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-VICE-HEAD of the Engineering Department from 2019.

-HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW (2014-2019) in the Department of Mathematical Sciences of  University of Liverpool

-ASSOCIATE EDITOR of  Meccanica (2018) (ISI j)

-ASSOCIATE EDITOR of Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE) (2015) (ISI j)

    • Member of: EMI 2020 International Scientific Committee, New York, Columbia University.
    • Member of: Rec 2020 International Scientific Committee, Italy.
    • Member of: ICOSSAR2021 International Scientific Committee, China, Shanghai, Tongji University.
    • Member of: “EMI Dynamics committee member”, (2019).
    • Member of: Advisory Board of the MSCA COFUND Doctoral Programm (Innsbruck university) 2019
    • Selected by the Program of Top Foreign Experts Visiting of the First-level Discipline Development Fund of College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University (2018).
    • Chair of Stochastic Mechanics Group of AIMETA (2016).
    • Associate ASME Member ID#: 000100375744, ( 2012).
    • HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW in the Department of Mathematical Sciences of University of Liverpool, ( 2014).
    • Associate ASCE member ID# 9368698, (2014).
    • Member of: “EMI probabilistic methods committee member”, (2012).


 

DEGREES RECEIVED AND DATES

 

l  Post-Doc position may 1998 - May 2000, with grade 100/100.

l  Ph.D. in Structural Engineering October 1996.

Thesis: “Indagine teorico-sperimentale di strutture con dispositivi ad attrito sotto azioni dinamiche”. Prof. M. Di Paola, Reviewer Prof. R. A. Ibrahim.

l  Admitted to the profession of engineer(Id:4202) in February 1988.

l  Degree in Civil Engineering with grade 110/110 with honors and honorable mention: Engineering Faculty of Palermo, 16 July 1987.

Thesis: "Un approccio alternativo per la valutazione della risposta di sistemi non lineari soggetti a forzanti aleatorie".

l  Scientific High School DIPLOMA 1980/81 Institute "G. Galilei" Palermo, with grade 60/60.

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

• Structural dynamics :Theoretical and experimental analysis of structures equipped with vibration control devices

• Nonlinear system analysis

• Damage identification

• Stochastic dynamics

• Fractional calculus

• Rocking phenomena

• Structural health monitoring of historical heritage

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC CAREER

 

l  FULL PROFESSOR from 1 October 2016, in Structural Mechanics Engineering Faculty of Palermo.

l  Vice-Head of the Engineering Department from 2019.

l  Member of the University of Palermo’s Scientific Council - 2019-2022.

l  Ph.D. Coordinator from July 2017.

l  REFERENT for UNIPA of H2CU Honors Center of Italian Universities (2017).

l  HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW (2014) in the Department of Mathematical Sciences of University of Liverpool.

l  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR from 1 November 2001, in Structural Mechanics Engineering Faculty of Palermo

l  RESEARCHER 16 July 2000, in Structural Mechanics Engineering Faculty of Palermo.

 

 

l  EDITORIAL ACTIVITY

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l  - Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Meccanica 5/2018.

l  - Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 10/2017.

l  - Section Editor for Springer's "Encyclopedia of Earthquake Engineering"- Section: Random Vibration (2013).

l  - Guest Editor for a Special Issue of the International Journal of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 10/2012 10/2013.

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l  PARTICIPATION ON EDITORIAL BOARDS

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l  -Section Founding Editor Vibration, dynamical systems and control engineering “ BMC Mechanical Engineering (Springer Nature) from 2018.

l  - Associate Editor Meccanica (from 2018) ,(Q1, ISI).

l  - Associate Editor Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE) (from 2015) ,(Q1, ISI journal).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Frontiers in Mechanics of Materials (from 2018).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Research and Development in Material Science Journal (dal 2017).

l  - Editorial Board Member of The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal (from 2017).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Journal of Applied and Computational Mechanics (2015-2017).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Shock and Vibration(from 2015),(Q2 ISI j).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Mathematical Problems in Engineering (from 2014) ,(Q2 ISI j).

l  - Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications (from 2013).

l  - Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Statistical Mechanics (from 2013)

l  - Editorial Board Member of Acta Mechanica (from 2013) ,(Q1, ISI journal).

l  - Editorial Board Member of Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics (from 2000),(Q1, ISI journal).

 

Reviewer activity for:

l       Acta Mechanica

l       Applied Mathematical Modelling

l       Chaos, Solitons & Fractals

l       Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation

l       Int. J. Non-linear Mechanics

l       International Journal of Mechanical Sciences

l       Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE)

l       Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications

l       Nonlinear Dynamics

l       Philosophical Transactions A

l       PHYSICA A

l       Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics

l       Structural Control and Health Monitoring

l  o     External Reviewer of: The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology FCT), (2012).

l  o     Peer reviewer: Research Projects, VQR 2004-2010.

 

 

PERIODS ABROAD

 

Visiting Professor at Tongji University , Shanghai, (China) (Prof. J.B. Chen) (1 –16 November 2018).

 

Visiting Professor at Tufts University, Boston (USA) (Prof. Babak Moaveni) (27 – May-3 June 2018).

 

Visiting Professor at Columbia University, New York (USA) (Prof. George Deodatis) (14 - 18 July 2017).

 

Visiting Professor (UCSD) University of San Diego (USA), (Prof. Francesco Lanza Di   Scalea) (4 - 9 June 2017).

 

Visiting Professor at Liverpool University (Prof. Thanasi Pantelous (22-27 November 2016).

 

Visiting Professor at City University of London (Prof. Agathoklis Giaralis (18-22 November 2016).

 

Visiting Professor at University of Innsbruck (Professor Christoph Adam (17-22 July 2016).

 

Visiting Professor at Liverpool University (Prof. Thanasi Pantelous (6-13 November 2015).

 

Visiting Professor at Liverpool University (Prof. Thanasi Pantelous (6-13 November 2015).

 

Visiting Professor at Technical University of Vienna ( Professor Rudolf Heuer)r (16-23 August 2015).

 

Visiting Professor at Liverpool University (Prof. Thanasi Pantelous (12-19 July 2014).

 

Visiting Professor at Technical University of Vienna ( Professor Rudolf Heuer) (4-11 July 2014).

 

Visiting Professor at Technical University of Vienna (Professor Rudolf Heuer) (22August-30 August 2013).

 

Visiting Professor at Rice University of Houston (USA) (Prof. Pol Spanos) (11-16 November 2012).

 

Visiting Professor at Columbia University of New York (USA) (Prof. George Deodatis) (4-10 November 2012).

 

Visiting Professor in Indiana University of Fort Wayne (USA) (Prof. Bongsu Kang) (16-25 June 2012).

 

Visiting Professor in Technical University of Vienna (Prof. Rudolf Heuer) (26Febbraio-4 Marzo2012).

 

Visiting Professor in Technical University of Vienna (Prof. Rudolf Heuer) (11-27 March2011).

 

Visiting Professor Wayne State University, Detroit (USA) (Prof. Raouf Ibrahim) (27September – 2 October 2008).

 

Visiting Professor Modern Textile Institute, Dong Hua University, Shanghai, (Prof. Ji-Huan He) (23 October – 3 November 2007).

 

Visiting Professor Rice University, Houston (USA) (Prof. Pol Spanos) (20 - 27 April 2007).

 

Visiting Professor Columbia University, New York (USA) (Prof. George Deodatis) (28 July - 6 August 2006).

 

Visiting Professor Urbana-Champain University (USA) (Prof. Lawrence A. Bergman) (24 July - 27 July 2006).

 

Visiting Professor (UCSD) University of San Diego (USA), (Prof. Francesco Lanza Di Scalea) (8 July - 23 July 2006).

 

Visiting Professor in Technical University of Vienna (Prof. Franz Ziegler and Prof. Rudolf Heuer (27 June- 4 July 2005).

 

Visiting Professor in Technical University of Vienna (Prof. Franz Ziegler and Prof. Rudolf Heuer (22 April- 4 May 2002).

 

Technical University of Vienna with Prof. Franz Ziegler and Prof. Rudolf Heuer (Sept.-Oct. 96; April-May 97).

 

Wayne State University of Detroit with Prof. Raouf Ibrahim (August 94- August 95).

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN AT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES

        WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY:

- Teaching Assistant to Professor N. Moshchuk for a course teaching new doctoral studente: Advanced Calculus (ME500) May-August 1995.

- Teaching Assistant to Professor V. Berdshviski for the course Mechanical Vibration (ME341) January-May 1995.

-Teaching Assistant to Professor R. Ibrahim for the course Dynamics (ME340) September-December 1994.

-Teaching Assistant to Professor R. Ibrahim for the course Mechanical Vibration (ME341) September-December 1994.

 

 

        TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA, INSTITUT FÜR ALLGEMEINE MECHANIK:

- Teaching Assistant to Professor R. Heuer for the course Baudynamisches Messen (Experimental Methods in Structural Dynamics) 1997.

 

LECTURES GIVEN INTERNATIONALLY TO DOCTORAL STUDENTS

- Tongji University, Shanghai, Short Course: The use of complex fractional moments for nonlinear systems, 14 November 2018.

- Tongji University, Shanghai, Short Course: The use of complex fractional moments for nonlinear systems, 14 November 2018.

- University of Liverpool, RISK 621 modules: Quantitative and qualitative methods and their use, 11 November 2015.

- Vienna TU. Stochastic and Fractional Calculus for overcoming closure scheme in the evaluation of nonlinear system statistics, Vienna TU Ph.D.Summer School on Risk and Modeling, 19 August 2015.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

 

Structural Dynamics, University of Palermo

Experimental Dynamics and Monitoring, University of Palermo

Engineering Mechanics, University of Palermo

 

LECTURES GIVEN TO MASTER’S STUDENTS

- Master’s (at the second level) in Biomedical, Biomechanical and Biomaterial Engineering I st edition Palermo, 2013.

- Master’s (at the second level) Department of Civil Engineering, Messina, September 2011- July 2012.

-Master’s (at the second level) in “Recovery, structural rehabilitation and use of historic buildings” – II nd edition 2012.

-Master’s (at the second level) in “Recovery, structural rehabilitation and use of historic buildings” – I st edition 2011.

-Master’s in Seismic Engineering, Messina 2004.

-Master’s in Quantitative methods and operational strategies in managing financial risk, Palermo 2003.

 

 

SEMINARS GIVEN AT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES

- A Novel Mathematical Model For TLCD: Theoretical And Experimental Investigations, Tongji University,  12th November 2018

- Advances on Vibration Control, Tufts University, Boston, (USA), 29th May 2018.

- Euler-Bernoulli Beams with Fractional Damping, Indiana University, Fort Wayne, (USA), 21st June 2012.

- Stochastic Response of Fractionally Damped Systems; Vienna Technical University 23rd March 2011.

The De Saint Venant Torsion Problem: Stress Field Evaluation through a Novel Line Elementless Method (LEM; Johannes Kepler University, Linz, 16th March 2011.

- The De Saint Venant Torsion Problem: Stress Field Evaluation through a Novel Line Elementless Method (LEM); lecture Series "Colloquium on novel developments in Applied Mechanics and Strength of Materials, University of Innsbruck 15th March 2011.

