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Invited presentations

1988

1. two seminars  at IPPT PAN, Warsaw June 1988

1991

2. one seminar  at the Vth International Meeting on Waves and Stability in Continuous Media, 1991

1994

3. one seminar at LMM  Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, October 1994

4. one seminar at the 30th Polish Solid Mechanics Conference, Zakopane, 5-9  September 1994

1995

5. one seminar at Laboratoire d’Aérothermique du CNRS, GDR Fluides en Microgravité , Meudon, 25 September 1995

6. two seminars at the University of Rostock Institute for Mathematics, December 1995

1996

7. two seminars at the Engineering Science and Mechanics Department Virginia TECH, February 1996

8. one seminar at Alenia Spazio S.p.A., Salaria, 1996-97. Title: “Paralleli storici e formali fra la teoria del continuo deformabile e le equazioni di Maxwell: un’applicazione alla teoria della piezoelettricità per il progetto di strutture spaziali

1997

9. one seminar at Alenia Spazio S.p.A., stabilimento Globalstar, 1997-98. Title: “La teoria del continuo deformabile e le equazioni di Maxwell: applicazioni della piezoelettricità allo smorzamento di vibrazioni in travi reticolari

10. two seminars at the EUROMECH CONFERENCE n.366, ESSEN 1997

11. one seminar at the Conference Free Boundary problems: Theory and Applications, Crete 1997

12. one seminar on Piezoelectromechanical structures at Dipartimento di fisica Università di Napoli,  March 1997

1998

13. one seminar at Alenia Spazio S.p.A., stabilimento Globalstar, 1998-99. Title: “Paralleli storici e formali fra la teoria del continuo deformabile e le equazioni di Maxwell: un’applicazione alla teoria della piezoelettricità per il progetto di strutture spaziali

14. one invited lecture at the Institute of Applied Mechanics (Civil Engineering) University of Stuttgart, February 1998

15. one seminar at the Department of Mechanics, Darmstadt University of Technology, February 1998

1999

16. one seminar at Alenia Spazio S.p.A., stabilimento Globalstar, 1999-2000. Title: “Controllo di vibrazioni per mezzo di attuatori piezoelettrici

17. one seminar at DISAT Università dell’Aquila,  March 1999

2001

18. one seminar on Net Control Systems at the Engineering School Leonard de Vinci (ESILV), Pole Universitaire Leornard de Vinci , Paris La Defense,  September 2001

19. six lectures on Smart Structures at the AMAS Center of Excellence, Warsaw 2001

20. one seminar at the Conference in honour of Prof. K. Hutter’s 60th birthday, Seeheim Germany 2001

21. one seminar on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics at 10th International Symposium , Tokyo Japan 13-16 May 2001

2002

22. one seminar at LMM  Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, June 2002

23. one invited lecture at the Conference “Contemporary Research in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics“, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,  Blacksburg   23-28 June 2002

24. one seminar at 34th Solid Mechanics Conference, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research  Center of Mechanics and Information Technology and Commitee of Mechanics of  the Polish Academy of Sciences , Zakopane  2-7 September 2002

2003

25. one seminar at the International Symposium on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics Versailles France 2003

26. one seminar at IUTAM Symposium on Physicochemical and Electromechanical Interactions in Porous Media, Eindhoven University of Technology Department of Biomedical Engineering, Congress Centre Rolduc, Kerkrade, The Netherlands 18-23 May 2003. Title: “A second gradient model for deformable porous matrices filled with an inviscid fluid

2007

27. one seminar at 8e COLLOQUE NATIONAL EN CALCULUS DES STRUCTURES, 21-25 May 2007, Giens (Var). Title: “Poutres composites piézoélectriques : modélisation des effets 3D, validations numériques et
expérimentales

28. one seminar at  ANLA  Université de Toulon et du Var, June 2007

29. one presentation at the XXXI Convegno AMASES , Lecce Italy 3-6 settembre 2007

2009

30. one seminar at ANLA Université de Toulon et du Var, July 2009. Title: “Piezoelectromechanical Structures: application to vibration damping

2010

31. one invited lecture at the Coussy Memorial Symposium,  EMI California USC Viterbi School of Engineering ,  8-11 August 2010

