Position: Visiting Researcher
Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences (Structural Engineering)
University of California, San Diego, USA.
Professor of Structural Engineering, Michigan State University
Multiscale assessment and design of tailored materials, devices and structures. In particular: development of mechanical metamaterials using elastic instabilities; hybrid nano- and micro-structured material systems; multiscale modeling and simulation; design optimization of materials and structures; solid and structural mechanics; hybrid structural systems; experimental characterization of materials and structures; soft-computing methods for structural integrity assessment; inelastic response of concrete structures; and earthquake engineering.