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Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A

Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A


Legal Entity Short Name: CRF

Academic / Non-Academic: Non-Academic

Country: Italy

Department / Division: Group Materials Laboratories

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Postal Address:

  • Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A
  • Group Materials Laboratories
  • Strada Torino, 50
  • 10043 Orbassano (TO)
  • Italy

Scientists

early-stage-researcher

Ing. Lucio Cascone

Position: Material Specialist

Role in ICONIC: CRF Scientist-in-charge, Supervisor

Email address: lucio.cascone@crf.it

Supervisor For: ESRs 11, 13 and 14


Experience:

Ing. Lucio Cascone is a researcher and material specialist at CRF’S Group Material Laboratories, working on the virtual testing and design composite materials and on developing new numerical methodologies.

Ing. Domenico Fondacaro

Position: Department Manager of Composites

Role in ICONIC: Supervisor

Email address: domenico.fondacaro@crf.it

Supervisor For: ESR 13


Experience:

Ing. Domenico Fondacaro has been Department Manager of Composites at CRF since 2011. Previously, he has worked as a project manager in the Body Department for Fiat Group Automobiles, including several R&D projects with innovative materials applications, like aluminium space frame for Ferrari 612 Scaglietti and CFRP upper body for Alfa Romeo 6C Competizione. He is the author of a patent related to a removable front end car structure, studied to reduce damages in low speed impact. He is CRF’s project leader for European projects PolyGraph and FlexHyJoin, and has supervised students and researchers in the context of their graduation thesis and research activities.

Dr. Vito Guido Lambertini

Position: Head of Polymers and Glass Department

Role in ICONIC: Supervisor

Email address: vitoguido.lambertini@crf.it

Supervisor For: ESR 14


Experience:

Dr. Vito Guido Lambertini is the Head of Polymers and Glass Department at CRF. He has worked at CRF since 1994, contributing in the development of several automotive prototypes in the field of green & multifunctional polymer, composites and advanced surfaces smart materials. Currently, he is contributing in different EU project on polymers and composites for automotive components (Brigit, PolyGraph, PLATFORM, GREENLIGHT).

early-stage-researcher

Ing. Ranieri Lupicini

Position: Material Specialist

Role in ICONIC: Supervisor

Email address: ranieri.lupicini@crf.it

Supervisor For: ESRs 3 and 14


Experience:

Ing. Ranieri Lupicini works in the Group Material Laboratories since 2011, dealing with structural tests of composite material. He started working in the Acoustic Department in FCA, followed by several years in the Body Car Structural Department. He has worked in the EU funded project PolyGraph.

early-stage-researcher

Ing. Matteo Basso

Position: Composite Materials Specialist

Role in ICONIC: Supervisor

Email address: matteo.basso@crf.it

Supervisor For: ESRs 2 and 13


Experience:

Ing. Matteo Basso is a composite materials specialist in the Polymers and Glass Department, engaged in the development and characterisation of composite materials and structures.