Visiting professors

Tessler Alexander

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Marzo 2019 - 01 Giugno 2019
Ente di provenienza: NASA Langley Research Center

Dr. Tessler earned a Ph.D. degree in Structural Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1979. He started his professional career working as a senior aerospace engineer at Northrop Corporation in Hawthorne, California (1980-83), where he developed analytic and computational methods for linear and nonlinear composite structures in support of advanced fighter aircraft designs. He continued his career working at the U.S. Army Materials Technology Laboratory, Watertown, Massachusetts (1983-91), where as principal Investigator and program manager he formulated, managed, and conducted basic and applied structural integrity programs involving analytic and computational mechanics research. During the period of 1991 – 2017, Dr. Tessler worked as a senior research scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.


Zozulya Volodymyr

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Ottobre 2018 - 31 Dicembre 2018
Ente di provenienza: Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, A.C.

Prof. Zozulya is Full professor at the Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, A.C.


Valavanis Kimon

Data inizio – Data fine: 04 Aprile 2018 - 03 Settembre 2018

Ente di provenienza: UNIVERSITY OF DENVER

Dr. Ing. Prof. Kimon P. Valavanis is John Evans Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, Research and Innovation, D. F. Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver.

Parker Robert Glenn

Data inizio – Data fine: 18 Gennaio 2018 - 18 Luglio 2018

Ente di provenienza: Virginia Tech University

From 2012 Prof. Parker is the L.S. Randolph Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Previously he was a University Distinguished Professor and Executive Dean at University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint University.He recieved his M.S. and PhD degrees form the University of California, Berkeley.

Nassar Elsayed Abdel-Ati

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Febbraio 2018 - 31 Luglio 2018

Ente di provenienza: Oakland Universirsity (Michigan)

Professor Nassar got his PhD in 1981 at the University of Cincinnati; in the period 1985-2002 has been at the Lawrence Technological University (Michigan). In 2002 (since now) he moved to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University (Michigan).

Mainini Laura

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Ottobre 2017 - 30 Aprile 2018
Ente di provenienza: Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology (MIT)

Dr. Mainini earned a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino. Her doctoral studies focused on the development of multidisciplinary and multi-fidelity methodologies for the design and optimization of aerospace systems - with emphasis on the design of aircraft wings undergoing large shape changes - for which she was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct part of her research at Massachusetts lnstitute of Technology.

Kulikov Gennady

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Ottobre 2017 - 31 Dicembre 2017

Ente di provenienza: Tambov State Technical University

Professor Gennady Kulikov is Principal lnvestigator at the Tambov State Technical University and Director of the center "lntelligent Structures".

Patil Shirish Padmakar

Data inizio – Data fine: 01 Febbraio 2017 - 31 Luglio 2017

Ente di provenienza: 2009-2010 Malaysia University of Technology/2011-2016 National University of Singapore

Dr. Shirish Patil joined Polytechnico di Torino as a Visiting Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on February 1, 2017 for a period of six months. From 2009 to 2010, he taught automotive engineering at the Malaysia University of Technology . From 2011 to 2016 he has been an Associate Professor automotive engineering at the National University of Singapore. His teaching and research interests are in vehicle engineering, vehicle dynamics, body structure design, dynamics & vibrations and fatigue & fracture.