"International Symposium on Dynamic Response and Failure of Composite Materials"

Island of Ischia, Italy - September 7-9, 2016 - HOTEL CONTINENTAL TERME

The symposium will address current research topics related to composite materials and sandwich structures. The main objective is the meeting of scientists working on dynamic loads and testing and the exchange of useful knowledge in this field.


Organizing Commitee

  • Prof. Antonio Langella
    (University of Naples Federivo II – DICMAPI)
  • Prof. Valentina Lopresto
    (University of Naples Federivo II – DICMAPI)
  • Dr. Yapa D.S. Rajapakse
    (ONR – Office Naval Research)
  • Prof. Serge Abrate – (Southern Illinois University)
  • Claudio Cigliano: clciglia@unina.it


  • Low velocity impacts
  • Impacts on water
  • Impact in extreme environments
  • Hull slamming
  • Shock and Blast
  • Hail impact
  • Bird impact
  • Dynamic
  • Delamination
  • Plate and Shell Theories
  • Progressive damage modeling
  • Micromechanics
  • Ballistic impacts
  • Testing
  • Durability

Scietific Committee

  • V. Lopresto (Univ. of Naples)
  • A. Langella (Univ. of Naples)
  • Y. D.S. Rajapakse (ONR)
  • S. Abrate (South. Illinois Univ.)
  • Z. Kazanci (Turkish Air Force Academy)
  • P. Russo (CNR)
  • G. Caprino (Univ. of Naples)
  • G. Belingardi (Polit. of Turin)
  • A. D’Amore (II Univ. of Naples)
  • R. Massabò (Univ. of Genoa)
  • A. Riccio (II Univ. of Naples)
  • S. Cantoni (CIRA)
  • G. Sabino (MBDA)
  • L. Santo (Univ. of Rome)
  • C. Bruzzo (MSC Software)
  • P. Navarro (Univ. of Toulouse)