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Luca Salvatori

Ph.D., University of Florence, Italy, and Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany


Luca Salvatori is assistant professor of Rehabilitation of Structures by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence. He is consultant for structural engineering and computational-software development and is the designer of the computer-code SMARTmasonry. His scientific interest focuses on the development and implementation of computational models. He developed numerical schemes for bridge aerodynamics, dynamics of quasicrystals, concrete cracking, liquid-solid phase-transitions, optimization of shell structures, multiscale models, masonry structures, seismic analysis, cold-formed steel, computational geometry and topology, mesh generation.

He currently teaches a course in "Mechanics of Solids" at Syracuse University Florence (spring semester only).