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Nicola Maria Pugno

Nicola Maria Pugno, Italian mechanical engineer, researcher. Achievements include research in universal laws for fragmentation due to impact and explosion. Named Best Student in Mathematics, Gino Segrè, 1990; recipient Optime Mention, Industrial Union, 1995.

Background

  • Pugno, Nicola Maria was born on January 4, 1972 in Pavia, Lombardia, Italy. Son of Giuseppe Antonio Pugno and Franca Graziella Fanci.

  • Education

    • Master of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic Turin, Italy, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, Polytechnic Turin, Italy, 1998. Master in Astrophysics and Theoretical Physics, University Turin, Italy, 2004.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Polytechnic Turin, since 2000. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in universal laws for fragmentation due to impact and explosion.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to journal of applied mechanics.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Councilman Ski Club Turin, 2000. Member of Italian Group of Fracture (associate), Reunion Internationale des Laboratories d'Essais et de Rechearches sur les Materiaux et les Constructions (associate), International Institute of Acoustic and Vibration (associate).

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain climbing, bicycling, marathon runner, skiing runner.

    Connections

    • Married Chiara Resy Peyron, December 8, 1999.
    • father: Giuseppe Antonio Pugno
    • mother: Franca Graziella Fanci
    • spouse: Chiara Resy Peyron
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    Born January 4, 1972
    (age 45)
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    • 1995
      Polytechnic Turin
    • 1998
      Polytechnic Turin
    • 2004
      University Turin