Associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics

Ph.D. thesis

Cracks, shear bands and lamellar inclusions in homogeneously prestressed materials. Advisor: Prof. D. Bigoni.
XXI Cycle of Graduate School in Structural Engineering Modelling, Preservation and Control of Materials and Structures (2009). University of Trento, Trento, Italy.

Chapter of books

  1. Comitti, A., Nejabatmeimandi, M.H., Vijayakumaran, H., Seixas, L., Penasa, M., Misseroni, D., Paech, C. Cabello, A., Bown, A.C., Dal Corso, F., Bosi, F. (2024)
    Ultralight Membrane Structures Towards a Sustainable Environment.
    In Sustainable Structures and Buildings, edited by A. Bahrami, Springer.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-46688-5

  2. Bigoni, D., Bosi, F., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D. (2022)
    Configurational Forces on Elastic Structures.
    In 50+ Years of AIMETA: A Journey through Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in Italy (Ch. 14), edited by G. Rega, Springer.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94195-6_14

  3. Bigoni, D., Amato, M., Dal Corso, F. (2021)
    Configurational forces in penetration processes.
    In Solid (Bio)mechanics: Challenges of the Next Decade (Ch. 19), edited by G. Sommer, K. Li, D.C. Haspinger, and R.W. Ogden, Springer.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92339-6_19

  4. Bigoni, D., Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Noselli, G. (2015)
    New phenomena in nonlinear elastic structures: from tensile buckling to configurational forces.
    In CISM Lecture Notes No. 562 "Extremely Deformable Structures" (Ch. 2), edited by D. Bigoni, Springer.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-7091-1877-1_2

Papers published in international journals

Single copies of the articles can be downloaded and printed for the reader's personal research and study.

Scientific articles
  1. Cazzolli, A., Dal Corso, F. (2024).
    The elastica sling.
    European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, 105: 105273.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2024.105273

  2. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Kirillov, O., Misseroni, D., Noselli, G., Piccolroaz, A. (2023).
    Flutter instability in solids and structures, with a view on biomechanics and metamaterials. [Cover paper, Open access].
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 479: 20230523.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2023.0523


  3. Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2023).
    Stabilization against gravity and self-tuning of an elastic variable-length rod through an oscillating sliding sleeve.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 181: 105452.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2023.105452

  4. Hima, N., D'Annibale, F., Dal Corso, F. (2023).
    Non-smooth dynamics of buckling based metainterfaces: rocking-like motion and bifurcations.
    International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 242: 108005.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2022.108005

  5. Koutsogiannakis, P., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2023).
    Double restabilization and design of force-displacement response of the extensible elastica with movable constraints.
    European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids, 100: 104745.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euromechsol.2022.104745

  6. Giarola, D., Dal Corso, F., Capuani, D., Bigoni, D. (2022).
    Interactions between multiple rigid lamellae in a ductile metal matrix: shear band magnification and attenuation in localization patterns.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 165: 104925.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2022.104925

  7. Hima, N., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2022).
    Buckling vs unilateral constraint for a multistable metamaterial element.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 380: 20220021.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2022.0021

  8. Goudarzi, M., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D., Simone, A. (2021).
    Dispersion of rigid line inclusions as stiffeners and shear band instability triggers [Cover paper].
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 210–211, 255-272.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2020.11.006


  9. Cazzolli, A., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2021).
    Flutter instability and Ziegler destabilization paradox for elastic rods subject to non-holonomic constraints.
    Journal of Applied Mechanics ASME, 88(3): 031003.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047132

  10. Cazzolli, A., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2020).
    Non-holonomic constraints inducing flutter instability in structures under conservative loadings.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 138: 103919.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2020.103919
    Supplementary material
    Symbolic expression for flutter load with vanishing viscosities (Mathematica file)

  11. Cazzolli, A., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2020).
    Elastica catastrophe machine: theory, design and experiments.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 136: 103735.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2019.103735
    Supplementary material

  12. Rizzi, G., Dal Corso, F., Veber, D., Bigoni, D. (2019).
    Identification of second-gradient elastic materials from planar hexagonal lattices.
    Part I: Analytical derivation of equivalent constitutive tensors
    .
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 176-177, 1-18.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2019.07.008