- Dynamic Systems under Impulsive Input, Vienna Technical University, 2nd May 2002.

- Dynamics of Base Isolated Structures, December 1994, Wayne State University, Detroit, by invitation of Prof. Raouf Ibrahim.

 

SEMINARS GIVEN AT ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES

-”Line Element-less Method (LEM) for solving Laplace equations”, Facoltà di Ingegneria, Palermo 22/05/2018.

-”La struttura della cupola del Teatro Massimo di Palermo: il contemporaneo nel 1876” (The Structure of Teatro Massimo's Dome, Palermo), as part of the Decennial Celebration of the degree course in construction engineering – architecture’s establishment, Facoltà di Ingegneria, Palermo 23 March 2012.

-“Il solido di De Saint-Venant sollecitato a taglio e torsione : Il metodo LEM per la determinazione dei campi di tensione e di deformazione” (The De Saint Venant Torsion Problem: Stress Field Evaluation through a Novel Line Elementless Method (LEM)); Doctoral Programme in Structural Engineering, Università di Palermo, 22nd/23rd November 2010.

-“Un nuovo metodo per l'analisi di strutture in stato piano di tensione (Line Element-less Method): il solido di De Saint-Venant a taglio e torsione” (The De Saint Venant Torsion Problem: Stress Field Evaluation through a Novel Line Elementless Method (LEM)); Doctoral Programme Università di Bologna, April 2008.

-“Tecniche di consolidamento di edifici monumentale in zona sismica” (Techniques of Structural Consolidation in Monumental Buildings); Refresher Course in Seismic Engineering “Evaluation and Reduction of Seismic Risk” at the Università degli Studi di Messina, 8th February 2002.

-“La scelta dei materiali per l’intervento di ristrutturazione di edifici in muratura” (The Selection of Materials for the Renovation of Masonry Buildings) for the Laboratory of sintesi finale N.O. and V.O. A.A. 1998/1999, Laboratory Coordinator: Prof. G. Leone of the Facoltà di Architettura, Palermo.

 

 

COORDINATION OF NATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS (ITALY)

   1.- MULTISCALE INNOVATIVE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES (MIMS) PRIN 2017: Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Fernando Fraternali.

   2.  -Identificazione del danneggiamento di strutture soggette a carichi statici e   dinamici (deterministici e stocastici) PRIN 2006-2008:

        Coordinatore  Nazionale Prof. Luigi Materazzi.

   3. - Progetto EDILTECH: Prog. N. 1999/IT.16.1PO.011/3.13/7.2.4/343 Il Controllo delle Vibrazioni Strutturali, POR Sicilia 2000-2006

       – FSE   Asse III -  Misura 3.13

   4.   -Problemi di identificazione strutturale mediante le trasformate di Hilbert-Huang (ex quota 60% anno 2004-2006).

   5.   -Identificazione del danneggiamento e monitoraggio di strutture soggette a carichi statici e   dinamici (deterministici e stocastici)

          PRIN 2004-2006: Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Luigi Materazzi.

   6.   -Risposta stocastica di sistemi strutturali sollecitati da processi alpha-stabili di Lèvy (ex quota 60% anno 2003).

   7.    -Analisi dinamica deterministica ed aleatoria di sistemi strutturali in regime non lineare sollecitati da forzanti di natura impulsiva

         (ex quota 60% anno 2001-2002).

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS (ITALY)

  

  1. Advanced Mechanical Modeling of New Materials and Structures for the Solution of 2020 Horizon Callenges, PRIN 2015. Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Mario Di Paola, Ateneo/Ente: Università degli Studi di PALERMO.
  2. -Dinamica, stabilità e controllo di strutture flessibili, PRIN 2013-16 Coordinatore scientifico: Luongo, Angelo, Responsabile scientifico: DI PAOLA Mario, Ateneo/Ente: Università degli Studi di PALERMO.
  3. Un approccio fisico alla viscoelasticità non-locale ed al cambiamento di fase: Applicazioni alla meccanica della frattura, (PRIN 2008), Coordinatore scientifico: CARPINTERI Alberto, Responsabile scientifico: DI PAOLA Mario, Ateneo/Ente: Università degli Studi di PALERMO, Protocollo:2008SE9TBA_002.
  4. Tecniche innovative per la salvaguardia del patrimonio monumentale e culturale Programma di Ricerca "Innovativo" Ordinario finanziato con fondi di Ateneo, Responsabile prof. Mario di Paola (2007-2009).
  5. -Analisi dinamica di strutture da ponte danneggiate percorse da carichi mobili (Cofin 2003) Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Luigi Gambarotta.
  6. -Analisi dinamica di strutture da ponte danneggiate percorse da carichi mobili (Cofin 2001) Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Luigi Gambarotta.
  7. -Identificazione Dinamica del danneggiamento su strutture da ponte (Cofin 2000)     Coordinatore Nazionale Prof. Cesare Davini.
  8. -Identificazione dei parametri dinamici di strutture danneggiate, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1999;
  9. -Misura analitico-sperimentale della sicurezza di strutture in c.a. con tompagnamenti tradizionali, responsabile Prof. Maurizio Papia, R.S. 40%, 1999;

 10.Problemi di identificazione strutturale e diagnostica, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 40%, 1998;

11.-Sicurezza di colonne soggette a forze orizzontali: effetti della non linearità del materiale e della natura ciclica delle azioni, responsabile Prof. Lidia La Mendola, R.S. 60%, 1998;

12.-Analisi aleatoria di strutture soggette a processi multivariati, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1997;

13.-Sicurezza di colonne murarie soggette a forze orizzontali: effetti della non linearità del materiale e della natura ciclica delle azioni, responsabile Prof. Lidia La Mendola, R.S. 60%, 1997;

14.-Analisi aleatoria di strutture esposte al vento, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1996;

15.-Tecnologie innovative per la mitigazione delle vibrazioni in sistemi strutturali, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 40%, 1996;

16.-Vulnerabilità e rischio sismico di edifici in muratura a tipologia specialistica, responsabile Prof. Lidia La Mendola, R.S. 60%, 1996;

17.-Adattamento di strutture elasto-plastiche soggette ad eccitazione stocastica, responsabile Prof. Salvatore Caddemi, R.S. 60%, 1995;

18.-Dinamica aleatoria di strutture esposte alle azioni del vento, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1995;

19.-Sviluppo di tecniche e tecnologie per isolatori di manufatti dal suolo, responsabile Prof. Antonio Cerami, R.S. 60%, 1994;

20.-Dinamica aleatoria di sistemi isteretici soggetti a carichi impulsivi, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1994;

21.-Sviluppo di tecniche e tecnologie per isolatori di manufatti dal suolo, responsabile Prof. Antonio Cerami, R.S. 60%, 1993;

22.-Dinamica aleatoria di sistemi isteretici soggetti a carichi impulsivi, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1993;

23.-Dinamica di ponti sotto impulsi aleatori, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1992;

24.-Meccanica stocastica non lineare, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 40%, 1992;

25.-Dinamica aleatoria di strutture non lineari, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1991;

26.-Meccanica stocastica non lineare, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 40%, 1991;

27.Dinamica aleatoria di strutture non lineari, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1990;

28.-Analisi aleatoria di sistemi composti da sottostrutture, responsabile Prof. Giuseppe Muscolino, R.S. 60%, 1990;

29.-Analisi aleatoria di strutture non lineari, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1989;

30.-Dinamica aleatoria di strutture geometricamente non lineari, responsabile Prof. Giuseppe Muscolino, R.S. 60%, 1989;

31.-Problemi strutturali con non linearità geometriche e costitutive, responsabile Prof. Giuseppe Muscolino, R.S. 40%, 1989;

32.-Vento: affidabilità e progettazione in Italia, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 40%, 1989;

33.-Momenti statistici di sistemi elastoplastici, responsabile Prof. Mario Di Paola, R.S. 60%, 1988;

 

COORDINATION OF INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

1-CoRI 2017 azione C – assegnazione contributo per l’avvio e lo sviluppo di collaborazioni internazionali dell’Ateneo (2018-2020).

2- Mutiple Support Exication Of Bridges, with Prof. R. Heuer, supported by Vienna University of Technology ( International Office and CMSD) – 2015.

2- Health Monitoring Of High Rised    Buildings with Prof. R. Heuer, supported by Vienna University of Technology ( International Office and CMSD) – 2014.

3- Advances In Earthquake Engineering And Structural Dynamics, with Prof. R. Heuer, supported by Vienna University of Technology ( International Office and CMSD) – 2013.

4- International Research Project with Prof. P. Spanos Ryon Endowed Chair in Engineering at Rice University of Houston; 2012 AZIONE D.

5- FRACTIONAL VISCO-ELASTIC CONTINUA, with Prof. R. Heuer, supported by Vienna University of Technology ( International Office and CMSD) – 2012.

6- Nonlinear Vibration Control Of Structures Under Deterministic And Stochastic Excitations, with Prof. R. Heuer, supported by Vienna University of Technology ( International Office and CMSD) - 2011.

7-“AZIONE D”; International project with Prof. P. Spanos Ryon Endowed Chair in Engineering at Rice University of Houston 2007-2010

8- Hilbert Huang transformation for damage detection in structures: with Prof. P. Spanos Ryon Endowed Chair in Engineering at Rice University of Houston 2005.

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

1- Horizon 2020 Project “ReWaCEM, Ressource recovery from industrial waste water by cutting edge membrane technologies”, 2016-2019, Coordinatore Nazionale: Prof. Giorgio Micale.

2- Horizon 2020 Project “RED Heat to Power, Conversion of Low Grade Heat to Power through closed loop Reverse Electro-Dialysis”, 2015-2019, Coordinatore Nazionale: Prof. Giorgio Micale.

3-"Control of dynamically excited structures", Joint project with Technical University of Vienna, Institute fur Allgemeine Mechanik/E201,( Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Heuer R.and Adam C.Ziegler F.) 2004.

4-"Passive control of earthquake excited shear buildings: experimental and computational studies",Joint project with Technical University of Vienna, Institute fur Allgemeine Mechanik/E201,( Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Heuer R.and Adam C.Ziegler F.) 2002.

 

 

Ph.D. STUDENTS SUPERVISED

 

Francesco Lo Iacono (2005-2008)

Dissertation: Passive control strategies for seismically excited structures. Theoretical and experimental analysis”, 2008 - University of Palermo.

 

Francesco Marino (2006-2009)

Dissertation: Physical-based approach to the mechanics of non-local theory”, 2009 - University of Palermo.

 

Alberto Di Matteo (2013-2015)

Dissertation: “Structural vibration control through Tuned Liquid Column Dampers: theoretical and experimental analysis”, 2014 - University of Palermo.

 

Co-tutor of Mirko Maurici (2014-2017)

Dissertation: A Reduced order model for describing mistuned bladed disk dynamics based on beam theory”, 2008 - University of Genoa.

 

Salvatore Di Lorenzo (2014-2017)

Dissertation:On the moving loads problem in discontinuous homogeneous beams and layered beams with interlayer slip”, University of Palermo.

 

 

 

Ph.D. STUDENTS SUPERVISED (CURRENTLY)

 

Giuseppe Battaglia (2016-2019)- University of Palermo.

