francesco iacoviello

Studies and Career:

  • 2005 - ongoing: Full Professor of Metallurgy (Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale);

  • 2000-2005: Associate Professor of Metallurgy (Università di Cassino);

  • 1997: PhD, Ecole Centrale Paris, France (Métallurgie-Corrosion);

  • 1992-2000: Researcher of Metallurgy (Università di Cassino);

  • 1989-1992: Engineer (RAI RadioTelevisione Italiana);

  • 1989: Nuclear Engineering degree (five years; Università di Roma "Sapienza");

Organizational activities (Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale):

  • 2021 - ongoing: Prorettore funzionale (Gestione delle infrastrutture e dei servizi);

  • 2020 - ongoing: President of the Information Technology Center;

  • 2018 - 2021: Coordinator of the Didactics in Engineering;

  • 2018 - 2021: Member of the Academic Senate;

  • 2015 - 2021: Responsible for the Didactics Innovation;

  • 2012-2018: Coordinator of Industrial Engineering courses;

  • 2006-2008: Director of the Engineering PhD School;

  • 2004-2006: Coordinator of the PhD activities in Mechanical Engineering;

  • 1995-2015: Responsible of the Laboratory of Metallurgy

Scientific Associations. He served/serves as:

IGF - Gruppo Italiano Frattura

  • 2021 - ongoing: IGF President Emeritus;

  • 2009 - 2021: IGF President;

  • 2004 - 2009: IGF Secretary;

  • 2004 - ongoing: member of the Executive Committee;

ESIS - European Structural Integrity Society

  • 2018 - ongoing: ESIS President;

  • 2014-2018: ESIS Vice President;

  • 2012 - ongoing: member of the Executive Committee;

ICF - International Congress on Fracture

  • 2017 - ongoing: ICF Vice President;

  • 2013-2017: ICF Director;

Editorial activities:


Honors and Awards:

  • 2020: "Materials Design & Processing Communications" Award of Merit 2020. LINK.

  • 2018: "Structural Integrity Award of Merit", Structural Integrity – Series and Springer Publishing. LINK.

  • 2017: “Constantine Tipper Silver Medal”, International Congress on Fracture (ICF). LINK.

Conferences, Workshops and Summer Schools organization:

He organized many national and international conferences, workshops and summer schools, mainly under the aegis of the IGF (Gruppo Italiano Frattura) and of the ESIS (European Structural Integrity Society). Among them, the most relevant one was the ECF21 (21st European Conference on Fracture, Catania 2016), with more than 700 participants. He was chairman and member of the scientific board of many national and international conferences. He was invited as plenary speaker at many international conferences.

He organized/co-organized:

  • 2021 IGF26 - 26th International Conference on Fracture and Structural Integrity, Torino & web.

  • 2020 1st Virtual ESIS Summer School, VESS1, July 6-31, Online.

  • 2020 1st Virtual European Conference on Fracture, VECF1, June 29-July 1, 2020, Online.

  • 2020 1st Mediterranean Conference on Fracture and Structural Integrity, February 26-28, 2020. Athens, Greece.

  • 2020 1st Virtual Conference on Structural Integrity, January 16, 2020

  • 2019 IGFXXV - 25th International Conference on Fracture and Structural Integrity, Catania.

  • 2019 IGF Summer School, Catania.

  • 2018 Workshop: Fracture and Structural Integrity: ten years of ‘Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale’, Cassino

  • 2017 IGFXXIV - 24th National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Urbino.

  • 2017 Second IJFatigue & FFEMS Joint Workshop “Challenges in Multiaxial Fatigue”, Bonifacio (France)

  • 2017 Forth IJFatigue & FFEMS Joint Workshop “Crack tip Field”, Bonifacio (France)

  • 2016 ECF21 – European Conference on Fracture, Catania.

  • 2016 ESIS (European Structural Integrity Society) Summer School. Catania.

  • 2015 Third IJFatigue & FFEMS Joint Workshop “Characterization of Crack Tip Fields”, Urbino.

  • 2015 IGFXXIII - 23rd National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Favignana.

  • 2014 The First Multi-Lateral Workshop on “Fracture and Structural Integrity related Issues” Catania.

  • 2013 Second Int. J. Fatigue & FFEMS Joint Workshop, Malaga, Spain.

  • 2013 IGFXXII - 22nd National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Roma.

  • 2012 Fourth International Conference on “Crack Paths”, Gaeta.

  • 2012 IGF Summer School. Udine

  • 2012 Workshop: Problematiche di frattura ed integrità strutturale di materiali e componenti ingegneristici, Forni di Sopra.

  • 2011 First Int. J. Fatigue & FFEMS Joint Workshop, Forni di Sopra.

  • 2011 IGFXXI - 21st National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Cassino.

  • 2011 IGF session in AIPnD Conference, Firenze.

  • 2010 IGF Summer School. Trieste.

  • 2010 Youth Symposium on Experimental Solid Mechanics, Trieste.

  • 2010 Workshop: Problematiche di Frattura nei materiali per l'Ingegneria, Forni di Sopra.

  • 2009 IGFXX - 20th National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Torino.

  • 2009 Workshop: Progettazione a fatica di giunzioni saldate (...e non), Forni di Sopra.

  • 2009 IGF session in AInD Conference, Roma.

  • 2009 IGF session in AIAS Conference, Torino

  • 2008 Workshop: Fatica ad altissimo numero di cicli, Torino.

  • 2008 Workshop: Giovani Ricercatori IGF 2008, Trieste.

  • 2008 IGF Summer School. Trieste

  • 2007 IGFXIX - 19th National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Milano.

  • 2006 IGFXVIII - 18th National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Cetraro.

  • 2000 Scuola Dottorato CIRM, Centro Interuniversitario per la Ricerca Metallurgica.

  • 1997 IGFXIII - 13rd National Conference of the Italian Group of Fracture, Cassino.

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