Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Dr. Salvatore Brischetto, after earning his degree in Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino in 2005, received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering (Politecnico di Torino) and in Mechanics (Université Paris Ouest–Nanterre La Défense) in 2009. He won the excellence prize for PhD students in 2008 and the prize for young researchers in 2011 at the Politecnico di Torino. He worked as a Research Assistant in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino from 2006 to 2010, and has been Assistant Professor in the same department since 2010. He is the author of more than 80 scientific articles, more than 50 of which have been published in international journals. He serves as a reviewer for more than 30 international journals. Dr. Brischetto is a committee member for the 2014 price “Premio Nazionale di Divulgazione Scientifica” organized by AIL and for the journal "Scienze e Ricerche". He has been teaching assistant at the Politecnico di Torino for courses on computational aeroelasticity, structures for aerospace vehicles, nonlinear analysis of aerospace structures and principles of structural mechanics. He was chair professor for the course “Aeronautic law and human factors and safety” at Politecnico di Torino for the academic years 2013/2014 and 2014/2015.
Aerospace structures, in particular: smart structures, composite materials, multifield problems, FGMs, thermal and hygroscopic stress analysis, carbon nanotubes, inflatable structures, plate and shell finite elements, exact 2D and 3D solutions for plates and shells.