Curriculum

Education

Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) in Structural Mechanics, at the University of Bologna, Italy, 2000. Dissertation: "Structural damage detection and localization by using vibrational measurements".

Laurea, (B.S./M.S.) magna "cum laude", in Civil Engineering, University of Padova, Italy, 1996. Dissertation: “Structural identification techniques: numerical methods and applications”.

Previous Appointments

Departmental Guest, Princeton University, Princeton (NJ), Dec 2012; Jan-Feb 2013.

Departmental Guest, Princeton University, Princeton (NJ), Dec 2010; Feb-Mar 2011

Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI), Jan-Feb 2010.

Departmental Guest, Princeton University, Princeton (NJ), Dec 2009.

Visiting Professor, University of California, San Diego, 2002.

Post-Doctorate Researcher, University of California, San Diego, 2000-2001.

Post-Doctorate Researcher, University of Padova, Italy, 2000.

Technical Areas of Specialization

  • Structural reliability
  • Bayesian decision-making
  • Infrastructure management
  • Smart structures
  • Structural health monitoring
  • Fiber optic sensors

Teaching

Graduate

Control and Health Monitoring of Civil Structures, University of Trento, lectures, 2012/13, 2013/14. Teaching evaluation not available.

Special Structures, University of Trento, lectures: 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14. Course approval: 100%. Instructor approval: 100%.

Structural Safety, University of Trento, lectures, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15. Course approval: 95.1%.

Structural Design (Advanced Concrete), University of Trento, lectures: 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11. Course approval: 100%. Instructor approval: 100%.

Smart Structures (Doctoral level), University of Trento, lectures: 2006/07, 2010/11. Teaching evaluation not available.

Modal Analysis of Civil Structures (Doctoral level), University of Trento, lectures: 2005/06, 2007/08, 2009/10. Teaching evaluation not available.

Earthquake Engineering, University of Trento, tutorials: 2001/02, 2002/03, 2003/04.

Earthquake Engineering, University of California, San Diego, tutorials: 2000/01.

[Teaching evaluation based on last available record]

Undergraduate

Fundamentals of Bridges and Precast Structures, University of Trento, lectures: 2005/06, 2006/07. Course approval: 100%. Instructor approval: 100%.

Fundamentals of Structural Elements 2 (Concrete), University of Trento, lectures: 2003/04 1004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10. Course approval: 58.8%. Instructor approval: 93.3%.

Fundamentals of Structural Elements 1 (Steel), University of Trento, lectures: 2003/04, 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07. Course approval: 87.5%. Instructor approval: 84.0%.

System Identification and Diagnostics, Northeastern University, lectures on Bayesian parametric estimation, 2012/13.

Restoring and Preservation of the Historical Heritage, University of Padova, tutorials: 1999/2000.

Structural Design 2, University of Padova, tutorials: 1997/98, 1998/99.

[Teaching evaluation based on last available record]

Other

Bayesian Logic for structural health monitoring, lectures, 3rd International Summer School on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, Trento, 2013.

Bayesian Logic for structural health monitoring, lectures, 2nd International Summer School on Smart Materials and Structures, Trento, 2013.

Bayesian Methods and Decision Making lectures, 1st International Summer School on Smart Structures, Trento, 2012.

Bridge Assessment module, Eurocode Design course, Trento, Course for continuing professional development: 2007.

Concrete Design module, Structural Design course, Trento, Course for continuing professional development: 2005.

Concrete Design module in the Structural Design course, Verona, Course for continuing professional development: 2004, 2005.

Funded projects

European Commission

"MEMSCON: Radio frequency identification tags linked to on board Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems in a wireless, remote and intelligent monitoring and assessment system for the maintenance of constructed facilities." PI. Source: European Commission. Period: 10/1/2008-3/31/2012. Amount: € 256,406 (€ 5,163,893 overall).

"SEQBRI: Performance-based earthquake engineering analysis of short-medium span steel-concrete composite bridges." Participant. Source: European Commission. Period 7/1/2012-8/31/2015. Amount: € 258,121 (€1,401,959 overall).

