Assistant Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

Ph.D. thesis

Misseroni D. (2013).
Experimental models of elastic structures: tensile buckling and Eshelby-like forces.
Advisor: Prof. Davide Bigoni; Co-Advisor Dr. Francesco Dal Corso.
XXVI cycle of Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems, University of Trento, Trento (Italy).

Papers published in international journals

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  1. Armanini C., Dal Corso F., Misseroni D., and Bigoni D. (2017).
    From the elastica compass to the elastica catapult: an essay on the mechanics of soft robot arm.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, accepted.

  2. Bosi F., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., Neukirch S., and Bigoni D. (2016).
    Asymptotic self-restabilization of a continuous elastic structure.
    Physical Review E, accepted.
    doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.063005

  3. Misseroni D., Afferrante L., Carbone G., and Pugno N. (2016).
    Non-linear double-peeling: experimental vs. theoretical predictions.
    The Journal of Adhesion, in press.
    doi: 10.1080/00218464.2016.1255849

  4. Tommasini M., Kirillov O.N., Misseroni D., and Bigoni D. (2016).
    The destabilizing effect of external damping: Singular flutter boundary for the Pflüger column with vanishing external dissipation.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 91, 204-215.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jmps.2016.03.011

  5. Misseroni D., Colquitt D.J., Movchan A.B., Movchan N.V., and Jones I.S. (2016).
    Cymatics for the cloaking of flexural vibrations in a structured plate. [Open Access]
    Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 23929.
    doi: 10.1038/srep23929
    [Watch a movie]

  6. Misseroni D. (2016).
    Experiments on fracture trajectories in ceramic samples with voids.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2277-2281.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.12.030
    [Watch a movie]

  7. Penasa M, Argani L., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., Cova M., and Piccolroaz A.(2016).
    Computational modelling and experimental validation of industrial forming processes by cold pressing of aluminum silicate powder.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2351-2362.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.12.040

  8. Argani L., Misseroni D., Piccolroaz A., Capuani D., and Bigoni D. (2016).
    Plastically-driven variation of elastic stiffness in green bodies during powder compaction:
    Part II: Micromechanical modelling.

    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2169-2174.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.02.013

  9. Argani L., Misseroni D., Piccolroaz A., Vinco Z., Capuani D., and Bigoni D. (2016).
    Plastically-driven variation of elastic stiffness in green bodies during powder compaction:
    Part I Experiments and elastoplastic coupling.

    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36, 2159-2167.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.02.012

  10. Bigoni F., Bigoni D, Misseroni D. and Wang D. (2016).
    Megalithic stone beam bridges of ancient China reach the limits of strength, thus disprove size effect in granite
    Journal of Cultural Heritage, in press.

  11. Bosi F., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., and Bigoni D. (2015).
    Self-Encapsulation, or "dripping" of an elastic rod. [Open Access]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 471, 2179.
    doi: 10.1098/rspa.2015.0195
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  12. Bosi F., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., and Bigoni D. (2015).
    Development of configurational forces during the injection of an elastic rod.
    Extreme mechanics letters, 4, 83-88.
    doi: 10.1016/j.eml.2015.04.007
    [Watch a movie]

  13. Misseroni D., Noselli G., Zaccaria D., and Bigoni D. (2015).
    The deformation of an elastic rod with a clamp sliding along a smooth and curved profile.
    Internationl Journal of Solids And Structures, 69-70, 491-497.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.05.004
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  14. Misseroni D., Movchan A.B., Movchan N.V., and Bigoni D. (2015).
    Experimental and analytical insights on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids.
    Internationl Journal of Solids And Structures, 63, 219-225.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.03.001
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  15. Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Bosi F., and Misseroni D. (2015).
    Eshelby-like forces acting on elastic structures: theoretical and experimental proof.
    Mechanics of Materials, 80, 368-374.
    doi: 10.1016/j.mechmat.2013.10.009
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  16. Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Misseroni D., and Bosi F. (2014).
    Torsional locomotion. [Open Access] [Cover Paper]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 470, 20140599.
    doi: 10.1098/rspa.2014.0599
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  17. Bosi F., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., and Bigoni D. (2014).
    An elastica arm scale. [Cover Paper]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 470, 20140232.
    [Royal Society Publishing July Highlights]
    doi: 10.1098/rspa.2014.0232
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  18. Misseroni D., Bigoni D., and Dal Corso F. (2014).
    A model for teaching elastic frames.
    Journal of Materials Education, 36 (5-6), 169-174.
    [Watch a movie]

  19. Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Bosi F., and Misseroni D. (2014).
    Instability of a penetrating blade.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 64, 411-425.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jmps.2013.12.008
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  20. Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., Shahzad S., and Bigoni D. (2014).
    Stress concentration near stiff inclusions: validation of rigid inclusion model and boundary layers by means of photoelasticity.
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 121-122, 87-97.
    doi: 10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.03.004
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  21. Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Misseroni D., and Tommasini M. (2012).
    A teaching model for truss structures.
    European Journal of Physics, 33, 1179-1186.
    doi: 10.1088/0143-0807/33/5/1179
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  22. Bigoni D., Misseroni D., Noselli G., and Zaccaria D. (2012).
    Effects of the constraint’s curvature on structural instability: tensile buckling and multiple bifurcations.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 468 (2144), 2191-2209.
    doi: 10.1098/rspa.2011.0732
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  23. Zaccaria D., Bigoni D., Noselli G., and Misseroni D. (2011).
    Structures buckling under tensile dead load.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 467 (2130), 1687-1700.
    doi: 10.1098/rspa.2010.0505
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Papers published in refereed books

