Calendar of graduation sessions and deadlines

Graduation Sessions

Here you will find all the information on how to apply for graduation, the calendar of sessions with deadlines and all the necessary forms.
The degree application procedure is exclusively online and accessible from your personal Esse3 area.

This procedure also involves, for students enrolled in Degree and Doctorate Courses, compulsory registration on the AlmaLaurea website and filling in the relevant questionnaire.

REQUIRED DEADLINES: the graduation application must be completed online at least ONE MONTH before graduation; the last exam must be recorded at least 10 DAYS before graduation; the thesis must be uploaded to ESSE3 at least 7 days before graduation.

The page with all the information on the new procedure can be found at the following link: https://www.unipr.it/didattica/info-amministrative/domanda-di-laurea

Alma Laurea Rules of conduct for candidates and their families during graduation sessions (MOD. A/44) All administrative paperwork is handled by the Student registry office

Graduation Sessions a.y. 2021/2022

16 December 2022  9.00 a..m., Room A, Earth Sciences Complez, Parco Area delle Scienze 157/A, Parma.

17 March 2023

21 April 2023

Graduation archives

13 March 2020 distance modality

17 April 2020 8.30 a.m. distance modality

5 June 2020 9.00 a.m. - extraordinary session distance modality

17 July 2020 9.00 a.m. - distance modality

23 October 2020 8.45 a.m. - distance modality

18 December 2020 8.30 a.m. distance modality

12 March 2021 9.00 a.m. distance modality

23 April 2021 9.00 a.m. distance modality

11 June 2021 9.00 a.m. (extraordinary session) distance modality

16 July 2021 9.00 a.m., Classroom A, Earth Sciences Complex-Pad.07 Parco Area delle Scienze 157/A, Parma

24 September 2021 h. 9.30 a.m. Lecture hall A, Earth Sciences Complex-Pad.07, Parco Area delle Scienze 157/A, Parma

29 October 2021 h. 9.30 a.m. Lecture hall A, Earth Sciences Complex-Pad.07, Parco Area delle Scienze 157/A, Parma

17 December 2021

Seminars on research activity in preparation for the final examination

Taking into account what was approved by the Course Council, the next Seminars will be held on the following days:
2020 SESSIONS 8 April, 27 May, 8 July,14 October, 9 December.
SESSIONS 2021 3 March,14 April,3 June, 7 July, 17 September, 20 October, 7December.
SESSIONS 2022 26 January 2022 9 March, 13 April 1 June 2022 19 October 2022 7 December 2022

Recently discussed thesis topics

SECOND-CYCLE DEGREE IN GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES (LM 74) AA 18-19

1) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE Geophysical parametrisation of critical embankment areas using electrical and electromagnetic methods.
Geophysical parameterization of critical embankment areas with electrical and electromagnetic methods.
CANDIDATE: Anna Beatrice DI STEFANO

SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto FRANCESE

2) CURRICULAR THEME TITLE Speed signature of the lithological units present in the Vajont Valley and involved in the great landslide of 1963.
Velocity range of lithological units present in the Vajont Valley and involved in the great landslide of 1963.
CANDIDATE: Matteo GELSOMINI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto FRANCESE

3) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE Potentialities and limits of traditional and latest-generation electrical tomography methods: an application on the Vajont landslide body.
Potential and limitations of traditional and new generation resistivity imaging methods: recent applications on the Vajont rockslide.
CANDIDATE: Tommaso MAGGI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto FRANCESE CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fulvio CELICO

4) EXPERIMENTAL THESIS TITLE Stability analysis and numerical modelling of the landslide of Carozzo (La Spezia) CANDIDATE Samuele RANZINI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Andrea SEGALINI, Dr Roberto SAVI RAPPORTEUR: Prof. Alessandro CHELLI

5) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE The Apulian plate in the zone of interaction with the Apennine chain (-maghrebid) and the Calabrian arc (northern Ionian Sea): tectonic and stratigraphic evolution.
The Apula plate in the area of interaction with the Apenninic(-maghrebid) chain and the Calabrian arc: tectonic and stratigraphic evolution.
CANDIDATE: Nicolò CHIZZINI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Andrea ARTONI CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Luigi TORELLI

