Academic Year 2014-2015


There are several courses organised by the School that students may attend depending on individual curriculum.
All courses will be held at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering except where differently indicated. Click on the individual courses for further info about programs and registration details.

Calendar of the institutional courses for the academic year 2014/15 (also available in the download box below). 

N.B:  this schedule may change; courses require a minimum enrolment of 3 students

Period Course Professor Course Code
19-30 January Advanced numerical methods for free-surface hydrodynamics  V. Casulli - M. Dumbser  
29-30 January 2015 Thermal Analyses Applied to Processes for Energy Production and Storage  R. Di Maggio D15-01

3 February to 1 April

Statistical methods and data analysis S. Siboni D15-02
2-6 February  Geostatistics A. Bellin - B. Majone  
2-6 February  Constitutive modelling, plasticity at small and large strains-Automation of Computational Modelling S. Stupkiewicz - J. Korelc  
9-11 February Introduction to virtual prototyping S. Odorizzi  
2-13 February Advanced numerical methods for hyperbolic equations and applications (Winter School - Part I) E. F. Toro - M. Dumbser  
16-27 February Mathematical Methods for Engineering (Winter School - Part II) A. Valli - A. A. Rodriguez  
6-19 February  Passive solar building design R. Albatici D15-06
16-20 February  Perturbation methods (Genova) N. Tambroni - G. Vittori  
16-20 February  Elements of perturbation methods (Genova) M. Lepidi - G. Piccardo  
16-20 February  Hydrodynamic stability (Genova) Hydrodynamic stability  
9 -13 March Environmental data management and analysis  P. Zatelli - A. Vitti - M. Ciolli D15-08
14 April - 14 May Computational Materials Science S. Taioli - M. Dapor D15-10
4-8 May Classical Molecular Dynamics with LAMMPS L. Gelisio (introduction by N. Pugno - P. Scardi) D15-09
14-29 May - June X-ray Diffraction applied to the study of polycrystalline materials: theory and practice P. Scardi D15-12
Beginning on June 19 Multiscale modeling of biomembranes L. Deseri D15-14
8-11 June Turbulence V. Armenio D15-15
15-19 June  Geophysical Fluid Dynamics  D. Zardi - M. Toffolon - S. Serafini D15-16
6-10 July IV International Summer School on Smart Materials and Structures D. Zonta - O. S. Bursi  
14, 15, 18 September Nonlinear elastic structures D. Bigoni D15-21
21 September - 23 November Theoretical biomechanics structures and solids D. Bigoni D15-22
6-8 October

Mixing processes in hydrology 

G. Chiogna  
13-15 October Behaviour and applications of elastic waves in structures and acoustic metamaterials: a Finite Element-based approach M. Miniaci  
10 November - 18 December Research Projects Cycle Management R. Tranquillini D15-18
November Advanced thermodynamics C. Della Volpe  
12 November - 3 December Micro structuring of surfaces M. Boscardin (FBK) - N. Pugno  
19 November - 12 January Statistical methods and data analysis (2015-2016) S. Siboni  
26-27 November Nonlinear thermomechanical and coupled dynamic problems in structural applications (2015-2016) O. S. Bursi - N. Tondini D15-20

Moved to 2015-2016

Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making D. Geneletti D15-23
Not Activated Java modelling for hydrologists and geoscientists R. Rigon - G. Formetta D15-03
Not Activated Advanced Java modelling for hydrologists and geoscientists R. Rigon - G. Formetta D15-05
Moved to 2015-2016 Advances in Sanitary Engineering G. Andreottola - M. Ragazzi - E. C. Rada D15-11
Moved to 2015-2016 GranularFlows2015 - River sediment transport: theory and models A. Armanini - M. Larcher - G. Rosatti  
Not Activated Coupled instabilities K. Rasmussen  D15-17
Not Activated Advanced problems in timber engineering R. Tomasi and others D15-19
Not Activated Identification and control techniques for real-time hybrid simulations O. S. Bursi - R. Ceravolo D15-13
Moved to 2015-2016 Inverse problems and finite element model updating R. Fedele (POLIMI) D15-25
Moved to 2015-2016 River Bar Morphodynamics W. Bertoldi - M. Tubino - G. Zolezzi D15-24

* Students must obtain 15 credits for institutional courses  + 15 credits for other activities


Other courses



Professor / Organiser


13 April – 20 May

Technical-Scientific English

F. Hope


31 March – 9 June

Crash Course on Research Funding, Intellectual Property and Start up Creation

Organised by Research Office

See webpage for details

12 – 29 May

Web of Science, Scopus, Greenfile

M. Lucianer

DICAM – PC Ovest Room