Students XXXIV cycle (SEHM2)

List of the PhD candidates for the XXXIV cycle, enrolled in the second year of SEHM2 (Structural and Environmental Health Monitoring and Management) PhD Programme.

Filippo Aleotti

Filippo Aleotti

Research project: Depth Reconstruction from monocular cameras

March 2018: Master degree in Computer Engineering, 110/110 cum laude, University of Bologna. Thesis title:"Adversarial Learning per predizione di mappe depth da singola immagine"

October 2015 - March 2018: Student, Computer Engineering, University of Bologna.

October 2015: Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering, 110/110 cum laude, University of Bologna. Thesis title:"Sviluppo e sperimentazione con un sistema di SLAM 3D su piattaform NVidia TK1"

September 2012 - October 2015: Student, Computer Engineering, University of Bologna.

Particular interests in Computer Vision and Deep Learning. Technical skills include Java, C and Python languages.

Denis Bogomolov

Denis Bogomolov

Research project: Structural health monitoring of storage tank

September 2015 - July 2017: Master of Science in Information and Measurement Systems, Omsk State Technical University, Russia. Thesis title: «Development of a system for dangerous defect detection by means of acoustic emission continuous monitoring». Advisor: Prof. Naumenko Alexander.  Diploma with honors.

March 2017: Vibration and Acoustic Emission certification course, I-st level. Research and Training Center «Non-Destructive Testing and Machine Diagnostics», Russia.

September 2009 - July 2014: Specialist degree in Devices, Methods of Quality Control and Diagnostic, Omsk State Technical University, department of Radio Engineering, Russia. Thesis title: “Radiographic inspection of welds: application of the build-up areas for digital X-ray images". Advisor: Assistant Prof. Ionov Boris.  Diploma with honors.

August 2014 - October 2018: Engineer of the Research and Development Department, DYNAMICS Scientific Production Center, Russia. Main activities: applications of innovative techniques in metrological testing of acoustic-emission equipment,  implementation of new methods of complex diagnostic practice for petrochemical production facilities, development of algorithms for automatic decision-making expert system applied in systems of constant monitoring over stationary equipment.

His research interests are Non-Destructive Testing, SHM, development of acoustic emission testing models. His dissertation research focuses on tank damage monitoring via AE to assess the hazard level.

Sérgio Copetti Callai

Sérgio Copetti Callai

Research project: High Friction and Acoustic Surfacing for Pavements (Hi-FASP)

Early Stage Researcher 1 – High Friction & Acoustics Surfacing for Pavements (HI-FASP) – SAFERUP! – Horizons 2020 – Marie Sklodowdoska-Curie grant agreement nº 765057.

April 2011 - LAUREA MAGISTRALE in INGEGNERIA CIVILE sezione INFRASTRUTTURE DEI TRASPORTI, EPUSP -USP – Escola Politecnica da Universidade de São Paulo – São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil.

January of 2009 - LAUREA INGEGNERIA CIVILE, UNIJUI – Universidade Regional do Noroeste do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul – Ijuí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil

2018 - Early Stage Researcher del DICAM al progetto europeo SAFERUP! H2020-MSCA-ITN-

PATENTS: 2013 - BR10201301319 - Sistema e Método para a análise da textura dos revestimentos dos pavimentos; 2014 - BR1020140319646 - Sistema Móvel e Método para a Análise da Textura da Superfície dos Revestimentos dos Pavimentos

Michelangelo Maria Malatesta

Michelangelo Maria Malatesta

Research project: 'Hardware and software sensors development for Acoustic and Ultrasonic Structural Health Monitoring

March - October 2018: Research fellow at CIRI  – Interdipartimental Center of Industrial Research, University of Bologna. Research project : '' Sviluppo di sistemi HW/SW per il monitoraggio strutturale''. Main activities: hardware design and optimization, circuit prototyping and testing, bench-top measurements and diagnostics, firmware development, signal processing.

February 2018: Master’s Degree in Electronics Engineering cum laude, University of Bologna. Thesis in: “Progetto di circuiti analogici A”. Thesis Title:'' Monitoraggio non distruttivo di strutture tramite onde acustiche ''. Supervisor: Prof. Luca De Marchi, Co-Supervisor: Prof. Nicola Testoni

Particular interests in Non Destructive Evaluation methods such as Acoustic Emission and Ultrasonic inspection, electronic systems, analog design, sensors development, communication protocols and data analysis. Technical skills include circuit simulation, schematic and layout design, MATLAB and C languages.

Alessio Misuri

Alessio Misuri

Research project: Development of a comprehensive framework for technological scenarios triggered by natural events (Natech) assessment in the chemical and process industries

Particular interest on Natech risk assessment for process industries, industrial safety, industrial security, probabilistic modelling and statistical analysis of industrial accidents triggered by external factors.

