Departments

Specific Research Areas:

  • Vibration Testing
  • Development of High-Performance Vibration Isolators for Vehicle Suspensions
  • Machine Foundations
  • Earthquake Protection
  • Overhead Electrical Transmission Lines

Main Projects:

  • Vibrations Control with Magneto-rheological Dampers and Controllable Friction
  • Passive Devices with Adjustable Stiffness and Damping Characteristics for Machine Foundations and Earthquake Protection.
  • Aeolian Vibrations Control
  • Complex Automation Systems with PLC.

Deformable Media

  • Mechanical Properties of Deformable Media
  • Wave Propagation in Continuous Media
  • Failure and Fracture
  • Hysteretic Properties of Materials
  • Intelligent Materials
  • Biodynamics.

Ultrasonics

  • Ultrasonic Non Destructive Testing and Evaluation (Ultrasonic NDT / NDE)
  • High Power Ultrasonics

Specific Research Areas:

  • Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Classical and Unconventional Materials
  • Thin Layers
  • Abrasive Wear Resistance
  • Biotribology of Hip Prosthesis.

Main Projects:

  • Hip Joint Prosthesis Bio-tribology
  • Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Thin Layers.

Specific Research Areas:

  • Advanced Methods in Robotics
  • Genetic Algorithms and Fuzzy Logic
  • Optimal Configuration of Prehensile Systems

Main Projects:

  • Method for According of Fuzzy and Hybrid Regulators for Industrial Robots
  • Learning Navigation Strategies for Mobile and Autonomic Robots