“INDUSE: Structural Safety of Industrial Steel Tanks, Pressure Vessels and Piping Systems Under Seismic Loading.” Participant. Source: European Commission. Period 7/1/2009-9/31/2012. Amount: € 262,953 (€1,773,060 overall).

"MONICO: Fiber optic-based intelligent monitoring and assessment system for proactive maintenance and seismic disaster prevention in reinforced concrete tunnel lining." Participant. Source: European Commission. Period: 7/1/2008-6/30/2010. Amount: € 114,000 (€ 4,367,230 overall).

[PI: Principal Investigator]

Other Government Agencies

“PAT-BMS: Update and extension of the APT-BMS.” PI. Souce: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 8/13/2014-6/13/2015. Amount: € 74,420.

“RELUIS-3: Executive project DPC/ReLUIS 2014 – AQ DPC/ReLUIS 2014-2018 – Year 1.” PI. Source: Italian Earthquake Engineering Laboratories Network (RELUIS). Period: 4/1/2014-3/31/2015. Amount: € 12,100.

"Portogruaro-5: Update of Civic Tower monitoring system." PI. Source: Municipality of Portogruaro. Period: 9/1/2013-12/31/2013. Amount: € 17,495.

"Pilot assessment of the load carrying capacity of a sample of bridges from the APT stock". PI. Souce: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 10/12/2012-2/12/2014. Amount: € 102,850.

"Portogruaro-4 Modeling of the Portogruaro Civic Tower." PI. Source: Municipality of Portogruaro. Period: 9/1/2012-12/31/2013. Amount: € 22,800.

"RELUIS-RFI: Development of procedures for seismic vulnerability evaluation of steel railways bridges". PI. Source: Italian Earthquake Engineering Laboratories Network (RELUIS). Period: 1/3/2011-29/2/2012. Amount: € 90,000.

"BMS A&E: Update and extension of the APT-BMS." PI. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period 10/21/2009-4/20/2012. Amount: € 108,000.

"ADIGE: Structural monitoring of the Trento North-Rocchetta cable stayed bridge on Adige river." PI. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period 6/1/2009-28/2/2013. Amount: € 108,000 (€ 300,000 overall).

"PRIN 2007JHK33Y_002: New technologies for the real-time assessment of the seismic vulnerability of bridges." PI. Source: Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR). Period: 9/20/2008-9/19/2010. Amount: € 62,900 (€ 250,000 overall).

"APT-BMS-6: Guided startup of the APT-BMS: support to the inspections on the Provincial Roads." Project manager. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period 2/1/2007-3/11/2008. Amount: € 96,000.

"PRIN 2004089844: Monitoring and control of the Histotical Heritage.", Project manager. Source: Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR). Period: 1/1/2007-12/31/2008. Amount: € 59,000.

"RELUIS: Reserch Line 10: New technologies for managing the seismic hazard in road infrastructure". PI. Source: Italian Earthquake Engineering Laboratories Network (RELUIS). Period: 11/1/2005-10/31/2008. Amount: € 70,000.

"PRIN 2006084179: New technologies for the management of historical structures and infrastructure." Project manager. Source: Italian Ministry of Education (MUR). Period: 1/1/2005-12/31/2006. Amount: € 58,600.

"APT-BMS-4: Guided startup of the APT-BMS: training and support of the inspectors." Project manager. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 9/15/2004-12/12/2005. Amount: € 108,000.

"Portogruaro-3: Monitoring of the Civic Tower." PI. Source: Municipality of Portogruaro. Period: 9/1/2004-8/31/2010. Amount: € 31,920.

"APT-BMS-3: APT Bridge Management System: pilot inspections." Project manager. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 5/10/2004-8/10/2004. Amount: € 7,200.

Anchor"APT-BMS-2: APT Bridge Management System: deployment and update of the system." Project Manager. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 9/15/2003-12/12/2004. Amount: € 186,000.

"PRIN 2002088932: Structural monitoring and control using advanced techniques." Project manager. Source: Italian Ministry of Education (MURST). Period: 1/1/2003-12/31/2004. Amount: € 59,000.

"Portogruaro-2: Monitoring of the Civic Tower." PI. Source: Municipality of Portogruaro. Period: 8/18/2003-8/17/2004. Amount: € 21,600.

