“Learning never exhausts the mind”

― Leonardo da Vinci


  • The Laboratory of Programmable Materials and Structures (ProMaSt Lab) is on LinkedIn! Check the profile out and follow us to keep up-to-date on our research activities: ProMaSt Lab LinkedIn Profile

  • Very pleased to announce that I have won the 2022 Call "Scientific Cooperation Italy-Israel" with the research project "F2SMP-Failure and Fracture of Shape Memory Polymers", focused on smart materials for soft and bio-robotics . I will be the PI of the Italian team. The Israeli partner is "Technion - The Israel Institute of Technology" and the PI of the Israeli team is Prof. Konstantin Volokh. The project will start at the beginning of next year. Website: Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

  • Call for Papers for a Special Issue on "New Trends in 4D Printing" on Progress in Additive Manufacturing Journal. Deadline for abstract submission: 28 February 2023. Webpage: www.springer.com/journal/40964/updates/20220156

  • Very pleased to receive the AIMETA Junior Award 2022 in Mechanics of Solids and Structures from the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA). Reading: Unipv

  • The new website of CoDe4Bio is online! Visit: https://www.code4bio.com/

  • Very pleased to receive Actuators 2022 Best Paper Award from MDPI Actuators. Reading: journal webpage.

  • So happy and honored to receive ERC Starting Grant 2021 from the European Research Council for my project CoDe4Bio (COmputational DEsign for 4D BIOfabrication: harnessing programmable materials for dynamic pre-clinical cancer models)!!! Stay tuned for PhD and postdoc opportunities!! Reading: ERC, Corriere della Sera, Ansa, La Provincia Pavese.

  • Invited at TEDx Pavia. Reading: La provincia pavese, UniPV, Inchiostro. Video: Youtube

  • Glad to announce that the 4D Printing Society is on the Web! Visit the Webpage or LinkedIn page.

  • New dates: the 9th AIAS MIMEMS Workshop on Smart Materials and MEMS, taking place at Palazzo Vistarino in Pavia, has been postponed to 2022 (link), due to current COVID-19 emergency.