Ph.D. in Solid and Structural Mechanics


2011 Ph.D. Degree in "Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems", University of Trento, Italy.
2007 Civil Engineering Full-Honors Degree, University of Trento, Italy.

Professional experiences

5/2011 - present Post Doc at University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Cambridge, UK.
11/2007 - 3/2011 Ph.D. Student, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering, University of Trento, Italy.

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;
  • localization of the deformation in elastic-plastic solids;
  • wave propagation.

Review activity

Reviewer for the following journals:
  • Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures;
  • Optics and Lasers in Engineering.
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