"Portogruaro-1: Investigation on the safety of the Civic Tower." PI. Source: Municipality of Portogruaro. Period: 7/16/2002-2/28/2003. Amount: € 11,772.

"APT-BMS-1: Development of a prototype of Bridge Management System." Project manager. Source: Autonomous Province of Trento, Department of Transportation. Period: 7/29/2002-7/29/2003. Amount: € 156,000.

[PI: Principal Investigator]

Industry and Private Bodies

“RFI-DOMUS: Update and Validation of DOMUS bridge management system”. PI. Source: Rete Ferroviaria Italiana SpA. Period: 11/21/2014-8/18/2015. Amount: € 76,860.

“A22-2 Development of a prototype of Decision Support System for the Colle Isarco Viaduct management based on instrumental monitoring”. PI. Source: Autostrada del Brennero SpA - Brennerautobahn AG. Period: 11/112014-11/11/2016. Amount: € 106,964.

"AREA-1: Development of a seismic monitoring system for prefabricated industrial buildings". PI. Source: Area Prefabbricati SpA. Period: 04/09/2012-03/11/2013. Amount: € 58,080.

"A22-1: Probabilistic analysis of the structural reliability of Colle Isarco Viaduct based on instrumental monitoring". PI. Source: Autostrada del Brennero SpA - Brennerautobahn AG. Period: 20/02/2012-20/02/2014. Amount: € 96,000.

"Pedemontana: Feasibility study for an integrated maintenance, management and monitoring system for the new Pedemontana Lombarda Highway." PI. Source: Far System SpA, Roverto. Period: 12/16/2010-01/14/2011. Amount: € 9,600.

"SantaMaria-3/4: Monitoring and vibration analysis of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore." PI. Source: Parish of Santa Maria Maggiore, Trento. Period: 12/1/2010-12/31/2011. Amount: € 19,800.

"EUCentre-1: Development of a bridge management system for the seismic vulnerability of the national road network." PI. Source: Foundation EUCentre, Pavia. Period: 12/1/2010-12/31/2011. Amount: € 33,600.

"SantaMaria-2: Monitoring of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore." PI. Source: Parish of Santa Maria Maggiore, Trento. Period: 9/18/2009-12/31/2010. Amount: € 18,000.

"SantaMaria-1: Monitoring of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore." PI. Source: Parish of Santa Maria Maggiore, Trento. Period: 8/20/2008-8/19/2009. Amount: € 21,600.

"RIVOLI-1: Design of a new model of partially post-tensioned precast concrete box-girder element." PI. Source: Rivoli SpA. Period: 4/1/2008-11/31/2008. Amount: € 12,500.

"HEIDI-4: Update of the APT-BMS." PI. Source: Heidi SpA. Period: 7/16/2007-7/15/2008. Amount: € 61,200.

"HEIDI-3: Update of the APT-BMS." PI. Source: Heidi SpA. Period: 7/27/2006-7/15/2007. Amount: € 61,200.

"HEIDI-2-PISTA: Application of PISTA procedures to the industrial deployment in service mode of a specific software package." PI. Source: Heidi SpA. Period: 11/24/2006-02/15/2007. Amount: € 24,000.

"HEIDI-1: Update of the APT-BMS." PI. Source: Heidi SpA. Period: 11/26/2005-7/26/2006. Amount: € 88,200.

[PI: Principal Investigator

Editorial Activity

Member of the Editorial Board, Structural Monitoring and Maintenance: an International Journal, Techno Press (2014-present).

Member of the Editorial Board, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Hindawi (2014-present).

Guest editor, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, special issue on “Probabilistic Structural Health Monitoring”, publication expected 2015.