6) RESEARCH THEME TITLE Physical stratigraphy and facies analysis of the turbiditic lobes of the Marnoso-Arenacea formation in the Firenzuola area (Miocene, northern Apennines).
Physical stratigraphy and facies analysis of the turbiditic lobes of the Marnoso-Arenacea formation in the Firenzuola area (Miocene, northern Apennines).
CANDIDATE: Vanni PIZZATI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto TINTERRI

7) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE Geomorphological study for the educational and tourist enhancement of the regional geological site "Monte Marmagna and Lago Santo parmense".
Geomorphological study for the didactic and touristic development of the 'Mt. Marmagna and Lago Santo parmense' regional geosites.
CANDIDATE: Alessandro ROSI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Alessandro CHELLI CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fabrizio BALSAMO

8) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE 'Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum': palaeoceanographic reconstruction through quantitative analysis of benthic foraminifera (Site 1264, South Atlantic Ocean).
'Middle Miocene Climatic Optimum': palaeoceanographic reconstruction through the quantitative analysis of benthic foraminifers (Site 1264, South Atlantic Ocean).
CANDIDATE: Antea ZANIBONI SUPERVISOR: Prof.ssa Elena TURCO

9) EXPERIMENTAL THEME TITLE Geochemical isotopic and hydrogeological study of groundwater in the Siculiana area.
Isotopical and hydrogeological studies of groundwater in the area of Siculiana.
CANDIDATE: Giulia ZERBINI SUPERVISOR: Prof. Paola IACUMIN CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fulvio CELICO Experimental Thesis Title:
THE 13C/12C ISOTOPE RATIO OF DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON (DIC) AS A DEEP-FLUID TRACER.
English title of the thesis: THE 13C/12C ISOTOPE RATIO OF DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON (DIC) AS A DEEP FLUID TRACER.
Candidate: Luca Barozzi SUPERVISOR: Prof. Tiziano Boschetti

Research Thesis Title:
PHYSICAL STRATIGRAPHY AND FACIES ANALYSIS OF THE RANZANO SANDSTONES AT THE TYPE LOCALITY (PRIABONIAN-RUPELIAN, NORTHERN APENNINES).
Physical stratigraphy and facies analysis of the Ranzano sandstones in the type locality (Priabonian-Rupelian, Northern Apennines).
Candidate: Dario Cavandoli SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Tinterri CO-SUPERVISOR: Dr. Alberto Piazza

Experimental Thesis Title:
THREE-DIMENSIONAL GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOLOGICAL MODEL OF THE VAJONT VALLEY PRIOR TO THE GREAT LANDSLIDE OF 1963.
3D GEOPHYSICAL AND GEOLOGICAL MODELLING OF THE VAJONT VALLEY AROUND THE 1963 LANDSLIDE.
Candidate: Fabrizio Filipello SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Francese CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Alessandro Chelli

Experimental Thesis Title:
'MIDDLE MIOCENE CLIMATIC COOLING': PALAEOCEANOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION THROUGH THE QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA (SITE 1264, SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN).
'MIDDLE MIOCENE CLIMATIC COOLING': PALAEOCEANOGRAPHIC RECONSTRUCTION THROUGH THE QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF BENTHIC FORAMINIFERS (SITE 1264, SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN).
Candidate: Giulia Fornaciari SUPERVISOR: Prof.ssa Elena Turco

Experimental Thesis Title:
Analysis and validation of H/V spectral ratio measurements for seismic bedrock reconstruction within the seismic microzonation of the municipality of Palermo.
Analysis and validation of H/V measure spectral ratio for the reconstruction of seismic bedrock in the scope of seismic microzonation of Palermo area.
Candidate: Elia Marzani SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Francese GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES LM-74 AA 2019-2020

Curricular Thesis Title:
MINERALOGICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISATION OF MINE WASTE FROM THE NEVES CORVO MINE, PORTUGAL.
MINERALOGICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MINE WASTE FROM NEVES CORVO MINE, PORTUGAL.
Candidate: Ana Luca SUPERVISOR: Prof. Mario Tribaudino CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Valerie Cappuyns

Experimental Thesis Title:
TOPOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF FRACTURING IN TURBIDITIC SANDSTONES: EXAMPLE FROM THE MARLY ARENACEOUS FORMATION, NORTHERN APENNINES.
FRACTURE TOPOLOGY ANALYSIS IN TURBIDITIC SANDSTONES: AN EXAMPLE FROM MARLY ARENACEOUS FORMATION (NORTHERN APENNINES).
Candidate: Carlo Alberto De Risio SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fabrizio Balsamo CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Kei Ogata

