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- 2000 MS, Earth Sciences, University of Florence (advisor Prof. M. Sagri)
- 2004 PhD, Earth Sciences, University of Siena (advisor Prof. A. Lazzarotto)
- 2005-2006 Postdoctoral fellow, Earth Sciences, University of Florence
- 2006-2007 Postdoctoral fellow, Earth Sciences, University of Padova
- 2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Padova
- 2015 Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences, University of Padova

- facies analysis and stratigraphy of siliciclastic systems
- linking morphodynamics of fluvial and tidal meanders with sedimentary features of related point bars
- late Holocene sedimentary record of the Venice Lagoon
- depositional dynamics of Precambrian rivers
- tectono-sedimentary evolution of extensional basins




Ghinassi, M., & Ielpi, A. (2018) Precambrian snapshots: Morphodynamics of Torridonian fluvial braid‐bars revealed by three‐dimensional photogrammetry and outcrop sedimentology. Sedimentology. 65 (2), 492-516.
Finotello, A., Lanzoni, S., Ghinassi, M., Marani, M., Rinaldo, A., & D’Alpaos, A. (2018). Field migration rates of tidal meanders recapitulate fluvial morphodynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(7), 1463-1468.
Boaga, J., Ghinassi, M., D’Alpaos, A., Deidda, G. P., Rodriguez, G., & Cassiani, G. (2018). Geophysical investigations unravel the vestiges of ancient meandering channels and their dynamics in tidal landscapes. Scientific reports, 8(1), 1708.

Ielpi A., Rainbird R., Ventra D. & Ghinassi M. (2017). Morphometric convergence between Proterozoic and post-vegetation rivers. Nature Comm. 8.
D’Alpaos, A., Ghinassi, M., Finotello, A., Brivio, L., Bellucci, L. G., & Marani, M. (2017). Tidal meander migration and dynamics: A case study from the Venice Lagoon. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 87, 80-90.
Sani. F., Ghinassi, M., Papini M., Oms, O., Finotello, A. (2017). Evolution of the northern tip of Afar triangle: Inferences from the Quaternary succession of the Dandiero—Massawa area (Eritrea)
Tectonophysics 717, 339-357
Roner, M., Ghinassi, M., Fedi, M., Liccioli, L., Bellucci, L. G., Brivio, L., & D’Alpaos, A. (2017). Latest Holocene depositional history of the southern Venice Lagoon, Italy. The Holocene. (doi:10.1177/0959683617708450).

Roner, M., D'Alpaos, A., Ghinassi, M., Marani, M., Silvestri, S., Franceschinis, E., & Realdon, N. (2016). Spatial variation of salt-marsh organic and inorganic deposition and organic carbon accumulation: Inferences from the Venice lagoon, Italy. Advances in Water Resources, 93, 276-287.
Ielpi, A., & Ghinassi, M. (2016). A sedimentary model for early Palaeozoic fluvial fans, Alderney Sandstone Formation (Channel Islands, UK). Sedimentary Geology, 342, 31-46.
Ielpi, A., Ventra, D., & Ghinassi, M. (2016). Deeply channelled Precambrian rivers: Remote sensing and outcrop evidence from the 1.2 Ga Stoer Group of NW Scotland. Precambrian Research, 281, 291-311.
Ghinassi, M., & Ielpi, A. (2016). Morphodynamics and facies architecture of streamflow-dominated, sand-rich alluvial fans, Pleistocene Upper Valdarno Basin, Italy. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 440, SP440-1.
Ghinassi M., Ielpi A., Aldinucci M. and Fustic M. (2016). Downstream-migrating fluvial point bars in the rock record. Sedimentary Geology 334 (2016): 66-96. (invited review).