Giacomo Moretti

Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 281975
giacomo.moretti[at]unitn [dot] it
  • MSc degree in Energy Engineering, University of Pisa, 2013
  • Engineering Diploma, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, 2014
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, 2017
Academic career and teaching activities
  • Visiting scholar at the Institute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh, 2016
  • Post-doctoral researcher at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, 2017-2020
  • Marie-Curie research fellow at the Intelligent Material Systems Laboratory, Saarland University, Germany, 2020-2022
  • Senior assistant professor in Mechanics of Machines at the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, 2022-now
  • Director's delegate for International Relations at the Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, 2023-now
Research interests
  • Design and characterisation of smart material systems (dielectric elastomers, thermo-active polymers, electrostatic transducers)
  • Multi-physics modelling (electro-mechanical systems, fluid-mechanics, nonlinear elasticity)
  • Vibrations and acoustics (experimental modal analysis, design and characterisation of smart-material-based loudspeakers)
  • Energy harvesting (mechanical energy harvesting, wave energy harvesting)