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Computational Mechanics &
Advanced Materials Group
CompMech Past Weekly News

Past CompMech Weekly News:

  • 22 - 28 June 2020: Analysis of lower limb postoperative angio-CTs to investigate intra-stent thrombotic apposition and its relationship with hemodynamics features Read more

  • 22 - 28 June 2020: Our CompMech member Ahmed Aissa Berraies is working on a numerical approach to simulate the actuation of a microfluidic valve designed by Dolphin Fluidics company. Read more

  • 15 - 21 June 2020: Our CompMech member Karim El-Ghamrawy is working on finding the best fibre orientation in composite laminates using PGD-based solutions. Read more

  • 08 - 14 June 2020: Uniaxial compressive tests are performed on cylindrical samples in order to determine time-dependent compressive behavior and the early-age creep effect on fresh concrete Read more

  • 01 - 07 June 2020: Effective methods to decrease the computational effort in Multiscale Modeling of materials with heterogeneous microstructure Read more

  • 25 - 31 May 2020: An article on “Error-estimation-based adaptive integration for immersed isogeometric analysis” from our CompMech doctoral candidate Read more

  • 11 - 17 May 2020: Implementation of a parametric algorithm using Grasshopper plug-in: geometric reconstruction of real-time editable Mitral Valve model Read more

  • 4 - 10 May 2020: Development of a new filament deposition algorithm that produces FFF parts tracing arbitrary in-plane orientation fields Read more

  • 27 April - 3 May 2020: 4D printing of light-responsive devices has enormous potential. The present project allowed us to design 4D printed optical actuators through the combination of an experimental campaign and numerical finite element simulations Read more

  • 20 - 26 April 2020: A quick comparison between two different approaches used to test the Navier-Stokes equations coupled with the heat advection-diffusion equation Read more

  • 13 - 19 April 2020: Alice Fantazzini is currently working on deep learning algorithms to perform automatic aortic lumen segmentation from CTA scans accounting for 3D spatial coherence Read more

  • 6 - 12 April 2020: Our CompMech Group member Massimo Carraturo is currently working on Immersed thermo-mechanical part-scale analysis of complex geometries for laser powder bed fusion processes Read more

  • 30 March - 5 April 2020: CFD to investigate how the size of plaque particles released from carotid stenosis may influence their pathway, and thus whether they divert towards the ocular or towards the brain circulation Read more

  • 23 - 29 March 2020: CFD simulations with immersed approach and local mesh refinement of the post-stenting carotid hemodynamics. Read more

  • 16 - 22 March 2020: Simulating additive manufacturing problems is difficult due to their multiscale physics and evolving domains. We propose a new two-level method as a way to address these issues. Read more

  • 09 - 15 March 2020: Bioprinting is a 3D printing technique used for realizing complex 3D functional in-vitro model system for living tissues, disease and drug screening discovery Read more

  • 02 - 08 March 2020: Our CompMech member Giovanni Maria Formato has won a Student Travel Grant to participate in the “International School of Imaging, Modelling and Simulation in Biomechanics, Rome 2020” Read more

  • 24 - 29 February 2020: Virtual TAVI in a patient with Bicuspid Aortic Valve showing the behavior of different devices currently in the market Read more

  • 17 - 23 February 2020: A one-day workshop on “Recent challenges in Finite Cell Method and Isogeometric Analysis” by the key contributors of the community Read more

  • 16 - 20 December 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Anna Ferrarini, at Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) Read more

  • 15 - 21 July 2019: Our CompMech Group Member, Massimo Carraturo, is going to present his results about Applications of Finite Element Simulations in Additive Manufacturing Process Control at the II International Conference on Simulation for Additive Manufacturing, which will take place in Pavia, Italy, on September 11th-13th, 2019 Read more

  • 08 - 14 July 2019: Data driven Artificial Intelligence for diagnosis and prognosis of a miniaturised gear pump. Read more

  • 24 - 30 June 2019: Our CompMech Group Member, Gaetano Aran, is working on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to correlate aging and tortuosity with calcium burden in the aorta Read more

