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Hydropeaking: a multiscale perspective

Hydropeaking: a multiscale perspective

On Thursday 24th November, a seminar entitled “Hydropeaking: a multiscale perspective” held by Prof. Gabriele Chiogna, Professor of Hydrology and River Basin at the Technical University of Munich (TUM - Germany), will take place in room Donatori (Building 1, Piazza...

Lumped Damage Mechanics and Nash non-cooperative Equilibrium Points

Lumped Damage Mechanics and Nash non-cooperative Equilibrium Points

On Wednedsay 23rd November, a seminar entitled “Lumped Damage Mechanics and Nash non-cooperative Equilibrium Points” held by Prof. Julio Flórez-López, Professor of Civil Engineering at the Chongqing University (China), will take place in room 3.1.1. Summary: The...

CONTROCORRENTE. Lo Stato dell’Acqua in Italia

CONTROCORRENTE. Lo Stato dell’Acqua in Italia

On Monday 17 October, during the Sustainable Development Festival 2022, docufilm "CONTROCORRENTE. Lo Stato dell'Acqua in Italia" will be showed. Politecnico di Milano will host the screening in Rogers Room (Via Ampère, 2) at 4.30 pm, followed by a debate where the...

Inauguration of the new Lerici Building

Inauguration of the new Lerici Building

On Monday 3 October the new Palazzina Lerici (Building 3A) was inaugurated, an area dedicated to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering which is spread over a basement and two floors above ground. Nine new tall trees have been planted on the three...

MOOC WAT 103 – Sustainable Urban Water Systems

MOOC WAT 103 – Sustainable Urban Water Systems

Today starts the MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) WAT103 entitled: “Sustainable Urban Water Systems” held by Gianfranco Becciu, Mariana Marchioni, Anita Raimondi, Umberto Sanfilippo of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. To access the course,...

How can structural engineers contribute to sustainability?

How can structural engineers contribute to sustainability?

On Thursday 6th October, a seminar entitled “How can structural engineers contribute to sustainability?” held by Prof. Gabriel Sas, Chaired Professor of Structural Engineering in the division of Structural and Fire Engineering at Luleå University of Technology,...

PhDTalks | PMUTS Arrays for Bolted-Joints Monitoring

PhDTalks | PMUTS Arrays for Bolted-Joints Monitoring

We are glad to announce that our next PhDTalks Seminar will be held on Tuesday 4th October in Room 3.1.4, from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm CET. PhDTalks is a series of seminars and discussions between PhD students. The events are aimed at providing a place to network and get...

MOOC on Sustainability – WATER theme

MOOC on Sustainability – WATER theme

Following the METID initiative on "Sustainability" theme "WATER", prof. Roberto Canziani coordinated the MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) WAT101 entitled: "The new paradigms in wastewater management: from a sanitation problem to a circular sustainable solution" with...

RemTech Degree & PhD Award to Gabriele Beretta

RemTech Degree & PhD Award to Gabriele Beretta

Congratulations to Eng. Gabriele Beretta, PhD in Environmental and Infrastructure engineering at DICA, for the “RemTech Degree & PhD Award”, conferred for degree/doctoral thesis on issues related to the remediation of contaminated sites and/or the innovative...

IALCCE 2023 – New deadline for Abstracts submission

IALCCE 2023 – New deadline for Abstracts submission

The Eighth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering - IALCCE 2023 will be held in Milan, Italy, on June 11-15, 2023 under the auspices of Politecnico di Milano. The symposium, organized on behalf of the International Association for Life-Cycle Civil...

New DICA PhD Scholarships

New DICA PhD Scholarships

Thanks to the investments provided by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) and the resources made available by the Ministry of University and Research, the Politecnico di Milano announces 211 PhD scholarships aimed at carrying out research and innovation...

MOVIDA Project winner of the MINIMAX Competition

MOVIDA Project winner of the MINIMAX Competition

The MOVIDA project, coordinated by Prof. Daniela Molinari of DICA, has been awarded in the “MINIMAX competition: Solutions for managing water and climate extremes” by the Global Water Parternship, with the World Meteorological Organization, and the Water Climate...

