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Leonardo Sandoval wins the “Gustavo Sclocchi” Thesis Award

Leonardo Sandoval wins the “Gustavo Sclocchi” Thesis Award

Leonardo Sandoval, a Postdoctoral Researcher in our Department, has been awarded the "Gustavo Sclocchi" Thesis Award 2023-2024 in the "Outstanding" category. The award, now in its 31st edition, is organized by the Italian Section of the SPE (Society of Petroleum...

Sara Donzelli – CIAS award in the ‘Seismicity’ section

Sara Donzelli – CIAS award in the ‘Seismicity’ section

Sara Donzelli, a Civil Engineering student and now a PhD candidate at DICA in the Structural, Seismic, and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSG) program, has won the CIAS award for the best thesis on the topic “Existing Constructions, from Experimentation to Interventions”...

Regina Bianchi awarded at the SEG Virtual Student Conference

Regina Bianchi awarded at the SEG Virtual Student Conference

Regina Bianchi, a PhD candidate in the 39th cycle of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the first prize for her presentation titled "Long-term ERT monitoring of a critical slope to help observe rainfall-triggered instabilities" at the 8th...

DICA Olympic Games 2nd Edition!

DICA Olympic Games 2nd Edition!

Welcome to the DICA Olympic Games! Each sport has its own rules, so check the table on the next page to choose wisely. The event is open to PhD students, research fellows, researchers, professors and technical-administrative staff. Some sports require a Basic...

ERC Advanced Grant to Alberto Corigliano for project IMMENSE

ERC Advanced Grant to Alberto Corigliano for project IMMENSE

Congratulations to Alberto Corigliano, full professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at our Department, for being awarded the prestigious ERC Advanced Grant from the European Research Council for the five-year project IMMENSE (Inter materials and structures...

MSCA European Postdoctoral Fellowships call 2024

MSCA European Postdoctoral Fellowships call 2024

Politecnico di Milano is launching the 7th edition of the MSCA PF masterclass for potential applicants to the MSCA European Postdoctoral Fellowships call 2024. The aim of the MSCA PF masterclass is to attract and train young and talented researchers to successfully...

Seminar CS4 @ World Water Day – Photogallery

Seminar CS4 @ World Water Day – Photogallery

On March 22, in celebration of World Water Day, our scientific committee organized a seminar on the theme "Sustainable management of water resources in a changing world." With the participation of two international guests, we explored the challenges and solutions...

DICA4schools @ World Water Day – Photogallery

DICA4schools @ World Water Day – Photogallery

On March 22, in celebration of World Water Day, we welcomed elementary and high schools as part of the DICA4schools program, offering interactive labs and seminars dedicated to the theme of water. The goal? To inspire and educate young minds about the challenges and...

Michele Rosso recived the Best Poster Award – PowerMEMS 2023

Michele Rosso recived the Best Poster Award – PowerMEMS 2023

Michele Rosso, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was awarded the Best Poster Award at the 22nd International PowerMEMS Conference 2023, held at New York University in Abu Dhabi. The recognition was given for the...

Chiara Gaddi receives the “Lino Gentilini 2023 Award”

Chiara Gaddi receives the “Lino Gentilini 2023 Award”

Congratulations to Chiara Gaddi, a DICA PhD student, for receiving the 'Lino Gentilini 2023 Award' for her thesis entitled “Tecnopolo di Bologna: riqualificazione della ex Manifattura Tabacchi di Pier Luigi Nervi e interventi strutturali in materiali cementizi...

Prof. Marco Di Prisco nominated RILEM Fellow

Prof. Marco Di Prisco nominated RILEM Fellow

Congratulations to Marco Di Prisco, DICA full professor, for being nominated RILEM Fellow. The International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM, from the name in French) was founded in June 1947, with the aim to...

