Mechanics and Multiphysics of Materials Lab: PhD students (advised theses and collaborations) and master students (Laurea Specialistica/Magistrale) 
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CURRENT COLLABORATIONS

Alain Boldini. PhD student within Maurizio Porfiri's Dynamical Systems Laboratory We collaborate on modelling sensing, energy harvesting, and actuation of ionic polymer metal composites.  

email: ab7825@nyu.edu

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ALUMNI PhD

Alessandro Leronni. M.Sc. (Laurea Magistrale) in Civil Engineering, University of Brescia, 2017. His PhD has been focused on electrochemo-poromechanics for modelling sensing and actuation of ionic polymer metal composites and morphogenesis of cell clusters. PhD dissertation (March 1st, 2021): Modeling the electrochemo-poromechanics of ionic polymer metal composites and cell clusters. This thesis has been published in the series "Springer Theses - Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research". Now he holds a research associate position at the Department of Engineering of the Cambridge University (UK). Email: al2040@cam.ac.uk Link to Google Scholar

Valentina Volpini. M.Sc. (Laurea Magistrale) in Civil Engineering, University of Brescia, 2016. Her PhD has been focused on modelling sensing, energy harvesting, and actuation of ionic polymer metal composites and dielectric laminated soft composites. PhD dissertation (April 15th, 2020): Analysis of sensing and actuation in electroactive soft composites. Link to Google Scholar  

PAST COLLABORATIONS

Youngsu Cha. While he was a PhD student within Maurizio Porfiri's Dynamical Systems Laboratory we collaborated on modelling the sensing response of ionic polymer metal composites. Assistant Professor at Korea University. Email: ys02@korea.ac.kr Link to Google Scholar

Emilio Martínez-Pañeda. Collaborated on implementation and application of distortion gradient plasticity. Associate Professor at Imperial College London. Email: mail@empaneda.com Link to Google Scholar

Ornella Mattei. Collaborated on modelling the flexure of sandwich beams. Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University. Email: mattei@sfsu.edu Link to Google Scholar

Adel Shams. While he was a PhD student within Maurizio Porfiri's Dynamical Systems Laboratory we collaborated on modelling syntactic foams through micromechanics. Link to Google Scholar  

ALUMNI MSc

Andrea Belleri. Worked on the characterisation of epoxy resins' viscoelastoplasticity. Associate Professor at University of Bergamo. Email: andrea.belleri@unibg.it Link to Google Scholar

Andrea Festa. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.

Francesco Malanca. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.

Michele Minelli. Worked on modelling the flexure of sandwich beams.

Luisa Paterlini. Worked on modelling the flexure of concrete-timber composite beams.

Giovanni Perini. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.

Nicola Pianta. Worked on the characterisation of epoxy resins' viscoelastoplasticity.

Paolo Ponzo. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.

Andrea Rodella. Worked on compression sensing of ionic polymer metal composites. Post-doc at University of Rome, Sapienza. Email: andrea.rodella@uniroma1.it Link to Google Scholar

Mattia Serpelloni. Worked on variational approaches to the theory of plasticity. Post-doc at University of Brescia. Email: m.serpelloni002@unibs.it

Alessandro Sfreddo. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.

Maurizio Sisto. Worked on modelling the flexure of concrete-timber composite beams.

Daniele Tonelli. Worked on modelling the flexure of sandwich beams.

Carlo Ventura. Worked on syntactic foams' micromechanics.  

Luca Viviani. Worked on influence of shear on sensing of ionic polymer metal composites. PhD student at University of Parma. Email: luca.viviani@unipr.it