32. two seminars at Sperlonga Summer School on Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, Sperlonga (Italy), 20-24 September 2010.Titles: “The Tetrahedon Argument for higher gradient theories” and “Flow in deformable porous media Boundary Conditions at Material properties discontinuity surfaces

33. one seminar at the Università degli Studi di Catania for the Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Strutturale e Geotecnica on 18 November 2010. Title: “Stato di tensione nei continui di secondo gradiente. Applicazione ai sistemi continui ‘microscopicamente’ eterogenei

2011

34. one lecture  at the Dipartimento di Fisica Università di Tor Vergata, Roma 17 gennaio 2011. Titolo del seminario: ” Principio dei Lavori Virtuali in Meccanica del Continuo”

35. one lecture at Incontro Scientifico per il settantesimo compleanno del Prof. Antonio Romano, Napoli 3 febbraio 2011

36. one seminar at Laboratoire Sols Solides Structures Risques, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble 31 march 2011. Title: “The variational approach in porous media”

37. one seminar at Laboratoire IUSTI, Technopôle de Château-Gombert, Marseille  27 May 2011.   Title: “Contact actions in N-th gradient Continua an application to wave propagation

38. four seminars at Università degli Studi di Napoli “FedericoII”- Polo delle Scienze e delle Tecnologie- Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni “Renato Caccioppoli”, Napoli 19 May 2011,  8-10 June 2011. Titles: “Continui di N-simo gradiente.  I concetti di geometria differenziale e teoria delle distribuzioni necessari alla formulazione di modelli coerenti

39. one seminar at Workshop on Vibrational energy transport and dissipation, National Science Foundation & University of Rome Faculty of Engineering of  La Sapienza, Roma 6-7 June 2011.   Title: “Piezo‐ElectroMechanical Structures

40. one seminar at the Università degli Studi di Perugia for the Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Civile e Materiali Innovativi on 24 June 2011. Title: “Metodi Variazionali nella Meccanica del Continuo: Continui di ennesimo gradiente e applicazioni“.

41. seminars at 2nd International Conference on Material Modelling incorporating the 12th European Mechanics of Materials Conference , Ecole des Mines de Paris, August 31st-September 2nd, 2011 Paris, France.

42. one seminar at Symposium in honour of Gianpietro Del Piero, First Sperlonga Summer School on Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, Sperlonga (Italy), 26-30 September 2011.Title: “Contact actions in N-th gradient Continua

43. one seminar at Fédération francilienne de mécanique matériaux, structure, procédés, Ecole des Mines de Paris, October 13th, 2011 Paris, France. Title: “The structure of contact actions in N-th gradientgeneralized continua : a generalization of the Cauchy tetrahedron argument

44. one seminar for the Workgroup Sistemi Complessi at the Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche del Politecnico di Torino ion 30 Novembre 2011. Title: “A continuum model for the bio-mechanical interactions between living tissue and bio-resorbable graft after bone reconstructive surgery

2012

45. one seminar at Ecole Doctorale MEGA, INSA de Lyon, 25 January 2012. Title: “Continuum models for microscopically heterogeneous materials: applications to concrete and porous media

46. one seminar of Physical Mathematics at Università Sapienza di Roma, 1 February 2012. Title: “Strutture “micro” che producono comportamenti “macro” esotici: una introduzione ai continui generalizzati

47. one seminar über Fragen der Mechanik at EAM – Friedrich Alexander Universität, Erlangen, Nürnberg, 6 March 2012. Title: “How contact interactions may depend on the shape of Cauchy cuts in N-th gradient continua: approach “à la D’Alembert

48. invited plenary lecturer at the 38th SOLID MECHANICS CONFERENCE, Warsaw University, 27-31 AUGUST 2012, Warsaw

49. one seminar at Ecole Doctorale Sciences de la terre et des planètes solides (STP), INSA de Lyon, 18 October 2012. Title: “N-th Gradient continua: general theory and microscopic structures. Perspectives in wave propagation

2013

50. one seminar at Laboratoire Modelisation et Simulation Multi Echelle (MSME UMR8208 CNRS),Université Paris Est (Marne-la-Vallée), France, 15 May 2013. Title : “Continuous Models for describing the complexity of growth phenomena in bone tissues reconstructed with bio-resorbable materials : how to account for microstructures?

