This PhD Programme aims to analyse the main risks associated to several natural hazards which are more common or of greater importance. It involves a partnership between four universities (IST- University of Lisbon, FEUP- University of Porto, University of Minho and University of Aveiro), the National Laboratory of Civil Engineering (LNEC) and a research unit within IST (CERIS-ICIST).
- Conduct hazard assessment;
- Perform vulnerability analysis of the several infrastructures, including the interdependence effects;
- Propose and prioritize solutions and techniques for the strengthening and rehabilitation of infrastructures to reduce their vulnerability;
- Contribute to define prevention and preparedness policies and measures aiming at the enhancement of socio-economic resilience.