Domenico Asprone

 Università degli Studi di Napoli  Federico II

 Dipartimento di Strutture per l'Ingegneria e l'Architettura

Domenico Asprone, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of Structural Engineering
University of Naples "Federico II"
via Claudio, 21 - 80125 Naples - Italy
phone: +39 081 7683672; fax: +39 081 7685921
mail: d.asprone@unina.it

Biography

2011 – present, Assistant Professor, Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II

2008-2010, Researcher at ReLUIS (Italian Network of the Seismic Engineering Laboratories) consortium www.reluis.it

2005-2008, Researcher at the AMRA (Center for the Analysis and Monitoring of the Environmental Risk) research center (held by public universities and research centers) www.amracenter.com

2009, Ph.D. in Structural Engineering at University of Naples Federico II, discussing the thesis “Advanced analysis and modeling of strategic infrastructures subjected to extreme loads”, tutored by Prof. Gaetano Manfredi.

2005, M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering at University of Naples Federico II.

Awards

2008 Winner of: Outstanding Paper Award - 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), 12-17 October 2008, Beijing, China, for the paper “Probabilistic assessment of blast-induced progressive collapse in a seismic retrofitted RC structure” Asprone, D., Jalayer, F., Prota, A. and Manfredi, G., (2008). Paper ID 13-0032 – sponsorship from Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China) and US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA)

2008 Winner of: Financial support for young researchers to attend the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), 12-17 October 2008, Beijing, China (two delegates from Italy) – sponsorship from Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China), US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA), Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE) and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. (RMS).

Research topics

Sustainability-oriented technologies for civil structures;

Integration of materials and techniques for sustainability;

Life Cycle Analysis, Life Cycle Cost Analysis and sustainability assessment in construction industry;

City resilience against extreme events, seismic risk, natural hazard insurance systems;

Building Information Modeling;

Analysis and modelling of structures subjected to extreme dynamic events;

Blast on civil structures;

Numerical methods to simulate high dynamics problems;

High strain rate and impact behavior of materials and structures.

 

Main Publications

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Scholar

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