 

Chiara Masnata (2017-2020)- University of Palermo.

 

Iain Peter Dunn (2017-2020)- University of Palermo.

 

Salvatore Russotto (2019-2022)- University of Palermo.

 

 

 

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

 

Mini Symposium, “Stochastic Mechanics and Probability in Engineering”, XXIV Congresso- Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata (AIMETA 2019), 15-19 September 2019, Roma, Italy.

 

Mini Symposium, “Numerical methods for stochastic mechanics and dynamical systems”, International Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (ICONSOM 2019), 16-19 June 2019, Roma, Italy

 

“MS-83: Computational Methods for Stochastic Engineering Dynamics, organized by I.  Kougioumtzoglou, M. Grigoriu, A. Pirrotta, A,. Pantelous., for EMI 2019 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, June 18th - June 21st, 2019 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) campus, CA, USA.

 

International Summer School: Monitoring the historic buildings , Palermo 10-14 September 2018.

 

Mini Symposium on “Methods for Structural Problems with Particular Attention for Meshfree Methods” MS047 organized by A. Pirrotta, for the 9th ICCM 2018 in Computational Mechanics Conference, August 06-10, 2018 Rome, Italy.

 

Mini Symposium on “Computational Stochastic Structural Dynamics” MS1001organized by A. Pirrotta, M. Di Paola, C. Proppe, for the 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics (WCCM2018) conference, July 22-27, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, NY, USA.

 

CSM8: 8th Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Paros, Grecia, 10-13 Giugno 2018.

 

“MS-18: Numerical Methods for Stochastic Engineering Dynamics”, organized by I.  Kougioumtzoglou, A. Naess, A. Pirrotta, A,. Pantelous., for EMI 2018 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, May 29th - June 2nd, 2018,MIT campus, Boston, MA, USA.

 

WMDP Workshop on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2018, Palermo, 5-6 March.

 

Mini Symposium, MS 05 Recent Advances in Stochastic Structural Dynamics, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics EURODYN 2017, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

 

Mini Symposium, MS11 Approcci di calcolo stocastico e della probabilità nella meccanica, XXIII Congresso- Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata AIMETA 2017, 4-7 September 2017, Salerno, Italy.

 

Mini Symposium, Stochastic engineering dynamics: recent advances & future challenges, 12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability ICOSSAR 2017, 6-10 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.

 

Mini Symposium, MS 122 Numerical Methods for Engineering Stochastic Dynamical Systems, EMI 2017, 4-7 June, 2017 SanDiego, USA.

 

Mini Symposium, MS 05 Recent Advances in Stochastic Structural Dynamics, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics EURODYN 2017, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

 

International conference: Stochastic Mechanics 2016. Capri, 12-15 Giugno 2016.

 

Mini Symposium, PMC-MS-03: Uncertainty Modeling & Propagation Techniques In Stochastic Dynamics, EMI/PMC 2016 May, Nashville.

 

Mini Symposium, Uncertainty Modeling & Propagation Techniques In Engineering Mechanics 3rd International Conference on Materials and Reliability, November 23-25, 2015, Jeju, Korea.

 

Mini Symposium, MS B2: Novel Stochastic Dynamics Methodologies and Signal Processing Techniques for Civil Engineering Applications , Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015 (EMI 2015), 16-19 June 2015, Stanford, United States.

 

Seventh International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Santorini, 15-18 Giugno 2014 (Grecia).

 

The Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics (VEESD2013)will take place in Vienna, Austria on August 28-30, 2013.

 

International conference: Stochastic Mechanics 2012 Meccanica Stocastica. Ustica, 7-10 Giugno 2012.

 

Sixth International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Rodi, 13-16 June 2010 (Grecia).

 

GMA 2010 IV Riunione del Gruppo Materiali dell’AIMETA, 25 – 26 February 2010, Palermo.

 

MERCEA’08 2008 Seismic Engineering International Conference commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake 8-11 July 2008 Reggio Calabria and Messina.

 

MECCANICA STOCASTICA ’08 Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Aleatoria ed Affidabilità Strutturale Acacia Resort hotel Cefalù 11-12 2008.

 

10° Convegno nazionale di ingegneria del vento IN-VENTO-2008 Acacia Resort hotel Cefalù, 8-11 Giugno 2008.

 

Corsi di Formazione per L’Esperto in consolidamento statico del patrimonio edilizio e monumentale Palermo 2006 Progetto EDILTECH: Prog. N. 1999/IT.16.1PO.011/3.13/7.2.4/343.

 

International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2007, Palermo, 3-6 June 2007.

 

Fifth International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Rodi, 21-23 June 2006.

 

10 Workshop di Dinamica delle strutture analisi e sperimentazione, (C.I.Di.S.) Messina 21-22 –02-05.

 

Fourth International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Corfu, 9-12 June 2002.

 

XVI Congresso Nazionale AIDAA, Palermo 24-28 settembre 2001.

 

First CSMA-GIMC Joint Workshop on Modern Issues in Modelling and Computation of Damage Failure, Palermo 6-9 June 2001.

 

Euromech 413 Colloquium on: Stochastic Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems, Palermo 12-14 June 2000.

 

Meccanica Stocastica 98, Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Stocastica, Lampedusa 1-3 giugno, 1998.

 

8° Convegno Nazionale L'Ingegneria Sismica in Italia Taormina, Settembre 97.

 

Convegno Nazionale del gruppo AIMETA di meccanica stocastica, Taormina 6-8 luglio 1993.

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC RECOGNITIONS

 

  • Member of: EMI 2020 International Scientific Committee
  • Member of: Rec 2020 International Scientific Committee
  • Member of: ICOSSAR2021 International Scientific Committee
  • Member of: “EMI Dynamics committee member”, (2019).
  • Member of: Advisory Board of the MSCA COFUND Doctoral Programm (Innsbruck university) 2019

 

  • Selected by the Program of Top Foreign Experts Visiting of the First-level Discipline Development Fund of College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University (2018).
  • Chair of Stochastic Mechanics Group of AIMETA (2016).
  • Associate ASME Member ID#: 000100375744, (from 2012).
  • HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW in the Department of Mathematical Sciences of University of Liverpool, (from 2014).
  • Associate ASCE member ID# 9368698, (from 2014).
  • Member of: “EMI probabilistic methods committee member”, (2012).

 

 

INVITED LECTURES

 

  1. Keynote lecturer at the 15th international conference in Dynamical Systems Theory and Applications, December 2-5, 2019 Lodz, Poland
  2. Keynote lecturer at the 23rd CMM 2019 in Computer Methods in Mechanics       Conference, September 08-12, 2019 KraKov, Poland.
  3. 9th ICCM 2018 in Computational Mechanics Conference, August 06-10, 2018 Rome, Italy.
  4. International Conference on Structural Nonlinear Dynamics and Diagnosis, Tangier, June 25-27, 2018.
  5. 9th World Congress on Materials Science and Engineering, June 12-14 2017, Rome, Italy.
  6. ASCE-ICVRAMASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014, 13-16 Luglio, Liverpool.
  7. International Conference on Stochastic Methods in Mechanics: Status and Challenges Warsaw, September 28-30, 2009 “Probabilistic response of nonlinear systems via PI: normal, Poissonian and combined white noises”.
  8. Convegno Tecnico Scientifico: Edifici esistenti: vulnerabilità ed adeguamento, 22 Giugno 2009, Ragusa: 'Tecniche innovative per la mitigazione del rischio sismico'.
  9. International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems October 2-3, 2008 Somerset Inn, Troy, Michigan : “Ship roll motion under stochastic agencies handled by Path Integral (PIS)”.

 

PAPERS IN ISI JOURNALS

 

[1]      Pirrotta A., Proppe C,, 2020, Extension of the line element-less method to dynamic     Problems, Meccanica, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-019-01120-1.

[2]      Masnata C., Di Matteo A., Adam C., Pirrotta A.; Smart structures through nontraditional design of Tuned Mass Damper Inerter for higher control of base isolated systems, 2020, Mechanics Research Communication, 105, 103513.

[3]      Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Gebel E., Spanos P.D., 2020, Analysis of block random rocking on nonlinear flexible foundation, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 59, 103017.

[4]      Liaskos K. B., A. A. Pantelous, Kougioumtzoglou I. A., Meimaris A. T., Pirrotta A., 2020, Implicit analytic solutions for a nonlinear fractional partial differential beam equation, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 85, 105219.

[5]      Lyu M.Z., Chen J.B., Pirrotta A., 2020, A novel method based on augmented Markov vector process for the time-variant extreme value distribution of stochastic dynamical systems enforced by Poisson white noise, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 80, 104974.

[6]      Battaglia G., Gurreri L., Cipollina A.,Pirrotta A., Velizarov S., Ciofalo M.,Micale G., 2019, Fluid-structure interaction and flow redistribution in membrane-bounded channels, Energies, 12(22),4259.

[7]      Di Matteo A., Masnata C., Pirrotta A.; Hybrid Passive Control Strategies for Reducing the Displacements at the Base of Seismic Isolated Structures, 2019, Frontiers in Built Environment, 5,132.

[8]      Di Matteo A., Masnata C., Pirrotta A.; Simplified analytical solution for the optimal design of Tuned Mass Damper Inerter for base isolated structures, 2019, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 134, 106337.

[9]      Battaglia G., Gurreri L., Airòfarulla G., Cipollina A.,Pirrotta A.,Micale G.,Ciofalo M., 2019, Membrane deformation and its effects on flow and mass transfer in the electromembrane processes, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20(8),1840.

[10]   Failla G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Burlon A., Dunn, I., 2019, Random vibration mitigation of beams via tuned mass dampers with spring inertia effects, Meccanica, , DOI: 10.1007/s11012-019-00983-8.

[11]   Battaglia G., Gurreri L., Airòfarulla G., Cipollina A.,Pirrotta A.,Micale G.,Ciofalo M., 2019, Pressure-induced deformation of pillar-type profiled membranes and its effects on flow and mass transfer, Computation, 7(2),32.

[12]   Spanos P.D., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A.; 2019, Steady-state dynamic response of various hysteretic systems endowed with fractional derivative elements, Nonlinear Dynamics, 1-12, DOI: 10.1007/s11071-019-05102-6. (Q1 JCR, Q1 SJR)

[13]   Meimaris A.T., Kougioumtzoglou I. A., Pantaleous A. A., Pirrotta A., 2019, An approximate technique for determining in closed-form the response transition probability density function of diverse nonlinear/hysteretic oscillators, Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI: 10.1007/s11071-019-05152-w.

[14]   Pirrotta A., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pantelous A., 2019, Stochastic response determination of structural systems modeled via dependent coordinates: a frequency domain treatment based on generalized modal analysis, Meccanica, , DOI: 10.1007/s11012-019-00963-y.

[15]   Furtmüller T., Di Matteo A., Adam C., Pirrotta A., 2019, “Base-isolated structure equipped with tuned liquid column damper: an experimental study”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 116, 816-831.

[16]   Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Micale G., Pirrotta A., 2018, “Arbitrarily shaped plates analysis via Line Element-Less Method (LEM)”, Thin-Walled Structures, 133, 235-248.

