Welcome Assoc. Prof. Stefano MARIANI ​from The Polytechnic University of  Milan, Italy to be Committee Member!

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Assoc. Prof. Stefano MARIANI, The Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy

Research Area:

1) Ductile fracture.

2) Damage and fracture in quasi-brittle materials.

3) Parameter identification via Kalman filtering.

4) Reliability analysis of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) subject to shocks.

5) Structural health monitoring through MEMS sensors.

Research experience:

Associate Professor of Structural Mechanics at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
Born in Monza (Milan-ITALY), on 23 August 1969.
June 1995. M.Sc. with Honours at the Politecnico di Milano in Civil (Structural) Engineering. Thesis: Elasto-plastic fracture mechanics: geometric parameters and their use in the study of pressurized pipelines.
February 1999. Ph.D. in Structural Engineering. Thesis: Simulation of ductile fracture: material models, numerical aspects and parameter identification.
December 1999- December 2001. Research Assistant at the Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
March 2002. Appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.

February 2011. Appointed Associate Professor at the Department of Structural Engineering (now Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering), Politecnico di Milano.


Scholarship from Associazione Carlo Maddalena – Milano for young graduate students (1996).
Scholarship from Fondazione Confalonieri – Milano for young Ph.D. students (2000).
Young Researcher Funds for participation in the International Congresses:
• Fifth World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM V), Vienna (Austria), 7-12 July 2002;
• 7th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Albuquerque (USA), 27-31 July 2003.
• 2004 MRS Fall Meeting, Warsaw (Poland), 6-10 September 2004.