Salvatore Grasso was born in Catania (Italy) on January 02, 1973. He graduated at the University of Catania (Italy), obtaining in 1998 a Degree in Geotechnical Engineering and in 2002 a Ph.D. in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. Actually he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, teaching the courses of “Geotechnics” and “Environmental Geotechnics”. His fields of research regard seismic geotechnical hazards, site effects and seismic response analysis, landslides, liquefaction, microzonation. He is author of more than 150 papers published in International Journals, special volumes and proceedings of International and National Conferences