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Versione in lingua ingleseProf. Orazio GIUSTOLISI PhD

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Full Professor of Management of Hydraulic Systems
Technical University of Bari
Engineering Faculty of Taranto
Viale del Turismo n. 8   —   74100 - TARANTO ITALY
e-mail: o.giustolisi@poliba.it - oraziogiustolisi@libero.it
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Personal data and education

Born in Matera July 8th 1963.

1989 - Degree in Civil Engineering cum laude , University of Bari - Italy.

1995 - PhD in Hydraulic Engineering. University of Naples “Federico II” - Italy.

Employment History

1995 - 2000: Research Fellow, Engineering Faculty of Taranto, Technical University of Bari - Italy.

2001 - 2003: Associate Professor, Engineering Faculty of Taranto, Technical University of Bari - Italy.

2004 - present: Full Professor, Engineering Faculty of Taranto, Technical University of Bari - Italy.

2006 - present: Dean of the Engineering Faculty of Taranto, Technical University of Bari - Italy.

2006 - present: Member of the Academic Council of the Technical University of Bari - Italy.

Recent scientific activity

Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Hydroinformatics.

Member of the International Scientific Committee for the International Conferences on Hydroinformatics.

Member of the International Scientific Committee for Computing and Control for the Water Industry Conferences.

Reviewer for the Journal of Hydroinformatics. IWA-IAHR.

Reviewer for the Hydrological Science Journal, IAHS.

Reviewer for the Water Management Journal, ICE.

Reviewer for the Journal of Water Planning and Management, ASCE.

Research Interest

1. Unsteady state flow in water distribution systems

• Experimental tests on safety facilities

• Modelling of unsteady state flow

• Modelling of cavitation phenomena

2. Modelling of environmental systems

• Input-Output Dynamical Neural Networks (IODNN)

• Support Vector Machines (SVM)

• Genetic Programming (GP)

• Evolutionary Polynomial Regression (EPR)

3. Management and planning of Water Distribution Systems

• Simulations models

• Rehabilitation

• Optimal and Robust Design

• Sampling Design and Calibration

• Reliability Analysis

• Leakage Analysis

• Modelling Performance Indicators

• Decision Support Systems

4. Friction factor in pipes with internal artificial macro roughness

• Experimental tests

• Scientific knowledge discovery from data

Recently developed Algorithms and Software (MATLAB environment)

•     Evolutionary Polynomial Regression (EPR)

•     Input-Output Artificial Neural Networks (IODNN)

•     Water distribution network structural design/rehabilitation and reliability/leakage analysis (WDSTOOL)

•     Multi-objective and Single-objective Genetic Algorithms (OPTIMOGA)

•     Automatic Design of Input-Output Artificial Neural Networks (MO-ANNs)

•     Automatic Design of Support Vector Machines (MO-SVM)

Funded projects

  • “Innovative Systems and the Boundary Problem (ISBP)” - STREP under NEST Pathfinder, Cultural Dynamics [Nest-2005-Path-4]. (2006-2008)
  • “Multi-objective evolutionary optimization and data-driven techniques for water system management” - Internationalization of the Italian University system: Interlink - MIUR. (2006-2008)
  • “Optimization of information-intensive processes: applications to the ICT and environment sectors” - Regione Puglia, Progetti Esplorativi. (2007)
  • UKWIR: guide research on “Modelling Performance Indicators for Sewer systems using Evolutionary Computing” jointly with Ewan Group ltd. (2006)
  • Anglian Water (UK): Performance modelling of wastewater assets. (2006-2007)
  • Anglian Water (UK): Performance modelling of clean water assets. (2006-2007)
  • Consultancy in Life EU project: Actions for Systemic Aquifer Protection - Implementation and demonstration of a Protocol to scale down groundwater vulnerability to pollution due to overexploitation. (2006-2008).
  • Yorkshire Waters (UK): Asset risk modelling and Procedure for Performance Indicator modelling.

