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New trends in nano-engineering

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Barretta Raffaele corresponding author


With rapid developments of nano-engineering in the recent years, high-performance and multi-functional nano-materials, exhibiting new and enhanced physical and chemical properties, are introduced with innumerable conceivable applications. The recent advances in design, synthesis and characterization techniques of nano-materials have enabled the fabrication of modern nano-electro-mechanical systems (NEMS). Research breakthroughs in NEMS technology over the past decade have caused an increased interest in the analysis of structures at nano-scale, stimulated by the fact that control over these exclusive properties leads to development of concepts potentially resulting in new engineering applications......

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Barretta Raffaele, Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

--Ph.D. in Structural Mechanics at University of Naples Federico II.
   Title of thesis: Mixed Variational Methods in Elasticity.
--Master Degree (5 years) in Civil Engineering with magna laude at University of Naples Federico II.
   Title of thesis: Polar Models of Beams and Shells in Large Deformations.
--Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics at the Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture of the University of Naples Federico II since 2015.
--Field of expertise: Non-Linear Continuum Mechanics; Beams, Plates, Shells; Generalized Continua; Nanomaterials; Non-Local Elasticity; Functionally Graded Materials; Nanomechanics; MEMS/NEMS;  Composites.

How to Cite
Raffaele, B. (2018). New trends in nano-engineering. Chemical Reports, 1(1), 1-2.