Academic Year 2017-18

There are several courses organized by the School that PhD students may attend depending on individual curricula. All courses will be held at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering except where differently indicated.

This is the Calendar of the institutional courses for the academic year 2017/18 (also available in the download box below) : click on the individual courses for further info about programs and registration details.

N.B:  this schedule may change; courses require a minimum enrolment of 3 students. In case of no link on the course title, it means that the course has not been activated yet.

PhD students must obtain 15 credits from institutional courses + 15 credits from other activities (see Credits recognition section for further details)

Period Course Lecturer Location Hours  Credits
13 - 17 November 2017 Design of timber based hybrid buildings Cristiano Loss, Andrea Polastri (CNR-IVALSA) DICAM 22 3
15 November - 13 December 2017 Nonlinear mechanics of solids and structures Luca Deseri, Francesco Dal Corso DICAM 32 4
20 November - 18 December 2017 Statistical methods and data analysis Stefano Siboni DICAM 36 4,5
11 December - 25 January 2018

Critical Perspectives. Thoughts, Dialogues and Theories on Landscape and Architecture, Urbanism, Ecology

Sara Favargiotti DICAM 24 3
15 - 26 January 2018 

Advanced numerical methods for free-surface hydrodynamics

Vincenzo Casulli DICAM 30 4
8 - 23 January 2018

Flutter and instabilities in structures and solids

Davide Bigoni DICAM 20 2,5
26 January - 14 February 2018

Advanced Thermodynamics

Claudio Della Volpe DICAM 18 2
29 January - 2 February 2018 Integrated river morphodynamics Guido Zolezzi, Walter Bertoldi, Marco Tubino DICAM 32 4
19 February –  2 March 2018 Mathematical Methods for Engineering Alberto Valli, Anna Alonso Rodriguez  DICAM 50 6
15 - 16 February 2018 Numerical methods for fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer Michael Dumbser DICAM 12 1,5
12 - 20 February 2018 Passive solar building design Rossano Albatici DICAM 16 2
5 - 9 March 2018 Environmental data management and analysis with GIS Paolo Zatelli, Alfonso Vitti, Marco Ciolli DICAM 40 5
3 May - 14 June 2018 Fragile Heritage: knowledge  and projects for preservation and enhancement Claudia Battaino, Maria Paola Gatti, Alessandra Quendolo DICAM 24 3
4 April  - May 2018 X-ray Diffraction applied to the study of polycrystalline materials: theory and practice Paolo Scardi DICAM 36 4,5
not activated Urban and peri-urban forests: balancing economical, ecological and social values Maria Giulia Cantiani DICAM 20 2,5
4-8 June 2018 Field sampling and Spatial Ecological Modelling Marco Ciolli, Clara Tattoni, Duccio Rocchini DICAM 40 5
3-4 July 2018 Vulnerability of existing structures in earthquake-prone areas and the role of timber Ivan Giongo, Maria Adelaide Parisi (POLIMI), Jason Ingham (University of Auckland, NZ), Kevin Walsh (University of Notre Dame, USA), Marco Luchetti (Federlegno Arredo) DICAM 16 2
9-13 July 2018

Metamaterials and seismic risk analysis for structural and mechanical systems

Oreste Bursi (UNITN), Giuseppe Abbiati (ETH Switzerland), Marco Broccardo (ETH Switzerland), Giorgio Carta (Liverpool John Moores University - UK) 

DICAM 34 5
4 - 6 September 2018

Open Access Graphics in Science and Technology

Giovanna Massari, Cristina Pellegatta, Fabio Luce DICAM 12 1,5
3 - 6 September 2018

Summer School "Small Wind Turbines: design and testing"

Lorenzo Battisti  DICAM 22 3
12-14 September 2018

Agent-based modeling for geographical applications

Francesco Orsi, Davide Geneletti  DICAM 24 3
           

OTHER COURSES

Period Course  Lecturer Location Hours Credits
I semester: October 2017- February 2018 Technical Scientific English Felicity Hope Mesiano & Povo 24 or 16 3 or 2 (type B)
II semester: February 2018 - September 2018 Technical Scientific English Felicity Hope Mesiano & Povo 24 or 16 3 or 2 (type B)

02-30 May 2018

Crash Course on Research, Intellectual Property and Start up Creation

UNITN Research Support and Knowledge Transfer Division

Mesiano & Povo

2 modules 

credits type B with attendance at least 70% of seminars