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.

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).

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.

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).

WHITTLE TIMOTHY MARK

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 January 2018 - 15 June 2018
Affiliation: lndependent Consultant Petroleum Engineer - Visiting Professar at Imperial College, London, UK
Host Department: DIATI - Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering

Graduating in Engineering Science from Cambridge University, his practicat knowledge was gained early on working in the field with Flopetroi-Schlumberger. He then joined their R&D department and offered an essential contribution to the development of the pressure derivative analysis method. He pursued a technically focused career in which he developed software (lnterpret), provided consulting servìces and taught pressure transient analysis to a global community of petroleum engineers.

He is now an independent petroleum engineer and Visiting Professar at Imperial College supporting research into multi-well deconvolution and assisting in the supervision of MSc and PhD petroleum engineers.

Parker Robert Glenn

Visit duration time (from – to): 18 January 2018 - 18 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.

CHUA LEON ONG

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 February 2018 - 01 July 2018
Affiliation: University of California at Barkeley
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Prof. Leon O. Chua, received the MSEE from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1961, and the Ph.D. from University of Illinois, Urban-Champaign in 1964. After that he was Assistant and Associate Professor at Purdue University until 1970. He became a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at University of California at Berkeley since 1971. Dr. Chua is known as a pioneer in 3 major research areas, namely, nonlinear circuits, chaos, and cellular neural networks.

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.

RUOTSAILANEN KEIJO

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 February 2018 - 01 August 2018
Affiliation: University of Oulu
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Prof. Ruotsailanen is Full professor at the Mathematics Division of the Faculty of Technology of the University of Oulu.

PALMA CRESPO MILAGROS

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 February 2018 - 15 May 2018
Affiliation: Universidad de Granada, Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura, Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Milagros Palma Crespo, Architect, PhD in Architecture with the final dissertation “Baeza Restaurada. Un siglo de intervenciones en el patrimonio monumental” (“Cum Laude”), is “Profesor asociado laboral” at “Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura - Departamento de Construcciones Arquitectónicas” of the University of Granada, Spain, in the field of Restoration and Construction.

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.

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VALAVANIS KIMON

Visit duration time (from – to): 02 March 2018 - 02 July 2018
Affiliation: UNIVERSITY OF DENVER
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Ing. Prof. Kimon P. Valavanis is John Evans Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, Research and Innovation, D. F. Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver.

MILANI ALBERT JAMES

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 March 2018 - 15 June 2018
Affiliation: Univerisity of Wisconsin
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Albert Milani is a mathematics professor at University of Wisconsin

RUIZ PALACIO FREDY ORLANDO

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 March 2018 - 15 June 2018
Affiliation: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Fredy Ruiz is an Associate professor at the Electronics Engineering Department of Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia. He received the Bachelor (2002) and M.Sc. (2006) degrees in Electronics Engineering, both from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), and the Ph.D. (2009) degree in Information and System Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy).

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.).

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.

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.

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]

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.

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.

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