Curriculum

Alessandro RUGGIERO Curriculum

CURRENT POSITION

Associate Professor of Mechanics of Machines.

University of Salerno, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Engineering (DIIn) since 2005

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Assistant Professor University of Salerno (1999 - 2005)

EDUCATION

Master Degree (cum lode) in Mechanical Engineering (5 years course degree) University of Salerno Italy, 1997

Ph.D course in Tribology University of Pisa Italy, 1997-1999

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Tribology, fluid film lubrication, biomechanics: Musculoskeletal numerical symulation, biotribology, lubrication of human synovial joints, water jet in surgery. Acoustics and noise and vibration control.

Author of more than 160 national and international papers published in International Journals and/or in Proceedings of International Conferences in the field of the Mechanical Engineering, Biomechaics, Noise and Vibration Control.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Main past and current courses:

Fundamentals of Mechanics of Machines;

Noise and Vibration Control;

Mechanics of Machines;

Mechanics of Machines (University of Sannio- Benevento- Italy)

Mechanical Vibrations (Master Degree)

Foundamental of Biomechanics (Master Degree)

Measurement Instruments for Environmental and industrial Noise Analysis and Control at the Universitad Politécnica de Madrid.

International teaching

  • A. 2008/2009

Teaching of “Measurement Instrumentation for Environmental and Industrial Noise Analysis and Control” (20 h) Università Politecnica di Madrid (SP).

  • A. 2010/11

Teaching of Tribology (5h) and Lubrication at Ilniaus Gedimino Technikos Universiteas LT VILNIUS02 (Lituania)

  • A. 2011/2012

Teaching of Tribology (5h) and Lubrication at Technicka Univerzita v Kosiciach SK KOSICE03 (SK)

  • A. 2012/2013

Teaching of Tribology (5h) and Lubrication at Univerza v Ljubljani SI LJUBLJA01 (Slovenia)

  • A. 2013/2014

Teaching of Tribology (8h) and Lubrication at Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana CH LUGANO02 (Svizzera)

  • A. 2014/2015

Teaching of Tribology (8h) and Lubrication at Ceska Zemedelska Univerzita v Praze CZ PRAHA02 (Repubblica Ceca).

  • A. 2015/2016

Teaching of Bio-Tribology (8h) and Università Politecnica di Madrid (SP).

OTHERS MAIN ACTIVITIES

SCOPUS/WOS Journals

Ø Associate Editor in Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering -Tribology- dal 2018

Ø Guest Editor Special Issue “Biotribology in Human Body” (2018) - Lubricants- MDPI ISSN 2075-4442

Ø Co-Guest Editor Special Issue “Biotribology and Biotribocorrosion Properties of Implantable Biomaterials Human Body" (2019) in Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering -Tribology-”;

Ø Review Editor in Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering -Mechatronics- dal 2018;

Ø Editorial Board Member in Industrial Lubrication and Tribology ISSN: 0036-8792.

Not SCOPUS/WOS

Ø Editor in Chief of the section “Biomedical Engineering” in “Annals of Engineering (AoE) -MM Publications-”;

Ø Editorial Board Member of:

o Natural Resources & Engineering Print ISSN: 2380-2693 Online ISSN: 2380-2707 Taylor & Francis;

o International Journal of Industrial and Operations Research VIBGYOR Publishers -USA-;

o Journal of Biomusical Engineering ISSN: 2090-2719;

o Journal of Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering (JMIE, ISSN: 1339-2972);

o Annals of Faculty Engineering Hunedoara –International Journal of Engineering (ISSN 1584 – 2665, e-ISSN 1584 – 2673);

o Acta Technica Corviniensis – Bulletin of Engineering- (e-ISSN: 2067-3809);

o JMEID @ UNISA “International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Design” (ISSN 2280-6407);

o Journal of Tribology Research (ISSN: 2249-3786);

o Environmental Energy and Economics International Research (EEEIR, ISSN: 2345-6760 -Online Edition-, 2345-5772 -Paper Edition);

o Acta Technologìa- International Scientific Journal- ISSN 2453-675X.

o Técnica Industrial, ISSN: 0040-1838. ISSN-internet: 2172-6957 - Alprint. C/ Orilla del Azarbe 24. 30140 Murcia- ES.

