Biographical sketch of Raffaele Miranda


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Education:
MSc in Building and Architectural Engineering at the University of Salerno. PhD student in “Risk and Sustainability in Civil, Environmental and Building Systems" on a joint doctoral program with the University of California San Diego (USA) and Texas A&M University (USA).
Raffaele has participated in international research programs focusing his research on topics of energy efficient buildings, parametric minimal mass design of tensegrity systems, and the design and modeling of sustainable materials for 4d printing.

Research:
Research:
Project “INNOVATIVE STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING” ("STRUTTURE E MATERIALI INNOVATIVE PER L'INGEGNERIA CIVILE"), University of Salerno, Period: 2016 –2018, PI: Fernando Fraternali
Convention DICIV - AQUAFIL S.P.A. ("SVILUPPO DI NUOVI FILAMENTI ECOMPATIBILI PER LA STAMPA 3D A FILAMENTO FUSO"), University of Salerno, Period: May 2016 - May 2017, PI: Fernando Fraternali
Project “INNOVATIVE STRUCTURES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDINGS” (“STRUTTURE INNOVATIVE PER L’EFFICIENZA ENERGETICA DEGLI EDIFICI”), University of Salerno, Period: April 2015 – December 2017, PI: Fernando Fraternali
FARB 2011-2016 Projects “MULTISCALE MODELING OF INNOVATIVE NETWORK STRUCTURES” ("MODELLAZIONE MULTISCALA DI STRUTTURE "NETWORK" DI TIPO INNOVATIVO"), University of Salerno Period: 10/08/2011 – 10/08/2016, PI: Fernando Fraternali

Conferences and Seminars
October 2016 - International Workshop on Multiscale Innovative Materials and Structures" (MIMS16), Cetara (Sa)
July 2016 - Conference “MCM 2016 - Meccanica delle costruzioni in muratura”, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio
May 2016 - Participation in the National Forum “Borsa della Ricerca - Fondazione Emblema”, University of Salerno
March 2016 - Conference “Riqualificazione energetica e sismica del patrimonio edilizio”, Avellino
October 2015 - Congress CTA (XXV edizione “Giornate Italiane della Costruzione in Acciaio”), Salerno
May 2015 - Participation in the National Forum “Borsa della Ricerca - Fondazione Emblema” Piazza Minghetti 3, Bologna
May 2013 - International congress “Multi-scale modeling and characterization of innovative materials and structures”, Cetara (Sa)
February 2013 - “Workshop Nervi”, University of Salerno
June 2012 - Course “Analysis and Design of Tensegrity Structures (TS), 3CFU /3 ECTS, Prof. Robert E. Skelton - University of California at San Diego, Prof. Fernando Fraternali, University of Salerno
May 2011 - Workshop "Analysis and Design of Innovative Network Structures", University of Salerno
November 2010 - Conference “Terremoto ’80 Ricostruzione e sviluppo”, University of Salerno

Refereed Journal Publications
Cimmino, M.C., Miranda, R., Sicignano, E., Ferreira, A. J. M.; Skelton, R. E., Fraternali, F. Composite solar façades and wind generators with tensegrity architecture. COMPOSITE. PART B, ENGINEERING, ISSN: 1359-8368, Online first (2016), DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2016.09.077

Refereed Conference Proceedings
R. Miranda, F. Fabbrocino, E. Sicignano, R. E. Skelton, F. Fraternali. Adaptive tensegrity structures for dynamic facades of energy efficient buildings. XXIII Congresso - Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata (AIMETA), 4-7 September 2017, Salerno, Italy
R. Miranda, F. Fabbrocino, E. Sicignano, R. E. Skelton, F. Fraternali. Innovative structures for dynamic solar façades. 6th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (COMPDYN 2017). June 2017, Rhodes Island, Greece.
Cimmino, M.C., Miranda, R., Sicignano, E., Ferreira, A. J. M.; Skelton, R. E., Fraternali, F. Solar façades with tensegrity architecture, 2016 International Workshop "Multiscale Innovative Materials and Structures” (MIMS2016), Cetara (SA), Italy, Oct. 28-30, 2016 (E-Book of Proceedings), DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.21778.86728
F. Fraternali, R. Miranda, E. Sicignano, R. E. Skelton. Facciate solari a geometria variabile per edifici a risparmio energetico - Morphing Solar Facades, Conference “Riqualificazione energetica e sismica del patrimonio edilizio”, march 2016, Avellino, Italy
F. Fraternali, R. Miranda, E. Sicignano, R. E. Skelton. Materiali Innovativi per gli Involucri degli Edifici a Risparmio Energetico, Conference “Riqualificazione energetica e sismica del patrimonio edilizio”, march 2016, Avellino, Italy

Memberships
- Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA)

References
Fernando Fraternali Department of Civil Engineering University of Salerno E-mail: fraternali@unisa.it
Robert E. Skelton Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) University of California San Diego & Department of Aerospace Engineering of the Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station E-mail: bobskelton@tamu.edu
Enrico Sicignano Department of Civil Engineering University of Salerno E-mail: e.sicignano@unisa.it

Interests:
Interests:
- Perfect knowledge of AutoCAD, MatLab, Mathematica, Primus DCF, Photoshop, Rhinoceros, Keyshot, SketchUp, ThinkDesign, COMSOL, SAP2000, LaTeX, GeoStudio, TRAVILOG.
Language Skills:
- Italian: native language - English: fluent in speech, writing and reading


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