  13. Rizzi, G., Dal Corso, F., Veber, D., Bigoni, D. (2019).
    Identification of second-gradient elastic materials from planar hexagonal lattices.
    Part II: Mechanical characteristics and model validation
    .
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 176-177, 19-35.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2019.07.009

  14. Dal Corso, F., Tallarico, D., Movchan, N., Movchan, A., Bigoni, D. (2019).
    Nested Bloch waves in elastic structures with configurational forces.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 377: 20190101.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0101

  15. Armanini, C., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2019).
    Configurational forces and nonlinear structural dynamics.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 130, 82-100.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2019.05.009

  16. Cazzolli, A., Dal Corso, F. (2019).
    Snapping of elastic strips with controlled ends.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 162, 285-303.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2018.12.005
    Data of 1923 critical conditions for snap-back type 1 surface (Mathematica file)

  17. Shahzad, S., Dal Corso, F. (2019).
    Torsion of elastic solids with sparse voids parallel to the twist axis.
    Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 24 (7), 2126-2153.
    doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1081286518815306

  18. Bacigalupo, A., Paggi, M., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2018).
    Identification of higher-order continua equivalent to a Cauchy elastic composite.
    Mechanics Research Communications, 93, 11-22.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2017.07.002

  19. Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D., Pugno, N.M., Movchan, A.B., Movchan, N.V., Bigoni, D. (2017).
    Serpentine locomotion through elastic energy release [Open access].
    Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14: 20170055.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2017.0055

  20. Armanini, C., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2017).
    From the elastica compass to the elastica catapult: an essay on the mechanics of soft robot arm [Cover paper, Open access].
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 473: 20160870.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2016.0870


  21. Shahzad, S., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2017).
    Hypocycloidal inclusions in nonuniform out-of-plane elasticity: stress singularity vs stress reduction.
    Journal of Elasticity, 126 (2), 215-229.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10659-016-9590-5

  22. Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Neukirch, S., Bigoni, D. (2016).
    Asymptotic self-restabilization of a continuous elastic structure.
    Physical Review E, 94 (6), 063005.
    doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.94.063005

  23. Papathanasiou, T.K., Gourgiotis, P.A., Dal Corso, F. (2016).
    Finite element simulation of a gradient elastic half-space subjected to thermal shock on the boundary.
    Applied Mathematical Modelling, 40 (23-24), 10181-10198.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apm.2016.07.023

  24. Dal Corso, F., Shahzad, S., Bigoni, D. (2016).
    Isotoxal star-shaped polygonal voids and rigid inclusions in nonuniform antiplane shear fields. Part I: Formulation and full-field solution.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 85-86, 67-75.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.01.027

  25. Dal Corso, F., Shahzad, S., Bigoni, D. (2016).
    Isotoxal star-shaped polygonal voids and rigid inclusions in nonuniform antiplane shear fields. Part II: Singularities, annihilation and invisibility.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 85-86, 76-88.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.01.026

  26. Papathanasiou, T.K., Dal Corso, F., Piccolroaz, A. (2016).
    Thermo-mechanical response FEM simulation of ceramic refractories undergoing severe temperature variations.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36 (9), 2329-2340.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.01.022

  27. Penasa, M., Argani, L., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Cova, M., Piccolroaz, A. (2016).
    Computational modelling and experimental validation of industrial forming processes by cold pressing of aluminum silicate powder.
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 36 (9), 2351-2362.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.12.040

  28. Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2015).
    Self-encapsulation, or the 'dripping' of an elastic rod [Open access]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 471: 20150195.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2015.0195

  29. Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2015).
    Development of configurational forces during the injection of an elastic rod
    Extreme Mechanics Letters, 471 83-88.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2015.04.007

  30. Bordignon, N., Piccolroaz, A., Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. (2015).
    Strain localization and shear banding in ductile materials [Open access]
    Frontiers in Materials, 2.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2015.00022

  31. Zisis, Th., Gourgiotis, P.A., Dal Corso, F. (2015).
    A contact problem in couple stress thermoelasticity: The indentation by a hot flat punch.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 63, 226-239.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.03.002

  32. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Bosi, F. and Misseroni, D. (2015).
    Eshelby-like forces acting on elastic structures: theoretical and experimental proof
    Mechanics of Materials, 80, 368-374.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmat.2013.10.009

  33. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D. and Bosi, F. (2014).
    Torsional locomotion [Cover Paper, Open access]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 470, 20140599.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2014.0599


