PhD Student in Solid and Structural Mechanics
Laboratory of Bio-Inspired and Graphene Nanomechanics

-General Information

Nationality Italian
Known languages English (good)
Other interests Practicing Japanese martial arts since 1996 (21 years)
- judo: 1996-2003, up to blue belt
- jujutsu: from 2003, II dan black belt and instructor
- kenjutsu: from 2009
Mountain: cycling, cross-country ski, hiking
Radiocommunication: licensee of amateur radio station

-Current position

Jan 2014 - present
PhD student in Solid and Structural Mechanics
University of Trento, Italy
Topic: Computational mechanics of impacts and cutting


Jan 2011 - Dec 2013
MSc in Civil Engineering
Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Double degree within the Alta Scuola Politecnica programme
Oct 2010 - Apr 2013
MSc in Civil Engineering
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Thesis: Numerical simulations of spider-web-inspired anti-catastrophe civil structures
Feb 2011 - Dec 2012
Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP) Diploma
Politecnico di Torino & Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Project: Spider silk: inspired super tough-nanoarmors
Sep 2007 - Oct 2010
BSc in Civil Engineering
Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Thesis: Structural applicability of recycled aggregate concrete

-Professional experiences

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013
Research Associate
University of Trento, Italy
Department of Civil Environmental and Mechanical Engineering
Mar 2011 - Nov 2012
AMET S.r.l., Torino, Italy
Collaboration within the ASP project Spider Silk

-Teaching activity

Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Italy
A.Y. 2016/2017 Course module on Computational Contact Mechanics

A.Y. 2015/2016

Assistant to the course of Structural Mechanics

-Certificates and qualifications

Oct 2013 Italian qualification to the Civil Engineer profession
Awarded by Politecnico di Torino, Italy


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