Recent Papers (2004 -)

Journal papers in preparation

  1. Giustolisi, O., Kapelan, Z., Savic, D.A., (2006). “Extended period simulation based leakage analysis in deteriorating water distribution systems. ” J. Hydr. Eng,, in preparation.
  2. Giustolisi, O., Kapelan, Z., Savic, D.A., (2006). “Extended period simulation analysis considering mechanical failure and demand uncertainty. ” J. Water Resour. Plan. and Manage., in preparation.
  3. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Colombo, A., (2006). “Multi-Objective Robust Design of Water Distribution Networks.” J. Water Resour. Plan. and Manage., in preparation.
  4. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., (2006). “Head-driven simulation models for water distribution networks.” J. Civil Comp., in preparation.
  5. Giustolisi, O., Berardi, L., (2006). “Prioritizing pipe substitution considering multiple objective” J. Water Resour. Plan. and Manage., in preparation.

Journal papers submitted

  1. Giustolisi, O., Kapelan, Z., Savic, D.A., (2006). “An algorithm for automatic detection of topological changes in water distribution networks.” J. Hydr. Eng,, Submitted for publication.
  2. Giustolisi, O., Kapelan, Z., Berardi, L., Savic, D.A., (2005), “Clean and waste waters system performance indicators”, Journal American Water Works Association, AWWA, USA. Submitted for publication.
  3. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Piro, P. and Frega, F., (2005), “Modelling rainfall-runoff by evolutionary strategy”, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, ASCE, USA. Submitted for publication.
  4. Berardi, L., Kapelan, Z., Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., (2006), “Assessment of performance indicators for water systems”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA-IAHR,UK. ISSN 1464-7141. Submitted for publication.
  5. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., Laucelli, D., (2005), “Experimental determination of friction factor for corrugated drainage pipes”, Water Management Journal, ICE, UK. Submitted for publication. ISSN 1741-7589.

Journal papers accepted or in press

  1. Perchiazzi, G., Giuliani, R., Vena1, A., Giustolisi, O., Vetruccio, T., Fiore T., Hedenstierna, G., (2005), “Robustness of two different methods of monitoring respiratory system compliance during mechanical ventilation”, Methods of Information in Medicine. Accepted for Publication.
  2. Doglioni, A., Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., Webb, B.W., (2006), “An Evolutionary Approach to Stream Temperature Analysis”, Hydrological Processes. Accepted for Publication.
  3. Laucelli, D., Babovic, V., Kejizer, M., Giustolisi, O., (2007), “Ensemble Modelling by Bootstrap technique”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA-IAHR,UK, No.2, Vo.7. In press. ISSN 1464-7141.
  4. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., Savic, D.A., Webb, B., (2006), “A multi-model approach to analysis of environmental phenomena”, special issue “Complexity and Integrated Resources Management ” of Environmental Modelling & Software Journal, Elsevier Science, Netherlands, in press. ISSN 1420-2026, online 3rd April 2006.

Journal papers printed

  1. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Savic, D.A., (2006), “Development of rehabilitation plans for water mains replacement considering risk and cost-benefit assessment”, J. of Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Taylor & Francis, UK, No.3, Vo.23, pp. 175-190. ISSN 1028-6608.
  2. Giustolisi, O., Simeone, V., (2006), “Multi-Objective strategy in artificial neural network Construction”, Hydrological Sciences Journal, IAHS Press CEH Wallingford, UK, No.3, Vo.51, pp. 502-523. ISSN 0262-6667.
  3. Savic, D.A., Giustolisi, O., Berardi, L., Shepherd, W., Djordjevic, S., Saul, A. (2006), “Sewers Failure Analysis Using Evolutionary Computing”, Water Management Journal, ICE, UK, No.2, Vo.159, pp. 111-118. ISSN 1741-7589.
  4. Giustolisi, O., (2006), “Using multi-objective genetic algorithm for SVM construction”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA-IAHR Publishing, UK, No.2, Vo.8, pp. 125-139. ISSN 1464-7141.
  5. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., (2006), “A Symbolic Data-driven Technique Based on Evolutionary Polynomial Regression”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA-IAHR Publishing, UK, No.3, Vo.8, pp. 207-222. ISSN 1464-7141.
  6. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., (2005), “Increasing Generalisation of Input-Output Artificial Neural Networks in Rainfall-Runoff Modelling”, Hydrological Sciences Journal, IAHS Press CEH Wallingford, UK, No.3, Vo.50, pp. 439-457. ISSN 0262-6667.
  7. Giustolisi, O., (2004), “Using genetic programming to determine Chèzy resistance coefficient in corrugated channels”, Journal of Hydroinformatics, IWA-IAHR Publishing, UK, No.3, Vo.6, pp.157-173. ISSN 1464-7141.
  8. Giustolisi, O., (2004), “Sparse solution in training artificial neural network”, NeuroComputing, Elsevier Science, Netherlands, Vo.56C, pp.284-304, ISSN 0925-2312, online 4th December 2003.