  34. Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2014).
    An elastica arm scale [Cover Paper]
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 470, 20140232.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2014.0232
    [Royal Society Publishing July Highlights]


  35. Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F., Shahzad, S. and Bigoni, D. (2014).
    Stress concentration near stiff inclusions: validation of rigid inclusion model and boundary layers by means of photoelasticity
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 121-122, 87-97.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2014.03.004

  36. Bigoni, D., Bosi, F., Dal Corso, F. and Misseroni, D. (2014).
    Instability of a penetrating blade
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 64, 411-425.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2013.12.008

  37. Bosi, F., Piccolroaz, A., Gei, M., Dal Corso, F., Cocquio, A. and Bigoni, D. (2014).
    Experimental investigation of the elastoplastic response of aluminum silicate spray dried powder during cold compaction
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 34, 2633-2642.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.11.037

  38. Bacca, M., Dal Corso, F. Veber, D. and Bigoni, D. (2013).
    Anisotropic effective higher-order response of heterogeneous Cauchy elastic materials
    Mechanics Research Communications, 54, 63-71.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mechrescom.2013.09.008

  39. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Mindlin second-gradient elastic properties from dilute two-phase Cauchy-elastic composites
    Part I: Closed form expression for the effective higher-order constitutive tensor

    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 4010-4019.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.08.014

  40. Bacca, M., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Veber, D. (2013).
    Mindlin second-gradient elastic properties from dilute two-phase Cauchy-elastic composites
    Part II: Higher-order constitutive properties and application cases

    International Journal of Solids and Structures, 50, 4020-4029.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.08.016

  41. Dal Corso, F. and Deseri, L. (2013).
    Residual stresses in random elastic composites: nonlocal micromechanics-based models and first estimates of the representative volume element size
    Meccanica, 48 (8), 1901-1923.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11012-013-9713-z

  42. Dal Corso, F. and Willis, J.R. (2011).
    Stability of strain gradient plastic materials
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 1251-1267.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2011.01.014

  43. Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2010).
    Growth of slip surfaces and line inclusions along shear bands in a softening material
    International Journal of Fracture, 166, 225-237.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-010-9534-1

  44. Noselli, G., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2010).
    The stress intensity near a stiffener disclosed by photoelasticity
    International Journal of Fracture, 166, 91-103.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10704-010-9502-9

  45. Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2009).
    The interactions between shear bands and rigid lamellar inclusions in a ductile metal matrix
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 465, 143-163.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2008.0242

  46. Bigoni, D. and Dal Corso, F. (2008).
    The unrestrainable growth of a shear band in a prestressed material
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 464, 2365-2390. Electronic supplementary material.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2008.0029

  47. Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. and Gei, M. (2008).
    The stress concentration near a rigid line inclusion in a prestressed, elastic material
    Part I. Full field solution and asymptotics
    .
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 815-838.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2007.07.002

  48. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Gei, M. (2008).
    The stress concentration near a rigid line inclusion in a prestressed, elastic material.
    Part II. Implications on shear band nucleation, growth and energy release rate

    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56, 839-857.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2007.07.003

Teaching and Educational articles
  1. Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F. (2014)
    A model for teaching elastic frames
    Journal of Materials Education, 36 (5-6), 169-174.

  2. Bosi, F., Mazzocchi, E., Jatro, I., Dal Corso, F., Piccolroaz, A., Deseri, L., Bigoni, D., Cocquio, A., Cova, M., Odorizzi, S. (2013)
    A collaborative project between Industry and Academia to enhance engineering education at graduate and PhD level in ceramic technology
    International Journal of Engineering Education, 29, 1-9.

  3. Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni D. and Tommasini, M. (2012).
    A teaching model for truss structures
    European Journal of Physics, 33, 1179-1186.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0143-0807/33/5/1179

Conference proceedings

  1. Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D., Noselli, G., Misseroni, D., and Shahzad, S. (2014).
    Rigid inclusions: stress singularity, inclusion neutrality and shear bands.
    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Fracture, Fatigue and Wear, Kitakyushu, Japan, September 1-3, 2014.

  2. Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. and Gei, M. (2007).
    The Stress Concentration Near a Rigid Line Inclusion in a Prestressed, Elastic Materials.
    XVIII Congresso Nazionale dell'AIMETA, Brescia, Italy, September 11-14, 2007.