Review Activity

Project Proposals

Research Foundation –Flanders (FWO)

Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)

Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (RPF)

Italian Ministry of Education (MIUR)

 

Book Proposals

Wiley

Elsevier

 

Journals

ACI Structural Journal

Advances in Structural Engineering

ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering

ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering

ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics

Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

Computers and Structures

Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics

Engineering Structures

International Journal of Mechanical Sciences

Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring

Journal of Cultural Heritage

Journal of Earthquake Engineering

Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures

Journal of Microwaves and Optoelectronics

Journal of Sound and Vibration

Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing

Optical Fiber Technology

Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical

Smart Materials and Structures

Smart Structures and Systems

Structural Control and Health Monitoring

Structural Health Monitoring

Structural Monitoring and Maintenance

Transactions on Mechatronics

Invited Lectures

Seminars

“Bayesian Logic for Intelligent Civil Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (UK), 21 Jan 2015.

“Bayesian Logic for Intelligent Civil Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Innsbruck (Austria), 13 May 2014.

“Bridge Managers on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown”, Seminar at the University of California, Berkeley (CA), 11 Mar 2013.

“Bayesian Logic for Intelligent Civil Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Oxford (UK), 15 Feb 2013.

“Risk-informed Management of Road Infrastructure”, Webinar at the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, Rutgers University, New Brunswick (NJ), 7 Feb 2013.

“Toward Intelligent Civil Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Cambridge (UK), Apr 2011.

“Risk-informed Management of Bridge Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI), Feb 2011.

"Bayesian Logic for Smart (and Not-so-smart) Bridge Elements", Seminar at the Imperial College, London, May 2010.

"Bayesian Logic for Smart (and Not-so-smart) Bridge Elements", Seminar at the University of South Carolina, Columbia (SC), Mar 2010.

"Bayesian Logic for Smart (and Not-so-smart) Bridge Elements", Seminar at Tufts University, Medford (MA), Mar 2010.

“Risk-informed Management of Bridge Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Connecticut, Storrs (CT), Mar 2010.

"Bayesian Logic for Smart (and Not-so-smart) Bridge Elements", Seminar at the Northeastern University, Boston (MA), Feb 2010.

"Bayesian Logic for Smart Bridge Elements", Seminar at the University of Florida, Gainesville (FL), Feb 2010.

“Bayesian Assessment Model for Smart Precast Concrete Elements”, Seminar at Princeton University, Princeton (NJ), 2009.

“Bayesian Logic Applied to Damage Assessment of a Smart Precast Concrete Element”, Seminar at Columbia University, New York, 2009.

“Smart precast elements for bridge construction”, Seminar at the University of Kyoto (Japan), 2009.

“Risk Informed Management of Road Infrastructure”, Seminar at the University of Rhode Island, Narragansett (RI), 2009.

“Smart Structural Element for the Condition Monitoring of Bridge Structures”, Seminar at the University of Connecticut, Storrs (CT), 2009.

“Risk-informed Management of Road Facilities”, Seminar at the Tongji University, Shanghai (China), 2008.

"A Reliability-Based Bridge Management Concept", Seminar at the Northeastern University, Boston (MA), 2008.

"Smart structural elements for the condition monitoring of bridge structures." Seminar at the University of California, Berkeley (CA), 2008.

"Smart structural elements for the condition monitoring of bridge structures." Seminar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI), 2008.

"A Reliability-Based Bridge Management Concept", Seminar at the University of California, San Diego (CA), 2007.

"A Reliability-Based Bridge Management Concept." Seminar at the University of Missouri, Rolla (MO), 2006.

"Vibration-based Condition Monitoring of Smart Prefabricated Concrete Elements." Seminar at the Northeastern University, Boston (MA), 2005.

"Vibration-based Damage Assessment of Civil Structures." Seminar at the University of Minho, Guimaraes (Portugal), 2004.

"Experimental modal testing of civil engineering structures"; "Damage identification and localization techniques"; "Structural health monitoring techniques." Seminars at the University of Bologna (Italy), 2001.

"Damage detection and localization using vibrational measurement: methodological approach and applications." Seminar at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok (Thailand), 2000.

 

Invited talks at conferences and workshops

"On estimating the accuracy of monitoring methods using Bayesian error propagation technique", Invite talk, “SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems”, San Diego, 9-13 Mar 2014.

”On the impact of prior perceptionon bridge health diagnosis”, Invited talk at the 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-6 2013, Hong Kong, 9-11 Dec, 2013.

