MARIA ROSA TROVATO

Ricercatore di ESTIMO [ICAR/22]
Ufficio: Primo piano, stanza n.2, Edificio 10 (Vecchia sede di Ingegneria)
Email: mrtrovato@dica.unict.it mariarosatrovato@virgilio.it
Telefono: 0957382702
Orario di ricevimento: Lunedì e mercoledì dalle 10:00 alle 12:00


Work Experience: since 01/09/2018 Assistant professor of Appraisal at the Departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture; since 05/04/2018 enabled to Associate Professor in Appraisal; since 2008 Adjunct Professor of Economy and environmental appraisal: A.Y. 2008-2009, degree course in Restoration, Architecture, University of Catania; A.Y. 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 degree course in Architecture, University of Kore, Enna; A.Y. 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 degree course in Science of Architecture, University of Kore, Enna; A.Y. 2009-2010 degree course in Engineering for the Environment and the territory, University of Kore, Enna, since A.Y. 2010-2011 to A.Y. 2017-2018 Adjunct Professor of applied engineering economics in degree course in Industrial Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Computer Science – DIEII- University of Catania; since 01/09/2018 Assistant professor of Economic and evaluative disciplines in degree course in Industrial Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Computer Science – DIEII- University of Catania; professor to the Jean Monnet “New Skills for new Challenges”, University of Catania (19 March-April 2013) in the Module entitled "Plans for the management of cultural resources of UNESCO sites in Europe”; Member of the Long list of experts of the Regional Consortium for Applied Research and Experimentation (CORERAS) with the senior profile of the technical-engineering macro-area (09/01/2014 - today); Enrolled to the Register of Collaborators Formez (from 19-04-2015-today); Enrolled to the Register of the EUROPE PROJECT FORUM Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands Europe Project (from 01-07-2014); Enrolled to the Register of the Order of Engineers of Catania (from 22-02-2005); Member of the Editorial Board: (from 2014 to date) of the Book series: The Landscape-cultural Mosaic - IPSAPA / ISPALEM International Scientific Conference, Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge ISI Conference Proceedings database; (from 2017ad today) of the scientific journal: Values and Evaluations. Theories and experiences. Official journal of the SIEV - Italian Society of Estimation and Evaluation ISSN 2036-2404, Journal Indexed in the SCOPUS database.

Research and University Activity: member of the PRIN 2005 research team entitled: “Integrated assessment of territorial and environmental units in the large urban areas”, national coordinator the Professor Miccoli S., Scientific Responsible of the Unity of Research of Catania the Professor Amata G., title of the Local Unit program “Integrated Evaluation monitoring of the development processes of large degraded urban areas”; member of the University Research Project 2007: “Conservation, transformation and contamination in the frontier city: values and evaluation models”, scientific responsible the Professor Rizzo F., University of Catania; member of University Research project: “Economic-financial modelling of the urban recovery project of the border city”, scientific responsible the Professor Giuffrida S., University of Catania; member of University Research Project 2008: New economic-estimative paradigm for evaluation of cultural and natural heritage scientific responsible the Professor. Rizzo F., University of Catania; member of research team for the drafting of the “Guidelines for the PRG of Mascalucia”, scientific responsible the Professor Giuffrida S., University of Catania; member of the University Research Project entitled: “Project Financing in the management of the environmental and cultural heritage”, with the research “Representation and modelling of quantitative-monetary and qualitative variables and the construction of a suitable information apparatus for the evaluation of transformation projects, integrated conservation and management of the environmental and cultural heritage”, scientific responsible the Professor Giuffrida S., University of Catania; Member of the Research Project entitled: “Economic aspects and estimates of planning and applications of urban equalization to the PRG of Catania”, scientific responsible the Professor La Greca P., University of Catania; Member of the research entitled: “Economic and estimative aspects of the real estate market of Ortigia (Syracuse)”, scientific responsible the Professor Giuffrida S., University of Catania; member of the research on minor historic centers to support the formation of a model of “Evaluation of seismic vulnerability of historical urban issue through the use of multidimensional models for the optimization of the mitigation plans of the seismic vulnerability of historical urban tissues in territorial contexts”, scientific responsible the Professor Carocci C.; University of Catania; Consultant for private and public subjects: real estate valuation, economic and financial assessments to support urban and territorial planning.