Thesis with foreign residence Title:
STABILITY ANALYSIS OF A LANDSLIDE SLOPE IN CAMEROON.
STABILITY ANALYSIS OF A SLOPE SUBJECT TO LANDSLIDE IN CAMEROON.
Candidate: Barthelemy Nkombong Tsafack SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Valentino SCIENCES FOR CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION LM11 AA 2019-2020

Experimental Thesis Title:
STUDY OF THE USE OF AQUEOUS SUSPENSIONS OF NANOCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE FOR THE CONSOLIDATION OF PAINTINGS.
EVALUATION OF THE USE OF AQUEOUS SUSPENSIONS OF NANOCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE FRO THE CONSOLIDATION OF PAINT CANVASES.
Candidate: Daniela Ivana Colombo SUPERVISOR: Prof. Claudia Graiff CO-SUPERVISORS: Prof. Marianna Potenza, Prof. Laura Bergamonti GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES LM74 AA 2019-2020

Research Thesis Title:
STRATIGRAPHIC-PHYSICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF PLEISTOCENE SYNTHESES IN THE MIDDLE-UPPER PARMENSE PLAIN (BETWEEN THE PARMA AND ENZA STREAMS) AND HYDROGEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS.
STRATIGRAPHIC-PHYSICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF THE PLEISTOCENE FORMATIONS IN THE MEDIUM-HIGH PARMA PLAIN (BETWEEN PARMA AND ENZA STREAMS) AND HYDROGEOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS.
Candidate: Riccardo Pinardi SUPERVISOR: Prof. Andrea Artoni CO-SUPERVISORS: Dr. Geol. Andrea Fornaciari, Prof. Roberto Tinterri

Thesis with foreign residence Title:
STRUCTURAL INTERPRETATION, EVOLUTION AND GEOMETRICAL VALIDATION OF LEADING THRUST FRONT IN FOLD-AND-THRUST BELTS: A COMPARISON BETWEEN APENNINES AND CARPATHIANS FROM SEISMIC REFLECTION PROFILES.
Candidate: Matteo Tanzi SUPERVISOR: Prof. Andrea Artoni CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Piotr Krzywiec

Experimental Thesis Title:
NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A SUBSURFACE FLOW MODEL OF A COASTAL CARBONATE AQUIFER IN THE GUANAHACABIBES PENINSULA (WESTERN CUBA).
NUMERICAL SIMULATION OF A GROUNDWATER FLOW MODEL OF A COASTAL CARBONATE AQUIFER IN THE GUANAHACABIBES PENINSULA (WESTERN CUBA).
Candidate: Edoardo Lunghi SUPERVISOR: Prof. Alessandra Feo

Research Thesis Title:
PETROGRAPHIC AND GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISATION OF SAMPLES FROM THE MAFIC-ULTRAMAFIC SEQUENCE IN THE OPHIOLITES OF NEW CALEDONIA.
PETROGRAPHIC AND GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISATION OF SAMPLES FROM MAFIC-ULTRAMAFIC SEQUENCE OF THE NEW CALEDONIA OPHIOLITES.
Candidate: Irene Merzi SUPERVISOR: Prof.ssa Alessandra Montanini CO-SUPERVISOR Dr Arianna Secchiari

Thesis with foreign residence Title:
FOUMBAN LANDSLIDE (CAMEROON): STABILITY ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STABILISATION WORKS.
LANDSLIDE AT FOUMBAN (CAMEROON): SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS AND SUPPORT WORK DESIGN.
Candidate: Isabel Elvira Tamze Djukoh SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Valentino GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGIES LM74 A.A 2020-2021

Experimental Thesis Title:
THE AGNA LANDSLIDE: NUMERICAL MODELLING AND COMPARISON WITH MONITORING DATA.
THE AGNA LANDSLIDE: NUMERICAL MODELLING AND COMPARISON WITH MONITORING DATA.
Candidate: Matteo Bertolotti SUPERVISOR: Prof. Ing. Andrea Segalini CO-SUPERVISORS: Eng. Alessandro Valletta

