Academic Year 2013-14

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.

Provisional calendar of the institutional courses for the academic year 2013/14 (also available in the download box below)

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




20 -31 January

Advanced numerical methods for free-surface hydrodynamics

V. Casulli - M. Dumbser

3 -14 February

Advanced numerical methods for hyperbolic equations and applications

E. F. Toro - M. Dumbser

24 February - 7 March

Mathematical Methods for Engineering

A. Valli - A. Alonso Rodriguez

28 January - 20 February (21 March: assessment)

Statistical methods and data analysis

S. Siboni

12-13 February

Introduction to large-strain elasticity

M. Gei

13-14 February

Advanced soft composite materials

G. deBotton


Java modelling for hydrologists and geoscientists

R. Rigon - G. Formetta


Advanced Java modelling for hydrologists and geoscientists

R. Rigon - G. Formetta

20, 26 February

Passive solar building design

R. Albatici

10 -20 March

Surface and Interface Properties of PV Solar Absorbers

R. Morrish

10 -14 March

Environmental data management and analysis with GIS

P. Zatelli - A.Vitti - M. Ciolli


Advances in Sanitary Engineering

G. Andreottola - M. Ragazzi - E. C. Rada

20 -21 March

Martensitic microstructures: interfaces, size effects and multiscale modelling

S. Stupkiewicz

18-19 March

Contact mechanics

S. Stupkiewicz

15, 16, 17 April Cross laminated timber training school (NB course registration is now CLOSED) R. Tomasi 
5 -20 May X-ray Diffraction applied to the study of polycrystalline materials: theory and practice P. Scardi
  Sustainable building >> postponed A. Frattari

2 -6 June

Extremely deformable structures  (CISM Udine)

D. Bigoni

9 -13 June


V. Armenio

5 May/June

GDEE course - Block A: The Global Engineer

G. Zolezzi

16 -20 June Geophysical Fluid Dynamics D. Zardi - M. Toffolon - S. Serafin
17-20 June corso ECT* New Frontiers in Multiscale Modelling of Materials N. Pugno - S. Taioli - M. Dapor
18- 20 June Identification and control techniques for real-time hybrid simulations O. S. Bursi - R. Ceravolo
7 -11 July Perturbation methods  & Hydrodynamic stability (University of Genova) P. Blondeaux - G. Besio & J. Pralits

21-25 July

3rd International Summer School on SMART MATERIALS STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS (deadline for enrolment: 10 July 2014)

O. S. Bursi - Nicola Pugno - Daniele Zonta

28 -31 July Summer School on Environmental Granular Flows (deadline for enrolment: 28 June 2014) A. Armanini - G. Rosatti

after July

Nanostructured materials

M. Leoni

after July

Scientific (parallel) programming

M. Leoni

after July

Solving scientific problems with Mathematica

M. Leoni

15 -19 September Coupled instabilities K. Rasmussen
20 October - 4 December Research Projects Cycle Management R. Tranquillini
15 September - 19 December Theoretical biomechanics structures and solids D. Bigoni
30 September - 2 October Advanced problems in timber engineering R. Tomasi
September/October GDEE course - Block B:  Supervising BS/MS thesis with fieldwork G. Zolezzi
13 -17 October Seismic Safety Assessment and Design of Chemical and Process Plants under Accident Conditions  (CISM course - Udine) O. S. Bursi - S. Karamanos
27 -31 October Basic interdisciplinary river morphodynamics - 1st edition- River Bars W. Bertoldi - M. Tubino - G. Zolezzi
29 - 31 October Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making D. Geneletti


GDEE course - Block C: Integrating GDE into teaching and research

G. Zolezzi

25 - 28 November Inverse problems and finite element model updating R.Fedele (POLIMI)
27-28 November Nonlinear analysis for Dynamic and Thermomechanic problems O. S. Bursi - N. Tondini
postponed to January-February 2015 Thermal Analyses Applied to Processes for Energy Production and Storage R. Di Maggio

postponed to January-February 2015

Advanced thermodynamics

C. Della Volpe

postponed to 2-6 February 2015 Geostatistics A. Bellin - B. Majone
postponed to June-July 2015 Multiscale modeling of biomembranes L. Deseri

Other courses





28 April – 4 June

Technical-Scientific English

 F. Hope


14 April - 30 May Crash Course on Research Funding, Intellectual Property and Start up Creation Research office POVO 1, POVO 2


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