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ProfessorFerrara Liberato
QualificationFull professor full time
Belonging DepartmentDipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale
Scientific-Disciplinary SectorICAR/09 - Structural Engineering
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List of publications and reserach products for the year 2024 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Conference proceedings
Autogenous and Stimulated Healing of UHPC Under Torsion Induced Cracking (Show >>)
Calibrating a crack self-healing kinetic law for Ultra High Performance Concrete from five years of experimental work in the Horizon 2020 ReSHEALience project (Show >>)
Evaluation of Concrete-Steel Friction for Automated Tunnel Segment Extrusion (Show >>)
“Durability Assessment-based Design" approach for structural applications of advanced cement-based materials (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Early age hydration behaviour of foam concrete containing a coal mining waste: novel experimental procedures and effects of capillary pressure (Show >>)
Effect of raw materials on the performance of 3D printing geopolymer: A review (Show >>)
Evolution of self-healing performance of UHPC exposed to aggressive environments and cracking/healing cycles (Show >>)
Healing capacity of Ultra High Performance Concrete under sustained through crack tensile stresses and aggressive environments (Show >>)
Multi-performance experimental assessment of autogenous and crystalline admixture-stimulated self-healing in UHPFRCCs: Validation and reliability analysis through an inter-laboratory study (Show >>)
Multiscale and multiphysics discrete model of self-healing of matrix and interfacial cracks in fibre reinforced cementitious composites: Formulation, implementation and preliminary results (Show >>)
Numerical simulation of the extrusion and layer deposition processes in 3D concrete printing with the Particle Finite Element Method (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2023 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Conference proceedings
A Study of Early Age Shear Properties of 3D Printable Cementitious Mixes with Fiber Reinforcements (Show >>)
Assessment of autonomous and autogenous healing on cementitious grouts promoted by additions of microcapsules and crystalline admixtures (Show >>)
Crack healing under sustained load in concrete: An experimental/numerical study (Show >>)
Data Mining Strategies to Handle State of Art Knowledge on Self-healing Capacity of Cementitious Materials (Show >>)
Durability Analysis of Ultra High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete Structures in Cracked Serviceability Limit State (Show >>)
Evaluation of the self-healing capacity of concrete with low-cost macro-capsules (Show >>)
Fatigue Characterization Of A High-Performance Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (HPFRC) By Means Of Compressive, Flexural, And Z-Type Shear Tests (Show >>)
Fuzzy Logic-Based Approach for the Uncertainty Modelling in Cementitious Materials (Show >>)
How Does Self-healing Under Sustained Loadings in Aggressive Water Affect the Constitutive Response of a UHPFRC? (Show >>)
How to better exploit the use of LCA analysis for Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) through a constitutive law which integrates chloride and sulfate attack (Show >>)
Hygro-thermo-chemo-mechanical coupled discrete model for the self-healing in Ultra High Performance Concrete (Show >>)
Influence of self-healing property of Ultra-High Performance Concrete under aggressive environment (Show >>)
LCA assessment related to the evolution of the earthquake performance of a strategic structure (Show >>)
Life-cycle assessment of coal mining wastes upcycling (Show >>)
Performance evolution and tensile behaviour of long-term exposed UHPC under sustained load, aggressive environments and autogenous healing (Show >>)
Recycled Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) as a Way to Reduce the Cement Demand in New UHPC (Show >>)
Self-healing Capabilities of Ultra-High Performance Fiber Reinforced Concrete with Recycled Aggregates (Show >>)
Self-healing abilities of cement mortars containing microorganisms produced in the process of sewage sludge treatment (Show >>)
Sustainability and Economic Viability of Self-healing Concrete Containing Super Absorbent Polymers (Show >>)
The sustainability profile of a biomimetic 3D printed vascular network to restore the structural integrity of concrete (Show >>)
Towards a Conscious and Far-Sighted Construction Market Through the Use of Sustainability Indexes (Show >>)
Ultra High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites for Thin Double-Curved Façade Shells (Show >>)
Journal Articles
