About the Author
Paolo Gaudenzi, Professor of Aerospace Structures, School of Aerospace Engineering, Università di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.
Laurea in Civil Engineering cum laude, Università di Roma La Sapienza (1984).
Dottore di ricerca (PhD) in Aerospace Engineering, Università di Roma La Sapienza (1989).
Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) (1991-1992).
Ricercatore (Assistant Professor) at the Scuola di Ingegneria Aerospaziale of Sapienza since 1990, Associate professor at the same school since 1998, Full professor since 2000.
From 2002 Director of the Master in Satellites of La Sapienza.
Author of 90 papers, 30 of which have been published on refereed international journals.
His research topics include aerospace structures and constructions, laminated and composite structures, active materials and smart structures, finite element modeling and satellite systems.