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Engineering educator

Walter Lacarbonara, Italian engineering educator. Recipient Alfiere del Lavoro Presidential Award, 1989, Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar Award, 1995-1996, Paul Harris fellow of the Rotary Foundation, 1998; Japan Society for Promotion of Science fellow, 2002. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate; chair of the technical committee on multibody systems and nonlinear dynamics), Italian Society Civil Engineers.

Background

Lacarbonara, Walter was born on February 27, 1968 in Grottaglie, Taranto, Italy. Son of Vittorio and Clelia (Prete) Lacarbonara.

Education

Graduate in Civil Engineering, University Rome La Sapienza. Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering, University Rome La Sapienza, 1998. Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1997.

Career

Consultant engineer Studio Architect Prete, Grottaglie, 1993-1994. Research assistant/associate ESM Department Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA, 1995-1998, research. Research associate/professor DISG department of Sapienza University of Rome, 1998-2000, assistant professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2000—2006, associate professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2006-2016, full professor, Sapienza University of Rome, 2016-present.

Works

  • Contributing Editor, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics

    • Contributing Editor, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics

      2017
  • Contributing Editor, Nonlinear Dynamics

    • Contributing Editor, Nonlinear Dynamics

      2014
  • Subject Editor, Journal of Sound and Vibration

    • Subject Editor, Journal of Sound and Vibration

      2011
  • Other Work

    • Reviewer archival journals. Contributor of articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate. Member technical committee on multibody system and nonlinear dynamics), Italian Society Civil Engineers.

Connections

father:
Vittorio Lacarbonara

mother:
Clelia (Prete) Lacarbonara

References

  • Nonlinear Structural Mechanics - Theory, Dynamical Phenomena, and Modeling Nonlinear Structural Mechanics: Theory, Dynamical Phenomena and Modeling offers a concise, coherent presentation of the theoretical framework of nonlinear structural mechanics, computational methods, applications, parametric investigations of nonlinear phenomena and their mechanical interpretation towards design. The theoretical and computational tools that enable the formulation, solution, and interpretation of nonlinear structures are presented.
    2013
  • Justin Thomas Webster, Mathematical Reviews Justin Thomas Webster, Author of Lacarbonara's 2013 Springer book review, published in Mathematical Reviews
    2014