A comprehensive review of cementitious grouts: Composition, properties, requirements and advanced performance (Show >>)
A holistic life cycle design approach to enhance the sustainability of concrete structures (Show >>)
A methodology to assess the evolution of mechanical performance of UHPC as affected by autogenous healing under sustained loadings and aggressive exposure conditions (Show >>)
A review of the efficiency of self-healing concrete technologies for durable and sustainable concrete under realistic conditions (Show >>)
Assessment of Sustainability and Self-Healing Performances of Recycled Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (Show >>)
Assessment of impact resistance recovery in Ultra High-Performance Concrete through stimulated autogenous self-healing in various healing environments (Show >>)
Cellulose nanofibers to improve the mechanical and durability performance of self-healing Ultra-High Performance Concretes exposed to aggressive waters (Show >>)
Effect of different environments on the self-healing performance of Ultra High-Performance Concrete – A systematic literature review (Show >>)
Effect of matrix self-healing on the bond-slip behavior of micro steel fibers in ultra-high-performance concrete (Show >>)
Numerical Simulation of the Chloride Penetration in Cracked and Healed UHPC via a Discrete Multiphysics Model (Show >>)
On the feasibility of using Polyester (PE) waste particles from metal coating industry as a secondary raw materials in concrete (Show >>)
Predicting ultra high-performance concrete self-healing performance using hybrid models based on metaheuristic optimization techniques (Show >>)
Pull-out tests to evaluate the effects of crack healing on the steel-to-concrete bond on concretes exposed to chloride-rich environments (Show >>)
RILEM TC 277-LHS report: additives and admixtures for modern lime-based mortars (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2022 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Abstract in Atti di convegno
Fuzzy logic-based approach for the uncertainty treatment in cementitious materials modelling (Show >>)
Contributions on scientific books
Structural Design and Testing of Digitally Manufactured Concrete Structures (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
A comparative study of hardened-state mechanical properties of 3D printed and conventionally cast Fibre Reinforced Concrete (Show >>)
A new concept of Additive Manufacturing for the regeneration of existing tunnels (Show >>)
A numerical model of 3D concrete printing (Show >>)
Artificial Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic applied to concrete rheology for the study of printability (Show >>)
Early Age Shear and Tensile Fracture Properties of 3D Printable Cementitious Mortar to Assess Printability Window (Show >>)
Experimental Characterization of the Tensile Constitutive Behaviour of Ultra-High Performance Concretes: Effect of Cement and Fibre Type (Show >>)
Fatigue behavior and effect of stimulated autogenous self-healing in Ultra High-Performance Concrete (Show >>)
Flexural performance of Ultra High Performance Concrete slabs under simultaneous environmental and mechanical loading (Show >>)
How to account for benefits of Self-Healing concrete in design? A LCA/LCC perspective (Show >>)
Investigation of self-healing property of UHPC with sus-tained loads under aggressive exposure environments (Show >>)
Nanomaterials in concrete: a step forward in improving the durability of concrete structures (Show >>)
Numerical modelling of the ageing of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites (Show >>)
Numerical modelling via a coupled discrete approach of the autogenous healing for Fibre-Reinforced Cementitious Composites (FRCCs) (Show >>)
Ultra High-Performance Fibre-Reinforced Cementitious Composites as the link between structural durability and sustainability: the experience of the H2020 project ReSHEALience (Show >>)
Journal Articles
A discrete numerical model for the effects of crack healing on the behaviour of ordinary plain concrete: Implementation, calibration, and validation (Show >>)
Coal mining wastes valorization as raw geomaterials in construction: A review with new perspectives (Show >>)
Comparative environmental and social life cycle assessments of off-shore aquaculture rafts made in ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) (Show >>)
Effects of Alumina Nanofibers and Cellulose Nanocrystals on Durability and Self-Healing Capacity of Ultrahigh-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concretes (Show >>)
Environmental and economic sustainability of crack mitigation in reinforced concrete with SuperAbsorbent polymers (SAPs) (Show >>)
Nanocellulose enriched mortars: Evaluation of nanocellulose properties affecting microstructure, strength and development of mixing protocols (Show >>)