  3. Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D. and Gei, M. (2007).
    The Stress Concentration Near a Rigid Line Inclusion in a Prestressed, Elastic Materials.
    International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics, Dynamic Systems and Probability Theory - MDP 2007, Mondello (PA), Italy, June 3-6, 2007.

Invited talks

  1. "Snapping, locomotion, bifurcation, and restabilization of soft elastic structures".
    Department of Physical Sciences, Ritsumeikan University - Kusatsu, Shiga (JP), August 10, 2023.

  2. "Beyond local elastic models to describe the mechanics of extreme lattice structures".
    Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University - Kyoto (JP), August 9, 2023.

  3. "Locomotion and stabilization of soft elastic structures under frictionless configurational constraints".
    Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University - Kyoto (JP), August 8, 2023.

  4. "Snapping and self-tunable nonlinear elastic systems towards energy harvesting applications".
    Department of Mechanical and System Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology - Kyoto (JP), August 7, 2023.

  5. "Bifurcation, catastrophic instabilities, and restabilization of soft structures subject to movable and configurational constraints".
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University - Yokohama (JP), July 28, 2023.

  6. "How to snap and to (quasi-statically and dynamically) stabilize extremely deformable structures via movable constraints".
    Faculty of Science, Ochanomizu University - Tokyo (JP), July 27, 2023.

  7. "Planar hexagonal lattices versus strain gradient elasticity".
    School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Science, National Technical University of Athens – Athens (GR), May 24, 2023.

  8. "Snapping and restabilization of soft structures through movable constraints".
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University – Abu Dhabi (UAE), March 13, 2023.

  9. "Universal snap surface, the elastica catastrophe machine, restabilization and dynamics of one-dimensional structures subject to movable and configurational constraints".
    Department of Civil, Construction-Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila (IT), July 14, 2022.

  10. "Buckling, restabilization and snapping of extremely deformable structures".
    Online Seminar, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos (GR), December 1, 2021.

  11. "Snapping and motion of elastic structures subject to movable and configurational constraints".
    Mechanics and Materials Seminar, Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD, Los Angeles - CA (USA), February 10, 2020.

  12. "Soft structures with movable and configurational constraints".
    Samueli School Of Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles - CA (USA), February 7, 2020.

  13. "Snapping and dancing soft structures".
    Mechanical and Civil Engineering Seminar, Caltech, Pasadena - CA (USA), February 6, 2020.

  14. "Elastica Catastrophe machine and configurational forces in dynamics".
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, Berkeley - CA (USA), February 4, 2020.

  15. "Kinematics, motion and snapping mechanisms of structures subject to movable constraints".
    SMSD Seminar, MIT, Cambridge - MA (USA), August 1, 2019.

  16. "Soft structures and movable constraints".
    School of Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University, New Haven - CT (USA), July 31, 2019.

  17. "Buckling, self-restabilization, dynamics and resonance of elastic structures with configurational constraints".
    School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge - MA (USA), July 29, 2019.

  18. "Equilibrium and motion of elastic structures towards soft robotics applications".
    Key Laboratory of Soft Machines and Smart Devices, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (China), March 26, 2019.

  19. "Unstable equilibrium, (self-re)stability and motion of structures subject to configurational constraints".
    Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Fudan University, Shanghai (China), March 25, 2019.

  20. "Motion from energy release of elastic structures subject to movable and configurational constraints".
    School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai (China), March 22, 2019.

  21. "Snapping and sliding rods".
    Digital Manufacturing and Design Centre, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, February 20, 2018.

  22. "Snap-back mechanisms and locomotion from structures subject to movable and configurational constraints".
    Department of Engineering Science, The University of Auckland, Auckland (New Zealand), February 9, 2018.

  23. "Configurational forces and structural stability".
    School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland (New Zealand), February 8, 2018.

  24. "Structures subject to movable and configurational constraints, with applications to soft robotics and locomotion".
    GALCIT (Graduate Aerospace Laboratories of the California Institute of Technology), Caltech, Pasadena (USA), January 27, 2017.

  25. "The elastica compass and the elastica catapult".
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salerno, Salerno (Italy), October 31, 2016.

  26. "Configurational forces in structures: elastica arm scale and torsional locomotion".
    Soft Robotics Week, Livorno, Italy, April 25-30, 2016.