[17]   Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Micale G., Pirrotta A., 2018, “Vibration-based identification of mechanical properties of orthotropic arbitrarily shaped plates: Numerical and experimental assessment”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 150, 212-225.

[18]   Di Lorenzo S., Adam C., Burlon A., Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2018, “Flexural vibrations of discontuinuous layered elastically bonded beams”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 135, 175-188.

[19]   Di Matteo A., Furtmuller T., Adam C., Pirrotta A., 2017, “Optimal design of tuned liquid column dampers for seismic response control of base-isolated structures”, Acta Mechanica, DOI: 10.1007/s00707-017-1980-7, 229(2), 437-454.

[20]   Yurchenko D., Burlon A., Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2017, “Approximate analytical mean-square response of an impacting stochastic system oscillator with fractional damping ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering 3(3),030903.

[21]   Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., 2017, “Path integral method for nonlinear systems under levy white noise”, ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering 3(3),030905.

[22]   Di Matteo A., Spanos P., Pirrotta A., 2017, " Approximate survival probability determination of hysteretic systems with fractional derivative elements", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, DOI: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2017.10.001, 54, 138-146.

[23]   Spanos P., Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2017, "Rocking of rigid block on nonlinear flexible foundation", International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2017.06.005, 94, 362-374.

[24]   Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2017, "Direct evaluation of jumps for nonlinear systems under external and multiplicative impulses ", JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control Volume 23, Issue 11, 1 June 2017, 1753-1767.

[25]   Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Tumminelli S., 2017, " Combining TMD and TLCD: analytical and experimental studies ", Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, Volume 167, 1 August 2017, 101-113.

[26]   Kougioumtzoglou I., Fragkoulis V., Pantelous A., Pirrotta A., 2017, Random vibration of linear and nonlinear structural systems with singular matrices: A frequency domain approach, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 404, 84-101.

[27]   Adam C., Di Lorenzo S., Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2017, “On the moving load problem in beam structures equipped with tuned mass dampers”, Meccanica, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0599-4.

[28]   Colinas-Armijo N., Cutrona S.,Di Paola M., Pirrotta A.,2017, “Fractional Viscoelastic beam under torsion”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 48, 278-287.

[29]   Pirrotta A., Bucher C.,2017, Innovative straight formulation for plate in bending, Computer and Structures , DOI 10.1016/j, 180,117-124.

[30]   Celauro C., Fecarotti C., Pirrotta A., 2017, An extension of the fractional model for construction of asphalt binder master curve, European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, DOI:10.1080/19648189.2015.1095685, 21(1), 78-93.

[31]   Antoniou E. N., Pantelous A., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pirrotta A., 2017, Response determination of linear dynamical systems with singular matrices: A polynomial matrix theory approach, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 42, 423-440.

[32]   Pantelous A., Pirrotta A., 2017, Modal Analysis of Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems with Singular Matrices ,Analytical Dynamics Approach, Journal of Engineering Mechanics DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001232.

[33]   Di Lorenzo S., Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2017, “On the moving load problem in Euler-Bernoulli uniform beams with viscoelastic supports and joints” Acta Mechanica, DOI: 10.1007/s00707-016-1739-6, 228(3), 805-821.

[34]   Di Lorenzo S., Di Paola M., La Mantia F., Pirrotta A., 2017, “Non-linear viscoelastic behavior of polymer melts interpreted by fractional viscoelastic model” Meccanica, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0526-8, 52(8), 1843-1850.

[35]   Spanos, P.D., Di Matteo, A., Cheng, Y., Pirrotta, A., Li, J., 2016, Galerkin Scheme-Based Determination of Survival Probability of Oscillators with Fractional Derivative Elements, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME, 83 (12), 121003.

[36]   Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2016, " Innovative modeling of tuned liquid column damper controlled structures ", Smart Structures and Systems, 18, (1) 117-138.

[37]   M. Di Paola, F. Lo Iacono, G. Navarra, A. Pirrotta, 2016, Impulsive tests on historical structures: the dome of Teatro Massimo in Palermo, The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 10, (Suppl 1: M3) 122-135, DOI: 10.2174/1874836801610010122.

[38]   C. Bilello, E.Greco, M. Greco, N. Madonia, A. Pirrotta, A. Sorce, 2016, A numerical model for pre-monitoring design of historical colonnade courtyards: the case study of Chiaramonte Palace in Palermo, The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, 10, (Suppl 1: M3) 52-64, DOI: 10.2174/1874836801610010052

[39]   Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2016, " Path integral solution for nonlinear systems under parametric Poissonian white noise input", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.probengmech.2015.09.020, 44, 89-98.

[40]   Bucher C., Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2016, First-passage problem for nonlinear systems under Levy white noise through Path Integral method, Nonlinear Dynamics DOI: 10.1007/s11071-016-2770-9, 85(3),1445-1456.

[41]   Tabbuso P., Spence S. M.J., Palizzolo L., Pirrotta A., Kareem A., 2016, An efficient framework for the elasto-plastic reliability assessment of uncertain wind excited systems, Structural Safety 58, 69–78.

[42]   Bucher C., Pirrotta A., 2015, Dynamic Finite Element analysis of fractionally damped, structural systems in the time domain, Acta Mechanica, DOI 10.1007/s00707-015-1454-8, 226 (12), 3977-3990.

[43]   Pirrotta A., Cutrona S., Di Lorenzo S.,Di Matteo A., 2015, “Fractional visco-elastic Timoshenko beam deflection via single equation” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, DOI: 10.1002/nme.4956, 104 (9), pp. 869-886.

[44]   Kougioumtzoglou I.A., Di Matteo A., Spanos P.D., Pirrotta A., Di Paola M., 2015, " An Efficient Wiener Path Integral Technique Formulation for Stochastic Response Determination of Nonlinear MDOF Systems" Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 82, Pages101005-1-7, DOI: 10.1115/1.4030890.

[45]   Cataldo E., Di Lorenzo S., Fiore V., Maurici M., Nicoletti F., Pirrotta A., Scaffaro R., Valenza A., 2015, ”Bending test for capturing the vivid behavior of giant reeds, returned through a proper fractional visco-elastic model”, Mechanics of Materials, 89 pp. 159-168.

[46]   Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., 2015, “Generalized Differential Transform Method for Nonlinear Boundary Value Problem of Fractional Order” Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 29, Pages 88-101. DOI:. 10.1016/j.cnsns.2015.04.017.

[47]   Fiore V., Botta L., Scaffaro R., Valenza A., Pirrotta A., 2014, PLA based biocomposites reinforced with Arundo donax fillers Composites Science and Technology, Volume 105, 10 December 2014, Pages 110-117.

[48]   Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2015, " Innovative modeling of Tuned Liquid Column Damper motion" Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, DOI:. 10.1016/j.cnsns.2014.11.005, 23,229-244.

[49]   Barone G., Pirrotta A. and Santoro R., 2014, “CVBEM solution for De Saint-Venant orthotropic beams under coupled bending and torsion" Acta Mechanica, DOI: 10.1007/s00707-014-1233-y

[50]   Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2015, " Optimal tuning of tuned liquid column damper systems in random vibration by means of an approximate formulation" Meccanica, 50, (3), 795-808, DOI: 10.1007/s11012-014-0051-6.

[51]   Pirrotta A., Cutrona S., Di Lorenzo S., 2015, “Fractional visco-elastic Timoshenko beam from elastic Euler-Bernoulli beam” Acta Mechanica, 226, pp. 179-189DOI: 10.1007/s00707-014-1144-y

[52]   Di Matteo A., Kougioumtzoglou I.A., Pirrotta A., Spanos P.D., Di Paola M., 2014, "Stochastic response determination of nonlinear oscillators with fractional Derivatives Elements via the wiener path integral" Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 38, pp. 127-135. DOI: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2014.07.001.

[53]   Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2014, "Poisson white noise parametric input and response by using complex fractional moments", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 38, pp. 119-126. DOI: 10.1016/j.probengmech.2014.07.003.

[54]   Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2014, "Experimental validation of a direct pre-design formula for TLCD" Engineering Structures 75, pp. 528-538.

[55]   Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2014, Probabilistic characterization of nonlinear systems under Poisson white noise via complex fractional moments, Nonlinear Dynamics 77 (3), pp. 729-738. DOI :10.1007/s11071-014-1333-1

[56]   Alotta G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2014, “Fractional Tajimi-Kanai model for simulating earthquake ground motion” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering (BEEE), DOI: 10.1007/s10518-014-9615-z, Volume 12, Issue 6 (2014), Page 2495-2506

[57]   Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2014, “Direct evaluation of the equivalent linear damping for Tuned Liquid Column Damper systems in random vibration for pre-design purposes" International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, / 63, 19-30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2014.03.009

[58]   Pirrotta A., 2014, “LEM for twisted re-entrant angle sections”, Computer and Structures , 133, 149-155. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.11.015.

[59]   Cottone G., Fileccia Scimemi G., Pirrotta A., 2014, α-stable distributions for better performance of ACO in detecting damage on not well spaced frequency systems, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 35, pp.29-36.         http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.probengmech.2013.10.007.

[60]   Di Lorenzo, S., Di Paola M.,,Pinnola F.P., Pirrotta A., 2014, Stochastic Response Of Fractionally Damped Beams, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, , 35, pp.37-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.probengmech.2013.09.008

[61]   Di Paola M., Heuer R., Pirrotta A., 2013 ”Fractional Visco-Elastic Euler-Bernoulli Beam” International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50 (22-23), pp.3505-3510.

[62]   Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A, Sofi A., Zingales M., 2013, “The mechanically based non-local elasticity: An overview of main results and future challenges”, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences Volume 371, Issue 1993, 28 June 2013, Article number20120433

[63]   Barone G., Pirrotta A. 2013 “CVBEM application to a novel potential function providing stress field and twist rotation at once ” Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 139 (9), pp.1290-1293.doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000554.

[64]   Barone G., Pirrotta A. 2013 “CVBEM for solving De Saint-Venant solid under shear forces” Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 37, pp.197–204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enganabound.2012.08.011.

[65]   Fecarotti C., Celauro C., Pirrotta A. 2012, “Linear ViscoElastic (LVE) Behaviour of Pure Bitumen via Fractional Model” Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 53 450- – 461

[66]   Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2012, “On the Stochastic Response of a Fractionally-damped Duffing Oscillator”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 17 (12), pp.5131-5142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2012.03.033.

[67]   Celauro C., Fecarotti C., Pirrotta A., Collop A.C., 2012, “Experimental validation of a fractional model for creep/recovery testing of asphalt mixtures” Construction and Building materials 36, pp.458-466.

[68]   Pirrotta A., 2012, “Complex Potential Function in Elasticity Theory: shear and torsion solution through line integrals”, Acta Mechanica 223(6),pp.1251-1259 (DOI: 10.1007/s00707-012-0628-x).

[69]   Lo Iacono F., Navarra G. and Pirrotta A. 2012 “A Damage Identification procedure based on Hilbert transform: experimental validation” Structural Control & Health Monitoring 19, 146-160.

[70]   Di Paola M, Failla G., Pirrotta A., 2012, “Stationary and non-stationary stochastic response of linear fractional viscoelastic systems “Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 28, pp. 85–90.