"On the impact of prior engineering perception on structural health diagnosis", Invite talk at the 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2013, Stanford, 10-12 Sep, 2013.

"Bayesian analysis of monitoring data from cable-stayed bridge", Invited talk at the 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, ICOSSAR 2013, New York, 16-20 Jun 2013.

“Tall buildings, data monitoring and Bayesian epistemology”, Keynote talk at the International symposium by young researchers for advances in disaster responses to seismic hazards in tall buildings using innovative sensing technologies, Kyoto University, 18-19 Dec 2012.

"Analysis of monitoring data from cable-stayed bridge using sensor fusion techniques", Invited talk,“SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems”, San Diego, 10-14 Mar 2013.

"Streicker Bridge: The impact of monitoring on decision making", Invited talk at the 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, 13-15 Sep, 2011.

"Wireless sensor network for seismic evaluation of concrete buildings", Invited talk at the   5th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (EWSHM 2010)", Sorrento, Italy, 29 Jun - 02 Jul, 2010.

"Real-time health monitoring of historic buildings with wireless sensor networks", Invited talk at the 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, 9-11 Sep 2009.

"Strain-Based Approaches to Damage Localization in Civil Structures", Invited talk at the  XXIV IMAC Conference on Structural Dynamics, St.Louis (MO), 30 Jan–2 Feb 2006.

Awards

2014 Person of the Year Award for outstanding contribution to the field of Structural Health Monitoring, Editorial board of Structural Health Monitoring: An International Journal, SAGE.

Best Paper Award: M. Bimpas, D. Trapani, D. Zonta, A. Amditis, S. Frondistou Yannas, V. Kalidromitis, Y. Stratakos, A. Gkaretsos (2011). “MEMSCON project: Wireless Sensor Network for post-earthquake evaluation of concrete buildings”. 5th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-5 2011). Cancun, Mexico, 11-15 Dec 2011.

Best Paper Award: M. Ceriotti, L. Mottola, G. Picco, A. L. Murphy, S. Guna, M. Corrà, M. Pozzi, D. Zonta, P. Zanon (2009). “Monitoring Heritage Buildings with Wireless Sensor Networks: The Torre Aquila Deployment”. 8th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN 2009, SPOTS track), San Francisco, 13-16 Apr 2009.

Organization of Courses, Conferences and Special Sessions

Co-Chair, “18th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2016)”, Trento, 17-21 Jul 2016.

Program Committee Member, Third Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Structures, SMAR 2015, Antalya, 7-9 Sep 2015.

Co-organizer, Special sessions “Probabilistic SHM” and “Very dense arrays of sensors: 1D, 2D, and 3D distributed and quasi-distributed sensors”, International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring 2015, Stanford, 1-3 Sep 2015.

Co-Chair, “2015 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy and Structural Monitoring Systems (EESMS 2015)”, Trento, 9-10 Jul 2015.

Co-Chair, “4rd International Summer School on Smart Materials and Structures”, Trento, 3-9 Jul 2015.

Co-organizer, Mini-Symposium “Probabilistic Structural Health Monitoring”, 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-7 2015, Torino, 1-3 Jul 2015.

Program Committee Member, 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-7 2015, Torino, 1-3 Jul 2015.

Program Committee Member, “SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems”, San Diego, 8-12 Mar 2015.

Co-Chair, “3rd International Summer School on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems”, Trento, 21-25 Jul 2014.

Program Committee Member, “2014 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, & Materials Research”, ACEM14, Busan (Korea), 24-27 Aug 2014.

Co-organizer, Special session “Probabilistic Structural Health Monitoring”, 7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, EWSHM 2014, Nantes, 8-11 Jul 2014.

Program Committee Member, “SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems”, San Diego, 9-13 Mar 2014.

Co-organizer, Special session “Probabilistic Structural Health Monitoring”, 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-6 2013, Hong Kong, 9-11 Dec 2013.

Program Committee Member, “6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure”, SHMII-6 2013, Hong Kong, 9-11 Dec 2013.

Co-organizer, Special sessions “Statistical Methods for SHM” and “Very Dense Arrays of Sensors”, International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring 2013, Stanford, 10-12 Sep 2013.

