Civil Engineer in Bolzano, Italy
Sebastiano holds a Bachelor and a Master Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Trento and he passed the Italian qualifying exam of the Civil Engineering profession.
He is mostly interested in structural engineering, with particular interest in timber structures, structural rehabilitation and seismic engineering.
He spent a research period at the Institut für Holz- und Stahlbau of the Technische Universität Dresden under the supervision of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peer Haller, studying the behaviour of moulded wooden tubes with special requirements of frangibility for the application as road and aerodrome equipment. There, he developed models based on the transient dynamic Finite Element Method and supported the experimental investigations carried out with the project partner Europoles & Co. GmbH KG.
Since 2009 he occasionally works as technical assistant in a construction company, especially preparing Safety Operational Plans and supporting the manager in the relations with the suppliers. Moreover, he worked in the same company as assistant to masons and carpenters.
From 2016 to 2018 he collaborates with structural engineering firm FV Progetti, based in Milan. Along with the traditional structural design with materials as reinforced concrete, steel, masonry and timber, he focuses on structural rehabilitation of existing buildings.
From November 2018, he collaborates with H+B Engineering GmbH as structural engineer.