Angelo Gaetani is a postdoctoral research fellow at University of Minho (Portugal). He got his MSc in Building Engineering and Architecture at University of Calabria in 2008 and the Postgraduate Degree in Seismic Design at Polytechnic University of Milan in 2010. He worked as a professional structural engineer and consultant in Rome until 2012, and he received the joint PhD in Civil Engineering at Sapienza University of Rome and at University of Minho in 2016. His work on masonry cross vaults was the inaugural recipient of the “David Fischetti Award” - Buffalo (USA) 2018 - promoted by the Association for Preservation Technology International. He is co-author of the book “Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage” (Routledge, 2019).