From 2009 to 2012, PhD in Mechanics of Solids and Structures, Polytechnic University of Bari
to 2008, M. Sc. in Construction Engineering, specialising in Structures, Polytechnic University of Bari
From 2012 to 2014, Contract Researcher in Solid Mechanics
Polytechnic University of Bari. Italy
From 2015 to 2015, Junior Research
MIT - Centro di Competenza Tecnologica sui Trasporti - Università degli Studi di Messina - Piazza Pugliatti 1 – Messina
From 2015 to present, Research Fellow in Mechanics of Solids and Structures (SSD ICAR/O8).
Department of Mechanics, Mathematica and Management, Polytechnic University of Bari.
Ultrasonic test for the mechanical characterization of materials;
Acoustoelasticity: theoretical models and experimental tests 3) The study of debonding in thin hybrids composites by new theoretical
Nonlinear ultrasonic techniques for the study of damaged materials.
Experimental and theoretical study of new reinforcement systems in masonry structures. In particular the analysis of the debonding in FRCM-masonry systems
Structural analysis of masonry historical constructions;
Radar interferometric technique for contactless dynamic structural identification;
Fretting wear and partial slip in shrink-fit shaft subject to torsion.
“Some advancements in the ultrasonic evaluation of initial stress states by the analysis of the acoustoelastic effect”. X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2017. Procedia Engineering 199 (2017), 1519-1526, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2017.09.494, License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 (with A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).
“Ultrasonic comparison between LVI and QSI damage in wind turbine GFRP composites”. ICCE-25 Rome Proceedings, Italy July 16-22, 2017. (with L. Feo, A. Fraddosio and M.D. Piccioni).
“Some issues in the Structural Health Monitoring of a railway viaduct by ground based radar interferometry”. DOI: 10.1109/EESMS.2017.8052699, 2017 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems Proceedings (EESMS). (with M. Diaferio, A. Fraddosio, L. Mangialardi, M.D. Piccioni and L. Soria).
"Comparison of LVI and QSI damage induced anisotropy in GFRP composites by ultrasonic immersion tests”. Proceedings of the XXIII Conference of the Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. V, ISBN: 978-889-42484-7-0. (with A. Fraddosio and M.D. Piccioni).
“Ultrasonic goniometric immersion tests for the characterization of fatigue post-LVI damage induced anisotropy superimposed to the constitutive anisotropy of polymer composites”. Composites Part B: Engineering 116 (2017), 122-136, DOI 10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.02.025. (with A. Fraddosio and M.D. Piccioni).
“A New Ultrasonic Immersion Technique for the Evaluation of Damage Induced Anisotropy in Composite Materials”. 3rd International Balkans Conference on Challenges of Civil Engineering, 3-BCCCE, 19-21 May 2016, Epoka University, Tirana, Albania, Albania (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).
“Monitoring applied and residual stress in materials and structures by non-destructive acoustoelastic techniques”. 2016 IEEE Workshop on Environmental, Energy, and Structural Monitoring Systems Proceedings, Bari, Italy, 13-14 June 2016. (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano, F. Paparella and M.D. Piccioni). DOI: 10.1109/EESMS.2016.7504830. ISBN: 978-1-5090-2370-7/16/$31.00 ©2016 IEEE.
“The ultrasonic C-Scan technique for damage evaluation of GFRP composite materials”. International Journal of Mechanics 10, 2016, 206-212 ISSN: 19984448 (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).
“Characterization of Material Damage by Ultrasonic Immersion Test”. Procedia Engineering 109: 395-402 · July 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2015.06.248 (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, U. Galietti, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).
“Geometric numerical integrators based on the Magnus expansion in bifurcation problems for non-linear elastic solids” Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale 29 (2014) 128-138; DOI:
“Ultrasonic immersion tests for mechanical characterization of multilayered anisotropic materials”. EESMS 2014, 2014 IEEE Workshop in Environmental, Energy and Structural Monitoring Systems Proceedings, Naples, Italy 17 – 18 settembre 2014. ISBN: 978-147994989-2, DOI: 10.1109/EESMS.2014.6923266 (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).
“Mechanical Characterization of CFRP Composites by Ultrasonic Immersion Tests: Experimental and Numerical Approaches”. Composites Part B: Engineering 66 (2014) 299–310, DOI 10.1016/j.
“Seismic Response of a Historic Masonry Construction Isolated by Stable Unbonded Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Isolators (SU-FREI)”. Key Engineering Materials 628 (2014) 160-167, 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.628.160. (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano, G. Mininno and M.D. Piccioni).
“Mechanical Characterization of Apricena Marble by Ultrasonic Immersion Tests”. Key Engineering Materials 628 (2014) 109 -116 10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.628.109 (with P. Foti, A. Fraddosio, S. Marzano and M.D. Piccioni).