Percolation Time and Rigidification Rate of Cementitious Suspensions (Show >>)
Self-healing of slag-cement ultra-high performance steel fiber reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) containing sisal fibers as healing conveyor (Show >>)
Structural validation of geothermal water basins constructed with durability enhanced ultra high performance fiber reinforced concrete (Ultra High Durability Concrete) (Show >>)
The realities of additively manufactured concrete structures in practice (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2021 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Contributions on scientific books
A Methodology to Assess Early Age Fracture Performance of 3D Printable Cementitious Mixes (Show >>)
Conference proceedings
Assessing the Alkali-Sensitivity of the Mechanical Behavior of Jute Fibers to Evaluate Their Durability in Cementitious Composites Applications (Show >>)
Experimentation and design rules of loop-reinforced diamond-shaped joints for load-bearing precast concrete walls (Show >>)
Mechanical and Durability Assessment of Concretes Obtained from Recycled Ultra-High Performance Concretes (Show >>)
Self-Healing Concrete Research in the European Projects SARCOS and SMARTINCS (Show >>)
Journal Articles
An overview of a twofold effect of crystalline admixtures in cement-based materials: From permeability-reducers to self-healing stimulators (Show >>)
Crystalline Admixture as Healing Promoter in Concrete Exposed to Chloride-Rich Environments: Experimental Study (Show >>)
Effects of Autogenous and Stimulated Self-Healing on Durability and Mechanical Performance of UHPFRC: Validation of Tailored Test Method through Multi-Performance Healing-Induced Recovery Indices (Show >>)
Innovative Design Concept of Cooling Water Tanks/Basins in Geothermal Power Plants Using Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete with Enhanced Durability (Show >>)
Mechanical properties and self-healing capacity of ultra high performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete with alumina nano-fibres: Tailoring Ultra High Durability Concrete for aggressive exposure scenarios (Show >>)
Meta-Analysis and Machine Learning Models to Optimize the Efficiency of Self-Healing Capacity of Cementitious Material (Show >>)
Meta-Analysis of Steel Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Mixtures Leads to Practical Mix Design Methodology (Show >>)
Performance Assessment of Ultra-High Durability Concrete Produced From Recycled Ultra-High Durability Concrete (Show >>)
Self-healing characterization of UHPFRCC with crystalline admixture: Experimental assessment via multi-test/multi-parameter approach (Show >>)
Synergy between crystalline admixtures and nano-constituents in enhancing autogenous healing capacity of cementitious composites under cracking and healing cycles in aggressive waters (Show >>)

List of publications and reserach products for the year 2020 (Show all details | Hide all details)
Type Title of the Publicaiton/Product
Conference proceedings
An application oriented state-of-art and research-need perspective on self-healing fibre-reinforced cementitious composites (Show >>)
Correlation Between “Very Early” Age Fracture Performance and Evolution of Rheological Properties of High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites with Adapted Rheology (Show >>)
Experimental Investigation on the Early Age Tensile Strength of Fiber Reinforced Mortar Used in 3D Concrete Printing (Show >>)
Life Cycle Assessment on the Use of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concretes with Enhanced Durability for Structures in Extremely Aggressive Environments: Case Study Analyses (Show >>)
Self-healing Stimulated by Crystalline Admixtures in Chloride Rich Environments: Is It Possible to Extend the Structure Service Life? (Show >>)
Journal Articles
Durability-Based Design of Structures Made with Ultra-High-Performance/Ultra-High-Durability Concrete in Extremely Aggressive Scenarios: Application to a Geothermal Water Basin Case Study (Show >>)
Effect of plain and carboxylated styrene-butadiene rubber on the rheological behavior of silica fume-class G Portland cement slurries (Show >>)
Fracture toughness parameters to assess crack healing capacity of fiber reinforced concrete under repeated cracking-healing cycles (Show >>)
Onset and intensity of shear thickening in cementitious suspensions – A parametrical study (Show >>)
Opportunities and challenges for structural engineering of digitally fabricated concrete (Show >>)
Tensile behaviour identification in Ultra-High Performance Fibre Reinforced Cementitious Composites: indirect tension tests and back analysis of flexural test results (Show >>)
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