Benvenuti und Guten Tag!
On my blog I would like you to let you have an insight to what my experience as a PhD of the Marie-Curie Horizon 2020 Program INFRASTAR is like. You’ll learn about how I’m contributing to optimizing wind turbine foundations (if all goes well :)) and which steps I’m taking to reach this goal. So far, I’ve been having an exciting time meeting lots of interesting people, visiting new places and settling in Berlin, where I’m placed for My PhD.

When I found out about this position I was very enthralled, because it comprised exactly what I hoped for in terms of how I wanted to follow my career. The focus was set on soil-structure interaction of wind turbine foundations, a field which I’m intrigued by and already researched in my master’s degree. Moreover, in this programme the EU aims at advancing low-carbon technology by connecting scientific research and private companies, which helps focussing on relevant topics.

I am from a little town called Teolo located in th…