MissionResearch areas: - Performance-based seismic assessment of reinforced concrete and unreinforced masonry structures and in particular of their deformation capacity - Development of numerical tools for the simulation of these elements and their implementation in open source code - Large-scale testing of structural components and buildings; development of representative loading protocols
BiographySince 2017 Associate Professor, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC), EPFL. Head of the Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (EESD) Laboratory 2010-2017 Assistant Professor, EPFL. 2008-2010 Post-doctoral researcher, ETH Zürich. 2003-2007 Ph.D., Roseschool / Università di Pavia, Italy. 2001-2003 Ove Arup & Partners, Advanced Technology and Research Group, London. 2001 Diploma, Civil engineering, ETH Zürich.
Publications (last 5 years)
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Teaching & PhD
Doctoral Program in Mechanics
Doctoral Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD StudentsBozulic Ivana, Corres Sojo Enrique, Curic Haris, Haindl Carvallo Mathias Christian, Hernández Fraile Diego, Inzunza Araya Ernesto Andrés, Lesiv Hnat, Pantoja Rosero Bryan German, Tomic Igor, Wang Qianqing,
Past EPFL PhD StudentsConstantin Raluca-Tereza , De Oliveira Durães Alves Martins João Miguel , Drakatos Ioannis Sokratis , Hannewald Pia , Paparo Alessandro , Petry Sarah , Rezaie Amir , Rosso Angelica , Shaqfa Mahmoud S. M. , Tarquini Danilo , Vanin Francesco , Wilding Bastian Valentin , Zhang Shenghan ,
- Truss models with material and geometric nonlinearity
- Solution strategies for static loads
- Total and incremental com