Lia Ferrari received her PhD on March 2020 at the University of Parma, Italy (supervisor: Prof. Eva Coïsson). Her doctoral thesis focuses on the emergency management for securing Cultural Heritage damaged by earthquake, with specific emphasis on first-aid interventions on masonry churches and bell towers. During her doctoral studies, she has provided teaching support to the classes of “Restoration and consolidation of architecture”, “Reuse of existing buildings” and “Examples of strengthening and restorations interventions”. Lia’s main research interests include conservation and restoration of cultural heritage, analysis and diagnostics on historical buildings, risk assessment and strengthening interventions of masonry structures. She is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Parma, in the Department of Engineering and Architecture, where he has received a scholarship on the topic of seismic strengthening of masonry churches. She is member of SIRA (Italian Society for Architectural Restoration) and MADLAB (Laboratory for Monitoring, Analysis and Diagnostic of existing buildings).