Call 2018 - Research Topics Proposed for Cycle 34

Curriculum A: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Agricultural Technologies

A1 - Hydrogeological hazard modelling in civil protection plans of municipalities located in mountain areas: technical and communicative aspects
A2 - Integrating meteo-climatological, energetic, managerial and economic criteria for the development of advanced methods and models for high-resolution forecast of available power from  renewable sources to support the optimal management of conversion plants
A3 - Hazard assessment and risk/resilience analysis of timber structures 
A4 - Increasing the seismic resilience of existing reinforced concrete frames structures by replacing the masonry infills with timber-based panels
A5 - Turbulence parameterizations for high-resolution meteorological simulations over complex terrain
A6 - Research and Innovation on emerging Micro- and Nanopollutants: Occurrence, Fate and Transport in the Water Cycle
A7 - Upgrade of aging hydraulic infrastructures to support fluvial ecosystem services in regulated rivers
A8 - AdVAncing Tools for the Assessment of ecological flow in Rivers - AVATAR
A9 - Compound Specific Isotopic analysis of premium alcoholic beverages - "CSI"


Curriculum B: Mechanics, Materials, Chemistry and Energy

B1 - 3d printing of graphene-reinforced materials
B2 - Advanced energy materials
B3 - Fluid-dynamics model of hydrokinetic turbines for renewable energy exploitation in free flow confined canals
B4 - Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) for a sustainable build future in Italy and in Norway
B5 - Instabilities and collapses in soft matter thin structures
B6 - Coupling hydrothermal processes to solar energy for residual biomasses upgrading to energy vectors
B7 - Microfluidic devices for space applications


Curriculum C: Modelling and Simulation

C1 - Atomistic modelling of nanostructured materials
C2 - Mathematical and numerical modelling of depth-integrated, free-surface, solidliquid flows in real-world conditions
C3 - New high order schemes for compressible multi-phase flows
C4 - Mechanics of materials and structures under extreme loading conditions
C5 - Multiscale numerical models for adhesion and friction of biological and bioinspired surfaces
C6 - Stradivari-snow project
C7 - Modeling and Testing of Fully Dissipative Steel Devices for Resilient Buildings with Steel and/or Composite Steel-Concrete Structures Subjected to Seismic Hazard


Curriculum D: Architecture and Planning, Landscape

D1 - A new model for a comprehensive comfort assessment methodology in buildings based on pre and post design procedure
D2 - Planning for nature-based solutions in urban areas
D3 - Impact assessment of nature-based solutions based on green and blue infrastructures in urban areas
D4 - Indoor environmental quality as the main driver for energy efficiency in the residential sector: measures, technology and concepts


The detailed presentation of the research Topics is available here