Alberto Carpinteri#


Alberto Carpinteri
Email:alberto.carpinteri 'at' polito.it
Membership Number:3662
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:acarpinteri
Elected:2013
Homepage: http://staff.polito.it/alberto.carpinteri





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 - 2013 President, National Research Institute of Metrology (INRIM), Italy
  • 2009 - 2013 President, International Congress on Fracture (ICF)
  • 2004 - 2007 President, International Association of Fracture Mechanics for Concrete and Concrete Structures (IA-FraMCoS)
  • 2002 - 2006 President, European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS)
  • 1998 - 2005 President, Italian Group of Fracture (IGF)
  • 1990 - present Director, Post-graduate School of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • 1989 - 1995 Head, Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • 1986 - present Professor, Chair of Structural Mechanics, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • 1982 - 1983 Visiting Scientist, Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1980 - 1986 Assistant Professor of Structural Mechanics, University of Bologna, Italy
  • 1978 - 1980 Researcher, National Research Council (CNR), Italy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Material fatigue
  • Thermoelasticity
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Contact mechanics
  • Fragmentation, comminution, drilling, and wear
  • Multi-layered and functionally graded materials
  • Nano-structured and hierarchical materials
  • Acoustic and electromagnetic emissions
  • Piezonuclear reactions

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 Inaugural Paul Paris Gold Medal, International Congress on Fracture
  • 2012 Fellowship, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 2011 Swedlow Memorial Lecture Award. American Society for Testing and Materials
  • 2010 Fellowship, International Association of Fracture Mechanics for Concrete and Concrete Structures
  • 2009 Honorary Fellowship, International Congress on Fracture
  • 2009 Fellowship, European Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 Griffith Medal, European Structural Integrity Society
  • 2008 Fellowship, European Structural Integrity Society
  • 2005 Fellowship, Turin Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 Eminent Scientist Award, Wessex Institute of Technology, UK
  • 1996 Fellowship, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 1982 Robert L'Hermite Medal, Reunion Internationale Laboratoires Materiaux et Constructions
  • 1976 Odone Belluzzi Award for Structural Mechanics, University of Bologna, Italy

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