Visiting Professors - Current and Announced

SHACHAM YOSEF

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 April 2018 - 30 September 2018
Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Prof. Yosi Shacham-Diamand, The Bernard L. Schwartz chair for nano scale information technologies, Department of Electrical Engineering - Physical electronics and the department of Material science and technology, Faculty of engineering, Tel Aviv University.D.Sc. EE 1983, M.Sc. EE 1980, and B.Sc. EE (Summa-cum Laude) 1978, all in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. 1983-post-doctorate at U.C. Berkeley, CA, USA. 1987- 1989 senior lecturer, the Technion, Israel. 1989-1996 assistant professor Cornell university, Ithaca NY, USA, 1997-2001 Associate professor and since 2001 a full professor at the school of electrical engineering, Physical Electronics department, Tel-Aviv University.

Adrian Simon Bernhard

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 May 2018 - 14 November 2018
Affiliation: Technical University of Munich
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Simon Adrian received the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany, in 2009, the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA, in 2010, and the Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from TUM, Germany, in 2012.

CLAUDIO JOSE ROSSI GONZALEZ

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 June 2018 - 01 March 2019
Affiliation: Universidad de Los Andes
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

PHD IN ARCHITECTURE | MASTER IN URBAN DESIGN | ARCHITECT | With almost 20 years of experience in architectural and urban projects that have been honored, as the urban project in the central coast of Venezuela after the
natural disasters of 1999. [National Award Caracas Architecture Biennale 2001, Honorable Mention Best Urban Project Caracas Biennale 2001]

Ionescu Anca-Luiza

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 June 2018 - 15 December 2018
Affiliation: University Politehnica of Bucharest
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Anca-Luiza Ionescu (PhD in Physics, University of Bucharest) is full professor at Department of Physics, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

Portolan Michele

Visit duration time (from – to): 18 June 2018 - 18 December 2018
Affiliation: Grenoble-INP Phelma
Host Department: DAUIN - Department of Control and Computer Engineering

Michele Portolan is an Associate Professar at the Phelma School of Grenoble-INP engineering school since September 2013, and is a member of the TI MA Laboratory.

His main research activities are disruptive approaches applied to the test of electronics systems, with a
special focus on function test, dynamic topologies and massive interactive test execution.

Bosio Alberto

Visit duration time (from – to): 30 June 2018 - 20 December 2018
Affiliation: Université de Montpellier
Host Department: DAUIN - Department of Control and Computer Engineering

Alberto Bosio got a PhD degree in Computer Engineering in the area of digitai systems dependability at the Politecnico di Torino (ltaly) in 2006. He further moved to Montpellier {France) where he had the opportunity to
obtain a permanent posìtion as Associate Professar (Maitre de Conférences) in the Universìté de Montpellìer in 2007.

DELAUNAY FRANCK

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 July 2018 - 30 March 2019
Affiliation: Université de Caen Normandie
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Franck DELAUNAY is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Caen, France. He teaches Nuclear Physics and Radiation Protection in the Bachelor’s degree in Technology, and is responsible for the management of all Nuclear Physics teaching and laboratory in his department.

Simis Aron

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2018 - 20 December 2018
Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

PhD in Mathematics from Queen's University, Canada (1972). Presently, full professor emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Recife, Brazil), has been before full professor at IMPA (1972-1981).
Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences (since 1980) and TWAS (since 1993). Holds a research grant from the Brazilian Research Council since 1982 and has been invited senior visitor in several national and international institutions. His mathematical interests lie in the fields of commutative algebra and algebraic geometry, with interactions within topics of algebraic combinatorics and computer algebra.

Ansari Farhad

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2018 - 01 April 2019
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Host Department: DISEG - Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering

Professar Farhad Ansari from the University of Illinois in Chicago will be spending a period of 6 months at Turin Polytechnic in arder to perform studies in post seismic  damage assessment of heritage structures.  Dr. Ansari's field of expertise is in structural health monitoring. He served as the president of lnternational lntelligent Monitoring of lnfrastructure society (ISHMII) fora five years from 2009-2013.  He is also the editor­ in-chief for the journal of civil structural health monitoring published by Springer.

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Fumagalli Alessio

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2018 - 31 July 2019
Affiliation: University of Bergen, Norway
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Alessio Fumagalli is currently Postdoctoral Researcher in the academic field of numerical analysis, academic discipline in numerical methods and mathematical modeling for flow in fractured porous media. Department of Mathematics, University of Bergen, Norway.

VOLODYMYR ZOZULYA

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2018 - 31 December 2018
Affiliation: Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, A.C.
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Prof. Zozulya is Full professor at the Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, A.C.

Novarina Gilles

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 February 2019 - 31 July 2019
Affiliation: Université Grenoble Alpes
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning

Economist and Urbanist, Gilles Novarina is full professor at Université Grenoble Alpes.

TESSLER Alexander

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 March 2019 - 01 June 2019
Affiliation: NASA Langley Research Center
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Tessler earned a Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1979. He started his professional career working as a senior aerospace engineer at Northrop Corporation in Hawthorne, California (1980-83), where he developed analytic and computational methods for linear and nonlinear composite structures in support of advanced fighter aircraft designs. He continued his career working at the U.S. Army Materials Technology Laboratory, Watertown, Massachusetts (1983-91), where as principal Investigator and program manager he formulated, managed, and conducted basic and applied structural integrity programs involving analytic and computational mechanics research. During the period of 1991 – 2017, Dr. Tessler worked as a senior research scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

Downing PYE John

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
Affiliation: Australian National University
Host Department: DENERG - Department of Energy

Dr Pye is a Senior Lecturer at the Aus tralian Nationa l University,where he has worked since 2006. He has dual BE/BSe bachelor's degrees in Mechanical Engineering (Hons Hl) and Science from the University of Melbourne, and a PhD in concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) f rom the University of New South Wales.

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