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Antonio Palermo

Professore associato

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica, Ambientale e dei Materiali

Settore scientifico disciplinare: ICAR/08 SCIENZA DELLE COSTRUZIONI

Curriculum vitae

Positions

  • Associate Professor  (11/01/2024- present) Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy.

  • Senior Assistant Professor (11/01/2021- 10/01/2024) 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 2011), 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
  • INAIL BRIC 2021 “Digital Smart Structures - DS2”, 24 months, Role: partner participant. From Nov. 2021.

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.

 

Supervising and mentoring experience

  • Ph.D. Thesis: supervisor of 1 Ph.D student and co-supervisor of 4 Ph.D. students in the Structural and Environmental Health Monitoring and Management (SEHM2) Ph.D. Program, University of Bologna, Italy.
  • Master Thesis: supervisor and co-supervisor of >20 Master students in the 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.

 

 Services for the University

  • Committee Member of the Departmental Board (Giunta di Dipartimento).
  • Committee Member, Intake Committee -Master degree in Civil Engineering, University of Bologna.
  • Committee Member, Intake Committee -Master degree in Historic building rehabilitation,University of Bologna.

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.