Alessandro Reali

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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Architettura, Università di Pavia

Alessandro Reali (born in 1977) is Full Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the University of Pavia (since 2016). He is currently the Rector’s Delegate for International Research (2019-2025) and the Dean of the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture (2018-2024), as well as a member of the Regional Forum for Research & Innovation of Regione Lombardia (2023-2025). He is specialized in different engineering fields, such as numerical simulation, structural and materials mechanics, biomechanics. He has been the principal investigator of several national and international research projects, including a prestigious ERC grant of the European Research Council. For his research achievements he received numerous honors and awards, and was appointed, among others, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences, Knight Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Clarivate/ISI Highly Cited Researcher, Ambassador of the Technical University of Munich - TUM, ECCOMAS Euler medalist, IACM Fellows awardee, Fischer Fellow (TUM Institute for Advanced Study), Finzi awardee (Istituto Lombardo – Accademia di Scienze e Lettere), IACM Argyris awardee, ECCOMAS Zienkiewicz awardee, AIMETA Junior awardee.

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