International Book/Proceedings

  1. Kapelan, Z., Savic, D., Giustolisi, O., Berardi, L., (2006), “Development of water and wastewater pipe failure prediction models using EPR”, Proc. 14, Savetovanje DHI, Novi Sad, Serbia, 13-15 Nov 2006, CD-ROM edition, (in Serbian).
  2. Laucelli, D., Colombo A.F., Giustolisi, O., (2006) “Multi-Objective design of artificial neural networks: pipe failure analysis”, 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2006, Nice, France, P. Gourbesville, J. Cunge, V. Guinot & S.Y. Liong (Eds), Research Publishing, Vol. 1, pp 733-740, ISBN 81-903170-1-6.
  3. Berardi, L., Kapelan, Z., Savic, D.A., Giustolisi, O., (2006), “Modelling sewer performance indicators”, 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2006, Nice, France, P. Gourbesville, J. Cunge, V. Guinot & S.Y. Liong (Eds), Research Publishing, Vol. 4, pp 2829-2836, ISBN 81-903170-1-6.
  4. Giustolisi, O., Kapelan, Z., Savic, D.A., (2006), “Multi-objective Evolutionary Polynomial Regression”, 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2006, Nice, France, P. Gourbesville, J. Cunge, V. Guinot & S.Y. Liong (Eds), Research Publishing, Vol. 1, pp 725-732, ISBN 81-903170-1-6.
  5. Mancarella, D., Doglioni, A., Simeone, V., Giustolisi, O., (2006), “Seeking scientific knowledge from environmental time series data”, 7th International Conference on Hydroinformatics, HIC 2006, Nice, France, P. Gourbesville, J. Cunge, V. Guinot & S.Y. Liong (Eds), Research Publishing, Vol. 2, pp 1407-1414, ISBN 81-903170-1-6.
  6. Berardi, L., Savic, D.A., Giustolisi, O., (2005), “Investigation of burst-prediction formulas for water distribution systems by evolutionary computing”, in Computer and Control in Water Industry (CCWI), Vo.2, pp. 275-280, ISBN 09 5391 403 8
  7. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Savic, D.A., (2005), “A decision support framework for short-time planning of rehabilitation”, in Computer and Control in Water Industry (CCWI), Vo.1, pp. 39-44, ISBN 09 5391 402 X
  8. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., (2005), “Water Distribution Systems analysis”, in Computer and Control in Water Industry (CCWI), Vo.1, pp. 51-56, ISBN 09 5391 402 X
  9. Giustolisi, O., Mastrorilli, M., (2005), “A simple sampling design strategy for water distribution systems”, in Computer and Control in Water Industry (CCWI), Vo.1, pp. 179-184, ISBN 09 5391 402 X
  10. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., (2004), “Decision Support for Water Distribution System Rehabilitation Using Evolutionary Computing”, Proceeding of ACTUI International Conference, Exeter, UK. pp.76-83, ISBN 0-9539140-1-1.
  11. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., (2004), “A Novel Genetic Programming Strategy: Evolutionary Polynomial Regression”, Hydroinformatics 2004, Singapore, Liong, Phoon & Babovic (eds), World Scientific Publishing Company, Vo.1, pp. 787-794. ISBN 981-238-787-0.
  12. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., Doglioni, A., (2004), “Data Reconstruction and Forecasting by Evolutionary Polynomial Regression”, Hydroinformatics 2004, Singapore, Liong, Phoon & Babovic (eds), World Scientific Publishing Company, Vo.2, pp. 1245-1252. ISBN 981-238-787-0.
  13. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., Doglioni, A., Laucelli, D., (2004), “Knowledge Discovery by Evolutionary Polynomial Regression”, Hydroinformatics 2004, Singapore, Liong, Phoon & Babovic (eds), World Scientific Publishing Company, Vo.2, pp. 1647-1654. ISBN 981-238-787-0.
  14. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., (2004), “A new method to train Multi-layer Perceptrons as Support Vector Machines”, Hydroinformatics 2004, Singapore, Liong, Phoon & Babovic (eds), World Scientific Publishing Company, Vo.2, pp. 1605-1612. ISBN 981-238-787-0.
  15. Giustolisi, O., Savic, D.A., and Laucelli, D., (2004), “Data Mining for Management and Rehabilitation of Water Systems: The Evolutionary Polynomial Regression Approach”, Dresden Annual Conference on Hydraulic Engineering, pp.285-296, ISBN 3-86005-414-7.
  16. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., Savic, D.A., Webb, B., (2004), “A multi-model approach to analysis of environmental phenomena”, Pahl-Wostl, C., Schmidt, S., Rizzoli, A.E. and Jakeman, A.J. (eds), Complexity and Integrated Resources Management, Transactions of the 2nd Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Manno, Switzerland, iEMSs, 2004. ISBN 88-900787-1-5. (Awarded in Student Competition for Natural Systems).
  17. Calomino, F., Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Miglio, A., (2004), “Hydraulics of corrugated pipes and control of sewer solids”, Novatech.
  18. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni, A., Savic, D.A., and. di Pierro F., (2004), “A new multiobjective strategy to support model selection for environmental modelling”, 4th International Workshop on Environmental Applications of Machine Learning Bled, Slovenia, September 27 - October 1.

