Visiting Professors - Current and Announced

Naishadham Krishna

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 June 2017 - 14 April 2018
Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Prof. Krishna Naishadham is Full Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology (US).

DAHL PER-JOHAN

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2017 - 30 June 2018
Affiliation: Columbia University
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Dr. Per-Johan Dahl is an architect and researcher. He holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design, a Master of Architecture from Lund University, and a University Certificate in Civil Engineering from Blekinge Institute of Technology.

MEJIA MONASTERIO Carlos

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2017 - 28 February 2018
Affiliation: Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Prof. Carlos MEJIA MONASTERIO is full professor of Phisics and Mathematical at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid.

Rodriguez Marek Adrian

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 September 2017 - 31 December 2017
Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Host Department: DISEG - Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering, Performance Based Design in Geotechnical Engineering Dr. Rodriguez-Marek's research is in the general area of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.

De la Barriere Olivier

Visit duration time (from – to): 16 September 2017 - 15 December 2017
Affiliation: Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan (Université Paris-Saclay)
Host Department: DENERG - Department of Energy

Olivier de la Barrière is researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).

Vaillant Roca Lidice

Visit duration time (from – to): 25 September 2017 - 24 June 2018
Affiliation: University of Havana
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Dr. Lidice Vaillant Roca is Junior Lecturer at the Photovoltaics Research Laboratory, Energy Division Institute of Materials Science's and Technology- IMRE (University of Havana).

Kulikov Gennady

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2017 - 31 December 2017
Affiliation: Tambov State Technical University
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Professor Gennady Kulikov is Principal lnvestigator at the Tambov State Technical University and Director of the center 'lntelligent Structures'.

Mainini Laura

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2017 - 30 March 2018
Affiliation: Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology (MIT)
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Mainini earned a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino. Her doctoral studies focused on the development of multidisciplinary and multi-fidelity methodologies for the design and optimization of aerospace systems -- with emphasis on the design of aircraft wings undergoing large shape changes -- for which she was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct part of her research at Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology.

Gribaudi Maurizio

Visit duration time (from – to): 28 November 2017 - 27 February 2018
Affiliation: École des hautes études en sciences sociales
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning

Professor Maurizio Gribaudi is member of Laboratoire de démographie et d'histoire sociale at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His main research projects are connected to the analysis of social networks and cultural practices.

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Massotti Luca

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 December 2017 - 01 March 2018
Affiliation: European Space Agency (ESA)
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Luca Massotti received the Laurea degree in Aerospace Engineering form Politecnico di Torino in 2000, and the PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the Aeronautical and Space Department of Politecnico di Torino in 2004.

In 2001-2002 he was visiting researcher at West Virginia University (US) to study aircraft modelling and Neural Network controllers. From 2005 to 2007 he was a Post Doctoral Researcher in the Earth Observation Programmes Department of the European Spave Agency (ESA) at ESTEC facility, in The Netherlands. He is currently a consultant at ESA/ESTEC, Earth Observation Programmes Directorate - Future Missions division.

Parker Robert Glenn

Visit duration time (from – to): 08 January 2018 - 08 July 2018
Affiliation: Virginia Tech University
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

From 2012 Prof. Parker is the L.S. Randolph Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Previously he was a University Distinguished Professor and Executive Dean at University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint University.

He recieved his M.S. and PhD degrees form the University of California, Berkeley.

NASSAR ELSAYED ABDEL-ATI

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 January 2018 - 15 June 2018
Affiliation: Oakland Universirsity (Michigan)
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Professor Nassar got his PhD in 1981 at the University of Cincinnati; in the period 1985-2002 has been at the Lawrence Technological University (Michigan). In 2002 (since now) he moved to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University (Michigan).

Crainic Teodor Gabriel

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 February 2018 - 30 June 2018
Affiliation: CIRRELT and ESG- UQAM, Montreal
Host Department: DAUIN - Department of Control and Computer Engineering

Teodor Gabriel Crainic is Professar of Operations Research, Transportation , and Logistics, School of Management, Université du Québec à Montréal. He is also Adjunct Professar  with the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research of the Université de Montréal, and senior scientist at CIRRELT, the lnteruniversity Research Center far Enterprise Networks , Logistics and Transportation , where he is Director of the lntelligent Transportation Systems Laboratory . He is a member of the Steering Committee (Comitato Guida) of the ICT far City Logistics and Enterprises Lab, Politecnico di Torino , ltaly.

Nurowski Pawel

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 March 2018 - 31 May 2018
Affiliation: Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Prof. Nurowksi Pawel is full professor at the Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.

Roussey Matthieu

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 April 2018 - 30 June 2018
Affiliation: University of Eastern Finland
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Matthieu Roussey received his PhD from the University of Franche-Comté (FEMTO-ST Institute, Besancon, France) in January 2008 on the topic “tunable lithium niobate photonic crystals”. He worked between 2007 and 2011 as project/team leader in the Optics & Photonics Technology Laboratory (EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland). Since 2011, he is senior postdoc in the Institute of Photonics, and became associate professor (tenure track) in experimental photonics in the same department in October 2016. His research interests are integrated optics, experimental photonics, nanostructures and waveguide devices on various materials (Silicon, titanium dioxide, polymer, Lithium Niobate etc.).

Yaneva Albena

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 April 2018 - 30 June 2018
Affiliation: The University of Manchester
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Professor Albena Yaneva is an anthropologist of architecture with a PhD from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris (2001). She is Professor in Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester, and Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Group (MARG), Manchester Urban Institute.

Lukszo Zofia

Visit duration time (from – to): 02 April 2018 - 30 June 2018
Affiliation: Delft University of Technology
Host Department: DENERG - Department of Energy

Zofia Lukszo is associate professor within the Energy and Industry Group at the Faculty on Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. She studied applied mathematics
and philosophy at (Technical) University of Lodz, Poland, and received a PhD degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Applied Physics, the Netherlands in 1996.

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