March 2018 – October 2018: Research fellow at Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering (DICAM), University of Bologna. During these months I carried out research on risk posed by external factors (i.e., natural calamities) impacting chemical and process plants.

February 2017 – July 2017: Research stay at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. During this six month period I researched on the field of chemical and process security. My research has been focused on the development of innovative tools for security risk assessment through probabilistic framework. Two publications in international peer-reviewed journals were achieved.

September 2015 – December 2017: M.Sc. in Chemical and Process Engineering (University of Bologna), achieving a final grade of 110/110 cum laude (with honours). A thesis on safety and security among chemical industries with the title “Development of graphical models for security risk assessment” was defended. Advisor: Prof. Valerio Cozzani. Co-advisors: Dr. Nima Khakzad, Prof. Genserik Reniers (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands).

September 2012 – July 2015: B.Sc. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (University of Bologna), achieving a final grade of 110/110 cum laude (with honours).

Irene Palazzoli

Irene Palazzoli

Research project: Remote sensing data assimilation and numerical modeling of the global water cycle.

September 2017 – December 2018: Research Assistant, Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston (MA), USA. Research project on carbon cycle and urban ecology. Main activities: design and implementation of the Urban-VPRM, a numerical model based on remote sensing data that estimates biological carbon fluxes in urban ecosystems.  Application of the model to different US cities in the framework of the NOAA supported USA-CO2 project. Advisor: Prof. Lucy Hutyra.

September 2015 – May 2017: Master of Arts in Earth Sciences, Boston University, Boston (MA), USA. Research project on geomorphology. Thesis title: “Identification of the most effective factors responsible for the flushing of a tracer in a system of shallow bays”. Advisor: Prof. Sergio Fagherazzi.

October 2010 – December 2013: Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan, Milan, Italy. Research project on climate change impacts on water resources and agriculture. Thesis title: “Assessing the impact of climate change on agriculture in Indrawati Basin, Nepal”. Supervisor: Prof. Daniele Bocchiola. Co-supervisor: Prof. Dr. Stefan Uhlenbrook, Dr. Ir. Shreedhar Maskey.

February 2013 – July 2013: Exchange Program at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands. Master’s thesis development under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Stefan Uhlenbrook and Dr. Ir. Shreedhar Maskey.

Her research interests focus on hydrology, water resources management, carbon cycle, remote sensing data analysis and numerical modeling. Technical skills include programming techniques in different languages, such as R, bash shell scripting, and Matlab.

Mirco Tarozzi

Mirco Tarozzi

Research project: Automated damage identification through machine learning applied to structural monitorung dynamic systems

October 2017 – Research fellow DICAM Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering. Research topic: "Monitoraggio dinamico di ponti per l’individuazione del danno". (Damage detection of bridges through dynamic monitoring techniques)

June 2017 - Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, curriculum ‘Structural Engineering’, University of Bologna. Thesis title: "Caratterizzazione dinamica di Ponti in calcestruzzo: Analisi del ponte Bacchelli a Bologna" (Dynamic identification of concrete bridges - Case of Study: Bacchelli Bridge in Bologna) Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Andrea Benedetti, Co-Supervisor: Prof. Ing. Stefano Silvestri.

Particular interests in dynamic identification of structures and systems, damage detection, Structural Health Monitoring of bridges and monitoring networks.

Federica Zonzini

Federica Zonzini

Research project: Integrated Cyber-Physical System for Damage Detection and Diagnosis in SHM applications

July 2017-current: Working as collaborator at ARCES-Advanced Research Center on Electronic Systems “Ercole De Castro” mainly concerning Vibrational Analysis applied to civil and industrial structures.

July 2018: Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering 110/110 cum Laude, curriculum Electronics, University of Bologna. Thesis title: “Tecniche di Signal Processing per l’Analisi Modal in applicazioni SHM". Advisors: Prof. Luca De Marchi, Co-advisor: Prof. Nicola Testoni.

September 2016- July 2018: Student, Electronic Engineering, University of Bologna.

September 2016- July 2018: Student, Collegio Superiore of the University of Bologna.

November 2017-September 2018: Degree Programme Tutor for Master in Electronic Engineering course, University of Bologna.

September 2013-July 2016: Student, Electronics Engineering for Energy and Information, University of Bologna.

Her research interests are focused on Signal Processing, Non-Destructive Evaluation testing, Spectral Analysis, Modal Analysis, Fog Computing, Data Fusion, Compressive Sensing, Embedded Systems, Cyber-Physical System. Technical skills include Matlab, VHDL, HDL languages.