SCOTTA ROBERTO

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Qualification Ricercatore universitario confermato
Scientific sector ICAR/09 - CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
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Curriculum Vitae
Generalities
Birth: August 16, 1967 – Treviso (Italy)
Assistant Professor of Structural Design at the Department of Civil, Architectural, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (DICEA) of the University of Padova (Italy).
Member of the Faculty of the Ph.D. School in Civil and Environmental Engineering Sciences (SIC&A) of the University of Padova.
Member of the Scientific Comittee of ISI (Italian Seismic Engineering) and CRIACIV (Inter-University Research Centre on Building Aerodynamics and Wind Engineering).
Updated H-index: 12 according to Scopus, excluding auto-citations.

Education
1992 – master’s degree in structural civil engineering at the University of Padova discussing a thesis on “Durability of r.c. Structures”;
1998 – Ph.D in Structural Mechanics at the University of Bologna, discussing a thesis on “Mechanical Analysis of Concrete Structures by Means of Damage Models”;
1998-99 – post Ph.D. research activities in the Scientific Area n. 9 – Civil Engineering and Architecture – on the theme “Development of Non Linear Constitutive Models Based on Continuum Damage for the Seismic Analysis of R.C. Structures”;
University classes held at University of Padova:
2003/04 to 2005/06 – Contract Teacher for “Precasted Structures” course, Master Civil Engineering Program.
2006/2007 to 2007/08 – Contract Teacher for “Structural Design II” course, Master Civil Engineering Program.
From 2008/2009 to 2015/16– “Structural Construction I”, Bachelor Civil Engineering Program.
From 2012/2013 and currently – “Precast and Timber Structures”, Master Civil Engineering Program.
From 2016/2017 and currently – “Structural Construction II”, Master Civil Engineering Program.
Teaching and organization duties in several Master courses and Professional Updating Courses on the themes of Structural Durability, Structural Design, Eurocodes, Seismic Design, Retrofitting of existing buildings, Finite Element Analysis.
Educational activities
He his member of the scientific committee of Ph.D. schools from 2007. Currently of that of “Doctoral School of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Sciences” of the University of Padova.
During his academic career he has tutored:
- 8 Ph.D. fellows
- Almost 300 bachelor degree thesis
- More than 100 master degree thesis
Research activities
His research activity covers the following fields:
- 1. Durability of R.C. structures and historical buildings;
- 2. Computational non-linear mechanics of materials
- 3. Coupled problems
- 4. Computational methods for the design of complex buildings
- 5. Seismic analysis and strengthening of existing and historical buildings
- 6. Hybrid steel-concrete structures
- 7. Timber Structures
- 8. Novel Constructive Techniques
- 9. Seismic performances of non-structural elements
It is documented by 128 scientific publications, of which 34 are papers on int. journals with referees and 2 are didactic books. He is also coauthors of two international patents for innovative systems for timber construction.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 65522EECCD7DE103EB4486833C480020.pdf


Research areas
1. Durability of R.C. structures and historical buildings;
2. Computational non-linear mechanics of materials
3. Coupled problems: soil-structure and fluid-structure
4. Computational methods for the design of complex buildings
5. Seismic analysis and strengthening of existing and historical buildings
6. Hybrid steel-concrete structures
7. R.C. shear-walls cast into no-bearing formworks
8. Timber Structures
9. Novel Constructive Techniques
10. Seismic performances of non-structural elements

Publications


Lecturer's Publications (PDF): 65522EECCD7DE103EB4486833C480020.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2018/19
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
IN0517 001PD IN03108942 9 1st Year Second
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ITA ROBERTO SCOTTA
IN0517 002PD IN03108942 9 1st Year Second
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ITA ROBERTO SCOTTA
IN0517 003PD IN03108942 9 1st Year Second
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ITA ROBERTO SCOTTA
IN0517 004PD IN03108942 9 1st Year Second
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ITA ROBERTO SCOTTA
IN0517 005PD IN03108942 9 1st Year Second
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ITA ROBERTO SCOTTA
IN0517 003PD INP7081001 9 2nd Year Second
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ENG ROBERTO SCOTTA