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Profile of Francesco Dorigatti

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Name
Francesco Dorigatti
Position
Technical Director
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Summary

A wind engineering specialist in RWDI’s Milan office, Francesco combines deep technical knowledge with extensive experience in tackling complex engineering challenges. He is a valuable resource to our clients in supporting the design of wind-sensitive structures such as bridges, long-span roofs and tall buildings by developing technically efficient and cost-effective solutions. Francesco is also an expert in applied aerodynamics and collaborates on research studying the wind vulnerability and aerodynamic optimization of rail and road vehicles, as well as urban air mobility.

A wind engineering specialist who tackles complex engineering challenges

  • EDUCATION

    • Research Fellowship, Applied Aerodynamics Group, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
    • Doctorate, Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    • M.Eng., Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • AFFILIATIONS

    • Committee Member, UK Wind Engineering Society
    • Regular presenter at wind engineering conferences
    • Published in technical journals
    • Contributing author in engineering books
  • SPECIALTIES

    • Long-span bridges
    • Long-span roofs
    • High-rise buildings
    • Wind loads on skybridges
    • Wind effects on trains and road vehicles
    • Wind impact on urban air mobility
    • Wind-tunnel testing and analysis