Bernardino Chiaia

Vice-Rector for International Affairs @ Politecnico di Torino

BERNARDINO CHIAIA – Politecnico di Torino

Professor of Structural Engineering and Vice-Rector for International Affairs

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

Born in Bari (Italy) on May 7, 1966                                                                                          Email: bernardino.chiaia@polito.it

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1991         Master degree in Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Bari (score 110/110 cum laude)

1995         PhD in Structural Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITION

 

2002 –                                         Full Professor of Structural Engineering at Politecnico di Torino.

2005 – 2012                               Vice-rector of Politecnico di Torino and member of the Board.

2011 – 2015                                Italian Inst. of Geophysics & Volcanology (INGV) Rome, member of the Board

2011-2015                                  Member of the evaluation board of Politecnico di Torino.

2008 –                                         Member of the Board, Uninettuno University – Rome.

2015 –                                         Vice-rector of Politecnico di Torino for International Affairs.

 

 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY: RESEARCH AND AWARDS

 

Author  of  203  scientific  publications  on  subjects  of  Structural  Engineering,  Materials  Engineering  and

Fracture Mechanics. In particular, 85 papers have been published on the most important Journals of the field. In 2012 he was awarded  by the American  Concrete  Institute  of the “ACI  Wason  Medal  for  Material

Research”  for  his  research  on  structural  concrete.  In  2014  he  was  awarded  by  Henan  University  of

Technology (Zhengzhou, China) of honorary professorship in structural mechanics.

Reviewer for many Journals of Fracture and Solid Mechanics and in Structural and Material Engineering. Evaluator of industrial and research projects for Italian, European and international funding agencies. Coordinator of many research projects in the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, total

funding more than 2.800.000 Euro.

ISI  H-INDEX = 27                                        ISI  N. CITATIONS = 1720

 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITY

 

He currently teaches the Course “Structural mechanics” for the Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and the

Course “Advanced Structural Mechanics” for the Master Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

 

 

CONSULTING AND START UP ACTIVITY

 

In  2004  he  was  one  of  the  founders  of  the  consultancy  firm  ARCOS  Engineering  in  Torino  (Italy)  – http://www.arcos-engineering.it.  Now he is member of the Board of the firm.

In  2014  he  was  one  of  the  founders  of  the  firm  MAG  Srl,  start-up  of  the  Intl  Telematic  University

Uninettuno, working on e-learning business, Rome. Now he is member of the Board

 

 

Torino, April 2017