Curriculum 2 - Structural and Geotechnical Engineering

Topics of interest

 Current resarch areas of the curriculum:

  • mechanics of solids and structures
  • mechanics of materials, with special attention to new conception materials
  • fracture mechanics
  • computational mechanics
  • theories and techniques for conception and design of safe structures
  • theories and techniques for design and rehabilitation of structures in seismic areas
  • theories and techniques for the intervention on cultural heritage buildings
  • physical and mechanical characterization of soils and rocks
  • constitutive and numerical modeling of geomaterial behaviors
  • behavior modeling of geotechnical works
  • engineering technologies for developing countries