DIPARTIMENTO DI CHIMICA, MATERIALI E INGEGNERIA CHIMICA "GIULIO NATTA"

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person DARIO GASTALDI
label ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
share SECTION BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
share SECTION SCIENCE AND MATERIALS ENG.
CONTACTS
phone +39 02 2399 4724
email dario.gastaldi@polimi.it
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web Polimi Personal Page
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RESEARCH
group LaBS - μBIOmechL
PROFILE

Qualifications and academic positions

Master degree in Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2001
PhD in Materials Engineering at Politecnico di Milano in 2005 (PhD thesis title “Microstructure-based Numerical Modeling of Functionally Graded Materials for applications in the biomedical field”)
2011-2012 Assistant Professor in Industrial Bioengineering at the Dept. of Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
2013-2016 Assistant Professor in Industrial Bioengineering at the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
2016-at present Associate Professor in Industrial Bioengineering at the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Dario has contributed to several research projects at the Laboratory of Biological Structures Mechanics (LaBS), focused on modeling and characterization of materials and structures in the biomedical field. From 2016 he is co-responsible for the In-situ Micromechanics Laboratory (IS-MicroLab) aimed at performing in-situ mechanical characterization and multi-physics characterization (electro-mechanical) of materials and systems for deformable electronics.
2005-nowadays: Active member of the European Society of Biomechanics.

Research activities

  • Biomechanics of biological tissues
  • Biomechanical reliability of prosthetic implants and biomedical devices
  • Numerical modeling of materials and devices
  • Experimental methodologies for the mechanical characterization of biomaterials
  • Mechanics of materials at multiple length scales
  • Nanoindentation techniques
  • Biodegradable and bioresorbable materials and devices
  • Additive manufacturing technologies applied to the biomedical field
  • Flexible and stretchable electronics for biomedical applications