EDUCATION

• 1990: MSc, Transport Engineering, University of Catania
• 1995: Ph.D. Structural Engineering,  University of Catania

DEPARTMENT AND FACULTY ASSIGNMENTS

• 2008-2012 Vice Director, Materials and Structures Testing Laboratory (MASTRLAB)
• Representative of the Structural Area at the Second Faculty of Architecture (2008-2012)
• Managment of all the student exams for Mechanics of Structures at Architecture for all the classes without a titular professor

IN THE CLASSROOM

In the Academic year 2014-2015 Giulio Ventura teaches:
• Design of Structures
• Design and analysis of existing structures

Past years classes:
• Theory and Design of Structures
• Structures
• Statics and Stability of Masonry and Monumental Structures;
• Structural Mechanics;
• Design of Structures;
• Structures II, I Facoltà Architettura;
• Laboratory of Architectural Building Design;
• Laboratory of Architectural Design (Structures);
• Statics;
• Structural Mechanics, University of Catania (collaboration, titularity Prof. Oliveto);
• Theory of Structures, University of Catania (collaboration, titularity Prof. Cuomo).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


VENTURA G., BENVENUTI E. (2014). Equivalent polynomials for quadrature in Heaviside function enriched elements.
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (ISSN:0029-5981). Invited paper on the Journal Special Issue dedicated to Ted Belytschko's 70th Birthday.

VENTURA G., COPPOLA M., CALDERINI C., CHIORINO M.A. (2014). Three-Dimensional Limit Analysis of the Vicoforte Elliptical Dome. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE (ISSN:1558-3058) 8(5), 649-669.

BENVENUTI E., VENTURA G., PONARA N., TRALLI, A. (2013). Variationally consistent eXtended FE model for 3D planar and curved imperfect interfaces. COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING (ISSN: 00457825) 267, 434-457.

CARPINTERI A., RUIZ CARMONA J., VENTURA G. (2011). Failure mode transitions in RC beams. Part 1: Theoretical model. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL (ISSN:0889-3241) 108, 277-285.

CARPINTERI A., RUIZ CARMONA J., VENTURA G. (2011). Failure mode transitions in RC beams. Part 2: Experimental Tests. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL (ISSN:0889-3241) 108, 286-293.7.   

VENTURA G., GRACIE R., BELYTSCHKO T. (2009). Fast integration and weight function blending in the extended finite element method. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (ISSN:0029-5981) 77, 1-29.

BELYTSCHKO T., GRACIE R., VENTURA G. (2009). A review of extended/generalized finite element methods for material modeling. MODELLING AND SIMULATION IN MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (ISSN:0965-0393) 17 043001.

VENTURA G. (2006). On the elimination of quadrature subcells for discontinuous functions in the Extended Finite Element Method. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL METHODS IN ENGINEERING (ISSN:0029-5981) 66, 761-795.

ORGANIZER AND CHAIR OF  http://x-dms2015.sciencesconf.org/

http://x-dms2015.sciencesconf.org/

GIULIO VENTURA


Associate Professor in Structural Mechanics
giulio.ventura@polito.it


Dept. of Structural, Building and Geotechnical Engineering
Politecnico di Torino
Corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24
10129 Torino
Tel:  +39 011 090 4906
Fax: +39 011 090 4899
Updated December 2014

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