Visit duration time (from – to): 01 June 2021 - 15 September 2021
Affiliation: Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Host Department: DISEG - Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering
Coordinator at Polito: GIUSEPPE CARLO MARANO
Dr Alessandro Palmeri is a Reader in Structural Engineering & Dynamics within the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at Loughborough University, and Leader of the Structures & Materials Group. He has published more than 150 technical papers and has delivered invited lectures in several international conferences. Dr Palmeri research is mainly focused on various applications of Structural Dynamics, including Bridge, Earthquake and Wind engineering, and Probabilistic Methods, including the Reliability- and Performance-Based Design. His work is both computational and experimental. He has successfully supervised to completion 14 doctoral students on a variety topics of structural engineering and mechanics and has secured more than £750k of research funds from various national and international organisations, as well as prestigious industrial partners such as the ECI (European Construction Institute), E.On, Hanson-Structherm and SAS International. He has delivered highly cited academic outputs, which have been recognised with various international awards, and technical reports, directly benefitting the industrial sponsors.