Education and training: Degree in Building Engineering, with the score of 110/110, Faculty of Engineering, University of Catania (obtained on 10/19/2004); PhD in Planning Analysis, Integrated Management of the Territory, degree Course in Architecture, University of Catania (obtained on 26/09/2008); Master in European Planning, Euro Cube Business School (achieved on 25/06/2014).

Publication: Publication about 80 paper in Italian and international Journal, proceedings, chapters on the book, indexed ISI and Scopus.

Presentations and workshops: Participated in about 70 national and international conferences.

Expertise and skills: Financial Economics, Environmental Economics, Real Estate Economics, Urban economics, Urban and land management, Urban and land Sustainability, Datamining, Operational Research, GIS.

Affiliations: SIEV member: Italian Society of Assessment and Evaluation (since 2008) and IPSAPA/ISPALEM Interregional Association Participation and Studies in Landscape and Environment Agribusiness (since 2013).

10 of the most representative publications

  1. Trovato, M. R., Giuffrida, S.: The choice problem of the urban performances to support the Pachino’s redevelopment plan (2014), International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Int. J., Vol. 9 (4), pp. 330-355, DOI:10.1504/IJBIM.2014.068458.
  2. Gabrielli L., Giuffrida S., Trovato M. R. (2015), From Surface to Core: A Multi-layer Approach for the Real Estate Market Analysis of a Central Area in Catania, Edited by: Gervasi, O; Murgante, B; Misra, S; et al., ICCSA 2015, LCNS 9157, pp. 284-300, Springer, London, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21470-2_20.
  3. Giuffrida., S., Napoli, G., Trovato, M. R. (2016), Industrial Areas and the City. Equalization and Compensation in a Value-Oriented Allocation Pattern: In Gervasi, O. et al. (edited by) ICCSA 2016, LNCS 9789, part IV, pp. 79-94, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-42089-9_6.
  4. Gabrielli, L., Giuffrida, S., Trovato, M.R (2017), Gaps and overlaps of urban housing sub market: a fuzzy clustering approach, Green Energy and Technology, Issue 9783319496757, Springer Verlag, pp. 203-219, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-49676-4_15.
  5. Giuffrida S., Ventura V., Trovato M. R., Napoli G. (2017), Axiology of the historical city and the cap rate the case of the old town of Ragusa superiore, Valori e Valutazioni, Issue 18, pp.41-55, E-Flow Dei Tipografia del Genio Civile, ISSN: 20362404.
  6. Giuffrida S., Casamassima G., Trovato M. R. (2017), Le norme EMAS-ISO nella valutazione della qualità del servizio idrico integrato, AESTIMUM, Vol. 70, pp.109-134, Firenze University Press, DOI: 10.13128/Aestimum-21084.
  7. Napoli G., Giuffrida S., Trovato M.R., Valenti A. (2017), Cap Rate as the Interpretative Variable of the Urban Real Estate Capital Asset: A Comparison of Different Sub-Market Definitions in Palermo, Italy, Buildings, 7 (3), 80, DOI:10.3390/buildings7030080.
  8. Trovato M. R., Giuffrida S. (2018), The Monetary Measurement of Flood Damage and the Valuation of the Proactive Policies in Sicily, Geosciences 2018, 8(4), 141; doi:10.3390/geosciences8040141.
  9. Trovato M. R., Giuffrida S. (2018), The protection of territory in the perspective of the intergenerational equity, Green Energy and Technology, Volume Part F8, 2018, Springer Verlag, pp. 469-485, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78271-3_37.
  10. Foti V. T., Scuderi A., Stella G., Sturiale L., Timpanaro G., Trovato M.R. (2018), The Integration of Agriculture in the Politics of Social Regeneration of Degraded Urban Areas, Green Energy and Technology, Volume Part F8, 2018, Pages 99-111 Springer Verlag, pp. 469-485, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78271-3_8.
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The main interest topics are:

  1. Financial Economics;
  2. Environmental Economics;
  3. Real Estate Economics;
  4. Urban economics;
  5. Urban and land management;
  6. Urban and land Sustainability;
  7. Data mining;
  8. Operational Research;
  9. GIS.

I am particularly interested in experimental studies of:

  1. Real estate market analysis;
  2. Evaluation and management of investments;
  3. Evaluation and management of environmental, cultural and UNESCO heritage resources;
  4. Assessment of environmental damage;   
  5. Evaluation and management of transformation processes at micro and macro scale (city and territory);
  6. Operations research;
  7. Models to support participatory planning and evaluation;
  8. Clustering, Fuzzy clustering, Spatial analysis.