Matteo Benedetti

Via Sommarive, 9 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 282457
matteo.benedetti[at]unitn [dot] it
Formazione
  • PhD: Materials Engineering, University of Trento, Italy

  • Master degree: Materials Engineering, University of Trento, Italy, score 110 out 110 cum laude 

  • High School Diploma: “Maturit√† Scientifica” (Math, Science, Italian, German), Liceo Scientifico “”E. Torricelli”, Bolzano – Bozen, score 60 out 60  

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica
  • 2015-present: Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Trento, Italy
  • 2007-2015: Assistant Professor (“Ricercatore confermato nel settore scientifico disciplinare Progettazione Meccanica e Costruzione di Macchine, ING-IND14”) at the Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Italy 
  • 2003-2007: Post-doctoral student at the Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Ital
  • October 2006: Visiting Researcher at the European Space Research and Technolgy Centre (ESTEC), ESA, Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • 2000-2004: PhD student at the Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Italy
  • 2002-2003: Visiting Researcher at the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Technologies, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
  • 1999-2000: Master degree thesis in the frame of the exchange programme “Erasmus” at the Gear Research Centre (FZG), Technical University Munich, Germany 
  • Holds courses in "Mechanical Design and Machine Elements" and "Modeling and Design with Finite Elements", Master Degrees in Materials and Mechatronics Engineering.
Interessi di ricerca
  • Fatigue and fracture of metallic materials
  • Shot peening, residual stresses
  • Wear, adhesion, contact mechanics
  • Fracture mechanics, weight functions
  • Additive manufacturing; Structural integrity of AM components
  • Structural Integrity and Design; Structures
  • Numerical analysis of products and processes
Attività di ricerca
  • Effect of shot peening on the fatigue resistance of Al alloys
  • Structural integrity of AM components
  • 3D printed metallic foams for biomedical applications: understanding and improving their mechanical behavior
  • Reconstruction of the residual stress field in complex geometries
  • Theory of critical distances for prediction of fatigue life
  • Effect of lubrication on fatigue cracks originated under rolling-sliding contact fatigue
  •  Numerical simulation of tube forming, shot peening, selective laser melting
Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

2011-2013: Chair of the Technical Division "Residual Stresses", Society for Experimental Mechanics

Premi e riconoscimenti
  • “Fellowship award for exemplary research in computational mechanics” ottenuto per la presentazione del lavoro “Behavior of small cracks emanating from notches in Ti-6Al-4V” conferito dal Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) nell’ambito del congresso internazionale “Second M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics”, svoltosi a Cambridge (USA) il 17-20 giugno 2003.

  • Premio Capocaccia 2008 conferito dall'Associazione Italiana per l'Analisi delle Sollecitazioni