Cristina Gentilini

Prof. Cristina Gentilini

University of Bologna, Italy



2005  Ph.D., Structural Mechanics, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

2001  B.S., Civil Engineering cum laude, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy


  1. Marzani, C. Gentilini, M. Mazzotti (2013). Nondestructive characterization of tie-rods by means of dynamic testing, added masses and Genetic Algorithms. Journal of Sound and Vibration. Vol. 332, pp. 76-101.
  2. G. Castellazzi, C. Gentilini, P. Krysl, I. Elishakoff (2013). Static analysis of functionally graded plates using a nodal integrated finite element approach. Composite Structures. Vol. 103, pp. 197-200.
  3. C. Gentilini, G. Gottardi, L. Govoni, A. Mentani, F. Ubertini (2013). Design of falling rock protection barriers using numerical models. Engineering Structures. Vol. 50, pp. 96-106.
  4. G. Castellazzi, C. Gentilini, and L. Nobile (2013). Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of a Historical Church: Limit Analysis and Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis. Advances in Civil Engineering. Vol. 2013, Article ID 517454, 12 pages.
  5. C. Gentilini, E. Franzoni, S. Bandini, L. Nobile (2012). Effect of salt crystallisation on the shear behaviour of masonry walls: An experimental study. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 37, pp. 181-189.
  6. C. Gentilini, L. Govoni, S. de Miranda, G. Gottardi, F. Ubertini (2012). Three-dimensional numerical modelling of falling rock protection barriers. Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 44, pp. 58-72.
  7. Govoni L., de Miranda S., Gentilini C., Gottardi G. and Ubertini F. (2011), Modelling of falling rock protection barriers. International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 11, 4, 126-137.
  8. Nobile L. and Gentilini C. (2009), Probabilistic analysis of cracked frame structures taking into account the crack trajectory, Procedia Engineering, 1, 83–86.
  9. Gentilini C., Nobile L. and Seffen K.A. (2009), Numerical analysis of morphing corrugated plates, Procedia Engineering, 1, 79–82.
  10. Nobile L. and Gentilini C. (2008), Three dimensional frame structures with edge-cracks of uncertain depth and location, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering, 1, 12-21.
  11. Gentilini C. and Nobile L. (2007), Probabilistic analysis of three-dimensional beams with uncertain damage, Key Engineering Materials, 348-349, 97-100.
  12. Carloni C., Nobile L. and Gentilini C. (2007), Stability of multi-cracked beams, AES Technical Reviews, PART B: International Journal of Advances in Mechanics and Applications of Industrial Materials, 1, 69-78.
  13. Bocchini P., Gentilini C., Ubertini F. and Viola E. (2006), Advanced analysis of uncertain cracked structures, Structural Durability and Health Monitoring, 2, 2, 109-122.
  14. Carloni C., Gentilini C. and Nobile L. (2006), Buckling of thin-walled cracked columns, Key Engineering Materials, 324-325, 1127-1130.
  15. Probabilistic analysis of linear elastic cracked structures with uncertain damage, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 20, 307- 323.
  16. Elishakoff I., Gentilini C., and Viola E. (2005), Forced vibrations of functionally graded plates in the three-dimensional setting, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal, 43, 9, 2000-2007.
  17. Elishakoff I. and Gentilini C. (2005), Three-dimensional flexure of rectangular plates made of functionally graded materials, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 72, 788-791.
  18. Elishakoff I., Gentilini C., and Viola E. (2005), Three-dimensional analysis of an all-round clamped plate made of functionally graded materials, Acta Mechanica, 180, 1-4, 21-36.
  19. Gentilini C., Piva A. and Viola E. (2004), On crack propagation in orthotropic media for degenerate states, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids, 23, 247-258.