Past Visiting Professors - 2017

Stelmachowski Pawel Jan

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 March 2016 - 28 February 2017
Affiliation: Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Assistant Professor” at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Polond.

Garrich Alabarce Miquel

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 June 2016 - 14 June 2017
Affiliation: CPqD – Centro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento em Telecomunicações
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Miquel Garrich received the Telecommunications Engineering degree from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain, in Oct. 2009 and the Ph.D. degree from Politecnico di Torino, in Feb. 2013.
From July 2011 to Apr. 2012 he was visiting researcher at the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (High Performance Networks group – HPNg), University of Essex, UK. He is currently working as senior researcher in the optical systems division at CPqD foundation, Campinas, Brazil.

Vollmer Juergen

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 August 2016 - 31 July 2017
Affiliation: Georg August University Goettingen
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Associate (“außerplanmäßiger”) Professor at the Faculty of Physics of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

Macmillan Sebastian Galileo

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2016 - 30 June 2017
Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Host Department: DIST - Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning

Painter Kevin John

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 October 2016 - 30 September 2017
Affiliation: Heriot-Watt University
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Prof. Painter has publications that appear in journals that cover a broad spectrum of disciplines: generally mathematical biology, but also including biology, mathematical analysis,
chemistry and physics. His current collaborators include a mixture of experimental scientists and biologists, as well as numerical and mathematical analysts.

Guallart Furio Vicente

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 October 2016 - 14 February 2017
Affiliation: Institute of Advanced Architecture, Catalonia (IAAC), Barcellona, Spagna
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Vicente Guallart is  Founder and the Director of the ’Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IACC).

Finochietto Jorge Manuel

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 November 2016 - 30 April 2017
Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Jorge M. Finochietto holds a MS and PhD in Electriconics Engineer from Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, and from Politecnico di Torino, respectively. He is currently Full Professor at Universidad Nacional de Cordoba in Argentina, where he leads a research and technolgy transfer group in the area of optical and wireless networks. He is also Senior Researcher at the National Research Council in Argentina (CONICET). He has significantly contributed to optical networks for the last 10 years by means of publications, patents and technology transfer activities towards industry.

Schiavon Nicola

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 November 2016 - 28 February 2017
Affiliation: Universidade de Evora
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Prof. Schiavone is an expert in the fields related to Geology, Physics,Solid State Chemistry and Microstructural Evolution in Cultural Heritage and Archaeological Materials, among others, and is very well know internationally in his
field of expertise.

Dias Daniel

Visit duration time (from – to): 02 November 2016 - 01 March 2017
Affiliation: Joseph Fourier University
Host Department: DIATI - Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering

Daniel Dias is author of 215 scientific articles, 71 published on International science magazines.

Couto da Silva Ana Paula

Visit duration time (from – to): 25 November 2016 - 31 January 2017
Affiliation: Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Host Department: DET - Department of Electronics and Telecommunications

Ana Paula Couto da Silva  earned her PhD in Computer and System Engineering from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2006. She was with IRISA-Rennes, France, in 2005 and 2007, and with Politecnico di Torino, Italy, in 2008 (with a PostDoc position). In 2010 and 2011 (January and February), she was visiting researcher at Politecnico di Torino.

Salizzoni Pietro Stefano

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 December 2016 - 31 March 2017
Affiliation: École Centrale de Lyon
Host Department: DIATI - Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering

Pietro Salizzoni is Maître de Conférences at the École Centrale de Lyon. His teaching and research activities address physical phenomena associated with natural and technological risks, both accidental and persistent, with a focus on the dynamics of environmental flows.

Aletta Francesco

Visit duration time (from – to): 09 January 2017 - 08 July 2017
Affiliation: University of Sheffield, School of Architecture
Host Department: DENERG - Department of Energy

Francesco Aletta is a chartered architect (Italy) and researcher, with expertise in environmental acoustics and multi-sensory interaction in the perception of the built environment. He got his PhD degree in Italy at the Second University of Naples. Currently, he is involved in the “Valley Gardens” project, an urban regeneration scheme worth £8 Millions in Brighton & Hove (UK), as soundscape consultant.

Patil Shirish Padmakar

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 February 2017 - 31 July 2017
Affiliation: 2009-2010 Malaysia University of Technology/2011-2016 National University of Singapore
Host Department: DIMEAS - Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Shirish Patil joined Polytechnico di Torino as a Visiting Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on February 1, 2017 for a period of six months. From 2009 to 2010, he taught automotive engineering at the Malaysia University of Technology . From 2011 to 2016 he has been an Associate Professor automotive engineering at the National University of Singapore. His teaching and research interests are in vehicle engineering, vehicle dynamics, body structure design, dynamics & vibrations and fatigue & fracture.

Detry Nicolas

Visit duration time (from – to): 09 February 2017 - 08 June 2017
Affiliation: ENSA-CF National School of Architecture of Clermont-Ferrand
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Architect, expert in restoration of historical monuments.

KAVOUSIANOS Chrysovalantis

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 March 2017 - 31 August 2017
Affiliation: University of Ioannina in Greece
Host Department: DIGEP - Department of Management and Production Engineering

Dr. Chrysovalantis Kavousianos is an Associate Professor at the University of Ioannina in Greece.

Olmos Carlos

Visit duration time (from – to): 06 March 2017 - 05 June 2017
Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de Córdoba Department Facultad
Host Department: DISMA - Department of Mathematical Sciences

Professor Carlos  Olmos  is internationally  recognized expert in  Differential Geometry. He is a pioneer in  investigation of  normal  holonomy group of  a  submanifold of  the  Euclidean  space   and  he  got  an important  classification of  normal  holonomy  groups.

Michael Philip Allen

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 March 2017 - 15 June 2017
Affiliation: University of Warwick and University of Bristol, UK
Host Department: DISAT - Department of Applied Science and Technology

Mike Allen is full professor in UK ( Bristol and then Warwick) and is the world leading expert in the field of computer simulation of complex fluids.

Jadresic Alejandro

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 April 2017 - 31 July 2017
Affiliation: University Adolfo lbanez - Chile
Host Department: DIGEP - Department of Management and Production Engineering

Professor Alejandro Jadresic is Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences of the University Adolfo lbai'\ez since 2007. He also serves as Chairman of the Latin American chapter of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) and is former President of the Council of Faculty of Engineers of Chile (CONDEFI).

Underwood Benjamine Shane

Visit duration time (from – to): 01 April 2017 - 31 July 2017
Affiliation: Arizona State University
Host Department: DIATI - Department of Environment, Land and Infrastructure Engineering

Dr. Shane Underwood is an Assistant Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU). Prior to joining ASU he was a Graduate Research Assistant and then Research Scientist at North Carolina State University where he received his doctorate degree in Civil
Engineering with a focus on the multiscale characterization and modeling of asphalt concrete.

Zhang Li

Visit duration time (from – to): 15 May 2017 - 30 June 2017
Affiliation: Tsinghua University
Host Department: DAD - Department of Architecture and Design

Zhang Li (a.k.a. Li Brian Zhang / Brian Chang) [1970-] (D. Eng., M. Arch.) is a Professor of Architecture / Chair of the Architecture Department in the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China. He leads the design practice Atelier TeamMinus in Beijing. He is currently a board member of the Architectural Society of China and the Editor-in-Chief of the leading Chinese magazine World Architecture.

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).

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'.

Past Visiting Professors