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Renato Perucchio

Professor Of Mechanical Engineering And Biomedical Engineering
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Areas of expertise: Computational solid and structural mechanics, engineering and technology in Classical Antiquity

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra
lsierra@ur.rochester.edu
585.276.6264

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Biography
Renato Perucchio's current research areas are in (a) biomechanics: computational modeling of soft and cardiac tissue structures undergoing developmental processes, and (b) structural and solid mechanics: computational modeling of the mechanics of monumental concrete domes and vaults from Roman Imperial architecture. Current projects include: Structural Design of Roman Concrete Domes at Hadrian's Villa, The Grande Aula (Great Hall) of Trajan's Markets, Computational Modeling of Developmental Processes, and Mechanics of Looping in the Embryonic Heart