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Education/Academic qualification

Structural Engineering, PhD, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Milan

… → 2002

"Laurea", Structural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Milan

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Applied mechanics
  • Constitutive modeling of concrete and cementitious composites
  • Mechanics of infrastructure materials

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Concretes Engineering & Materials Science
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Cracks Engineering & Materials Science
Calibration Engineering & Materials Science
Shale Engineering & Materials Science
Aging of materials Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2011 2021

Research Output 2001 2020

1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical study on crack thermal resistance effect on thermo-mechanical coupled behavior of concrete structure at room temperature

Shen, L., Ren, Q., Cusatis, G., Cao, M., Xu, L. & Yang, Y., Jan 1 2020, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 182-183, p. 141-155 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal Resistance
concrete structures
Concrete Structures
thermal resistance
Heat resistance
2 Citations (Scopus)

A polygonal XFEM with new numerical integration for linear elastic fracture mechanics

Huynh, H. D., Nguyen, M. N., Cusatis, G., Tanaka, S. & Bui, T. Q., May 15 2019, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 213, p. 241-263 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracture mechanics
Stress intensity factors
Crack propagation
Finite element method

Centrifuge modeling testing and multiscale analysis of cemented sand and gravel (CSG) dams

Chen, J., Cai, X., Lale, E., Yang, J. & Cusatis, G., Oct 30 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 223, p. 605-615 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Critical comparison of the boundary effect model with cohesive crack model and size effect law

Carloni, C., Cusatis, G., Salviato, M., Le, J. L., Hoover, C. G. & Bazant, Z. P., Jun 15 2019, In : Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 215, p. 193-210 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomimetic materials
Sea ice
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of alkali silica reaction on the mechanical properties of aging mortar bars: Experiments and numerical modeling

Pathirage, M., Bousikhane, F., D’Ambrosia, M., Alnaggar, M. & Cusatis, G., Feb 1 2019, In : International Journal of Damage Mechanics. 28, 2, p. 291-322 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon Dioxide
Aging of materials