[71]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., and Valenza A., 2011 “Visco-elastic behavior through fractional calculus: an easier method for best fitting experimental results” Mechanics of Materials. 43, pp. 799–806.

[72]   Barone G., Pirrotta A. and Santoro R. 2011 “Comparison among three boundary element methods for torsion problems: CPM, CVBEM, LEM” Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements. 35, pp. 895–907.

[73]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. and Santoro R. 2011 “De Saint-Venant flexure-torsion problem handled by Line Element-less Method (LEM)” Acta Mechanica 217 pp. 101-118.

[74]   Pirrotta A.and Santoro R., 2011 “Probabilistic response of nonlinear systems under combined normal and poisson white noise via path integral method” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 26, 26-32.

[75]   Cottone G., Di Paola M., Ibrahim R., Pirrotta A., Santoro R.,2010, ”Stochastic Ship Roll Motion via Path Integral Method” International Journal of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering 2, 119-126.

[76]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2010, “Mechanically-based approach to non-local elasticity: Variational Principles”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 47, 539-548.

[77]   Cottone G., Pirrotta A. and Salamone S. 2008 “Incipient Damage Identification through Characteristics of the Analytical Signal Response” Structural Control & Health Monitoring 15, 1122-1142.

[78]   Barone G., Navarra G.and Pirrotta A. 2008 “Probabilistic response of linear structures equipped with nonlinear damper devices (PIS method)” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 23,125-133.

[79]   Barone G., Marino F.and Pirrotta A. 2008, “Low stiffness variation in structural systems: identification and localization” Structural Control & Health Monitoring 15, 450-470.

[80]   Cottone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2008, “Path integral solution by fractional calculus”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 96 , 012007-0112007.

[81]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2008 " Stochastic analysis of external and parametric dynamical systems under sub-Gaussian Lèvy white-noise", Structural Engineering and Mechanics 28, 373-386.

[82]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Santoro R., 2008, “Line element-less method (LEM) for beam torsion solution truly no-mesh method) ” Acta Mechanica 195 pp. 349-364.

[83]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2007 “Itô Calculus extended to systems driven by alpha-stable Lévy white noises (a novel clip on the tails of Lévy motion)” International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 42, 1046-1054.

[84]   Pirrotta A., 2007, “Multiplicative cases from additive cases: Extension of Kolmogorov-Feller equation to parametric Poisson white noise processes” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 22, 2, 127-135.

[85]   Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2006 " Stochastic analysis of dynamical systems with delayed control forces", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 11, 483-498.

[86]   Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2006 "Active Controlled Structural Systemsunder Delta-Correlated Random Excitation: Linear and Nonlinear Case", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 11, 646-661.

[87]   Pirrotta A., 2005, “ Non-linear systems under parametric white noise input: digital simulation and response ” International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 40, 1088-1101.

[88]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2004, “Direct Derivation of Corrective Terms in SDE through Non-linear Transformation on Fokker-Planck Equation” Nonlinear Dynamics 36, 349-360.

[89]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., 2004, "Stochastic Dynamics of Linearly Elastic Trusses in Presence of Structural Uncertainties (Virtual Distorsion Method Approach)", Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 19, 41-51.

[90]   Adam C., Heuer R. and Pirrotta A.,2003 ” Experimental dynamic analysis of elastic-plastic shear frames with secondary structures “ Experimental Mechanics, 43 (2), 124-130.

[91]   Bilello C., Di Paola M. and Pirrotta A., 2002, ”Time delay induced effects on control of non-linear systems under random excitation“ Meccanica, 37, 207-220.

[92]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2001, ” Time delay induced effects on control of linear systems under random excitation “ Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics ,16, (1), 43-51.

[93]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 1999, ”Non-linear systems under impulsive parametric input“ Int. J. Of Non-Linear Mechanics, 34, (5), 843-851.

[94]   Pirrotta A., 1998, ”Non-linear systems under delta correlated processes handled by perturbation theory “ Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics ,13, (4), 283-290.

[95]   Pirrotta A., Ibrahim, R.A., 1997, ”Experimental investigation of friction-base isolation “ Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 12, (3), 125-135.

[96]   Muscolino G., Pirrotta A., Ricciardi G., 1997, " Non Gaussian Closure Technique for the Analysis of R-FBI Isolation System" Journal of Structural Control, 4, (1), 23-46.

[97]   Di Paola M., Falsone G. and Pirrotta A., 1992, "Stochastic response analysis of non linear systems under Gaussian inputs" Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics,7, 15-21.

 

 

CHAPTERS WRITTEN FOR TEXTBOOKS

 

[98]   Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Alotta G., Di Matteo A., Pinnola F.P., 2019, “Complex Fractional Moments for the characterization of the probabilistic response of non-linear systems subjected to white noises”, Selected papers from CSNDD 2019, Springer, In Press.

[99]   Cottone G., Pirrotta A., Fileccia Scimemi G, Riva Sanseverino E., 2010, ”Damage identification by Lévy ant colony optimization, in Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems” (ed. Straub) pp.37-44, Taylor& Francis Group, London . ISBN 978-0-415-88179-1

[100]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Ibrahim R., Pirrotta A., Santoro R., 2009 “Ship roll motion under stochastic agencies using Path Integral Method” Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems, Volume44/2009, pp29-40, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg.

[101]         Lombardo A., Pirrotta A., 2005, “ A Non-Homogeneous Poisson Based Model for Daily Rainfall Data ” Data Analysis, Classification and the Forward Search, Springer Editor 405-416.

[102]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., 2003, “ Stochastic Differential Equations of Non-linear Systems under Normal and Non-normal White Noise Input” in: Recent Research Developments in Structural Dynamics, Transworld Research Network , A. Luongo Editor 55-79.

[103]         Pirrotta A., “Dinamica dei telai piani “ in: Problemi strutturali nell'Ingegneria sismica, Dario Flaccovio Editore, Palermo 1992.

 

 

 

PAPERS IN JOURNALS NON-ISI

 

[104]         G. Cottone,G. Fileccia Scimemi, A. Pirrotta, “A modified Ant Colony damage identification algorithm for not well spaced frequency systems” 2012 Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture, III(III), 45-52. ISSN : 2035 - 679X

[105]         Di Matteo, F. Lo Iacono, G.Navarra, A. Pirrotta “Design Of TLCD under random loads: a new formulation” 2012 Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , III(III), 21-28.

[106]         S. Di Lorenzo, M. Di Paola, F.P. Pinnola, A.Pirrotta, 2012 “Stochastic response of fractional visco-elastic beams” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , III(I), 9-16.

[107]         Di Paola M., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2011, “L’identificazione Dinamica Delle Caratteristiche Modali E Meccaniche Della Struttura Della Cupola Del Teatro Massimo” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , I(II), 94-107.

[108]         Di Paola M., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2011, “La Cupola Del Teatro Massimo: Il Contemporaneo Nel 1876 ” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , I(II), 77-93.

[109]         Pirrotta “Conservation and Folklore: Monitoring the Statue of the Silver Madonna in Palermo” News in Conservation, vol. 27,pp. 6-8 London, International Institute for Historic and Artistic Works, 12/2011.

[110]         Di Paola M., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., 2011, “Misura delle vibrazioni sul simulacro argenteo dell’Immacolata in processione” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , I(II), 28-40.

[111]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. 2009, “Fractional calculus application to visco-elastic solid” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture , I(II), 52-62.

[112]         Celauro C., Di Paola M., Lo Presti D., Marino F., Pirrotta A. 2009, “Modeling of the viscoelastic behavior of paving bitumen using fractional derivatives” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture, I(II), 38-51.

[113]         Pirrotta A., Santoro R. and Zingales M., 2009 “Non-stationary dynamic analysis of random structures via virtual distortion method” Meccanica dei Materiali e delle Strutture 1, 88-107.

[114]         Pirrotta A., 1996, " Cascaded Approach to Study Isolated Structures " European Earthquake Engineering, X,(1), 14-20.

 

 

PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS

[115]         Meimaris A., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pantelous A., Pirrotta A., “Approximate closed-form solutions for a class of nonlinear stochastic differential equations with applications in engineering dynamics”, EMI 2019, 18-21 June 2019, Pasadena, USA.

[116]         Pirrotta A., “Innovative Modelling for capturing sloshing in TLCD”, EMI 2019, 18-21 June 2019, Pasadena, USA.

[117]         Dunn I., Di Matteo A., Failla G., Pirrotta A., “The Dynamic Response of Multi-Span Euler-Bernoulli Beams, Fitted with Tuned Mass Dampers, to Poissonian Loading”, EMI 2019, 18-21 June 2019, Pasadena, USA.

[118]         Katsidoniotaki M., Psaros A., Di Matteo A., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pirrotta A., “Wiener path integral based response determination of structural systems subject to stochastic excitations modeled via fractional order filters”, EMI 2019, 18-21 June 2019, Pasadena, USA.

[119]         Dunn I., Di Matteo A., Failla G., Pirrotta A., Russillo, A.F., Stochastic Response of Beams Equipped with Tuned Mass Dampers Subjected to Poissonian Loads, 13th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP13 Seoul, South Korea, May 26-30, 2019.

[120]         Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Dunn I., Masnata C., Pirrotta A., “Performance and optimal design of Tuned Mass Damper Inerter for base isolated systems”, MIMS19 - International workshop multiscale innovative materials and structures, 28 February-02 March 2019, Cetara, Italy.

[121]         Spanos P.D., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., “Harmonic and random rocking of blocks on nonlinear flexible foundation”, NODYCON 2019 - The First International Nonlinear Dynamics Conference, 17-20 February 2019, Roma, Italy.

[122]         Pirrotta, A., The use of complex fractional moments for nonlinear systems, International Conference on Structural Nonlinear Dynamics and Diagnosis, Tangier, June 25-27, 2018.

[123]         Pirrotta, A., Line Element-less method (LEM) for Beams in Torsion and Plates in Bending, 9th ICCM 2018 in Computational Mechanics Conference, August 06-10, 2018 Rome, Italy.

[124]         Di Lorenzo S., Di Paola M., I.P. Dunn, Failla G., Pirrotta A., “Stochastic response of Euler-Bernoulli beams equipped with tuned mass dampers subjected to random moving loads”, ESMC10 - The 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, 2-6 July 2018 Bologna, Italy.

[125]         Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Micale G., “Meshfree LEM approach for laminated plates of arbitrary shape”, ESMC10 - The 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, 2-6 July 2018 Bologna, Italy.

[126]           Micale G., Battaglia G., Ciofalo M., Cipollina A., Di Matteo A., Gurreri L., Pirrotta A., Tamburini A.; Numerical simulation of the flow field in channels for Electrodialysis (ED) and Reverse Electrodialysis (RED) applications: the case of deformed channels, 2018, WMDP 2018, 5-6 March, Palermo, Italy.

[127]           Di Matteo A., Spanos P.D., Pirrotta A., Di Paola M.; Rocking of rigid blocks on nonlinear      flexible foundation: Analysis and Experiments, 2018, WMDP 2018, 5-6 March, Palermo, Italy.