Research Thesis Title:
PHYSICAL STRATIGRAPHY AND FACIES ANALYSIS OF THE MARLY-ARENACEOUS FORMATION IN THE AREA BETWEEN PASSO DEI MANDRIOLI AND VERGHERETO (NORTHERN APENNINES).
PHYSICAL STRATIGRAPHY AND FACIES ANALYSIS OF THE MARLY-ARENACEOUS FORMATION IN THE AREA BETWEEN PASSO DEI MANDRIOLI AND VERGHERETO (NORTHERN APENNINES).
Candidate: Simone Lombardi SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Tinterri

Experimental Thesis Title:
MECHANISMS, MODES, TIMING AND GEOMETRIES OF EXTENSION/RIFTING IN THE FORELAND ZONE OF A SUBDUCTING CONTINENTAL PLATE: THE EXAMPLE OF THE SICILY CHANNEL (CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA).
MECHANISMS, METHODS, TIMES AND GEOMETRIES OF EXTENSION/RIFTING IN THE FORELAND AREA OF A CONTINENTAL PLATE IN SUBDUCTION: THE EXAMPLE OF THE STRAIT OF SICILY (CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN SEA).
Candidate: Mariagiada Maiorana SUPERVISOR: Prof. Andrea Artoni CO-SUPERVISORS: Dr. Nicolò Chizzini, Prof. Luigi Torelli

Experimental Thesis Title:
PB, ZN, CU HYDROTHERMAL MINERALISATION IN SEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF THE REGGIO EMILIA APENNINES.
HYDROTHERMAL MINERAL DEPOSITS WITH PB, ZN, CU IN SEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF NORTHERN APENNINES.
Candidate: Marco Scrolavezza SUPERVISOR: Prof. Emma Salvioli Mariani CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Maurizio Sacchetti

Research Thesis Title:
RESISTIVITY MODEL OF THE MOUND ON WHICH S. MARTINO'S CHURCH HAS BEEN BUILT IN VALLE DI CADORE (BL) Candidate Simone Capanna SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Francese CO-SUPERVISOR: Dr Massimo Giorgi

Thesis with foreign residence Title:
Fracture pattern in karstified carbonates: insights from UAV analysis in Jandaira Formation, Potiguar Basin, Brazil Candidate: Lorenzo Borghini SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fabrizio Balsamo RAPPORTEURS: Prof. Francisco Hilario Rego Bezerra; Dr. Vincenzo La Bruna

Thesis with foreign residence Title:
Subsurface structural setting, drone imagery analysis and fracture pattern quantification in the Furna Feia cave, Potiguar Basin, Brazil.
Candidate: Giulia Striglio SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fabrizio Balsamo CO-SUPERVISORS: Prof. Francisco Hilario Rego Bezerra; Dr. Vincenzo La Bruna

Experimental Thesis Title:
MULTI-SOURCE RESISTIVITY MEASUREMENTS ON THE VAJONT ROCKSLIDE (PN, FRIULI VENEZIA GIULIA) Candidate Pietro De Giuli SUPERVISOR: Prof. Alessandro Chelli CO-SUPERVISORS: Prof. Roberto Francese

Research Thesis Title:
GEOPHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS (DERT) WITH NEW GENERATION SYSTEMS FOR THE CHARACTERISATION OF A GEOTHERMAL RESERVOIR IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MONTICIANO (SI).
GEOPHYSICAL MEASUREMENTS (DERT) WITH NEW GENERATION SYSTEMS FOR THE CHARACTERISATION OF A GEOTHERMAL RESERVOIR IN MONTICIANO (SI).
Candidate: Irene Nicosia SUPERVISOR: Prof. Fulvio Celico CO-SUPERVISOR: Dr Mara Rossi

Experimental Thesis Title:
CORRELATION BETWEEN GEOPHYSICAL SURVEYS AND SOIL PARAMETERS FOR THE DEFINITION OF A GEOTECHNICAL MODEL: THE CASE STUDY OF CASA PENNETTA (SOLIGNANO. PARMA).
CORRELATION BETWEEN GEOPHYSCAL INVESTIGATIONS AND SOIL PARAMETERS FOR THE DEFINITION OF A GEOTECHNICAL MODEL: THE CASE STUDY OF CASE PENNETTA (SOLIGNANO. PARMA).
Candidate: Federica Pessina SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Valentino CO-SUPERVISOR: Prof. Roberto Francese