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Franco Bontempi

  • Ph.D., P.E.,
  • Professor of Structural Analysis and Design
  • University of Rome La Sapienza
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  • 869CitationsNumber of citations received by Franco's publications. Updated daily.

Recent publications

  • Performance indicators for structural systems and infrastructure networks

    • Ghosn M
    • Dueñas-Osorio L
    • Frangopol D
    • et al.
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    37Citations
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  • Modeling the response of concrete slabs under blast loading

    • Olmati P
    • Trasborg P
    • Naito C
    • et al.
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    0Citations

Professional experience

Professor of Structural Analysis and Design

University of Rome La Sapienza

November 2000 - Present

Associate Professor

University of Rome La Sapienza

November 1998 - October 2000(2 years)

Assistant Professor

Cordon Electronics

July 1992 - October 1998(6 years)

Education

Ph.D. in Structural Engineering

Politecnico di Milano - University of Pavia

November 1988 - September 1993(5 years)

Degree in Civil Engineering

Cordon Electronics

November 1982 - April 1988(5 years)

About

• Born 1963. Military duty made in 1989. • Degree in Civil Engineering (1988) and Ph.D. in Structural Engineering (1993) at the Politecnico di Milano. Registered professional engineer since 1988. • Full Professor of Structural Analysis and Design at the School of Engineering of the University of Rome "La Sapienza" since 2000. Previous academic positions: Assistant Professor of Structural Mechanics at the Technical University of Milan from 1993 to 1998; Associate Professor of Structural Analysis and Design at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" from 1998 to 2000. Courses presently taught: Structural Analysis and Design, Steel Constructions, Fire Structural Design. • Invited Professor at the Master School “F.lli Pesenti” Politecnico di Milano since 1989; course presently taught: Structural Analysis by Computer. • Visiting Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology (China) in 2008; Visiting Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1997. Research period at Technische Universitaet di Karlsruhe (D) and Technische Universitaet Munich (D). • Research activity: more than 200 scientific papers about analysis and design of structures: safety and reliability, computational mechanics, nonlinear mechanics, stochastic mechanics, structural dynamics, identification, optimization and control. Member of Scientific Committee and chairman in international and national conferences. • Member of: American Concrete Institute (ACI), International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), International Association for Spatial Structures (IASS), European Association for Structural Control (EASC), International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute(PCI), IEEE Computer Society, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE),Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). • Member of the National Commission for Italian Code of Constructions. Expert Member of the Consiglio Superiore dei Lavori Pubblici (High Council of Public Works) of the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transportation. Member of the Scientific Committee for the Messina Strait Bridge. • Professional activity as consultant for bridges, tall buildings and special structures (as offshore wind turbines) analysis and design. Consultant in the field of forensic engineering. • Nato nel 1963. Servizio militare svolto nel 1989. • Laurea in Ingegneria Civile (1988) e Dottorato in Ingegneria Strutturale (1993) presso il Politecnico di Milano. Iscrizione all'Ordine degli Ingegneri (1988). • Professore Ordinario di 1) Tecnica delle Costruzioni, e docente di 2) Progettazione Strutturale Antincendio, e 3) Costruzioni Metalliche presso la Facolta' di Ingegneria dell'Università’ degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza. Docente di Analisi Strutturale con Elaboratore Elettronico presso la Scuola Master “F.lli Pesenti.”, Politecnico di Milano. • Visiting Professor presso Harbin Institute of Technology (CINA); Visiting Assistant Professor presso University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA). Periodi di ricerca presso Technische Universitaet di Karlsruhe (D) e Technische Universitaet di Monaco di Baviera (D). • Attività di ricerca: oltre 200 pubblicazioni su analisi e progettazione strutturale: sicurezza ed affidabilita', meccanica computazionale, meccanica non lineare, meccanica stocastica, dinamica strutturale, identificazione, ottimizzazione e controllo. Membro di comitati scientifico e chairman di sessioni in numerosi congressi internazionali e nazionali. • Membro di: American Concrete Institute (ACI), International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), International Association for Spatial Structures (IASS), European Association for Structural Control (EASC), International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI), IEEE Computer Society, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). • E' stato membro del Comitato Scientifico per il Ponte sullo Stretto di Messina, membro per la Commissione per il Testo Unico delle Norme Tecniche delle Costruzioni presso il Ministero delle Infrastrutture e Trasporti, membro esperto del Consiglio Superiore dei Lavori Pubblici. • Consulente per l'analisi strutturale e la progettazione di ponti di grande luce, edifici alti, strutture speciali come turbine eoliche offshore. Consulente per arbitrati e azioni legali.

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