Paola Antonaci

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

  • Member of Interdepartmental Center R3C - Responsible Risk Resilience Centre


Research interests

Advanced repair technologies
Alkali-activated materials
Experimental mechanics
Non-destructive testing
Self-healing concrete

Scientific branch

(Area 0008 - Civil engineering and architecture)


ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, maritime/hydraulic engineering, geotechnics, waste treatment
PE8_8 - Materials engineering (biomaterials, metals, ceramics, polymers, composites, etc.)
PE8_11 - Sustainable design (for recycling, for environment, eco-design)


Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals

Awards and Honors

  • Premio "Giovani Ricercatori - 2008" Politecnico di Torino conferred by Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2008)
  • Premio “Giovani ricercatori - 2011” Politecnico di Torino conferred by Politecnico di Torino, Italy (2011)


  • Fellow - RILEM (2020-)
  • Fellow - SISCo - Società Italiana di Scienza delle Costruzioni, Italia (2018-)
  • Fellow - SIMNM - Société Internationale de Mécanique Non Linéaire des Matériaux, Italia (2016-)
    Founding member
  • Fellow - AIAS - Associazione Italiana per l'Analisi delle Sollecitazioni, Italia (2003-2010)

Editorial boards

  • SHOCK AND VIBRATION (2020-), Editorial board member
  • MATERIALS (2020-), Guest Editor of magazine or editorial series
  • CIVIL ENGINEERING JOURNAL (2015-), Editorial board member
  • FRONTIERS IN MATERIALS (2014-), Editorial board member


  • SMARTINCS'23 (22/5/2023-23/5/2023), Program committee
  • International Conference RM4L (20/9/2021-22/9/2021), Program committee
  • ICNEM 2010 - 15th International Conference on Nonlinear Elasticity in Materials (4/7/2010-11/7/2010), Chairman of the organizing committee


Collegi of the degree programmes


Master of Science

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Research fields


Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Supervised PhD students

  • Vito Burgio. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Mariana Rodriguez Reinoso. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)

Other activities and projects related to research

SMARTINCS - Self-Healing, Multifunctional, Advanced Repair Technologies in Cementitious Systems, (2019-2023) - Componente gruppo di Ricerca

Ricerca Europea

Cost Action CA15202 SARCOS - Self-Healing as preventive repair of concrete structures, (2016-2021) - Componente gruppo di Ricerca

Ricerca Europea

Sviluppo di prodotti nell'ambito del progetto Fast Setting Cement Slurries, (2018) - Responsabile Scientifico

Ricerca da Enti privati e fondazioni


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