Emiliano Rustighi

Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 285347
emiliano.rustighi[at]unitn [dot] it
Education

2008-2009: Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit, University of Southampton, UK

2001-2004: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Nuclear and Production Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

2002-2003: European Doctorate in Sound and Vibration Studies, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK 

1994-2000: Mechanical Engineering degree, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Academic career and teaching activities

2020-Onwards: Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, IT

2015-2020: Associate Professor, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK

2007-2015: Lecturer in Biodynamic Systems, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK

2004-2007: Research Fellow, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, UK

2000: Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical, Nuclear and Production Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy

Research interests

Location of buried objects and water leaks by the use of seismic waves

  • Signal Processing for the Stacking algorithms
  • Signal Processing for correlation methods
  • Finite-Distance-Discrete-Time simulation

Smart Structures

  • Vibration control by Dielectric Electro-Active Polymer actuators
  • Vibration control by Magnetorheological Elastomer
  • Control of wave transmission in slender flexible structures by the use of active and semi-active supports
  • Active and adaptive constrained layer damping
  • Tuneable vibration absorbers
  • Delamination induced by waveguide excitation
Memberships in societies and scientific committees

2017 Onwards: Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers

2017 Onwards: Associate Editor, Journal of Vibration and Control, SAGE Publications Ltd

2009-2015: Assistant Editor, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Elsevier

Awards and honours

2008 EASD (European Association of Structural Dynamics) Junior Research Prize in the area of Development of methodologies for structural dynamics

Conferences and lectures

2009NOVEM09 Noise and Vibration: Emerging Methods

2013: RASD2013 11th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics

2016: MoViC 2016 Thirteenth International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control joint with RASD 2016 Twelfth International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics

2019: RASD2019 12th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics