“Venice’s Uncertainty” is the title of an
article in the March
2007 issue of Smithsonian Online. It starts with the words “Fabio Carrera has
been studying the Venice Lagoon since 1988…” [pdf]
was quoted a few times in the February
2007 issue of the Italian language version of National Geographic
Magazine (Vol. 29, Issue 2) in an article entitled "Mysterious Venice".
Around Christmas time (2006), I was
featured in Episode 5
( “High Tide”) of a Canadian
Broadcasting Corporation radio program entitled “Gilbert Reid’s
In the Spring of 2006, I was
short-listed for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Technology and
Information Systems at MIT (DUSP).
The University of Architecture of
has petitioned the Ministry of University for a
four-year position for me as part of the “brain-drain” program.
WPI and I were repeatedly mentioned in
the September 23, 2005 issue of the magazine Science, in an article
sinking city yields some secrets”.
On June 3, 2005, I walked in the
official commencement ceremony at MIT
(even though I completed my Ph.D. in September).
On June 2, 2005, my PhD
Dissertation was recognized with an honorable
mention for the best dissertation of the year award in the
Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.
On January 27, 2005, I received the University
Ambassador Award which recognizes excellence in representing WPI
to the outside world.
2004 or earlier
Previously, I had also received several
President’s IQP Awards
and the WPI
John Boynton Young Alumni award for noteworthy service to WPI.
In September 2004, I completed my PhD
Dissertation at MIT and I became officially a Doctor
of Philosophy in Urban Information Systems and Planning.
The National Geographic Video
dedicated to my work in Venice still airs from time to
time around the world (click here
for a streaming sample).
In the past few years, I have also been
interviewed by BBC radio
and featured in articles in Wired magazine,
and New Scientist.
Complete news collection available.
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