PhDTalks | Aerodynamic noise generation in ducted flows

PhDTalks | Aerodynamic noise generation in ducted flows

We are glad to announce that our next PhDTalks Seminar will be held on Tuesday 19 July in room 3.1.6 from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm CET.  PhDTalks is a series of seminars and discussions between PhD students. The events are aimed at providing a place to network and get in...

Juan Fernando Toro wins the ISPRS Best Young Author Award

Juan Fernando Toro wins the ISPRS Best Young Author Award

Congratulations to Juan Fernando Toro for winning the ISPRS Best Young Author Award for his article "The open database of regional models of the International Service for the Geoid". The awards for Best Papers by Young Authors are provided by donor organizations and...

Switch2Product Innovation Challenge 2022

Switch2Product Innovation Challenge 2022

Applications are open for Switch2Product, the Innovation Programme organised by PoliHub, the Politecnico di Milano’s Technology Transfer Office, and Deloitte’s Officine Innovazione, created to support the creation of innovative startups, add...

PhDTalks | Data-Driven Modelling of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

PhDTalks | Data-Driven Modelling of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems

We are glad to announce that our next PhDTalks Seminar will be held on Tuesday 5 July in room 3.1.6 from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm CET. PhDTalks is a series of seminars and discussions between PhD students. The events are aimed at providing a place to network and get in...

3rd International Conference on Disinfection and DBPs

3rd International Conference on Disinfection and DBPs

The 3rd International Conference on Disinfection and DBPs (IWA DDBPs 2022) will take place from June 27th to July 1st and will be hosted by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano at the Leonardo Campus. The conference stands...

Luca Zanetti wins the Best Presentation Award – SILFS

Luca Zanetti wins the Best Presentation Award – SILFS

Congratulations to Luca Zanetti for winning the Best Presentation Award in the General Philosophy of Science section at the recent conference of the Italian Society of Logic and Philosophy of Science (SILFS), held at the University of Milan Bicocca from 13 to 17 June...

ISPRS – Prof. Maria Antonia Brovelli receives two appointments

ISPRS – Prof. Maria Antonia Brovelli receives two appointments

We are glad to announce that Prof. Maria Antonia Brovelli has received the President's Honorary Citation from the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and has also been elected Vice President of Commission IV on Spatial Information...

Presentation of the new waste plan – Lombardy Region

Presentation of the new waste plan – Lombardy Region

On 24/06/2022 from 9:00 am at the Testori Auditorium, (Palazzo Lombardia, Milan) the Presentation of the new regional waste plan will be held, including the regional reclamation program. The event sees in the afternoon the intervention of Prof. Canziani on the...

“Prof. Giuseppe Grandori” Award year 2021

“Prof. Giuseppe Grandori” Award year 2021

We are pleased to announce that on the 24th of June from 9.30 to 12.30 the award ceremony for the winners of the “Prof. Giuseppe Grandori " award will be held. The best PhD theses master theses on issues related to" Seismic Engineering " (years 2020 and 2021) will be...

Switch2Product 2022 | Evento di inaugurazione online

Switch2Product 2022 | Evento di inaugurazione online

The fourteenth edition of Switch2Product starts on Tuesday 14th June, the Innovation Program organized by PoliHub, Technology Transfer Office of the Politecnico di Milano and Officine Innovazione di Deloitte, created to support the birth of innovative startups,...

X Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Mathematical Geodesy

X Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Mathematical Geodesy

The X Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Mathematical Geodesy is an official congress of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) which is organized under the scientific coordination of the Intercommission Committee on Theory (ICCT) of IAG. This Symposium is usually...

TWIGA-H2020 Seminar: Atmospheric water vapor monitoring

TWIGA-H2020 Seminar: Atmospheric water vapor monitoring

The TWIGA-H2020 online seminar will take place on Friday 10 June where the GNSS, SAR and NWP models to enhance the predictions of heavy rains in sub-Saharan Africa will be presented. The seminar aims at giving an overview of the characteristics of the GNSS and SAR...