  27. "Nonlinear modelling of refractories undergoing thermal shocks".
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa (Florida - USA), January 21, 2016.

  28. "Configurational mechanics: Elastica arm scale and torsional locomotion" and "Thermal effects in the contact of flat punch with a couple-stress material".
    Department of Systems Innovation, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo (Japan), September 9, 2014.

  29. "Stiff inclusions in composite materials: singularities and shear bands nucleation" and "Non-local effects in a thermo-elastic contact problem".
    Department of Materials Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo (Japan), September 8, 2014.

  30. "Stress concentration and localization of deformation in reinforced materials" and "The thermo-elastic problem of a flat punch indenting a microstructured medium".
    Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of the School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo (Japan), September 5, 2014.

  31. "Shear bands modelling" and "Instabilities during contact at high-temperature.".
    Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University, Osaka (Japan), August 29, 2014.

  32. "Recent contributions in the mechanisms of localization of deformation".
    AIMETA2013 (XXI Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata), Turin (Italy), September 19, 2013.

  33. "Identification of non-local parameters by energetic equivalence with heterogeneous Cauchy-elastic materials".
    National Technical University of Athens, Athens (Greece), September 5, 2013.

  34. "Recent contributions in generalized continuum mechanics".
    School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (India), February 15, 2013.

  35. "Localization in plastic materials in presence of energetic and dissipative strain gradient terms".
    Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Beijing Jaotong University, Beijing (China), August 17, 2012.

  36. "Cracks, shear bands and lamellar inclusions in homogeneously prestressed materials".
    2nd International Workshop of Young Researchers on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Trieste (Italy), October 19-21, 2009.

  37. "Softening and instability in strain-gradient plasticity".
    Institute of Mathematics and Physics, Aberystwyth University, Aberyswyth (UK), August 18, 2009.

Conference and workshop participations (as presenting author)

  1. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2023)
    "Recent results on variable-length structures: actuation and dynamic stabilization".
    Italian Association of Aeronautics and Astronautics (A.I.D.A.A.) XXVII International Congress, September 4–7, 2023, Padua, Italy.

  2. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2023)
    "Motion of a variable length elastic system made periodic or quasi-periodic through configurational forces".
    IUTAM Symposium on Nonlinear dynamics for design of mechanical systems across different length/time scales, July 31 - August 4, 2023, Tsukuba, Japan.
    In addition to the oral presentation, appearing also within the "Gallery of Nonlinear Dynamics".

  3. Dal Corso, F. (2023)
    "Configurational mechanics of variable-length systems".
    Inspire final Conference, May 25-26, 2023, Athens, Greece.

  4. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Bigoni D. (2022)
    "How extensibility may affect the buckling of a rod constrained by a curved profile"
    XXV AIMETA Conference, September 4-9, 2022, Palermo, Italy.

  5. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2022)
    "From divergent to steady motion through oscillatory configurational forces"
    ESMC 2022 - 11th European Solid Mechanics Conference, July 4-8, 2022, Galway, Ireland.

  6. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2022)
    "The fall of a rod constrained by a sliding sleeve subject to a periodic oscillation"
    IConSoM 2022 - International Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, June 13-16, 2022, Alghero, Italy.

  7. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2021)
    "Oscillatory configurational forces"
    ELADYN-NLS-2021: Advances in ELAstoDYNamics, NonLinear Mechanics and Stability of architected materials, November 18-19, 2021 - Créteil, France.

  8. Dal Corso, F., Giarola, D., Capuani, D., Bigoni, D. (2021)
    "Shear band patterns arising from rigid line inclusion distributions via boundary element technique"
    Euromech Colloquium 626 "Mechanics of high-contrast elastic composites", September 6-8, 2021 - Keele, UK.

  9. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2021)
    "Oscillating configurational constraints and nonlinear dynamics of extremely deformable structures"
    ICTAM2020+1 - 25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, August 22-27, 2021 – Milan (Italy).

  10. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2021)
    "Elastica catastrophe machine for teaching snap instabilities in structural mechanics"
    ICTAM2020+1 - 25th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, August 22-27, 2021 – Milan (Italy).

  11. Dal Corso, F., Koutsogiannakis, P., Misseroni, D., Papathanasiou, T., Bigoni D. (2021)
    "Elastica and oscillatory configurational forces"
    APM2021 - XLIX International Conference “Advanced Problems in Mechanics”, June 21-25, 2021 – St. Petersburg (Russia).

