Assistant Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

Education

2013 PhD Degree in "Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems", University of Trento, Italy.
2010 Civil Engineering Full-Honors Degree, University of Trento, Italy.

Professional experience

04/2016-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Envir. and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, I.
10/2016 Visiting Scientist at the Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics Division, University of Liverpool, UK. Host: Prof. A.B. Movchan
01/2015 - 03/2016 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Civil, Envir. and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, I.
01/2014 - 01/2015 Marie Curie Experienced Research Associate, Applied Mathematics Division, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
10/2010 - 10/2013 Ph.D Student, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering, University of Trento, Italy.

Teaching experience

09/2015-Present Lecturer of the master course of Structural Mechanics (80 hours), Architecture and Building Engineering, Department of Civil, Envir. and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, I.
09/2012 - 09/2013 Assistant to course of Structural Mechanics, civil and environmental engineering, Department of Civil, Envir. and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, I.
09/2011 - 09/2012 Assistant to course of Structural Mechanics, civil and environmental engineering, Department of Civil, Envir. and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Trento, I.

Research activity

The research activity is in the field of Mechanics of Materials and Structures. In particular the main topics are:
  • photoelasticity;
  • fracture mechanics, inclusions and defects;
  • structural mechanics, buckling and dynamical instabilities of structures;
  • wave propagation;
  • metamaterials;

Peer review activity

Reviewer for the following journals:
  • Mechanics Research Communications;
  • Journal of the European Ceramic Society;
  • Meccanica;
  • Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures.
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