Giuseppe Cecere selected to participate in the AMBITION project

Giuseppe Cecere selected to participate in the AMBITION project

Giuseppe Cecere (PhD Student DICA) has been selected to participate in the AMBassador for Sustainable TransITION (AMBITION) program. AMBITION is a Erasmus+ funded project targeted at PhD students and aimed at contributing towards raising a future generation of...

Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize 2023 awarded to Katia Boschi

Ioannis Vardoulakis PhD Prize 2023 awarded to Katia Boschi

During the ALERT Annual Meeting held in Aussois in the last week of September, Katia Boschi, DICA research fellow in the Structures and Environment section, received the Ioannis Vardulakis PhD Prize. The prestigious international recognition was established by the...

Nikolas Galli receives the Florisa Melone Award 2023

Nikolas Galli receives the Florisa Melone Award 2023

During the Hydrology Days held in Matera, Nikolas Galli (RTD-A researcher – Politecnico di Milano DICA) and Marco Lompi (researcher at the University of Florence) were awarded with Florisa Melone 2023 prize of the Italian Hydrological Society, for the project “FLORAES...

Marco Moscatelli awarded at the IP Best Thesis Awards 2022

Marco Moscatelli awarded at the IP Best Thesis Awards 2022

Congratulations to Marco Moscatelli, postdoctoral researcher at DICA, for receiving the Department Best PhD Thesis Award. A total of 50 applications were submitted for the award, and the PhD Award Committee decided to confer 2 IP Best Thesis Awards (ex aequo) and 7...

Securing safe drinking water distribution with SAFECREW

Securing safe drinking water distribution with SAFECREW

Climate-resilient management for safe disinfected and non-disinfected water supply systems The second meeting of the SafeCREW project (https://safecrew.org/), funded by the European Union (EU) within the Horizon Europe program, has just taken place at Politecnico di...

MOOC WAT 102 – Water: an essential resource

MOOC WAT 102 – Water: an essential resource

Following the METID initiative on "Sustainability" theme "WATER", Prof. Manuela Antonelli coordinated the MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) WAT102 entitled: "Water: an essential resource" with the collaboration of Beatrice Cantoni, Marco Carminati, Eugenio Morello,...

Welcome to the DICA Olympic Games!

Welcome to the DICA Olympic Games!

Welcome to the DICA Olympic Games!  Each sport has its own rules, so check the table on the next page to choose wisely. The event is open to PhD students, research fellows, researchers, professors and technical-administrative staff.  Some sports require a Basic...

Congratulations to Andrea Marcucci for the Student Travel Award

Congratulations to Andrea Marcucci for the Student Travel Award

Andrea Marcucci, PhD student in Structural Seismic and Geotechnical Engineering at Politecnico DICA is one of the recipients, out of 50 applicants, of the student travel award granted by the American Concrete Institute to attend the aci spring 2023 convention in San...

Appointment to Prof. Liberato Ferrara

Appointment to Prof. Liberato Ferrara

We are glad to announce that Prof. Liberato Ferrara of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has been nominated as member of the Structures Commission of the Order of Engineers of Milan.

Companies meet Students

Companies meet Students

On 20 February, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano welcomed BrianzAcque, who shared his knowledge and the experience of his professionals in the water sector during a Hydraulics lesson held by Prof. Stefano Mambretti....

Monica Riva and Chiara Recalcati – InterPore assignment

Monica Riva and Chiara Recalcati – InterPore assignment

Congratulations to Prof. Monica Riva and PhD student Chiara Recalcati for being elected respectively as Council Member and Student Affairs Committee for InterPore. InterPore, the International Society for Porous Media, is an independent non-profit scientific...

Team Building DICA staff

Team Building DICA staff

On 29 November, the technical-administrative staff of the Lecco campus and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering spent a day together on campus.A day out of the ordinary, a team building activity to increase cohesion and collaboration between...

Happy Holidays from DICA!

Happy Holidays from DICA!

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Politecnico di Milano wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy new year! -- https://youtube.com/shorts/QswPt0ahgNw?feature=share

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...