[128]         Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Micale G.; Novel Line Element-less Method for arbitrary shaped plates analysis, 2018, EMI 2018, 29 May – 1 June, Boston, USA.

[129]         Di Matteo A., Spanos P.D., Pirrotta A.; Monte Carlo Simulation of Stochastic Rocking Nonlinear Foundation, 2018, CSM 8, 10-13 June, Paros, Greece.

[130]         Spanos P.D., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A. “Nonlinear rocking of rigid blocks on flexible foundation: Analysis and Experiments” EURODYN 2017, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017 Rome, Italy.

[131]         Yurchenko D., Burlon A., Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A. “Stochastic response of a fractional vibroimpact system” EURODYN 2017, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

[132]         Adam, C., Di Matteo A., Furtmüller T., Pirrotta A. “Earthquake excited base-isolated structures protected by Tuned Liquid Column Dampers: design approach and experimental verification” EURODYN 2017, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

[133]         Di Lorenzo S., Adam C., Failla G., Pirrotta A. “On the moving multi-loads problem in discontinuous beam structures with interlayer slip” EURODYN 2017, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

[134]         Spanos P.D., Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., "Approximate determination of survival probability of Preisach hysteretic systems with a fractional derivative element", 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017), 6-10 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.

[135]         Antoniou E., Pantelous A., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pirrotta A., "A polynomial matrix theory approach for determining the response of structural systems with singular matrices", 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017), 6-10 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.

[136]         Fragkoulis V., Kougioumtzoglou I., Pantelous A., Pirrotta A., "A Moore-Penrose frequency domain approach for stochastic response determination of structural systems with singular matrices", 12th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017), 6-10 August 2017, Vienna, Austria.

[137]         Adam C., Di Lorenzo S., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “Flexural vibrations of composite Euler-Bernoulli beams with fractional interlayer slip”, The Twenty-fifth Annual International Conference on Composite/Nano Engineering (ICCE-25), 16-22 July, Rome, Italy.

[138]         Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Micale G., Pirrotta A. “Analysis of arbitrarily shaped plates via meshfree LEM solution”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2017), 4-7 June 2017, San Diego, USA.

[139]         Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Micale G., Pirrotta A. “Dynamic response of equivalent orthotropic plate model for stiffened plate: numerical-experimental assessment” EURODYN 2017, X International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.

[140]         P.D. Spanos, A. Di Matteo, A. Pirrotta, Galerkin scheme based determination of first-passage probability of bilinear system with fractional derivative element, Meccanica Stocastica & Stochastic Mechanics, 12-15 June Capri, 2016

[141]         Vasileios Fragkoulis, Ioannis Kougioumtzoglou, Athanasios Pantelous, Antonina Pirrotta Power Spectral Density Response through Modal Analysis Framed into Analytical Dynamics,EMI 2016, May 22-25 2016, Nashville.

[142]         P.D. Spanos, A. Di Matteo, Y. Cheng, A. Pirrotta, Galerkin scheme based determination of first-passage probability of system with fractional derivative element, Symposium on Reliability of Engineering Systems (SRES 2015), October 15-17, 2015 Hangzhou, China.

[143]         Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, Innovative modeling of TLCD controlled structures, Euromech Colloquium 562 Stability and Control of Nonlinear Vibrating Systems, May 24-28, 2015 Sperlonga, Italy.

[144]         G. Alotta, C. Bucher, A. Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, The moment equation closure method revisited through the use of complex fractional moments 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12), 12-15 July 2015, Vancouver, Canada

[145]         Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, Path integral solution for nonlinear systems under parametric Poissonian white noise input, EMI 2015 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015, June 16-19, 2015 Stanford.

[146]         A. Kougioumtzoglou, A. Di Matteo, A. Pirrotta, P.D. Spanos, M. Di Paola, An efficient wiener path integral technique formulation for stochastic response determination of nonlinear MDOF systems, EMI 2015 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015, June 16-19, 2015 Stanford.

[147]         Di Matteo, A. Pirrotta, P. Spanos, Rocking of Rigid Blocks on Nonlinear Elastic Foundation, , EMI 2015 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015, June 16-19, 2015 Stanford.

[148]         Bucher, A. Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, First passage problem for nonlinear systems under Lèvy white noise through path integral method, UNCECOMP 2015 1st International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering - Crete Island, Greece, May 25, 2015 – May 27, 2015.

[149]         Mario Di Paola, Antonina Pirrotta, Christian Bucher, Solution of the First passage problem by Path Integration for normal, Poissonian, and alpha-stable white noise, GAMM 86th Annual Scientific Conference - Lecce, Italy, March 23, 2015 – March 27, 2015.

[150]         Alberto Di Matteo, Antonina Pirrotta, Pol D. Spanos, Rocking of Rigid Block on Nonlinear Flexible Foundation, EMI 2015 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2015, June 16-19, 2015 Stanford.

[151]         Pirrotta, Evaluation of Deflection of a Plate using Line Integrals, CST2014, The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Naples, Italy, 2-5 September 2014. Civil-Comp Proceedings ISSN 1759-3433, doi:10.4203/ccp.106, Edited by: B.H.V. Topping and P. Iványi.

[152]         Di Matteo, F. Lo Iacono, G. Navarra and A. Pirrotta A Novel Mathematical Model For TLCD:Theoretical And Experimental Investigations, ASCE-ICVRAMASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014, 13-16 Luglio, Liverpool.

[153]         Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, I. A. Kougioumtzoglou, A. Pirrotta, and P.D. Spanos, A Wiener Path Integral Technique for Non-Stationary Response Determination of Nonlinear Oscillators with Fractional Derivative Elements, ASCE-ICVRAMASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA 2014, 13-16 Luglio, Liverpool.

[154]         Di Matteo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, Probabilistic characterization of nonlinear systems under parametric Poisson white noise via complex fractional moments ENOC 2014, July 6 – 11, 2014, Vienna, Austria

[155]         Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., (2014) “Inverse Mellin Transform to characterize the nonlinear system PDF response to Poisson white noise”, CSM7 Computational Stochastic in Mechanics, Santorini (Greece), 15-18 giugno 2014.

[156]         E. Cataldo, S. Di Lorenzo, V. Fiore, M. Maurici, A. Pirrotta, A. Valenza, “Bending test for capturing the fractional visco-elastic parameters: theoretical and experimental investigation on giant reeds”,  International Conference on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications 2014, ICFDA14, 23-25 June 2014,  Catania, Italia, DOI: 10.1109/ICFDA.2014.6967408.

[157]         Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Probabilistic characterization of nonlinear systems under Poisson white noise parametric input via complex fractional moments, ICFDA 2014, 23-25 June, Catania (IT).

 

[158]         Fragkoulis, V. and Kougioumtzoglou, I.A. and Pantelous, A.A. and Pirrotta, A. (2014) Higher order matrix differential equations with singular coefficient matrices. In: International Conference on Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2013 (ICNAAM-2013), Rodos Palace Hotel.

[159]         Alotta A., Di Lorenzo S., Pirrotta A. " A Non-stationary Fractional Tajimi Kanai Model of Earthquake Ground Motions" Vienna Congress on Recent Advances in Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics 2013 (VEESD 2013), 28-30 August 2013, Vienna, Austria, ISBN-: 978-3-902749-04-8

[160]         Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., "Numerical and experimental validation of a simplied formulation for the design of TLCD", 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), 16-20 June 2013, New York, United States, pp. 1061-1068, ISBN: 978-113800086-5.

[161]         Alotta G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., "The fractional tajimi-kanai model of earthquake gound motion", 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), 16-20 June 2013, New York, United States, pp.1069-1074, ISBN-: ISBN: 978-113800086-5

[162]         Di Matteo A,., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A. " The TLCD passive control: numerical investigations vs experimental results " ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, 9-15 November 2012. ISBN: 9780791845202 ,IMECE2012-86568 pp. 1283-1290; 8 pages, DOI: 10.1115/IMECE2012-86568.

[163]         Di Lorenzo S., Pinnola F., Pirrotta A. " On The Dynamics Of Fractional Visco-Elastic Beams" ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Houston, 9-15 November 2012. ISBN: 9780791845202, Paper No. IMECE2012-86566, pp. 1273-1281; 9 pages, DOI:10.1115/IMECE2012-86566

[164]         Celauro C., Fecarotti C., Pirrotta A,”Linear viscoelastic (LVE) behaviour of pure bitumen via fractional model”accettato per gli atti del V International SIIV Conference, Roma, 29-31 Ottobre 2012, e la pubblicazione su Procedia - Social and Behavioural Science, Elsevier.

[165]         Di Paola M.., Heuer R., Pirrotta A. “Mechanical Behavior Of Fractional Visco-Elastic Beams” ECCOMAS Vienna European Congress on Computational Methods, in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2012) J. Eberhardsteiner et.al. (eds.) Vienna, Austria, September 10-14, 2012

[166]         Failla G., Pirrotta A. “A fractionally-damped duffing oscillator driven by stochastic agencies” PMC 2012, 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability June 17-20, 2012 , Notre-Dame, (USA).

[167]         G. Cottone,G. Fileccia Scimemi, A. Pirrotta, “A modified Ant Colony damage identification algorithm for not well spaced frequency systems” SM12, Stochastic Mechanics Conference, June 7-10, 2012, Ustica, Italy.

[168]         Failla G., Pirrotta A. “The Fractionally-damped Duffing Oscillator under Gaussian white noise” SM12, Stochastic Mechanics Conference, June 7-10, 2012, Ustica, Italy.

[169]         Di Matteo, F. Lo Iacono, G.Navarra, A. Pirrotta “Random vibrations TLCD controlled” SM12, Stochastic Mechanics Conference, June 7-10, 2012, Ustica, Italy.

[170]         S. Di Lorenzo, M. Di Paola, F.P. Pinnola, A.Pirrotta, “Stochastic response of fractional visco-elastic beams” SM12, Stochastic Mechanics Conference, June 7-10, 2012, Ustica, Italy.

[171]         Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G.,. Pirrotta A, “The control performance of TLCD and TMD: Experimental Investigation” EACS 2012 – 5th European Conference on Structural Control, Genoa, Italy – 18-20 June 2012.

[172]         Di Paola M., Heuer R., Pirrotta A.,”Vibrations of elastic structures with external nonlinear visco-elastic damping devices” Enoc 2011, the 7th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference, 24 – 29 July 2011 Rome, Italy.

[173]         Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A. “Stochastic dynamic analysis of fractional viscoelastic systems” EURODYN 2011, Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics, 4 - 6 July 2011 Leuven, Belgium.

[174]         Cottone G., Fileccia Scimemi G., Pirrotta A. “Damage identification by a modified Ant Colony Optimization for not well spaced frequency systems” EURODYN 2011, Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics 4 to 6 July 2011 Leuven, Belgium.

[175]         Heuer R., Pirrotta A., “Nonlinear vibrations of elastic beams with external general visco-elastic devices” 82nd Annual meeting of the International Association of applied Mathematics and Mechanics at Graz Univeristy of technology, Austria, April 18-21, 2011.

[176]         Di Paola M., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., (2010) “Vibration mitigation of the Silver Madonna during the procession in Palermo: preliminary study”, International conference on the protection o f cultural heritage PALERMO (Italy) 13-15 ottobre 2010.