  12. Dal Corso, F. (2021)
    "Elastica catastrophe machine"
    EM4SS’21 – Engineered Materials for Sustainable Structures, April 26-28, 2021, Modena (Italy).

  13. Dal Corso, F. (2019)
    "Moving boundary value problems in the dynamics of structures"
    Factorisation of matrix functions: New techniques and applications, August 12-16, 2019, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences - University of Cambridge, Cambridge (United Kingdom).

  14. Dal Corso, F., Armanini, C., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2019)
    "Configurational forces and nonlinear dynamics of structures"
    CMMM2019 - 2nd International Conference on Modeling in Mechanics and Materials, March 29-31, 2019, Suzhou (China).

  15. Dal Corso, F., Armanini, C., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2019)
    "The sudden release of a rod constrained by a sliding sleeve"
    GAMM2019 - 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, February 18-22, 2019, Wien (Austria).

  16. Dal Corso, F., Armanini, C., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2018)
    "A Nonlinear Mechanical Model for Soft Robot Arms"
    WCCM2018 - 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, July 22-27, 2018, New York (USA).

  17. Dal Corso, F., Armanini, C., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2018)
    "The dynamics of structures with configurational forces"
    ESMC2018 - 10th European Solid Mechanics Conference, July 2-6, 2018, Bologna (Italy).

  18. Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D., Bigoni, D. (2018)
    "Structures subject to movable boundary conditions and some related intriguing behaviour"
    IUTAM Symposium on Recent advances in moving boundary problems in mechanics, Christchurch (New Zealand). February 12-15, 2018.

  19. Dal Corso, F. (2018)
    "Stability and dynamics of structures subject to movable and configurational constraints"
    Workshop State of the art and challenges in the dynamics and stability of structures, January 26, 2018, Trento (Italy).

  20. Dal Corso, F., Shahzad, S., Bigoni, D. (2017)
    "Star-shaped inclusions: From stress singularity raisers to stress annihilators"
    ICSID2017 - International Conference on Structural Integrity and Durability 2017 - Fatigue and Fracture at all Scales, Dubrovnik (Croatia). August 15-18, 2017.

  21. Dal Corso F., Armanini C., Misseroni D., Bigoni D. (2017)
    "Nonlinear modelling of the snap-back instability of a rotating rod"
    IMACXXXV - Structural Dynamics Challenges in Next Generation Aerospace Systems, Orange County (Los Angeles - USA). January 30 - February 2, 2017.

  22. Dal Corso F., Shahzad S., Bigoni D. (2016)
    "Stress annihilation and neutrality for star-shaped voids and rigid inclusions"
    MIMS2016 - International Workshop on Miltiscale Innovative Materials and Structures, Cetara (Salerno - Italy). October 28-30, 2016.

  23. Dal Corso F., Papathanasiou T.K. (2016)
    "Thermal shock of refractories undergoing severe temperature changes"
    ICACC16 - 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona (Florida - USA). January 24-29, 2016.

  24. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Misseroni D., Bosi F. (2015)
    "Elastica Arm Scale and Torsional Locomotion"
    ESMC2015 - 9th European Solid Mechanics Conference, Madrid (Spain). July 6-10, 2015.

  25. Dal Corso F., Zisis Th., Gourgiotis P. (2015)
    "Contact regimes during heat conduction through a microstructured solid"
    State of the art and challenges in thermal and mechanical modelling of ceramic materials, Trento (Italy). March 20, 2015.

  26. Dal Corso F., Zisis Th., Gourgiotis P. (2015)
    "A thermomechanical contact problem for microstructured solids"
    EMN Ceramics Meeting, Orlando (Florida, USA). January 26-29, 2015.

  27. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Noselli, G., Misseroni D., Shahzad S. (2014)
    "Rigid inclusions: stress singularity, inclusion neutrality and shear bands"
    FFW2014 - 3rd International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear, Kitakyushu (Japan). September 1-3, 2014.

  28. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D.(2014)
    "Shear bands in reinforced materials"
    ACEM2014, The 2014 World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research, Busan (South Korea). August 24-28, 2014.

