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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Ph.D., Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering.

University of Firenze, Italy. February 2007. "Design of Structural Materials against multiaxial fatigue loading in presence of severe geometrical discontinuities”. Advisor: Prof. P. Lazzarin (University of Padua)

M.S., Mechanical Engineering (5yrs)

magna cum laude, University of Padua, Italy. March 2003. “Three-dimensional effects in finite plate thickness plates”. Advisors: Prof. P. Lazzarin (University of Padua) Prof. A. Kotouosov (University of Adelaide) and Prof. C.H. Wang (University of Melbourne, RMIT)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Regius Full Professor and Chair of Mechanics and Materials

NTNU (Norway) - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (January 2016 to present). 

Top research program of NTNU, one of the 3 positions available in all the faculties of NTNU since 1996, awarded by Arald V, the King of Norway.

Chair of Mechanics and Materials Laboratory (Fracture and Fatigue Testing)

NTNU (Norway) - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (January 2016 to present).

Associate Professor of Machine Design and  Mechanics and Materials

University of Padua (Italy) (September 2014 to December 2015).

Researcher and Consultant

Cimolai Technology, Padua, Italy (January 2013 to present)

Officine Meccaniche Zanetti, Vicenza, Italy (January 2003 to present)

Assistant Professor of Machine Design and  Mechanics and Materials

University of Padua (Italy) (September 2006 to August 2014).

 

OTHER ACADEMIC ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES

Honorary adjunct Full Professorship Aalto University, School of Engineering. Teaching and research activity in the area of fatigue and fracture of welded joints.

Honorary adjunct Full Professorship Ritsumeikan University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Science & Engineering, Japan. Teaching and research activity in the area of fatigue and fracture of welded joints.

Honorary Renowned Full Professorship Kyoto University, 1st in the ranking of universities in Japan. Teaching and research activity in the area of fatigue and fracture of nano-materials under different enviromental conditions.

Adjunct Chair School of Engineering of the Democritus University of Thrace. Research and development of the fatigue laboratory.

Adjunct Chair at the School of Politechnika Bialostocka, Department of Mechanics and Applied Computer Science, Bialystok, Poland. Research and development of the fatigue laboratory. Series of seminaries to PhD students.

Visiting Renowned Full Professorship, Supsi Switzerland (2 weeks per year). Teaching and research activity in the area of fatigue and fracture of nano-materials under different enviromental conditions and in the field of additive manufacturing components.

 

AWARDS:

NTNU

December 2016. NTNU Best teacher award for the course "Fatigue Design"

December 2016. Top cited scientist NTNU

November 2016. Most quoted paper in the triennium 2014-2016 of Material Science Engineering R (Impact Factor 24)

November 2016. Advsisor of the best master student 2015 in Mechanical Engineering, National Ucimu Award, Italy

November 2016. Supervisor of the best PhD Student in 2015, University of Padua

November 2016. Award as one of the ten most influential researchers (most quoted) released by Thompson Reuter and Isi Web of Knowledge

November 2016. Nomination for the best communicator at NTNU (KOM award)

November 2016. Recognition for the memorandum of understanding between NTNU and Hong Kong Polyt. University

October 2016. Funding recognition for the new laboratory at the department of industrial and mechanical engineering

October 2016. Recognition for the memorandum of understanding between NTNU and Aalto University

September 2016. Recognition for the memorandum of understanding between NTNU and Southampton University

August 2016. JSPS Supervisor of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Overseas Researchers (Standard), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (10 applications financed among 1230)

August 2016. Invitation by the Royal Society in the evaluation Comittee for evaluation of foreign Members (award received by Queen Elizabeth II Alexandra Mary)

June 2016. Top papers award in the journal Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures

  • Top Paper Award for the top-cited paper published in 2012. The title of the paper is "Induced out-of-plane mode at the tip of blunt lateral notches and holes under in-plane shear loading". Filippo is the main author of the paper together with colleagues P. Lazzarin, A. Kotousov and L. P. Pook. The paper is published in "Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures", Vol. 35, Issue 6.
  • Top Paper Award for one of the top-cited papers published in 2013. The title of the paper is "Brittle failure of inclined key-hole notches in isostatic graphite under in-plane mixed mode loading". Filippo is the main author together with colleagues P. Lazzarin and M. R. Ayatollahi. The paper is published in "Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures", Vol. 36, Issue 9.
  • The Most Cited Paper Award for his paper being among the most cited papers published in 2013. The title of the paper is "Three-dimensional effects in finite thickness plates weakened by rounded notches and holes under in-plane shear". Filippo is the main author of the paper together with colleague C. Marangon. The paper is published in "Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures", Vol. 36, Issue 11.

UNIVERSITY OF PADUA

June 2015. ANSYS Hall of Fame Competition

December 2014. Nomination for the Rodney Hill Prize in Solid Mechanics (younger nominated scientist)

December 2014. Best teacher of CCS award a.y. 2013/14 received as best teacher of the year for the course "Advanced Mechanics of Materials"

November 2014. Elsevier Best Reviewer Award 2014

December 2013. Best teacher of CCS award a.y. 2012/13 received as best teacher of the year for the course "Advanced Mechanics of Materials"

November 2013. Elsevier Best Reviewer Award 2013

September 2013. Capocaccia prize 2013 at AIAS conference held in Salerno (12 September 2013). Best paper for researchers under 35 years

September 2012. Sih golden medal, junior prize at the conference Mesomechanics 2012, held in Budapest in September 2012. Best paper for researchers under 35 years

December 2012. Best teacher of CCS award a.y. 2011/12 received as best teacher of the year for the course "Advanced Mechanics of Materials"

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

11/2016. Advisory board member of the Norwegian Delegation (with Minister of Education and Research Torbjørn Røe Isaksen) in the ESFRI Roadmap identifying the new Research Infrastructures (RI) of pan-European interest corresponding to the long term needs of the European research communities

11/2016. Chair of the advisory board of ESIS TC committee on Fatigue and Fracture of Additive Manufactured Materials at all scale levels.

10/2016. Honorary member of UTMIS - The Swedish Fatigue Network

08/2016. Royal Society Evaluation Committee for Foreign Members (assignment received by Queen Elizabeth II Alexandra Mary as Regius Professor)

08/2016. ASME International Honorary Member as Regius Professor

07/2016. ASTM International Honorary Member as Regius Professor

01/2016. ASTM voting member of E08-Committee Fatigue and Fracture

01/2011. Consultant of the Chinese Academy of Science and reviewer for international projects

01/2010. ESIS TC10 member - Environmentally Assisted Cracking

10/2009. Member and consultant of Italy’s Intelligence System for the Security of the Republic with missions in different countries      

06/2009. Member of the international society of mesomechanics

01/2008. Member of the Italian Group on welded and bonded connections AIAS TC Committee

01/2007. European Council reviewer     

01/2004. ESIS International Member