PIRONDI Alessandro

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Full Professor of the ING-IND / 14 SSD at the University of Parma from 31-12-2016.
MSc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Parma
PhD in Mechanics of Materials, University of Pisa
Research activities mainly concern the damage and fracture of materials and structures, and in particular the simulation and experimentation on bonded, hybrid and friction stir welded joints and the design and structural optimization of mechanical components.
Author of over 200 articles in journals and conference papers, of which 94 indexed with 1524 citations from 1238 documents and an h-index equal to 24 (Scopus, Jan. 2021). Co-author of 3 patents.
Member of the editorial board of the international journals The Journal of Adhesion (Taylor&Francis ed.), International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives (Elsevier ed.), Materials (MDPI ed.) and of the Italian journal Frattura e IntegritĂ  Strutturale (Italian Group on Fracture ed.).
ASTM Award in 2002 for the best article in Journal of Testing and Evaluation.
Projects COFIN 1999 (collaborator), PRIN 2005 and PRIN 2015 (research unit responsible).
Scientific coordinator of the PhD project "Development, characterization and modeling of structures in intelligent composite material" funded by the Spinner Consortium (Bologna), 2012-2014.
Scientific coordinator of over 20 research contracts with companies and research organizations. Scientific coordinator of framework agreements for scientific collaboration with GKSS (Geesthacht, D) and Henkel Italia.
Tutor of 8 PhDs, one of whom received funding for a SIR project.
Researcher at the German Aerospace Center - DLR, Cologne (D) in 1996 and Visiting scientist at the GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht (D), in 2003.
Member of the Italian Association for Stress Analysis (AIAS), of the European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS) and of the EASN (European Aeronautic Science Network). Member (2009-2011) of the Presidency Council of the Italian Fracture Group. Member of the teaching staff of the PhD in Automotive Engineering for Intelligent Mobility, University of Bologna.
Contribution to the organization, at the University of Parma, of the AIAS 2002 conferences, Danubia-Adria Symposium 2005 and workshops on the design of glued joints in 2000, 2005 and 2009.
Since 2002 courses held for didactic responsibility, assignment or mutualisation within all study courses of the Department of Industrial Engineering (now the Department of Engineering and Architecture) of the University of Parma within the Machine Design and Mechanics of Materials fields.
Supervisor of over 110 Bachelor's and Master's degree theses, 13 University Diploma and 5 PhD theses, as well as 25 co-reports of Bachelor's and Master's degree theses.
President of the Council of the Degree Program in Mechanical Engineering, University of Parma, from 2013 to 2020
Member of the Orientation and Tutoring Commission of the Faculty of Engineering (2007-2012)
Member of the Scientific Committee of Area 109 from January 2005 to November 2017
Laboratory Director of the Industrial Engineering Department from October 2001 to March 2004
Director (2009-2010) of the Temporary Association SITEIA (Safety Technologies Innovation Agri-food), funded from Emilia-romagna region within the POR-FESR framework.
Deputy Director (2010-2013) and Director (2013-present) of the Interdepartmental Center SITEIA.PARMA, Technopole of Parma. The infrastructruring was funded from 2010 to 2013 from Emilia-romagna region within the POR-FESR framework.

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015


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