Nicola Amati

Full Professor (L. 240)
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (DIMEAS)

  • Coordinator of Interdepartmental Center CARS@PoliTO - Center for Automotive Research and Sustainable Mobility
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center CARS@PoliTO - Center for Automotive Research and Sustainable Mobility

Profile

Research interests

Applied mechanics
Automotive applications
Autonomous and assisted vehicles
Electromagnetic actuation
Hybrid and electric vehicles
Magnetic levitation
Mechatronics for automotive applications

Biography

CURRICULUM • Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino in July 1997, • Ph.D. Degree in Design and Construction of Machine at Politecnico di Torino in 2001, • Assistant Researcher at Politecnico di Torino from March 2001 to June 2002, • Researcher at Politecnico di Torino from June 2002 to September 2014, • Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino from October 2014 to February 2020, • Full Professor at Politecnico di Torino from March 2020. TEACHING Chair of the Courses of: • Dynamic Design of Machines, • Chassis Design • Driver Assistance System Design ROLES AND POSITIONS @ Politecnico di Torino • Director for the installation and commissioning of a test rig facility dedicated to the test and experimentation of electric and hybrid vehicles and powertrains (2019-today) • Vice - Director of the Center for Automotive Research and Sustainable Mobility- CARS (2018-today) • Member of the PhD Board in Mechanical Engineering (2013-today) RESEARCH Research topics: • Mechatronic Systems for Automotive o Regenerative shock absorbers and intelligent suspensions, o Hybrid and electric powertrains, o Mechatronic systems for autonomous and connected vehicles. • Mechatronic Systems for industrial automation o Vibration control in metal sheets rolling plants, o Actuation systems for tooling machines. • Magnetic Suspensions for high speed transportations systems and rotating machinery o Active and passive magnetic bearings for rotating machines o Hysteresis high speed motors o Passive levitations for high speed transportation system. Author of 46 Journal papers, 84 Conference papers, 3 book chapters, 15 patents. Scientific Responsible of 21 research projects funded by companies and 12 competitive Project supported by public funding.

Skills

ERC sectors

PE8_10 - Industrial design (product design, ergonomics, man-machine interfaces, etc.)
PE8_7 - Mechanical and manufacturing engineering (shaping, mounting, joining, separation)

SDG

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Teaching

Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA MECCANICA, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • MECCATRONICA, 2011/2012 (28. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • MECCATRONICA, 2010/2011 (27. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • MECCATRONICA, 2009/2010 (26. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • MECCATRONICA, 2008/2009 (25. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • MECCATRONICA, 2007/2008 (24. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Teachings

PhD

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Bachelor of Science

  • Motor vehicle design. A.A. 2018/19, INGEGNERIA DELL'AUTOVEICOLO (AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING). Collaboratore del corso
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Research

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