Prof. Roberto D’Amato, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Roberto D’Amato was born in Salerno, Italy, in 1979. He received the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Salerno, in 2008. Currently he works at the Department of Mechanical, Chemical and Industrial Engineering as a Research/Professor in Material Science. He defended his first dissertation thesis "Lubrication models for the study of biomechanical behaviour of human synovial joints " in the doctoral study program of the University of Salerno (Italy). He received, in 2013, the M.S. degree in Production Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid (Spain). After that, in 2017, he defended his second dissertation thesis " Analysis and modelling of the dynamical behaviour of human joints through the metrological and tribological characterization of its surfaces" in the doctoral study program of the Technical University of Madrid (Spain). His doctoral thesis was awarded by the Technical University of Madrid with the extraordinary doctoral award. He has authored more than 40 scientific papers on WoS/Scopus indexed international journals, national and international proceedings. He collaborates with many International Universities and prestigious Research Centres. His current research interests include dynamics of mechanical systems, tribology and biotribology, Dimensional Metrology, Material Science and additive manufacturing.
Assoc. Prof. Pedro Armisén, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
Pedro Armisén was born in Valladolid, Spain. He received the M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering (Spec. in Mechanical Engineering) from the Technical University of Madrid. From 1987 to 2012 he works at different companies like Peugeot Spain S.A., Tecnatom S.A. and El Corte Inglés S.A. as Research and Development Engineer, Research and Development Director and Training Director. From 2001 to nowadays he works as Associate Profesor in the knowledge area of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering teaching in several Graduates and Post Graduates Programs in the Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Design (Technical University of Madrid). His current research interests include composite materials for protective devices (helmets and vest) and systems of rainwater collectors with a total of 18 patents and 11 utility models.
Assoc. Prof. Petr Valasek, Czech University of Life Science Prague, Czech Republic
Petr Valášek is associate professor in the field Technology and mechanization of agriculture on Faculty of Engineering – Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), Czech Republic. Currently he works at the Department of Material Science and Manufacturing Technology and he is Vice-Rector for Quality of Academic Activities on CULS. He defended his dissertation thesis "Polymer particle composite systems" in the doctoral study program Special technology in the field of study quality and reliability of machines and equipment. He attended of more than hundred lectures at European universities in Italy, Estonia, Latvia, Poland, Spain, Portugal etc. He has passed several Keynote lectures at international non-European universities as well. As part of research projects, he actively participates in various international conferences, and cooperates with foreign universities (e.g. China, Malaysia, and Indonesia). Assoc. Prof. Ing. Petr Valášek, Ph.D. is the author or co-author of 94 entries in the database Scopus, h-index 15 and 44 entries in the database Web of Science. Professional interests: Composite systems, Biocomposites, Biomass usage in materials engineering, Composites with Natural Fibres, Manufacturing Technology.
Assoc. Prof. Alessandro Ruggiero, University of Salerno, Italy
Alessandro Ruggiero was born in Salerno, Italy. He received the M.S. degree cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Salerno. He attendend the Tribology Ph.D. course at the University of Pisa in Italy from 1997. From 1999 to 2005, he was Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Salerno. Since 2005 till today, he has been Associate Professor with the Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Salerno. In 2017 he received the National scientific qualification to Full Professor. He has authored more than 160 scientific papers on WoS/Scopus indexed international journals, national and international proceedings. He collaborates with many International Universities and prestigious Research Centres. His current research interests include dynamics of mechanical systems, tribology and biotribology, noise and vibration control.