  29. Dal Corso F., Bacca M. (2014)
    "Multiscale modelling of ceramic composites".
    International workshop "Multiscale modelling in ceramics” within the International Congress APM 2014 Advanced Problems in Mechanics, St Petersburg (Russia). June 30 - July 5, 2014.

  30. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bosi F., Misseroni D. (2014)
    "Elastically deformable scale through configurational forces".
    XX Convegno Nazionale di Meccanica Computazionale - VII Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA, Cassino (Italy). June 11-13, 2014.

  31. Zisis T., Dal Corso F. (2014)
    "A contact problem in couple-stress thermoelasticity".
    XX Convegno Nazionale di Meccanica Computazionale - VII Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA, Cassino (Italy). June 11-13, 2014.

  32. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bacca M., Veber D. (2013)
    "Evaluation of internal lengthscales from homogenization".
    XXI Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata, Turin (Italy). September 17-20, 2013.

  33. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bacca M., Veber D. (2013)
    "Effective second gradient elastic (Mindlin) materials".
    IUTAM2013 SYMPOSIUM, Multiscale modeling and uncertainty quantification of materials and structures, Santorini Island (Greece). September 9-11, 2013.

  34. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bacca M., Veber D. (2013)
    "Higher-order response of ceramic composites".
    CERMODEL 2013, Modelling and Simulation meet innovation in ceramics technology, Trento (Italy). July 10-12, 2013.

  35. Dal Corso F., Bacca M., Bigoni D. and Veber D. (2013)
    "Estimation of non-local parameters arising from composite materials homogenization".
    ICRACM 2013 - 4th Int. Conf. on Recent Advances in Composite Materials , Panaji, Goa (India). February 18-21, 2013.

  36. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bosi F. and Misseroni D. (2012)
    "Critical load of restabilization".
    BMIW 2012 - Chinese-Italian Bilateral Meeting on Mechanics, Hong Kong. August 28-29, 2012.

  37. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bosi F. and Misseroni D. (2012)
    "Stable trivial configuration of elastic systems after bifurcation".
    ICTAM 2012 - 23rd International Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Beijing (China). August 19-24, 2012.

  38. Dal Corso, F., Bigoni, D., Bosi, F. and Misseroni, D. (2012)
    "Trivial Path after Bifurcation: from Unstable back to Stable Configuration".
    ESMC 2012 - 8th European Solid Mechanics Conference , Graz (Austria). July 9-13, 2012.

  39. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D., Bosi F. and Misseroni D. (2012)
    "Self restabilization after buckling".
    GMA 2012 - VI Riunione del Gruppo Materiali dell’AIMETA, Lucca (Italy). April 12-13, 2012.

  40. Dal Corso F. and Willis J.R. (2011)
    "Stability of strain-gradient plastic materials".
    XX Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata, Bologna (Italy). September 12-15, 2011.

  41. Dal Corso F. and Deseri L. (2011)
    "Non-local constitutive equations for prestressed elastic random composites".
    V Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA (GMA2011), Udine (Italy), February 23-25, 2011.

  42. Dal Corso F. and Willis J.R. (2010)
    "On the stability of the strain-gradient plastic materials".
    XVIII Convegno Italiano di Meccanica Computazionale, Siracusa (Italy), September 22-24, 2010.

  43. Dal Corso F. and Willis J.R. (2009)
    "Localisation in strain-gradient plasticity".
    4th International Symposium on Defect and Material Mechanics, Trento (Italy), July 6-9, 2009.

  44. Bigoni D., Dal Corso F. e Gei M. (2008)
    "Rigid line inclusion in incremental elasticity".
    II Riunione del Gruppo Materiali AIMETA (GMA2008), Genova (Italy). February 29-March 1, 2008.

  45. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D. and Gei M. (2007)
    "Growth and energy release rate for a rigid line inclusion in a prestressed, elastic material".
    XVIII Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata, Brescia (Italy). September 11-14, 2007.

  46. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D. and Gei M. (2007)
    "The stress concentration near a rigid line inclusion in a prestressed material, with implications on shear bands".
    International Conference on Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Solids, Paris (France). July 9-12, 2007.

  47. Dal Corso F., Bigoni D. and Gei M. (2007)
    "Brittle failure near a rigid line inclusion in a prestressed, elastic material".
    International Symposium on Recent Advances in Mechanics, Dynamical Systems and Probability Theory, Palermo (Italy). June 3-6, 2007.

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