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26 MAY 2021

Manuale di Triage Tecnico

Pubblicato col supporto del CISM, Il Manuale di Triage Tecnico è stato proposto e messo a punto dal gruppo di ricerca SPRINT-Lab dell’Università degli Studi di Udine come strumento di supporto alle attività del Corpo Nazionale dei Vigili del fuoco di valutazione rapida dei danni agli edifici danneggiati dal terremoto dell’Emilia 2012 per la pianificazione rapida degli interventi di messa in sic...

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26 FEB 2021


Before registering the applicants need to consider the following information:
CISM doesn't request payment or send invoices before the course and its format are confirmed (at the latest one month before the beginning of the course).
If it won't be possible to hold some courses in presence, then CISM will ask the "in presence" applicants if they wish to switch their application to the "o...

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13 JAN 2021

Courses Format - UPDATE

Since the present pandemic situation is still very uncertain, CISM is considering the possibility of offering courses with flexible structure in order to face a mutable situation. Probably even in 2021 travelling could be difficult, for this reason, though we trust in the traditional CISM courses, we are planning to opt for a hybrid course format offering the possibility to attend the courses a...

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30 SEP 2020

Gianpietro Del Piero

The International Centre for Mechanical Sciences announces with sorrow that Professor Gianpietro Del Piero passed away in Palmanova (Udine) on September 28, 2020.

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21 SEP 2020

Prof. Manuel G. Velarde has received the UK Patent Certificate of SFET

Prof. Manuel G. Velarde has received the UK PATENT CERTIFICATE (serial number GB 2533105) for the co-invention (with Prof. E. G. Wilson) of SFET (Solectron Field Effect Transistor and inverter) a novel transistor not based on silicon and offering extremely low heat as transport is mechanically controlled by solitons (wave-like localized mechanical excitations in a crystal). The theory underlyin...

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2 SEP 2020

Tentative Programme 2021

After the closure due to the coronavirus emergency, the headquarters of the Center is open again.
Despite the obvious difficulties, we are preparing the program of activities for 2021.

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16 JUL 2020

Prof. Soldati delivered the Freeman Scholar plenary lecture at the 2020 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting

On July 14, 2020, in the conference room of CISM, Prof. Soldati delivered the Freeman Scholar plenary lecture at the 2020 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting.
The meeting is the annual venue of the Fluids Engineering Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and this year the meeting was held in Orlando...

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25 MAY 2020

Lung modeling may yield better ventilator outcomes and can help critical COVID-19 patients

An interesting article has been published by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) about the work of CISM Rector Wolfgang Wall, professor of computational mechanics at the Technical University of Munich, who has been leading research in developing sophisticated lung models.

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29 APR 2020

COVID-19 Update

Since March 13th, CISM staff has been working remotely to continue providing all necessary assistance to our Lecturers and Participants.
Now that the phase of the gradual relaunch of activities is approaching, we will increase our efforts to ensure that the hard work of our organizers is not minimized by the impact of this crisis, while also considering the health and safety of our Lecturer...

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