Dr. Marco Petrolo is an assistant professor at Politecnico di Torino. He works in the MUL2 group, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Petrolo’s research activity deals with the structural analysis of composite lifting surfaces; refined beam, plate and shell models; component-wise approaches, damage analysis, and axiomatic/asymptotic analyses. He is author and co-author of some 90 publications, including two books and 40 journal articles (h index = 17, Scopus). He has been involved in the coordination of some European projects, including the Marie Curie project FULLCOMP.