria Digitale Terrestre e Laser Scanning. Atti del 4° Congresso Nazionale AIGA – Facoltà di Ingegneria, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Perugia, 6-7 Febbraio 2012, 211-212.
- Francioni M., Salvini R., Riccucci S. and Litrico S. (2011): Geomatic and Distinct Elements Numerical Methods for analyzing the stability of a rock slope in the Apuan Alps marble district (Italy). Geoitalia 2011, VIII Forum Italiano di Scienze della Terra, Torino, Italy, 19-23 September 2011. Epitiome, Volume 4, 2011, p.41, ISSN 1972-1552
- Riccucci S., Salvini R., Francioni M. and Scognetti A. (2011): Terrestrial Laser Scanning in the Apuan Alps marble district (Italy): multitemporal morphometric analysis of a quarry. Geoitalia 2011, VIII Forum Italiano di Scienze della Terra, Torino, Italy, 19-23 September 2011. Epitiome, Volume 4, 2011, p.266, ISSN 1972-1552
- Salvini R., Francioni M., Riccucci S. and Salvi M.C. (2011): Topographic mapping and geological study of Melka Kunture palaeolithic site. 3rd East African Association For Palaeoanthropology And Palaeontology (EAAPP) Conference. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 8-12 August 2011
- Francioni M., Salvini R., Riccucci S. and Machetti E. (2010): Tecnologie geomatiche per l'analisi di stabilità dei fronti rocciosi tramite modellazione numerica ad elementi distinti. 14° Conferenza Nazionale ASITA, 9-12 November 2010, Brescia (IT). pp. II:1025-1030.
- Riccucci S., Salvini R., Francioni M. and Scognetti A. (2010): La tecnologia Laser Scanning per l'analisi morfologica multitemporale delle aree estrattive: moderne metodologie topografiche a servizio dell'analisi di stabilità. 14° Conferenza Nazionale ASITA, 9-12 November 2010, Brescia (IT). pp. II:1503-1508.
- Carmignani L., Conti P., Massa G., Disperati L., Salvini R., Mancini S., Lorenzoni V., Colonna T., Guastaldi E., Trotta M., Riccucci S., Francioni M. & Martinelli L.(2010): Underground marble quarrying in the Alpi Apuane, M.te Altissimo. 85° Congresso Nazionale della Società Geologica Italiana - L'Appennino nella geologia del Mediterraneo Centrale - Pisa (IT), 6-8 September 2010.
- Riccucci S., Salvini R., Francioni M. & Machetti E. (2010): Application of distinct elements methods for rocky slope stability analysis in the Carrara Marble District (Apuan Alps). 85° Congresso Nazionale della Società Geologica Italiana - L'Appennino nella geologia del Mediterraneo Centrale - Pisa (IT), 6-8 September 2010.
- Salvini R., Francioni M. & Riccucci S. (2010): Slope stability analysis and rock fall simulation for the assessment of geological risk of a railroad line. 85° Congresso Nazionale della Società Geologica Italiana - L'Appennino nella geologia del Mediterraneo Centrale - Pisa (IT), 6-8 September 2010.
- Francioni M., Salvini R, Riccucci S., Guastaldi E., Ortolano F., Bonciani F., Callegari I., and Fantozzi P.L. (2010): Rockfall trajectory modelling by the integration of Digital Terrestrial Photogrammetry, Laser Scanning and GIS. Poster Session. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 May 2010 (Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol 12, EGU2010-13900-1, 2010).
- Riccucci S., Salvini R., and Francioni M. (2010): Laser Scanning for the definition of high resolution topography in the Apuan Alps (IT) marble district. EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 May 2010 (Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol 12, EGU2010-14430, 2010).
- Salvini R., Aiello E., Bonciani F., Cannata G., Carmignani L., Fantozzi P.L., Firpo G., Francioni M., Guerriero A., Mancini S., Paolini P., Riccucci S. (2009): Analisi di stabilità della falesia di Grotta delle Felci (Isola di Capri): integrazione tra rilievo geologico–strutturale, geo-meccanico, fotogrammetrico e laser scanner. Rendiconti online Soc. Geol. It., Vol.6: Atti del 3° Congresso Nazionale AIGA - Centro di GeoTecnologie, Università degli Studi di Siena, San Giovanni Valdarno (AR, ITALY), 25-27 February 2009, 415.
- Salvini R., Fantozzi P.L., Riccucci S., Francioni M. (2009): Integrazione tra tecniche di Fotogrammetria Digitale Terrestre e Laser Scanning per la caratterizzazione dei volumi di roccia instabili. Rendiconti online Soc. Geol. It., Vol.6: Atti del 3° Congresso Nazionale AIGA - Centro di GeoTecnologie, Università degli Studi di Siena, San Giovanni Valdarno (AR, ITALY), 25-27 February 2009, 417


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