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Francesca Ferretti

Adjunct professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Research fellow

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Curriculum vitae

February 2020 - in progress: Research fellow at the DICAM (Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering). Project title: "Innovative methodologies for seismic improvement and the enhancement of building assets from the experience of Emilia's sisma". Tutor: Prof. Ing. Claudio Mazzotti.

April 2019 - January 2020: Research fellow at the DICAM (Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering). Project title: "Innovative methodologies for the knowledge, the seismic improvement and the development of the existing built heritage". Tutor: Prof. Ing. Claudio Mazzotti.

October 2017 - February 2018: Cooperation Agreement at the Delft University of Technology in the framework of the "NAM Structural Upgrading Project 2016/2017" as supervisor for the design and execution of experimental tests (shove test) on masonry walls.

September 2017 - March 2019: Research fellow at the DICAM (Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering). Project title: "Evaluation and development of experimental techniques for the determination of the mechanical properties of existing masonry structures". Tutor: Prof. Ing. Marco Savoia.

May 2018: PhD defense. Title of the doctoral thesis: "Experimental and numerical investigations on the shear behavior of existing masonry structures". Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Marco Savoia. Co-supervisor: Prof. Ing. Claudio Mazzotti, Prof. Jan G. Rots, Prof. Ing. Barbara Ferracuti

September 2016 – March 2017: Research period abroad at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) under the supervision of Prof. Jan G. Rots.

November 2014 - October 2017: PhD student in Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, XXX Cycle. Project title: "Seismic vulnerability assessment of monumental masonry buildings and innovative strengthening solutions". Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Marco Savoia.

August 2014 - August 2017: Research fellow at the CIRI – Building and Constructions. Project title: "Optimization and development of experimental techniques for the evaluation of the mechanical properties of masonry in existing buildings". Tutor: Prof. Ing. Claudio Mazzotti

March 2014: Master Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Curriculum) at the University of Bologna. Title of the thesis: “Seismic vulnerability assessment of masonry structures and efficient strengthening interventions on wall panels”. Advisor: Prof. Ing. Barbara Ferracuti; Co-advisor: Ing. Andrea Incerti.

July 2011: Bachelor degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Ferrara. Title of the thesis: “Studio viabilistico dell’isola di Albarella: analisi di un caso di mobilità sostenibile e proposte migliorative per la sicurezza”. Advisor: Prof. Andrea Simone; Co-advisor: Ing. Cesare Sangiorgi.

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