National Book/Proceedings - Reports

  1. Mastrorilli, M., Giustolisi, O., Berardi, L., Laucelli, D., (2006), “La pianificazione della riabilitazione degli acquedotti”, MANUTENZIONE, Tecnica e Management, N.6, Vol. 2006, pp. 43-49.
  2. Giustolisi, O., (2006), “Indicatori di efficienza dei sistemi idraulici”, Tecniche per la Difesa dall'inquinamento: 27º Corso di Aggiornamento, Guardia Piemontese (CZ), 21-24 giugno, Editrice Bios s.a.s., Cosenza , Italia.
  3. Laucelli, D., Berardi L., Giustolisi, O., (2005), “A decision framework to support pipes rehabilitation in water distribution systems”, Proceedings of the 2nd Conference “La ricerca delle perdite e la gestione delle reti di acquadotto”, Perugia (Italy), 22th September, pp. 75-82, ISBN 88-6074-039-8.
  4. Perchiazzi , G., Giustolisi, O., Patrono, C., Brienza, N., Giuliani, R., (2005), “Stima della pressione di picco durante ventilazione artificiale mediante Evolutionary Polynomial Regression (EPR)”, Minerva Anestesiologica, No.71, Vo.10 suppl. 2 pp. 87.
  5. Giustolisi, O., Berardi, L., Doglioni, A., Laucelli, D., (2005), “Automatic robust design of water distribution systems in an uncertain scenario” in Acqua e Città, 1º Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica Urbana, on CD-ROM, ISBN 88-900282-4-6.
  6. Giustolisi, O., Matrorilli, M., Savic, D.A., (2005), “Modelling of performance indicators for sewer systems” in Acqua e Città, 1º Convegno Nazionale di Idraulica Urbana, , on CD-ROM, ISBN 88-900282-4-6.
  7. Giustolisi, O., Mastrorilli, M., Savic, D.A., (2004), “Gestione e Riabilitazione di Sistemi di Distribuzione Idrica: Approccio Data Mining Simbolico”, XXIX Convegno di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, Tema C2, N.2, Trento, Italia, ISBN 88-7740-382-9.
  8. Giustolisi, O., Laucelli, D., Doglioni, A., (2004), “Progettazione Automatica e Ottimizzazione Multi-Obiettivo per Reti di Distribuzione”, XXIX Convegno di Idraulica e Costruzioni Idrauliche, Tema C2, N.6, Trento, Italia, ISBN 88-7740-382-9.
  9. Giustolisi, O., Doglioni A., Savic, D.A., Laucelli, D., (2004), “A proposal for an effective multi-objective non-dominated genetic algorithm: the OPTimised Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm: OPTIMOGA”, Report 2004/07. School of Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics, Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, UK.
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