About the Author
Renzo Rosso has been Professor of Water Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano since 1986. He received a degree in hydraulic engineering from the University of Genoa in 1975 and has conducted research and taught at the National Research Council of Italy, the Universities of Genoa and Florence, the University of Foreigners of Perugia and Colorado State University. He is the author of several books and over one hundred refereed papers. His professional experience includes projects on mitigation of hydrological hazards and water system analysis, planning and design in Europe, Africa and South America.