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Antonio Palermo

Ricercatore a tempo determinato tipo b) (senior)

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica, Ambientale e dei Materiali

Settore scientifico disciplinare: ICAR/08 SCIENZA DELLE COSTRUZIONI

Curriculum vitae

Positions

  • Senior Assistant Professor (11/01/2021 to present) Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy.

  • Postdoctoral Fellow   (1/03/2019 - 10/01/2021), Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy.
  •  Cecil and Sally Drinkward Postdoctoral Fellow ( 1/02/2018 - 31/01/2019), Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology (CALTECH), California, US.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (1/01/2017 - 30/01/2018), Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy. 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy (awarded on 18/05/2017).
  • Visiting Ph.D. Research Student (01/03/2017 – 31/07/2017), Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, CALTECH, California, US. .

  • Visiting Ph.D. Research Student (01/10/2015 – 31/07/2016), Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

  • Visiting Ph.D. Research Student (31/01/2015 – 31/07/2015), Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

  • International Master Course in Civil Engineering (awarded in 2013), University of Bologna, Italy.

  • MSc Earthquake Engineering (awarded in 2013), Imperial College London (ICL), UK.
  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering (awarded in 20131, University of Bologna, Italy.

Prizes and Awards

  • “Leonardo Da Vinci” Medal, an award assigned every year by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research to the 10 best scientific articles published by young Italian researchers collaborating with international academic partners. (May 2019)

  • “Claudio Bonivento” Prize – Scientific Research and Technological Innovation, awarded by the Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Bologna. (Sept. 2018)
  • Best Ph.D. Student Poster Award in the Curriculum Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Research Review meeting, PhD@DICAM, University of Bologna. (Dec. 2014)
  • ABS Consulting Prize in Earthquake Engineering”: annual award for outstanding performance in the Earthquake Engineering MSc program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICL). (Sept. 2013)

Projects and Grants:

  • H2020-INFRAIA-2016-2017 – SERA TA: “Resonant metamaterial-based earthquake risk mitigation of large-scale structures and infrastructure systems: assessment of an innovative proof-of-concept via medium-size scale testing - ReWarD”, 24 months. Role: project co-PI. From Feb. 2018
  • H2020 MSCA-ITN-ETN “Innovative ground interface concepts for structure protection – INSPIRE”, 48 months. Role: partner participant. From March. 2019

Scholarships/Fellowships:

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, DICAM, University of Bologna.
  • Cecil and Sally Drinkward Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, DICAM, University of Bologna.
  • Marco Polo Fellowship, to support research studies abroad, University of Bologna.
  • Ph.D. Scholarship in Advanced Materials for Structural Applications, University of Bologna.

Teaching experience

  • Lecturer (32 hours), Course: “Advanced Structural Mechanics”, International MSc in Civil Engineering, University of Bologna. A. Y. 2019/2020 and 2017/2018
  • Lecturer (9 hours), Course: “Introductory Course in Advanced Structural Mechanics”, International MSc in Civil Engineering, University of Bologna. A. Y. 2015/2016
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Course: “Advanced Structural Mechanics International MSc in Civil Engineering, University of Bologna. A. Y. from 2014/2015 to 2017/2018

Supervising and mentoring experience

  • Ph.D. Thesis co-supervision: co-supervisor of 2 Ph.D. students (Farhad Zeighami and Xinbo Pu) in the Structural and Environmental Health Monitoring and Management (SEHM2) Ph.D. Program, Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy.
  • Thesis co-supervision: co-supervisor of 14 Master students in the International Master Course in Civil Engineering, University of Bologna.
  • Thesis & Master project co-supervision: co-supervisor of 2 Master and 1 Bachelor thesis project in the MSc and Bachelor course of Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zürich.

 

Congress session Chairman and Minisymposia Organization

  • Co-organizer of the Minisymposium “Mechanical metamaterials for waves mitigation and control” in the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019 (EMI 2019), Caltech, June 18-June 21, 2019.
  • Chairman of the session “Mechanical metamaterials for waves mitigation and control” in the Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019 (EMI 2019), Caltech, June 18-June 21, 2019.
  • Chairman of the session “Dynamics, Waves and Metamaterials” in the 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, ESMC 2018 Bologna Italy, July 2nd to 6th 2018.
  • Chairman of the session “Isolation and Energy Dissipation Devices VIII” in the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 16WCEE 2017 Santiago Chile, January 9th to 13th 2017.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 3rd Workshop on seismic metamaterials, Bologna May 15-16, 2017.

 Services for the University

  • Member of the Departmental Board (Giunta di Dipartimento)

Editorial Activity

  • Served as peer reviewer for: Scientific Reports, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Extreme Mechanics Letter, Journal of Geophysical Research, Wave Motion, Journal of Computational Physics, Journal of Sound and Vibrations, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, International Journal of Solids and Structures.

 

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