Co-Chair, “2nd International Summer School on Smart Materials & Structures”, Trento, 22-26 Jul 2013.

Co-organizer, Mini-Symposium “Structural Health Monitoring: Uncertainty Analysis and Decision Making”, ICOSSAR 2013, New York, 16-20 Jun 2013.

Program Committee Member, “SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems”, San Diego, 10-14 Mar 2013.

Scientific Secretary and Co-organizer, “1st International Summer School on Smart Structures”, Trento, 3-7 Sep 2012.

Co-organizer, “2nd International Memscon Workshop: Towards Intelligent Civil Infrastructure”, Athens, 29 Mar 2012.

Co-organizer, Mini-Symposium “MS 7-Smart SHM and Application to Bridge Condition Assessment and Maintenance”, IABMAS 2012, Stresa, 8-12 Jul 2012.

Co-organizer, Special Sessions “Decision Making in Structural Health Monitoring”, International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring 2011, Stanford, 13-15 Sep 2011.

Co-organizer, “1st International Memscon Workshop: Structural Monitoring and Assessment of Civil Engineering Structures”, Bucharest, 7 Oct 2010.

Co-organizer, Special Session “Health Monitoring for Civil Structures”, European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring 2010, Sorrento, 29 Jun - 02 Jul 2010.

Co-organizer, Special Session “Model updating methods for civil applications”, World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (SMSST07), Chongqing and Nanjing, 22-27 May 2007.

Memberships

Institute of Physics (IoP).

International Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineering (SPIE).

International Association for Bridge Management and Safety (IABMAS).

Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM).

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Italian National Association of Earthquake Engineering (ANIDIS).

Italian National Standardization Agency (UNI).

International Doctoral Committees

International supervisor and Doctoral committee member, El Hassan Ait Laasri, Ibn Zohr University (Morocco), 2014.

Doctoral committee member, Nicholas De Battista, University of Sheffield (UK), 2014.

International supervisor and Doctoral committee member, Benjamin Torres Gorriz, University of Valencia (Spain), 2012.

Alumni in Academia

Matteo Pozzi, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA, 2012-present.

Yanchao Yue, Assistant Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 2011-present

Postdoctoral Researchers Supervised

Emiliano Debiasi, 2014-present

Huayong Wu, 2009-2010

Matteo Pozzi, 2008-2011

Francesca Bortot, 2007-2011

Research Students Supervised

Doctoral students

Carlo Cappello, University of Trento, expected 2017 (Sole Supervisor).

Anna Piotrowska, University of Trento, expected 2017 (Co-Supervisor: Maurizio Ferrari).

Federico Bruschetta, University of Trento, expected 2017 (Sole Supervisor).

Davide Trapani, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Emiliano Debiasi, University of Trento, "Decision making for bridge stock management", completed 2014 (Sole Supervisor).

Yanchao Yue, University of Trento, "Impact of seismic vulnerability on bridge management systems", completed 2011 (Co-Supervisor: Matteo Pozzi).

Cristiano Loss, University of Trento, "Displacement-based seismic design of timber structures", completed 2011 (Co-Supervisor: Maurizio Piazza).

Huayoung Wu, University of Trento, "Fiber optic sensors and damage evaluation methods for structural health monitoring", completed 2009 (Sole Supervisor).

Matteo Pozzi, University of Trento, "Structural health monitoring of reinforced concrete structures by fiber optic sensors", completed 2007 (Sole Supervisor).

Francesca Bortot, University of Trento, "Reliability-based decision-making in infrastructure management", completed 2006 (Co-Supervisor: Riccardo Zandonini).

Tommaso Saccone, University of Bologna, "Generalized formulation for linear MDOF Systems utilizing complex operators", completed 2004 (Co-Supervisor: Erasmo Viola).

Paolo Franchetti, University of Padova, "Vibration-based damage assessment of precast elements", completed 2004, (Co-Supervisor: Claudio Modena).

 

Master’s students

Denise Bolognani, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Mirco Agosti, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Andrea Maroni, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Andrea Anselmo, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Cristiano Bazzoli, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Stefano Decarli, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Alessio Vallarini, University of Trento, expected 2015 (Sole Supervisor).

