Luciano Demasi received his M. S. and Ph. D. in Aerospace Engineering from Politecnico di Torino University, Turin, Italy. He has been a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Seattle. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the San Diego State University’s Aerospace Engineering department and Computational Science Research Center. His main research interests are in the fields of Multilayered Composite Structures, Computational Solid Mechanics, Static and Dynamic Aeroelasticity, Steady and Unsteady Aerodynamics, Reduced Order Models for Nonlinear Aeroelastic Problems, Unconventional Wing Configurations.