Stefano LenciProfessor, Engineer
Biography: Stefano Lenci graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Ancona in 1992 and earned Ph.D. in Structural Engineering at the University of Florence in 1997. He conducted post-doctoral work at the University Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris (1998-2000), was an assistant professor at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (2000-2001) and associate professor at the University of Ancona (2001-2005). Since 2005 Dr. Lenci has been full professor of structural engineering at the Polytechnic University of Marche in Ancona and the Head of the Department of Civil and Building Engineering, and Architecture, and Member of the Academic Senate. Since 2018, he has been the President of the Italian Association for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA) and secretary of the Technical Committee on Multibody Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME). Dr. Lenci is an associate editor of Nonlinear Dynamics, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, and International Journal of Dynamics and Control, and has been an associate editor of Meccanica, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics and Mathematical Problems in Engineering. Dr. Lenci delivered more than 20 invited and keynote lectures at the international scientific conferences and is the author of about 350 publications, where 153 of them have appeared in peer-reviewed international scientific journals.
Research Interests: The scientific activities of Dr. Lenci are associated with the dynamics of structures, nonlinear dynamics, mechanics of materials (in particular composites and masonry), structural health monitoring, seismic assessment vulnerability of buildings, cultural heritage and historical towns and villages.Download Document