Dr. Raffaele Barretta

Dr. Raffaele Barretta

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Raffaele Barretta was born in Naples (Italy) March 20, 1980. Master Degree (5 years) in Civil Engineering with magna laude at University of Naples Federico II, 2003 - Title of thesis: Polar Models of Beams and Shells in Large Deformations. Ph.D. in Structural Mechanics at University of Naples Federico II, 2007 -  Title of thesis: Mixed Variational Methods in Elasticity. Associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II since 2015. 

Field of expertise: Solid and Structural Mechanics; Beams, Plates, Shells; Nanostructures; Nonlocal elasticity; Functionally graded materials; Generalized continua; Variational methods; Nanomaterials; MEMS/NEMS.