51. one seminar at laboratoire Imath, Université du Sud Toulon-Var, Toulon (France), 23 May 2013. Title : “Continuous Models for describing the complexity of growth phenomena in bone tissues reconstructed with bio-resorbable materials : how to account for microstructures ?

52. one seminar at Politecnico di Milano, Beltrami Room, organized by Prof. Umberto Perego, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 25 June, 2013. Title: “Analytical Continuum Mechanics à la Hamilton-Piola: Least Action Principle For Second Gradient Continua and Capillary Fluids

53. one seminar at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 23 July 2013. Title: “Large Deformations in Isotropic Second Gradient Solids: Some Numerical Simulations Describing the onset of Boundary Layers

54. Chairman of Mini-Symposium on “Nonlinear Elasticity” at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 23 July 2013

55. one seminar at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 24 July 2013. Title : “How Contact Interactions May Depend on the Shape of Cauchy Cuts in n-th Gradient Continua: Approach “À La D’Alembert”

56. one seminar at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 25 July 2013. Title: “Generalized Poynting Effects in Predeformed Prismatic Bars

57. Presentation of Professor Angelo Luongo, Plenary Lecture at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 25 July 2013. Title: “On the Use of the Multiple Scales Method in Solving Difficult Bifurcation Problems

58. Chairman of Mini-Symposium on “One dimensional models of beams, cables and beam-like structures” at 4th Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics (CanCNSM 2013), McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), Canada, 26 July 2013

59. Invited Lecture at SES Medal Symposium in honor of D.J. Steigmann, 50th Annual Technical Meeting and ASME-AMD Annual Summer Meeting, Brown University School of Engineering, (PROVIDENCE, RI) , USA, 29 July 2013. Title :”Analytical Mechanics of Continua with Microstructure

60. one seminar at LEMTA Laboratoire d’ Energétique et de Mécanique Téorique e Applichée, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (France), 14 November 2013. Title: “Higher gradient and Micromorphic continua: some applications to composites and growing tissues

2014

61. one seminar at University Center in Ajdovscina, University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia, 28 Febbruary 2014. Title: “Research perspectives in design and applications of metamaterials, smart materials and structures to engineering problems

62. one seminar at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Production Engineering, Warsaw, 8 April 2014. Title: “Design and modelling of metamaterials: challenges from engineering sciences

63. a Keynote Presentation at International Conference on Structural Nonlinear Dynamics and Diagnosis, 19-21 May, 2014, Agadir, Marocco. Title: “Piezoelectromechanical Structures: a new concept for vibration control

64. two seminars at 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan , June 15-20, 2014. Title1: “Modelling fibrous composite reinforcements by second gradient theory: shear strain boundary layers and edge internal actions“. Title2: “Remarks on the 2014 Levi-Civita award for excellence in theoretical mechanics“.

65. one seminar at Dipartimento di Ingegneria civile, chimica e ambientale (DICCA), Università degli studi di Genova, Genova 7 July 2014. Title: “Verso la concezione e l’ottimizzazione di nuovi metamateriali: una sfida per le teorie meccaniche. Strutture Piezo-ElettroMeccaniche e Materiali di Secondo Gradiente

66. one seminar at IUTAM SYMPOSIUM 2014 Complexity of Nonlinear Waves, Tallinn, Estonia, 8-12 September, 2014. Title: “Variational methods for modelling non-linear effects in waves propagation in generalized continua

67. one seminar at Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France, 4 December, 2014. Title: “PiezoElectroMechanical (PEM) structures: the concept of distributed control of vibrations via piezoelectric transduction and analog electric waveguides

68. one seminar at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Production Engineering, Warsaw, 27 October 2014. Title: “Tissue growth and reconstruction with optimized meta materials. New concepts and models

69. one seminar at WOKSHOP on Numerical methods for partial integro-differential equations modelling mechanical systems with nonlocal constitutive laws, ISTITUTO PER LE APPLICAZIONI DEL CALCOLO “MAURO PICONE” – Sede di Napoli, Italia, December 12, 2014. Title: “Mechanical and biological systems with nonlocal constitutive laws

2015

70. PhD course held at Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, 19-31 January 2015. Title: “Generalized continuum models with application to smart Structures, composites and biomechanics.