[177]         Spanos P., Pirrotta A., Marino F., Robledo Ricardo L.A., (2010) “ Stochastic analysis of motorcycle dynamics”, CSM6 Computational Stochastic in Mechanics, Rodos (Greece), 10-13 giugno 2010.

[178]         Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A., (2010) “ Fractional visco-elastic systems under normal white noise”, CSM6 Computational Stochastic in Mechanics, Rodos (Greece), 10-13 giugno 2010.

[179]         Cottone G., Scimemi G.F., Pirrotta A., Sanseverino E.R. (2010), IFIP WG7.5 Conference on Reliability and Optimization of Structural Systems to be held at TU München on April 7-10, 2010. “Damage identification by Lévy Ant Colony Optimization”

[180]         Pirrotta A., (2009) International Conference on Stochastic Methods in Mechanics: Status and Challenges, Warsaw, September 28-30, “Probabilistic response of nonlinear systems via PI: normal, Poissonian and combined white noises”.

[181]         Di Paola M., Iwankiewicz R. and Pirrotta A., (2009) “Non-linear Systems under Levy White Noise Handled by Path Integration Method” The 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, September 13-17, Osaka, Japan.

[182]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Ibrahim R., Pirrotta A., Santoro R., (2008) “Ship roll motion under stochastic agencies handled by Path Integral (PIS)” International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems October 2-3, Somerset Inn, Troy, Michigan.

[183]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Marino F., Pirrotta A., (2008) “Stochastic Seismic Analysis of Structures Equipped with Viscoelastic Dampers”, -MERCEA’08 Seismic Engineering International Conference commemorating the 1908 Messina and Reggio Calabria Earthquake 8-11 July 2008 Reggio Calabria and Messina.

[184]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., (2007) “Path Integral Solution Handled by Fractional Calculus ” the 2nd International Symposium on Nonlinear Dynamics, 27-30 Oct.,2007, Shanghai, China.

[185]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., (2007) “Fractional moments and path integral solution for nonlinear systems driven by normal white noise ” International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2007, Palermo, 3-6 June 2007.

[186]         Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., (2007) “Experimental validation of a damage identification procedure based on the analytical signal ” International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2007, Palermo, 3-6 June 2007.

[187]         Pirrotta A., Santoro R., Zingales M. (2007) “Non-Stationary Random vibrations of uncertain structures by VDM” International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2007, Palermo, 3-6 June 2007.

[188]         M. Di Paola, Pirrotta A., Santoro R. (2007) “Truly-no mesh method for beam torsion solution ” International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics (structural/solid) Dynamical Systems (deterministic/stochastic) Probability Theory (mathematical/applied) MDP 2007, Palermo, 3-6 June 2007.

[189]         Lanza di Scalea F., Rizzo P., Matt H., Bartoli I., Coccia S., Park G., Farrar C., Marzani A., Viola E., Pascale G., Salamone S., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., (2006) “Health Monitoring of Civil and Aerospace Structural Components by Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, 4WCSCM 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, CA (USA), 11-13 luglio 2006.

[190]         Di Paola M., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., (2006) “Damage detection based on the analytical signal representation”, 4WCSCM 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, CA (USA), 11-13 luglio 2006.

[191]         Barone G., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., (2006) “Stochastic dynamics of linear structures with nonlinear damper devices (PIS method)”, CSM5 Computational Stochastic in Mechanics, Rodos (Greece), 21-23 giugno 2006.

[192]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. Zingales M., “Non-linear systems under parametric a-stable Levý White Noises”, Atti della 20° Conferenza internazionale VIB 05 (ASME), Long Beach (U.S.A.) 24-28 settembre 2005.

[193]         Barone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “A Further Insight on the Intrinsic Mode Function through Stochastic Analysis” Proceedings of Eurodyn 2005, 4-7 Sept 2005.

[194]         Lombardo A., Pirrotta A., "A non homogeneous Poisson based model for daily rainfalldata" CLADAG SIS 2005 , Parma, 6 - 8 Giugno 2005.

[195]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., " Itô Calculus Extended to Non-Linear Systems under a- Stable Lévy White Noise, Icossar 2005, 19-22 Giugno 2005, Roma.

[196]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., "Stochastic Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Systems under a-stable Lèvy White Noise", ASEM04 The third Int. Conf.on Advances in Structural Eng. And Mech., 2-4 Sept. 2004 Seoul, Korea.

[197]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Non-linear Transformation on Kolmogorov-Feller Equation, SACAM2004, Fourth South African Conference on Applied Mechanics.

[198]         Pirrotta A., Zingales M., "Active Control of Structural Systems under Delta-Correlated Random Excitation", in stampa sugli atti del Congresso UDYN2003, 8-10 dicembre 2003, Lódz, Polonia.

[199]         Failla G., Pirrotta A., " Monte-Carlo approach for response of non-linear systems under normal and non-normal white noises ", APM 2003, San Pietroburgo, 22 giugno-02 luglio 2003.

[200]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., "Dynamic Analysis of Stochastic Linearly Elastic Non-Redundant Trusses (Time Domain Approach)", APM 2003, San Pietroburgo, 22 giugno-02 luglio 2003.

[201]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., Non-stationary probabilistic analysis of dynamical systems under delta-correlated white noise, 5th European Conference on Structural Dynamics EURODYN2002, Monaco, Germania 2-5 Settembre 2002.

[202]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., Dynamic Analysis of Linear Elastic Systems in Presence of Structural Uncertainties, -Fourth International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics. Corfu, 9-12 Giugno 2002.

[203]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Stochastic Differential Equations under impulsive input, DINIP 2002 Nonlinear dynamics and control in process engineering, Benevento, 11-13 Aprile 2002.

[204]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Vehicle Dynamic Response Considering Front-to-Rear Excitation Delay, 8th ASCE Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, Indiana, Luglio 24-26, 2000.

[205]         Bilello C., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Time delay induced effects effect on control of non-linear systems under random excitation, EUROMECH 413 Collquium on stochastic dynamics of nonlinear mechanical systems, Palermo, Giugno 12-14 2000.

[206]         Heuer R., Pirrotta A. and Adam C., "Earthquake excited elastic-plastic shear buildings with tuned mass dampers: Numerical and experimental simulation" Eleventh Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Parigi, 6-12 Settembre 1998.

[207]         Failla A., La Mendola L. and Pirrotta A., "Flexural cyclic behavior of masonry walls subjected to horizontal forces" Eleventh Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Parigi, 6-12 Settembre 1998.

[208]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., "Time delay effects on control of linear systems under random excitation" Third International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Santorini, 14-17 June 1998, pp.261-266.

[209]         Heuer R., Pirrotta A. and Adam C., "Passive control of earthquake excited shear buildings: experimental studies" HCM -Meeting, Stochastic Mechanics in Structural and Mechanical Engineering, Monaco, Aprile 1997.

[210]         Di Paola M, Pirrotta A., “ Some exact solutions of nonlinear systems under stochastic agencies” HCM -Meeting, Stochastic Mechanics in Structural and Mechanical Engineering, Monaco, Aprile 1997.

[211]         Heuer R., Pirrotta A., “ Experimental studies of randomly excited shear buildings with passive control” CEAS International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics Roma, 17-20 Giugno 1997,pp. 201-207.

[212]         Di Paola M, Pirrotta A., “ Stochastic dynamics of non-linear systems excited by parametric delta correlated processes” Proceedings of the Seventh Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Worcester 7-9 Agosto 1996,pp.930-933.

[213]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “ Monte Carlo simulation for nonlinear systems excited by parametric impulsive noises” Proceedings of the Third European Conference on Structural Dynamics: Eurodyn ‘96, Florence, 5-8 June, 1996, Vol.1, pp.335-340.

[214]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “ Base isolation of linear systems with friction devices” Proceedings of the First European Confernce on Structural Control, Barcellona, 29-31 Maggio 1996, pp.231-238.

[215]         Pirrotta A., Ibrahim R.A., “Random vibration control through dry friction Experimental investigation” Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Interaction between Dynamics and Control in Advanced Mechanical Systems, Netherlands, 21-26 Aprile 96, pp. 303-312.

[216]         Falsone G., Pirrotta A., " A New Stochastic Linearization Approach" Proceedings Second International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics /Athens / Greece / 12-15 June 1994, pp.105-112.

[217]         Muscolino G., Pirrotta A., Ricciardi G., "Stochastic Seismic Response of Base-Isolated Structures" Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Structural Dnamics: Eurodyn'93 Trondheim Norway, Giugno 1993, vol.1, pp.261-266.

[218]         Cerami A., Pirrotta A. "Survey on materials towards the conservation of monumental stone buildings", Simposio internazionale: "The conservation of monuments in the mediterranean basin ", Bari 7-10 giugno 1989, pp.281-284.

 

 

PAPERS PUBLISHED IN NATIONAL PROCEEDINGS

 

[219]         Di Matteo A., Pirrotta A., “Laplace’s method of integration in the Path Integral approach for the probabilistic response of nonlinear systems”, Atti del XXIV Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA19, Roma, 15-19 Settembre, 2019.

[220]         Masnata C., Di Matteo A., Dunn I., Pirrotta A., “An innovative ambient identification method for use on real historic buildings”, Atti del XXIV Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA19, Roma, 15-19 Settembre, 2019.

[221]         Colinas-Armijo, N.,  Di Paola, M.,  A. Pirrotta, “Markovian approximation of linear systems with fractional viscoelastic term”, Atti del XXIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA17, Salerno, 4-7 Settembre, 2017.

[222]         Di Lorenzo S., Adam C., Failla G., Pirrotta A., “Moving multi-loads problem in layered cracked beams with interlayer slip”, Atti del XXIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA17, Salerno, 4-7 Settembre, 2017.

[223]         Battaglia G., Di Matteo A., Micale G., Pirrotta A., “Analysis of arbitrarily shaped plates via meshfree LEM solution”, Atti del XXIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA17, Salerno, 4-7 Settembre, 2017.

[224]         Di Matteo A., Spanos P.D., Pirrotta A., “Approximate determination of survival probability of Bouc-Wen hysteretic systems comprising a fractional derivative element”, Atti del XXIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA17, Salerno, 4-7 Settembre, 2017.

[225]         Como V., Pantelous A., Pinnola F., Pirrotta A., “Returning the physical meaning in solving higher order linear matrix differential equations with singular mass matrices,”, Atti del XXII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA15, Genova, 14-17 Settembre, 2015.

[226]         Di Lorenzo S., Failla G., Pirrotta A., “Dynamic response of beams with dampers under moving loads”, Atti del XXII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA15, Genova, 14-17 Settembre, 2015.

[227]         Alotta G., Di Matteo A., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “PDF response of nonlinear systems under Levy white noise through path integral method”, Atti del XXII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA15, Genova, 14-17 Settembre, 2015.

