Curriculum Vitae

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University of Bergamo

     Associate professor (Scientific sector ICAR09 – Structures) - 11/2019 – present


University of Bergamo - Italy

Assistant professor (RTD-B) (Scientific sector ICAR09 – Structures) - 11/2016 – 11/2019 

Assistant professor (RTD-A) (Scientific sector ICAR09 – Structures)  - 09/2014 – 11/2016

Research grant holder - Research program: “Definition of seismic resistant structural systems for precast structures and development of design and vulnerability assessment methods” - 08/2010 – 07/2013

Research grant holder - Research program: “Development of displacement based approaches for the seismic design of precast structures” - 08/2008 – 07/2009

Research grant holder - Research program: “Development of displacement based approaches for the seismic design of precast structures” - 07/2006 – 07/2008

EUCENTRE (European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering), Pavia, Italy

Research collaborator - Research program: “Definition and development of advanced seismic protection strategies for precast concrete multi-story structures” - 09/2009 – 07/2010


PhD in Structural Engineering, “Modeling, Preservation and Control of Material and Structures”,
University of Trento, Italy - 

Laurea in Civil Engineering, summa cum laude, University of Brescia, Italy - 10/2004


Tufts University, Boston

Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Engineering - 07/2017

Visiting Fellow, School of Engineering - 05/2012 – 07/2012 

University of California, San Diego (USA)

Visiting Ph.D. student, School of Engineering - 08/2006 – 06/2008

Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh (UK)

Visiting student, Erasmus project, School of Engineering - 09/2001 – 06/2002 


Undergraduate Course

Steel Constructions    -     a.y. 2014/2015 – present

Structures A (6CFU)    -    a.y. 2009/2010 – 2012/2013

Graduate Course

Fundamentals of Displacement Based Design   -   a.y. 2015/2016

Introducing the Displacement Based Design - @ Tufts University - July 2017

Advisor of 16 undergraduate dissertations   -   a.y. 2009/2010 – present


Winner of the Research and University category of the PEER Blind Prediction Contest 2017

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Berkeley, USA 18/01/2018

Silver International Green Apple Award for The Built Environment & Architectural Heritage 2016, The Green Organization, UK

Inventor of the Italian patent 0001414593: “Increased dissipation/stiffness system with displacement amplification”. International class E04H. Application number GE2012A000108, released on 26/03/2015

Co-author of 2 invited papers in the international workshop “SAFESUST: A roadmap for the improvement of earthquake resistance and eco-efficiency of existing buildings and cities”, at Joint Research Centre (Ispra, Italy) 11/2015

Member of the organizing committee: Workshop ACI Italy Chapter “Connections in Precast Structures”. Bergamo, 05/10/2012

Invited keynote speaker: “Research, Design and Construction of Precast Floor Systems in Italy”. “1st International Symposium of Precast Slab Systems in seismic zones and their connections”. Veracruz, Mexico, 05/2011

Martin P. Korn Award 2009 - Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute (PCI)

George D. Nasser Award 2009  - Precast/Prestress Concrete Institute (PCI)