Luca Mazzi, University of Trento, “Bayesian estimation of the effectiveness of a monitoring system for Colle Isarco Viaduct: design and analysis of a measurement system based on topographic stations and optical prisms”, 2014 (Sole Supervisor).

Alessandro Massarotto, University of Trento, “Bayesian estimation of the effectiveness of a monitoring system for Colle Isarco Viaduct: design and analysis of a network of fiber optic sensors and thermocouples”, 2014 (Sole Supervisor).

Patrick Soraruf, University of Trento and TU Dresden, “Reliability assessment of roadway bridges under overweight vehicle traffic” 2014 (Co-Supervisor: Wolfgang Graf).

Daniele Dellai, University of Trento, “Evaluation of the load-carrying capacity of existing girder bridges under overweight vehicle traffic”, 2014 (Sole Supervisor).

Luca Perlini, University of Trento, “Structural reliability assessment of Portgruaro Civic Tower”, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Carlo Cappello, “An implementation of expected utility theory in a civil engineering decision problem”, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Francesco Chesini, “Evaluation of the carrying capacity of girder bridges under overweight vehicle load”, University of Trento, expected 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Francesco Demozzi, “Reliability analysis of arch bridges of the Province of Trento under overweight vehicle traffic”, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Marion Furtschegger, “Analysis of long term structural response of Colle Isarco viaduct using non-classical creep model“, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Mattia Montanari, “Analysis and evaluation of a method for seismic damage detection for prefabricated buildings based on instrumental monitoring”, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Alberto Palma, “Application of deterioration models for identifying the structural behaviour of Colle Isarco Viaduct”, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Luca Perolo, “Specifications for a seismic monitoring system for prefabricated industrial buildings and implementation of an event classification algorithm”, University of Trento, 2013 (Sole Supervisor).

Saulo Maestranzi, “Bayesian analysis of long-term behaviour of the cable-stayed bridge on the Adige river, near Zambana, based on structural monitoring”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Federico Bruschetta, “Structural reliability evaluation of the Adige cable-stayed bridge via Bayesian analysis of the monitoring data”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Luca Mattiuzzi, “Evaluation of the reliability of the Autonomous Province of Trento bridge stock under overweight-vehicle loads”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Daniele Coato, “Laboratory validation of Memscon technology for after-earthquake assessment of RC buildings”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Enrico D’Alessandro, “Seismic risk evaluation of steel railway bridges: an application to the Italian Railway Network (RFI) bridge stock”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Giacomo Cigognetti, “Wireless sensors for seismic monitoring of reinforced concrete buildings: experimental characterization and application to a full-scale frame structure”, University of Trento, 2012 (Sole Supervisor).

Gianfranco Anolfi, “Structural monitoring and analysis of the cantoria in Santa Maria Maggiore Church, Trento”, University of Trento, 2011 (Sole Supervisor).

Marco Molignoni, “Structural monitoring of the cable-stayed bridge on Adige river: analysis of sensors working principle and of structural behaviour”, University of Trento, 2011 (Sole Supervisor).

Federico Larcher, “Experimental validation of Memscon Phase II sensors for reinforced concrete buildings”, University of Trento, 2011 (Sole Supervisor).

Aldo Madaschi, University of Trento, 2011 (Co-Supervisor: Alessandro Gajo).

Alessandro Lastei, “Reliability analysis of the bridge stock of the Autonomous Province of Trento under overweight load condition”, University of Trento, 2011 (Sole Supervisor).

Mattia Modunutti, “The Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Trento: when architecture, archaeology and engineering meet”, University of Trento, 2011 (Co-Supervisor: Giorgio Cacciaguerra).

Paolo Esposito, University of Trento, “Structural Monitoring of the North Trento-Rocchetta Adige Bridge”, 2010 (Sole Supervisor).

Davide Dal Bosco, “Wireless technology for the after-earthquake evaluation of damage state in reinforced concrete structures”, University of Trento, 2010 (Sole Supervisor).

Davide Trapani, “Experimental characterization of wireless sensors for the post-earthquake assessment of reinforced concrete buildings”, University of Trento, 2010 (Sole Supervisor).

