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Alessandro Rivola

Full Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering

Academic discipline: ING-IND/13 Applied Mechanics

Director of Organisational Unit (UOS) Forlì of Department of Industrial Engineering

Short Bio

Full Professor of Mechanics of Machines since May 2018.

Member of the Academic Senate of the Bologna University, as Professor Representative of Area 2.

Member of the Presidio di Qualità di Ateneo of Bologna University (since 27.04.2022).

His research activity mainly concerns the Mechanical Vibrations, with competencies in: advanced methods for monitoring and diagnostics of machinery faults based on vibration analysis; mathematical modelling and simulation of the elasto-dynamic behaviour of mechanical systems; model based diagnostics.

Scientific director of several research projects in collaboration with industries in automation and automotive.

Author of about 100 papers, mostly published in international journals or international conference proceedings.

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+39 0543 374 441

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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale
Via Fontanelle 40, Forlì - Go to map

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Office hours

The professor usually holds office hours at the Engineering Campus in Forlì (via Fontanelle 40, Forlì).
It is recommended to send an email in advance.

During the first semester (18/09/2023-22/12/2023): MONDAY, 14:00-16:00.

During the second semester (19/02/2024-31/05/2024): MONDAY, 13:30-15:00.

Outside of the lecture periods: by appointment, to be requested via email.