PH.D. | 1994 | UNIVERSITY OF ROME “LA SAPIENZA”
· Major: Aerospace Engineering
· Minor: Materials Science, Fracture and Damage Mechanics
MSC IN ENGINEERING | 1990 | UNIVERSITY OF ROMA “LA SAPIENZA”
· Major: Aeronautical Engineering
· Minor: Materials and Technology, Composite materials
SKILLS & ABILITIES
· Research Leader of several research projects and grants sponsored by EU, National and Regional Government.
· Responsible for technology transfer projects and R&D projects for National and International Industrial Partners (SAIMPEM, GE, TENARIS, TECTUBI, ALLIED, AVIO, AERO SEKUR, etc.)
· 2018- present. Head of Department, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio
· 2015- present Scientific Coordinator of the Italian Scientific Society of Mechanical Engineering Design (AIAS)
· 2015- present Associate Technical Editor of Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials ISSN: 2199-7446 Journal no. 40870.
· 2015-2018. Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Cassino, Italy
· 2011- present. Chief Executive Officer of TECHDYN Engineering, academic spin-off company of the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio.
· 2011- present. Associate Technical Editor of “Frattura e Integrità Strutturale Journal”
· 2009-2011. Member of the Board of Governors of the University of Cassino, Italy
· 2008-2011. Pro tempore Department Vice Chair at the University of Cassino, Italy.
· 2005- present. Team Leader of Machine Design at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy
· 2003-present. Member of the Board of AIAS – Italian Association of Stress Analysis
RESEARCH IN BRIEF
· Research in the field of modelling materials behavior under extreme conditions (high strain rates, elevated temperature, pressure, large strain), fracture mechanics and damage mechanics, creep, experimental characterization, finite element simulation and computational mechanics, characterization and damage assessment of additively manufactured materials (metals and alloys).
Full PROFESSOR | UNIVERSITY Of cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy | 1996-today
CEO | TECHDYN Engineering | 2011-today
National Academy oF Sciences FELLOWISHP | AFRL Eglin Air Force Base, Fl. USA | 2004
ANALYST | CEMISS MILITARY Center OF STRATEGIC STUDIES/ITALIAN Ministry OF DEFENSE | 1998-2003
VISITING SCIENTIST | AFRL (US Air FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY)/EOARD | 1996-2001
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE | Wayne STATE UNIVERSITY, MI - USA | 1994-1996
Internal researcher | Battelle Memorial Institute, OH -USA | 1991-1993
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
MBDA “IDEA” AWARD | MBDA ITaly | 2015
ASME AWARD | ASME – PRESSURE VESSEL AND PIPING CONFERENCE | 2013
ONE STAR MBDA AWARD | MBDA ITaly | 2012
MSC EMEA VPD AWARD | MSC SOFTWARE | 2009
ASSOCIATESHIP AWARD | US NAtional ACademies of Science | 2004
VISITING SCIENTIST | Los alamos national Laboratory, NM, USA | 2004
VISITING SCIENTIST | US AIR FORCE Eglin AFB, FL. USA | 2004
Window on science | Air Force Research Laboratory, USA | 1999-2002
“Capocaccia” Award | AIAS – Italian Association foR stress Analysis, ITaly | 1996
ALENIA INNOVATION Award | ALENIA, ITaly | 1991
Outstanding graduation thesis in Aeronautics