71. one seminar at INSA de Lyon, France, 17 February 2015. Title: “The role of mathematical modeling in civil engineering and in particular in structural mechanics: why technological is impossible without scientific understanding.

72. one seminar at Laboratoire d’ Énergétique et de Mécanique Théorique et Applichée (LEMTA), Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France, 19 February 2015. Title: “Variational peridynamics and higher gradient continuum mechanics. Some applications to composite reinforcements.

73. one seminar at MSME Biomécanique, Université Paris-Est, France, 3 March 2015. Title: “Higher gradient and micromorphic continuum models: applications to microscopically highly inhomogeneous composites and growing tissues.

74. one seminar at Sciences et Techniques de L’Ingénieur STI, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland, 2 April 2015. Title: “Microstructured n-th gradient continuum models including piezoelectric elements and electric circuits and some applications to acoustics.

75. Minisymposia invited speaker at INTERPORE, International Society for Porous Media, Padova University, Italy, 18-21 May 2015. Title: “Models from Generalised continuum mechanics for porous media infused with mixtures of compressible fluids: theoretical methods and applications.

76. one seminar at Graduate School for Micro-Macro-Interactions in Structured Media and Particle Systems – GRK 1554, organized by OTTO VON GUERICKE UNIVERSITY MAGDEBURG, 8-12 June 2015, Berlin (German). Title: “On Gradient Material.

77. one seminar at the International Summer School “Advanced Problems in Mechanics”, Peter the Great St. Petesburg Polytechnic University, 22-27 June 2015, St. Petersburg, Russia. Title: “Microstructured n-th gradient continuum models and some applications“.

78. one seminar at 53rd Meeting of the Society for Natural Philosophy, University of Calgary, Canada, 19-21 August 2015.

2016

79. one seminar at European-Latin-American Conference of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ELACTAM-2016), University of Havana, Cuba, 22-24 February 2016. Invited letter

80. one seminar at Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, England, UK, 3 March 2016. Title: “Non-linear continuum models for planar extensible beams and pantographic lattices of beams: Heuristic homogenization, experimental and numerical examples of equilibrium in large deformation“. Invited letter

81. one seminar at School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, 23 March 2016. Title: “Large deformations of planar extensible beams and pantographic lattices: heuristic homogenization, experimental and numerical examples of equilibrium“.

82. one seminar at the International Summer School “Advanced Problems in Mechanics”, Peter the Great St. Petesburg Polytechnic University, 27 June-02 July 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia. Invited letter

83. Short course on Metamaterials at the Alghero Summer School of the CNRS International Associate Laboratory Coss&Vita on “Elastic Metamaterials: From Theory to Applications”, Facoltà di Architettura, Università di Sassari, 22 – 29 May 2016, Alghero, Italy.

84. one Keynote lecture at the International Conference EMERGING TRENDS IN APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND MECHANICS, ETAMM 2016, LAMPS, Université de Perpignan, May 30 – June 3, 2016, Perpignan, France. Title: “Pantographic lattices as an example of higher gradient continua: Heuristic vs rigorous homogenisation, macroscopic vs microscopic models, experimental and numerical examples of equilibrium and motion“.

85. one seminar at GDRI GEOMECH Multi-Physics and Multiscale Couplings in Geo-environmental Mechanics, Université de La Rochelle, 20-22 June, 2016, La Rochelle, France. Title: “Lagrangian discrete models for compact granular bodies : a method for describing the onset of force chains?“.

86. one Keynote lecture at the 11th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences, ICNPAA 2016, Université de La Rochelle, July 5 – July 8, 2016, La Rochelle, France. Title: “Pantographic lattice based metamaterials: Modelling, prototype experiments and possible engineering applications“.

87. one invited talk at Technische Universität Berlin, 9 November 2016, Germany. Title: “Generalised Continua and the design of meta materials: numerics, experiments and theory“.

2017

88. one seminar at LMT-Cachan, 19 January 2017, Cachan, France. Title: “The design of metamaterials using generalised continua as mathematical models: numerics, experiments and theory“.

89. one seminar at École Polytechnique, Université Paris Saclay, 9 February 2017, Paris, France. Title: “A new problem of old: Synthesis of Metamaterials. Theory, Numerics and Experiments.“.