Professor Luca Caracoglia was elected Fellow of ASCE – American Society of Civil Engineers in September 2020 for his contributions in research, education and outreach in the areas of structural engineering, structural dynamics, probabilistic mechanics, wind engineering and wind energy.
Second Online Summer School on MECHANICS AND PERFORMANCE OF RESILIENT STRUCTURES AND INFRASTRUCTURES (MECHRES20)
Professor Luca Caracoglia is part of an international team of experts who will deliver the Second Online Summer School on MECHANICS AND PERFORMANCE OF RESILIENT STRUCTURES AND INFRASTRUCTURES (MECHRES20). Lectures will be delivered synchronously, via web-based platform, on September 8-11, 2020. The initiative is organized by the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering of
CEE Associate Professor Luca Caracoglia was awarded a $440K NSF grant for “Exploiting the Wind Energy Resource through Aeroelastic Vibration and Torsional Flutter.” Abstract from NSF Wind energy is an important component of the United States program for renewable energy. As part of this effort, large-scale systems (onshore and offshore wind turbines) have been thoroughly
On April 9, 2020, PhD student Viet Le of WERG successfully defended his dissertation research. His dissertation is titled: “A Performance-based Wind Engineering Framework for Vertical Structures Subjected to Nonstationary Wind Loads”. The dissertation abstract and a short bio can be found in the linked flyer:
Updates to the WERG website
On May 23, 2019, CEE Associate Professor Luca Caracoglia hosted the 1st Northeastern University – Tongji University Workshop on Wind Engineering to discuss the latest research on how wind effects structural design of bridges and vertical structures.
Caracoglia Granted Two Concurrent Habilitations as a Full Professor by the Italian Ministry of Instruction, University and Research
CEE Associate Professor Luca Caracoglia was granted two concurrent Full Professor Habilitations (accreditations) by the Italian Ministry of Public Instruction, University and Research (MIUR).
CEE Associate Professor Luca Caracoglia was awarded a $260K NSF grant for “Stochastic Approximation Algorithms for Wind-Induced Dynamics of Next-Generation Tall Buildings and Tower Structures.”
Luca Caracoglia, alongside Chris Letchford of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, co-chairs BBAA8 at Northeastern University