The prize-giving ceremony of the six winners of Assocompositi Master thesis Award took place yesterday, 29 November at Politecnico di Milano, hosted by the Italian Yacht Design Conference.
Founded in 2005, Assocompositi is the Italian Industry Association for Composite Materials.
Its mission is to promote and represent Italian composites industry at national and international level. Assocompositi is member of EuCIA, FEMS and UNIPLAST.
Assocompositi Master thesis Award is given to the most interesting Master thesis on composite materials for structural applications.
List of awards:
1st DESIGN AWARD 2,500€: ING.RICCARDO PIETROGRANDE
Thesis: Fatigue damage and variation of electrical resistance in multifunctional composites: theoretical and experimental analysis (University of Padua)
1st DESIGN AWARD 2,500€: ING.FILIPPO CASADIO
Thesis: Validation of numerical models to finite elements for crashworthiness of composite materials by building block approach (University of Bologna)
1st CONSTRUCTION PRIZE 2,500€: ING.FRANCESCA MANIEZZO
Thesis: Experimental qualification of inorganic matrix composite materials (FRCM), characterization of masonry adhesion and preliminary estimates for intervention (University of Padua)
1st PROCESSING AWARD 2,500€: ING.ALESSIA PELUSO
Thesis: Modeling and measurement of transverse permeability of preforms (University of Salento)
2nd PRIZE 1,000€: ING.LORENZO GIROTTI
Thesis: CFRP Anchors for External Reinforcement: Methodology for Structural and Material Testing (Politecnico di Milano)
3rd PRIZE 500€: ING. FRANCESCO MUSIARI
Thesis: Multi-objective virtual optimization of low-impact impact of composite laminates with nanofibre (University of Parma)