Activities :

• Mechanical characterization of construction materials according to Italian and European standards.

• On-site testing and structural health monitoring

• Mechanical characterization of innovative materials (composite materials, fibre-reinforced concrete, green concrete, fabric reinforcement cementitious matrix, composite reinforced mortar)

• Development and characterization of mechanical performance of sustainable materials

• Load bearing tests on slabs, vaults and other structural elements

• Seismic vulnerability assessment of buildings using advanced finite-element models

• Development of seismic design methodologies for non-structural elements

• Graduate and post-graduate students training


• Knowledge improvement for structural and civil engineers

• Knowledge transfer on state-of-art technologies in the field structural engineering

• Structural rehabilitation and retrofit of existing buildings

• Reduce seismic vulnerability of structures and contents in High-seismic hazard zones through advanced research activity