Mauro Borri Brunetto

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

  • Member Comitato paritetico per la didattica
  • Member of Interdepartmental Center SISCON - Safety of Infrastructures and Constructions

Profile

Research interests

Computational mechanics
Contact mechanics
Snow mechanics
Soil and rock mechanics

Scientific branch

ICAR/08 - STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)

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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Skills

ERC sectors

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

SDG

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Teaching

PhD Boards

  • 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

Courses of Study Boards

Teachings

PhD

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Research

Research fields

Supervised PhD students

  • Lorenzo Milan. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)
  • Gianmarco Vallero. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (35th cycle, 2019-in progress)
    Thesis: A visco-plastic constitutive model for snow. Theoretical basis and numerical implementation

Publications

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