Ø Keynote Speaker “Method to Determine the Analytical Approximate Description on Non-Steady Fluid Film Force in Fluid Film Bearing” al 2th International Conference Manufacturing Engineering & Management TEAM Society, 5th- 7th December 2012, Presov, Slovak Republic;

Ø Keynote Speaker “Biotribology Research in Natural Lubrication of Synovial Joints” al 5th International and Expert Conference of the International TEAM Society, 4th- 6th November 2013, Presov, Slovak Republic;

Ø Keynote Speaker “Biotribology of human knee and hip joint prostheses” ICMEM 2016, International Conference of Manufacturing and Engineering and Materials, High Tatras in Slovakia, June 6th -10th 2016 -SCOPUS indexed Proceedings-;

Ø Keynote Speaker “Tribological Investigations on Green Composites Materials” ICMEM 2018, International Conference of Manufacturing and Engineering and Materials, High Tatras in Slovakia, June 18th -22th 2018 -SCOPUS indexed Proceedings-;

Ø Keynote Speaker "Tribological Investigations on Green Composite Materials" ICGCM 2019, International Conference of Green Composites Material, Prague, Czech, July 26th -28th 2019. -SCOPUS indexed Proceedings-;

Visiting Professor in 2009 at the Universitad Politécnica de Madrid –Spain-

Referee of several International Journals (Elsevier, Springer, ..) in the field of the Mechanics for Machines and of the Tribology and Bio-tribology and Acoustics.

Referee of the Italian Research Minister for the evaluation of National Research Projects.

Member of the scientific committee of many international Conferences in the field of mechanical engineering and tribology.

Advisor of several dissertations, some of which under the SOCRATES ERASMUS programs

Member of the Board of the PhD Course in Mechanical Engineering (University of Salerno).

Advisor of PhD students.

Member of Italian Association of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (AIMETA).

Member of Italian Association on Tribology (AIT).

Member of the Scientific Committee of IFORGES (http://www.isforges.it).

Designed Member of the Italian Tribology Coordination Group AIMETA.

Member of the Scientific Committee and Chair of many International and National Conferences in the field of Tribology, Applied Mechanics, Materials.

Member of NANO_MATES (Research Centre for NANOMAterials and nanoTEchnology at Salerno University).

Member of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB);

Member of Italian Association of Acoustic;

Member of Rotary Club Salerno and member of the Directive Board of the Rotarian Year 2016/2017.

Tutor Erasmus:

  • PANEPISTIMIO THESSALIAS (G VOLOS01 –Grecia)
  • VILNIAUS GEDIMINO TECHNIKOS UNIVERSITETAS (VGTU, LT VILNIUS02 - Lituania)
  • POLITECHNIKA BIALOSTOCKA (PL BIALYST01-Polonia-)
  • POLITECHNIKA KRAKOWSKA (PL KRAKOW03 – Polonia.)
  • UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO (P PORTO02 – Portogallo)
  • CESKA ZEMEDELSKA UNIVERZITA V PRAZE (CZ PRAHA02 – Repubblica Ceca)
  • UNIVERSITATEA "STEFAN CEL MARE" DIN SUCEAVA (RO SUCEAVA01 – Romania)
  • UNIVERSITATEA "POLITEHNICA DIN TIMÍSOARA" (RO TIMISOA04 –Romania-)
  • UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI (SI LJUBLJA01 – Slovenia)
  • UNIVERSITAT POLITÉCNICA DE CATALUÑA (E BARCELO03 – Barcellona, Spagna)
  • UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE VALENCIA (E VALENCI02 – Spagna)
  • GUMUSHANE UNIVERSITY (TR GUMUSHA01 – Turchia).