  • 17 - 23 June 2019: Our CompMech Group Member, Alessia Patton, is going to present her results on laminated composite structures at the VII International Conference on Isogeometric Analysis - IGA 2019 Read more

  • 10 - 16 June 2019: A 3D model was built to optimize the fibre orientation in 3D printed components to enhance its structural performance Read more

  • 27 May - 2 June 2019: Development of a semi-analytical model order reduction strategy for multi-scale analyses which interpolates between the Hashin-Shtrikman theory and a computational approach Read more

  • 20 - 26 May 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Anna Ferrarini, is going to discuss the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) for vascular biomechanics and in particular Navier-Stokes equations for CFD simulations, in the seminar entitled Computer Simulation of Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Verona Read more

  • 13 - 19 May 2019: High-order methods are not yet widely used in engineering applications due to their increased computational cost. Our CompMech Group member, Alexandros Karkoulias, seeks to demonstrate that a high-order method for the simulation of fluid flows, is able to accurately capture important flow features, e.g. vortices in a transient flow, and at the same time it can be significantly accelerated in terms of computational time with a view to constructing an attractive computational method for engineering applications Read more

  • 06 - 12 May 2019: 3DConcrete@UniPV by CompMech (DICAr) made its debut at Made Expo 2019 Read more

  • 22 - 28 April 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Giulia Scalet, is going to present her results on shape memory alloy modeling at the IUTAM Symposium on Phase Transformation in Shape Memory Materials: Modeling and Applications Read more

  • 15 - 21 April 2019: Development of a novel material deposition technique for 3D-Printed structural components Read more

  • 08 - 14 April 2019: Numerical simulation of Laser Metal Deposition process for Additive Manufacturing Read more

  • 25 - 31 Mar 2019: A recent work on in-vivo morphological changes of femoro-popliteal artery after endovascular treatment of popliteal aneurysm has been accepted in Journal of Endovascular Therapy Read more

  • 18 - 24 Mar 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Ahmed Aissa Berraies, aims to simulate the Fluid-Structure interaction inside a Smart material shape memory alloys microvalve produced by Dolphin Fluidics Srl. He is working, using Computational Fluid Dynamics, on describing the flow behavior before studying the mechanical response. Read more

  • 11 - 17 Mar 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Laura Mazzocchi has published her study results about the investigation of the role of refractory calcifications in late valvular thrombosis after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). Read more

  • 4 - 10 Mar 2019: Our CompMech Group member, Guillermo Lorenzo, has been awarded a Peter O’Donnell Jr. Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Institute of Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES). Read more

  • 25 Feb - 3 Mar 2019: A research activity about 3D model muscle fiber has been published on Cellink AB website. Read more

  • 20 February 2019: 2nd Bioprinting Workshop: from 3D printing set-up to laboratory analysis. Read more

  • 11 February 2019: Thesis Defense of our PhD students in "Civil Engineering and Architecture", curriculum in "Computational Mechanics and Advanced Materials" (XXX and XXXI Cycles). Read more

  • 4 - 10 February 2019: Our abstract on the anomalous origin of coronary arteries has been accepted for an oral presentation at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. Read more

  • 30 January 2019: Meeting: "Stellate Ganglion Block. New Frontiers in the Treatment of Cardiac Arrest with Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation" in collaboration with 3D4Med laboratory. Read more

  • 29 January 2019: Recent work on algebraic splitting for solving the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations has been featured in Mathematics of Computation and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations. Read more

  • 6 December 2018: Grand opening of the new 3DMetal Additive Manufacturing Laboratory (3DMetal@UniPV) at the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture (University of Pavia). Read more


  • 12 - 18 November 2018: The book "3D printing in complex vascular disease" now available at Edizioni Minerva Medica. Read more

  • 5 - 11 November 2018: Dr. Giovanni Maria Formato, PhD student, @ Bristol Heart Institute in Bristol University (UK). Read more

  • 22 - 28 October 2018: Ing. Astrid Hoving (PhD Candidate) and Dr. Julia Mikhal (Post-Doc) from University of Twente @ CompMech Group. Read more

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