February 2020 – in progress

Research Technologist 
National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) – Gran Sasso National Laboratory (LNGS)

Mechanical design of experimental equipment, CAE optimization in structural and fluid dynamics and development of innovative Additive Manufacturing technologies on classic and innovative plastic / metal materials. Member of the Hub for Additive Manufacturing, Materials Engineering and Research (HAMMER) of INFN for Technology Transfert.

July 2018 – February 2020

Diagnostic Engineer
Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) – Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane

Planning of track tests, post-processing and data analysis of railways diagnostic trains. Writing of internal technical documentation.

October 2016 – June 2018

Research Fellow – CAD/CAE Engineer
National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) – Department of Roma 1

Member of the ELI-NP Project, work package 11a CAD/3D integration layout.
Design of mechanical parts and structures, perform of thermo-mechanical simulations in ANSYS APDL code, digital mock-up of the LINAC (linear accelerator) modules and components, post-processing and analysis of cloud point data of 3D environments scan with CATIA software.

November 2014 – February 2018

Ph.D. Student – Researcher
Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering – Sapienza, University of Rome

Ph.D. Student in Infrastructure and Transport.
Development of an experimental measurement system for the evaluation of the wheel-rail lateral contact forces that trains apply in curve. Research conducted in collaboration with the Italian Railways Infrastructure Manager (Rete Ferroviaria Italiana – RFI).
Perform of static and transient finite element simulations in ANSYS APDL code of the measurement system, set-up of experimental tests in laboratory and on the railway track (DOE experiments), study and analysis of experimental data, development of a control algorithm in MATLAB code.
Study of the main European regulations of the railway sector and collaboration for proposals of European projects.