  1. Bigoni D., Bosi F., Misseroni D., Dal Corso F., and Noselli G.(2015).
    New phenomena in nonlinear elastic structures: from tensile buckling to configurational forces.
    In: 'CISM Lecture Notes No. 562 "Extremely Deformable Structures" (Ch. 2)',
    edited by: D. Bigoni, Springer, ISBN 978-3-7091-1876-4.
    doi: 10.1007/978-3-7091-1877-1

  2. Bigoni D., Misseroni D., Noselli G., and Zaccaria D. (2013).
    Surprising instabilities of simple elastic structures.
    In: 'Nonlinear physical systems - Spectral analysis, stability and bifurcation',
    edited by: Kirillov, O.N. and Pelinovsky, D.E., Wiley-ISTE, London.
    doi: 10.1002/9781118577608.ch1

Conference proceedings

  1. Bigoni D., Kirillov O., Misseroni D., Tommasini M., and Noselli G. (2016).
    Experiments on the Pflüger column: flutter from friction.
    'Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application', Tokyo (Japan), May 15-17.

  2. Misseroni D., Bigoni D. Movchan A.B., and Movchan N. V. (2014).
    Experiments on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids.
    'Proceedings of the International CAE Conferenze', Pacengo del Garda, (Italy), October 27-28.

  3. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Noselli G., Misseroni D., and Shahzad, S. (2014).
    Rigid inclusions: stress singularity, inclusion neutrality and shear bands.
    'Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Fracture, Fatigue and Wear', Kitakyushu (Japan), September 1-3.

Invited talks

  1. Misseroni D. (Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Pugno N.M., Movchan A.B., and Movchan N.V.) (2016)
    Serpentine motion through a frictionless channel. Invited lecture.
    24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal (Canada), August 21-26.

  2. Misseroni D. (2014).
    Experiments on the invisibility cloak.
    Imperial College, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Department of Mathematics, London (UK), December 3.

  3. Misseroni D. (2014).
    Tensile buckling, multiple bifurcations and Eshelby-like forces in elastic structures.
    6th International Workshop of Young Researchers on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Trieste, (Italy), October 22-24.

Conference participations as a speaker

  1. Misseroni D. (Bigoni D., Dal Corso F., Pugno N.M., Movchan A.B., and Movchan N.V.) (2016)
    Serpentine motion through a frictionless channel. Invited lecture.
    24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal (Canada), August 21-26.

  2. Misseroni D. and Movchan A.B. (2016).
    Cloaking of flexural vibrations in a structured plate.
    XXI National Conference of Computational Mechanics and VIII Meeting of the AIMETA Materials Group (GIMC - GMA 2016), IMT Lucca (Italy), June 27-29.

  3. Misseroni D. (2016).
    Flutter instabilities induced by Coulomb friction on continuous systems.
    IUTAM Symposium on Dynamic Instabilities in Solids, Madrid (Spain), May 17-20.

  4. Misseroni D., Bigoni D., Bosi F., and Dal Corso F. (2015).
    Effects of configurational forces on elastic structures: torsional locomotion and self-encapsulation of an elastic rod. XXII AIMETA Conference - The Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Genova (Italy), September 14-17.

  5. Misseroni D., Bigoni D., and G. Noselli G. (2015).
    Buckling and nonlinear behaviour of an elastic rod sliding along a smooth and curved profile.
    9th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Madrid (Spain), July 6-10.

  6. Misseroni D., Movchan A. B., Movchan N. V., and Bigoni D. (2015).
    Experimental validation of an asymptotic model to predict crack trajectories influenced by voids.
    FFW2014 - Euromech Colloquium 575 Contact Mechanics and Coupled Problems in Surface Phenomena, IMT Lucca (Italy), March 30-April 2.

  7. Misseroni D., Movchan A. B., Movchan, N. V., and Bigoni, D. (2014).
    Experimental and analytical insights on fracture trajectories in brittle materials with voids.
    International CAE Conferenze Pacengo del Garda (Italy), October 27-28.

Workshops participations as a speaker

  1. Misseroni D., Movchan A.B., and Movchan N.V. (2016)
    Cloaking of flexural vibrations in a structured plate: Numerical and Experimental proof-of-concept.
    International Workshop "Advances in Mechanical Metamaterials", Trento (Italy), October 10-11.

  2. Misseroni D. (2015)
    Fracture trajectories in ceramic material containing voids: analytical prediction and its experimental validation.
    CERMODEL2015 Congress on Modelling and Simulation meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology, Trento (Italy), July 1-3.

  3. Misseroni D. (2015)
    Ultrasonic tests on green bodies: forming pressure and evolution of the elastic characteristics.
    State of the art and challenges in thermal and mechanical modelling of ceramic materials, Trento (Italy), March 20.

  4. Misseroni D., Bigoni D., and Noselli G. (2014)
    S-shape constraints for elastic rods: tensile buckling in tension and multiple bifurcations.
    International workshop "Multiscale modelling in ceramics" within the International Congress APM 2014 Advanced Problems in Mechanics, St Petersburg (Russia), June 30-July 5.

  5. Misseroni D., Bigoni D., Noselli G., and Zaccaria D. (2013).
    Surprising Instabilities of Simple Elastic Structures.
    CERMODEL2013 Congress on Modelling and Simulation meet Innovation in Ceramics Technology, Trento (Italy), July 10-12.

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