Mauro Borri Brunetto

Associate Professor (L. 240)
Department of Structural, Geotechnical and Building Engineering (DISEG)

  • Member Joint Committee on Teaching
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center SISCON - Safety of Infrastructures and Constructions


Research interests

Computational mechanics
Contact mechanics
Snow mechanics
Soil and rock mechanics

Research topics

  • Cellular automata models of the dynamics of snow avalanches
  • Contact mechanics of rough surfaces
  • Design and construction of an experimental site for the study of the impacts of avalanches on buildings
  • Experimental study of the impact of snow avalanches on buildings
  • History of Strength of materials and Structural Mechanics
  • Mechanical behaviour of snow
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ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, offshore construction, lightweight construction, geotechnics


Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities


Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • INGEGNERIA CIVILE E AMBIENTALE, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CIVILE E AMBIENTALE, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • INGEGNERIA CIVILE E AMBIENTALE, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO

Collegi of the degree programmes



MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Research fields

Supervised PhD students


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