[228]         S. Di Lorenzo, M. Di Paola, A. Pirrotta, A. Valenza, “Theoretical and experimental analysis of visco-elastic behavior of biomateriale”, Atti del Convegno Nazionale della Società Italiana Biomateriali, Palermo, 2-4 Luglio 2014 ISBN-: 978-88-97683-52-0

[229]         Cutrona S., Di Lorenzo S., Pirrotta A., “Timoshenko vs Euler-Bernoulli beam: fractional visco-elastic behaviour”, Atti del XXI Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA13, Torino, 17-20 Settembre (su CD ROM), 2013. (ISBN 978-88-8239-183-6)

[230]         Alotta G., Di Lorenzo S., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “Earthquake ground motion artificial simulations through Fractional Tajimi-Kanai Model”, Atti del XXI Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA13, Torino, 17-20 Settembre (su CD ROM), 2013. (ISBN 978-88-8239-183-6)

[231]         Di Matteo A., Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., “Numerical validation of an approximate formulation for the design of TLCD”, Atti del XXI Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA13, Torino, 17-20 Settembre (su CD ROM), 2013. (ISBN 978-88-8239-183-6)

[232]         Pirrotta A., Flauto D., “On an approximate solution of fractionally damped dynamical systems” Atti del XX Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA11, Bologna, 12-15 Settembre (su CD ROM),2011. (ISBN 978-88-906340-0-0)

[233]         Di Paola M., Failla G., Pirrotta A., “Non-stationary response of fractionally-damped viscoelastic systems” Atti del XX Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA11, Bologna, 12-15 Settembre (su CD ROM),2011. (ISBN 978-88-906340-0-0)

[234]         Barone G., Pirrotta A., “An extended version of CVBEM method for solving shear problems” Atti del XX Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA11, Bologna, 12-15 Settembre (su CD ROM),2011. (ISBN 978-88-906340-0-0)

[235]         Di Paola, M. Pirrotta A., “Fractional models for capturing both relaxation and creep phase” XVIII Convegno Italiano di Meccanica Computazionale, Siracusa, 22-24 Settembre (su CD ROM), 2010.

[236]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., “Waves propagation in a fractional viscoelastic continuum” Atti del XIX Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA09, Ancona, 14-17 Settembre (su CD ROM),2009.

[237]         Barone G., Pirrotta A., Santoro R., “Complex analysis for the solution of torsion problems: a comparison among three methods” Atti del XIX Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA09, Ancona, 14-17 Settembre (su CD ROM),2009.

[238]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Santoro R., “Rollio delle navi in presenza di onde modellate come processi gaussiani e poissionani agenti simultaneamente” 3° Workshop sui PROBLEMI DI VIBRAZIONI NELLE STRUTTURE CIVILI E NELLE COSTRUZIONI MECCANICHE,11-12 Settembre 2008,Facoltà di Ingegneria, Perugia.

[239]         Cottone G., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Santoro R.,” Path Integral Method for solution of nonlinear systems excited by superposition of Normal and Poisson White Noise”, MECCANICA STOCASTICA ’08 Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Aleatoria ed Affidabilità Strutturale Acacia Resort hotel Cefalù 11-12 2008.

[240]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., “The Integral Autoregressive Continuous Filter (I-ARC) for Wind Velocity Field”, Atti del 10° Convegno Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento (In-Vento 2008), Cefalù (PA) 8-11 giugno 2008 (su CD ROM).

[241]         Lo Iacono F., Navarra G., Pirrotta A., “Structural response to stochastic agencies: damage detection” , Atti del XVIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA07, Brescia, 11-14 Settembre (su CD ROM),2007.

[242]         Pirrotta A., Santoro R., Zingales M., “The Saint-Venant cylinder under shear forces: Harmonic polynomial solution” , Atti del XVIII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA07, Brescia, 11-14 Settembre (su CD ROM), 2007.

[243]         Di Paola M., Navarra G., Pirrotta A.,   “Funzione densità di probabilità della risposta di strutture esposte al vento (PIS)” Invento 2006 - IX Congresso Nazionale di Ingegneria del Vento, Pescara 18-21 Giugno 2006 .

[244]         Pirrotta A., Santoro R., Zingales M., “Analisi dinamica di strutture reticolati a parametri incerti con forzante aleatoria” , Atti del XVII Convegno Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA05, Firenze (su CD ROM), 2005.

[245]         Barone G., Di Paola M., Lo Iacono F., Pirrotta A. “Problemi di identificazione strutturale mediante le trasformate di Hilbert-Huang in presenza di forzanti deterministiche ed aleatorie” 10 Workshop di Dinamica delle strutture analisi e sperimentazione, (C.I.Di.S.) Messina 21-22 –02-2005.

[246]         Pirrotta A. " Sulla necessità dei termini correttivi per lo studio di sistemi non lineari sollecitati da processi parametrici Poissoniani ", Meccanica Stocastica 2004, Atti del Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Stocastica, Pantelleria 31 Maggio-1 Giugno,2004.

[247]         Failla G., Pirrotta A., " Simulazione di Monte-Carlo per sistemi sollecitati da rumori bianchi parametrici” Atti del XVI Convegno Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA03, Ferrara 9-12 settembre 2003.

[248]         Pirrotta A., Zingales M., " Analisi Dinamica Di Strutture Isostatiche A Parametri Stocastici" Atti del XVI Convegno Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, AIMETA03, Ferrara 9-12 settembre 2003.

[249]         Pirrotta A., Zingales M., “Controllo attivo di sistemi lineari soggetti ad eccitazioni non gaussiane”, XV Congresso Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica ed Applicata, Taormina, 26-28 settembre,2001.

[250]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., Zingales M., “Analisi aleatoria di sistemi non lineari soggetti a forzanti impulsive”, XVI Congresso Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana di Aeronautica ed Astronautica, Palermo, 24-28 settembre, 2001.

[251]         Bilello C., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. "Effetto del ritardo temporale sul controllo attivo di sistemi non lineari ", Atti del XIV Congresso Nazionale dell’associazione italiana di meccanica teorica ed applicata, Como, 6-9 Ottobre, 1999.

[252]         Benfratello S., Bilello C., Di Paola M., Pirrotta A., “Identificazione dinamica del danneggiamento nelle strutture da ponte”, workshop nazionale Modellazione, sperimentazione ed identificazione in dinamica strutturale, Udine 20 e 21 Maggio 1999.

[253]         Muscolino G., Pirrotta A. " Densità di probabilità non gaussiana nell’analisi aleatoria di isolatori ad attrito ", Meccanica Stocastica 98, Atti del Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Stocastica, Lampedusa 1-3 giugno,1998.

[254]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. "Efficacia e stabilità di sistemi di controllo attivo", Meccanica Stocastica 98, Atti del Convegno Nazionale del Gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Stocastica, Lampedusa 1-3 giugno,1998.

[255]         Pirrotta A., Heuer R., "Passive control of shear buildings under seismic excitation: experimental investigation" Atti del 8° Convegno Nazionale L'Ingegneria Sismica in Italia Taormina, 21-24 Settembre 97, Vol.1, pp.159-166.

[256]         Muscolino G., Pirrotta A., Ricciardi G. " Analisi Sismica di Strutture Isolate alla Base" Atti del 6° Convegno Nazionale L'Ingegneria Sismica in Italia Perugia 13-15 Ottobre 93, Vol.1,pp.245-254.

[257]         Muscolino G., Pirrotta A., Ricciardi G., "Chiusura Non Gaussiana per lo Studio di Strutture Flessibili Isolate alla Base", Atti del Convegno Nazionale gruppo AIMETA di Meccanica Stocastica Taormina, 6-8 Luglio 93, pp.235-247.

[258]         Di Paola M., Pirrotta A. "Il recupero statico", L'Osterio Magno di Cefalù. Dal progetto al restauro, atti della giornata di studi, Cefalù 3 febbraio 1991, pp.49-52.

[259]         Di Paola M., Falsone G. e Pirrotta A. "Analisi aleatoria di strutture lineari sotto eccitazioni non Gaussiane", Atti del IX Congresso nazionale dell'AIMETA , Bari 4-7 ottobre 1988, Vol.2°, pp.481-484.

 

 

 

 

CONSULTING ACTIVITIES AND CONVENTIONS

 

 

  • Expert Nomination for consulting Committee for the Sicilian and Reggio Calabria regional government for important structures. (2019)
  • Consultancy for the Sicilian regional government - regional council of energy and utilities, regional department of water and waste - and the inter-university centre of structural, theoretical and experimental dynamics (cidi.s.) of University of Palermo studies for guidance and specific technical advice aimed at carrying out the seismic safety verification of the "poma" and "rosamarina" dams, ancillary works and shores (2015).
  • Third Prize in the Design Competition held by the Conferenza Episcopale Italiana Servizio Nazionale for the construction of religious buildings CEI:
    • Pilot Project 2011
    • Diocese: Ferrara – Comacchio
    • Parish: S. Giacomo Apostolo
    • Municipality: Ferrara
    • Designer Prof. A. Sciascia
    • Structural Consultant Prof. A. Pirrotta
  • In charge of the research agreement between the department (DICAM) and the regional centre of planning and restoration: scientific research aimed at studying seismic risk prevention of the silver statue of the Madonna of the Immaculate Conception, at the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Palermo, “agreement of scientific collaboration” (2009).
  • Agreement between the department in charge of the management of Palermo’s historical centre and the inter-university centre of theoretical and experimental structural dynamics (c.i.di.s.) of the University of Palermo: to verify the endurance and the stability of the structures of Teatro Massimo, relating to areas open to the public. In charge of the dynamic tests: prof. A Pirrotta (2007). PO ERDF Project – Sicilian Region 2007/2013 - intervention line 4.1.1.1 "SLIM" - person in charge: Prof. Mario Di Paola. Person in charge for Dynamic Testing: Prof. A. Pirrotta.
  • In charge of the research agreement between the Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta (L.U.M.S.A.) and the inter-university centre of theoretical and experimental structural dynamics (c.i.di.s.). Working for the Vatican Passetto (near the construction of a library complex in Rome) to design the control system for and to monitor the structure (2012).
  • In charge of the research agreement between the department and the company Strago S.p.A based in Rome. Implementation of dynamic tests on a masonry vault concerning the validity of SMAMID Systems in practice, on a masonry structure (2011).

 

She then began working as an engineering consultant from 1988 to 1992

Notable Projects:

 

1990 - Structural designer: project for the recovery and new destination of the former convent, at that time a prison and court, of San Domenico in Cefalù, Sicilian Region Department of Cultural Heritage, Environment and Education, under the direction of Prof. Arch. P. Culotta.

 

1989 - Structural consultancy on the consolidation and static restoration of the Osteria Magno di Cefalù together with Prof. Ing. Mario Di Paola under the direction of Arch. S. Braida.

This project was published in Incontri e Iniziative: Memorie del Centro di Cultura di Cefalù n. VIII, 1-2 1991 (1994) Numero speciale--. L'Osterio Magno di Cefalù dal Progetto alrestauro 49-52.

 

1988 Designer of the Casa Finocchiaro structures at Villa Ciambra, Monreale under the direction of Prof. Arch. G. Leone.

This project was published in "CASABELLA" n. 603 pag.20-21. All. other titles pag.3-5

 

1988 - Drafting plans for the new headquarters of the Faculty of Teaching at the Parco D'Orleans in Palermo. Participating in the overall project and its structural design aspects under the direction of Prof. Arch. G. Leone- All. other titles pag.1-2