Fernando Fraternali

Founder, CEO and R&D Manager

Fernando Fraternali is the co-founder of Newmatt, where he operates as CEO and director of the Research and Development branch. At Newmatt he is also active in the design, modeling, experimental testing and fabrication – via 3D/4D printing – of mechanical metamaterials and interior design products. Fernando Fraternali is Full Professor of Structural Mechanics in the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Salerno, and has a rich international academic experience, having served the California Institute of Technology of Pasadena, USA (on a Fulbright Scholarship for the academic years  2005/2006 and 2006/2007), the University of California San Diego (USA), the University of Sheffield (UK), and the Universite Paris Diderot (France) as Visiting Professor. www.fernandofraternaliresearch.com

Ilenia Farina

Founder & CTO

Ilenia Farina is the co-founder and CTO of Newmatt. She actively participates in the R&D activities of the company and the design and fabrication of interior design products. Ilenia leads and coordinates the Newmatt projects  dealing with fashion accessories. She received a BSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Salerno, a MSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Naples Parthenope, where she is currently active as a research assistant in Materials Engineering, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Sheffield (UK). Ilenia is author of numerous scientific publications and one patent on the subject of innovative materials for sustainable engineering. She has been awarded  the  “Bdr2017 Award – Category Green Economy” for Newmatt.

Filipe Santos

Structural Engineeering Consultant

Filipe Santos is a consultant engineer and researcher at Newmatt operating in the areas of mechanical metamaterials and innovative structures for interior design applications. Recently, he has collaborated to the design and implementation of the Newmatt design project dealing with the tensegrity lamp Di-Fiore, and with the design and fabrication of seismic metamaterials featuring tensegrity architectures and shape memory components. Filipe is Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering at the Universidade NOVA of Lisbon (Portugal). He has a brilliant scientific background in earthquake engineering and seismic design, structural dynamics, vibration mitigation and applications of smart materials, namely shape-memory alloys. docentes.fct.unl.pt/fpas

Giuseppe Rocchetta

Seismic Engineering Consultant

Giuseppe Rocchetta is a consultant engineer at Newmatt in the branch of seismic metamaterials. Giuseppe serves the the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Salerno as a postdoctoral research assistant.

Ada Amendola

R&D Consultant

Ada Amendola  is a consultant engineer at Newmatt in the area of mechanical metamaterials. Ada is a postdoctoral research assistant of the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Salerno.

Raffaele Miranda

R&D Collaborator

Raffaele Miranda collaborates with the R&D branch of Newmatt as an engineer-architect. Raffaele is a PhD candidate in Structural Engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Salerno.

Narinder Singh

R&D Assistant

Narinder Singh collaborates with the R&D activities of Newmatt dealing with innovative sustainable materials for 3D/4D printing. Narinder is a PhD student in Civil Engineering at the University of Salerno.

Diana Peña

Architect Consultant

Diana Peña collaborates with the design and fabrication of Newmatt design products featuring tensegrity architecture. She is currently a postdoctoral research assistant of the University of Salerno.

Mariella De Piano

Civil Engineering Consultant

Mariella De Piano is a civil engineering consultant of Newmatt in the areas of seismic engineering and sustainable architecture. Mariella also actively collaborates with the PR branch of Newmatt.

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