Massimo Dalle Vedove, University of Trento, “Analysis of the collapse mechanism and of the provisional post-seismic artworks for the case of Santa Margerita ex-Jesuits Church in L’Aquila”, 2010 (Co-Supervisor: Maurizio Costantini).

Moreno Rosi, University of Trento, “Seismic vulnerability analysis of renaissance churches: the case of Santa Maria Church in Trento”, (Co-Supervisor: Paola Gatti).

Alessandro Porto, University of Trento, “Method for evaluating the seismic vulnerability of the tunnel system of the Autonomous Province of Trento”, 2010 (Co-Supervisor: Alessandro Gajo).

Emiliano Debiasi, University of Trento, “Theoretical Analysis of seismic vulnerability of buried structures”, 2010 (Co-Supervisor: Alessandro Gajo).

Davide Emer, University of Trento, “Analysis of the structural monitoring of a cable-stayed bridge”, completed 2010 (Sole Supervisor).

Silvia Cremasco, University of Trento, "Limit state assessment if a masonry barrel vault. The case of the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore", completed 2009 (Co-Supervisors: Giorgio Cacciaguerra, Matteo Pozzi).

Tiziano Sartori, University of Trento, "Dissipative behavior of doweled timber connections", completed 2008 (Co-Supervisor: Maurizio Piazza).

Nicola Gavet "Distributed technologies for monitoring and inventorying the historic heritage", completed 2008 (Co-Supervisors: Paolo Zanon, Matteo Pozzi).

Matteo Faccincani “Statistical models and methods for prestressed concrete structure monitoring”, completed 2007 (Sole Supervisor).

Massimo Cadrobbi, University of Trento, "Distributed technologies for structural monitoring of historic buildings: the Torre Aquila in Trento", completed 2007 (Co-Supervisor: Paolo Zanon).

Matteo Apollonia, University of Trento, "Fiber optic sensors for structural health monitoring", completed 2006 (Co-Supervisors: Paolo Zanon, Matteo Pozzi).

Nicola Naldo, University of Trento, "Safety assessment of Portogruaro Civic Tower", completed 2005 (Co-Supervisor: Paolo Zanon).

Alberto Lonardi, University of Trento, "Typological analysis of historic buildings", completed 2005 (Co-Supervisor: Paolo Zanon).

Stefano Toffaletti, University of Trento, "Development of shared analysis instruments for the operation of an internet - based monitoring system", completed 2003 (Sole Supervisor).

Massimo Giuliani, "Development and application of an in-line monitoring system for real-time control of structural response", completed 2002 (Sole Supervisor).

University Service

Member, Executive Committee, Doctoral School in Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering (2013-present).

Member, Erasmus Committee, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering (2012-present).

Member, Double Degree Committee, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering (2012-present).

Member, “Collegio Area Didattica”, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering (2012-present).

Member, Self-assessment Committee, Master Program (“Laurea Magistrale”) in Civil Engineering, School of Engineering (2011-2012).

Member, Student Curriculum Committee, School of Engineering (2006-2012).

Secretary, Doctoral School of Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems (2006-present).

Member, Executive Committee, Doctoral School of Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems (2006-2012).

Secretary, Doctoral School of Structural Engineering (2003-2006).

Member, Executive Committee, Doctoral School of Structural Engineering (2003-2006).

Member, “Multi Cultural University” program Committee, University of Trento (2002-present).

Member, Erasmus Committee, School of Engineering (2001-2012).

Knowledge Transfer

Start-up Activity

Academic tutor and Co-founder, “Intelligent Infrastructure Innovation srl”, start-up Company of the University of Trento, established 2014.

Strat-up grant “Seed Money FESR 2007-2013”, Source: Fondo Sociale Europeo per lo Sviluppo Regionale (FESR). Period: Apr 2014-Oct 2015. Ammount: €150,000.

 

Patents

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Technical Committees

Member, Technical Committee “Bridge Health Monitoring”, International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS).

Member, Workgroup UNI-CIS-GL-6 “Structural Health Monitoring”, Italian Standardization Agency (UNI).