Visiting Scholar of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University
PhD Candidate of Civil Engineering, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Michele is a second year Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering at the Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering of the University of L'Aquila (Italy) and was a visiting Scholar at the Northwestern University. Michele received a Bachelor and a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Speciality in Civil Structural Engineering, at the University of Cassino and at the University of L'Aquila respectively.
Cusatis Group Research
A mesoscale Lattice Discrete Particle Model (LDPM) is used to capture the mechanical behavior of the historical masonry structures, made up of irregular stone elements distributed in a chaotic texture of poor mortar joints, widespread all over the world and constituting most of the monumental and historical-heritage of inestimable artistic and architectural-value.
Experimental Characterization of FRCM Systems for Strengthening Intervention on Existing Monumental Heritage