Fuorisalone 2022: Visit to the Gianfranco Ferré Research Center

Fuorisalone 2022: Visit to the Gianfranco Ferré Research Center

On 9 June from 15:00 to 20:00 during “Fuorisalone2022”, Politecnico di Milano will open the Gianfranco Ferré Research Center located inside the "Tortona 37" complex, in this space the researchers of the Politecnico di Milano will guide visitors to discover the...

Material Characterisation for Steel-Fiber Reinforced Concrete

Material Characterisation for Steel-Fiber Reinforced Concrete

A webinair entitled “Material Characterization for Steel-Fiber Reinforced Concrete” organized by fib (Fédération internationale du béton) will be held on Wednesday 11 May at 12:00 CET. The event will be conducted by professor of the Department of Civil and...

Horizon 2020 project ReSHEALience

Horizon 2020 project ReSHEALience

The Horizon 2020 project ReSHEALience coordinated by prof. Liberato Ferrara, from our Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, as approached its conclusion. Learn about the achievements of the project reading the final issue of the...

PhDTalks | Designing MEMS in Seconds using Invariant Manifolds

PhDTalks | Designing MEMS in Seconds using Invariant Manifolds

We are glad to announce that our next PhDTalks Seminar will be held on Tuesday 26 April 2022 in room 5.1.1 from 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm CET. PhDTalk is a series of seminars and discussions between PhD students. The events are aimed at providing a place to network and get...

GIS4Schools: Paving the way for the school of tomorrow

GIS4Schools: Paving the way for the school of tomorrow

Welcome to the school of the 21stcentury: green and digital towards the future! The GIS4Schools knowledge journey just started! GIS4Schools is the first European Erasmus+ project that brings GIS technology to upper secondary schools, promoting a new innovative...

Phononic Frequency Combs

Phononic Frequency Combs

On Thursday 24 March (online on Teams), Adarsh ​​Ganesan, Postdoctoral Researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will held a seminar titled "Phononic Frequency Combs". Click here to join the live event. Abstract Phononic frequency combs...

Waves in a Solid Imitate Twisted Light

Waves in a Solid Imitate Twisted Light

The article by Jacopo De Ponti, research fellow at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in collaboration with colleagues from Imperial College London, was selected for a "focus article" in the prestigious  Physical Review Letters magazine. Read the...

Mi-Pore!: porous media across scales @Polimi

Mi-Pore!: porous media across scales @Polimi

The research group MI-Pore!, based at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, is working on theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches for the characterization of porous materials across a wide range of applications...

ONE – HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY – Conference Video Contest

ONE – HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, SOCIETY – Conference Video Contest

In relation to the EFSA "One Health" conference, EFSA is holding a poster video contest and our Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is partecipating. The main authors receiving the most YouTube “likes” by Febraury 28th will be invited to deliver a live...

Call for Abstract per SURF2022 due to February 21st, 2022

Call for Abstract per SURF2022 due to February 21st, 2022

The call for abstract of SURF2022, series of highly successful international symposiums on data monitoring, pavement surface characteristics, life cycle analysis, innovative materials, sustainability and environmental impact, risk analysis and more, will be opened...

What it will take for AI to work with geospatial data?

What it will take for AI to work with geospatial data?

AI for Good is going to launch its new GeoAI Discovery Series on the applications of geospatial AI and the relevance of GeoAI to the Sustainable Development Goals. Topics range from ethics to digital twins to agriculture and climate change. The event on February 1st...

UNDERGROUND SPACE: From Resources to Structures and Infrastructures

UNDERGROUND SPACE: From Resources to Structures and Infrastructures

In early March will take place the next Seminar organized by our Scientific Committee, with the title “UNDERGROUND SPACE: From Resources to Structures and Infrastructures”. The seminar will be both in presence and online, through the Cisco Webex platform. Click here...