Damiano Pasini

Education

  • 1/2003-6/2004:  Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre of Adaptronics, Institute of Structural Mechanics, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Braunschweig, Germany.
  • 5/2003:  PhD, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, U.K.
  • 3/2000:  M. Eng. (110/110) Department of Building Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy.
  • 1998:  Post-graduate course in computational mechanics, Politecnico of Milano, Italy.
  • 12/1995:  Eng./B.Eng. (5 years Laurea: 108/110), Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pavia, Italy.

Experience

  • 1/2016-present:  Full Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University.
  • 6/2010-12/2015:  Associate Professor with tenure, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University.
  • 7/2004-5/2010:  Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University.
  • 1/1996-8/2000:  Professional Structural Engineer (Italy) and Part-time Lecturer (University of Pavia, Italy).

Recent recognition

  • 3/2019-present:  James McGill Professor award, recognizing an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber and an international leader in his field.
  • 6/2018 – present:  Louis-Ho Faculty Scholar Award in Technological Innovation“ in recognition of exceptional work and outstanding achievements obtained in the area of metamaterials and technology”.
  • 4/2018:  3rd Hakim Family Prize in technology innovation.
  • 3/2018: Research award from the Journal of Orthopaedic Research for “Excellence in Basic, Clinical, and Translational Science” for our novel hip replacement technology.
  • 2/2018:  Recognition from the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research for the immediate impact of our paper on porous hip replacement.
  • 11/2017:  McGill EnginE Innovation award.
  • 4/2017:  Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) awarded by NSERC. The DAS Program provides substantial resources to researchers with superior research program that is highly rated in terms of originality and innovation.
  • 5/2015:  1st prize at the Dobson Cup Competition in the category of Innovation Driven Track (among 237 participants), Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, McGill University.
  • 4/2015: 1st prize “Innovation Catalyst in Engineering” via the William and Rhea Seath Awards program, recognizing the most innovative research program of the year among the professors of the Faculty of Engineering at McGill.
  • 4/2012:  Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) awarded by NSERC. The DAS Program provides substantial resources to researchers with superior research program that is highly rated in terms of originality and innovation.