Dr. Alberto Carpinteri
Professor Alberto Carpinteri received his doctoral degrees in Nuclear Engineering (1976) and Mathematics (1981) from the University of Bologna, Italy. He is presently the Chair of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the Politecnico di Torino, and was the President of different scientific Associations and Institutions, among which the International Congress on Fracture (ICF) and the National Research Institute of Metrology in Italy (INRIM). He is the author of more than 700 publications, of which over 300 in international peer-reviewed journals. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Meccanica”.