Competition: US & Canada
Born in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, his parents, Vito and Antonietta, were teachers. He received his PhD in Bologna. Professor Amabili holds the Canada Research Chair in Vibrations at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He received the Worcester Reed Warner Medal of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) in 2020, the 2021 Raymond D. Mindlin Medal of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the 2021 International Gili-Agostinelli Prize of the “Lincei” Italian National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of two monographs published by Cambridge University press and a plethora or scientific papers. Dr. Amabili is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Foreign Member of Academia Europaea, Member the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada. He is one of the five members of the Executive Committee of Applied Mechanics Division of the ASME. Amabili is also the chair of the Canadian National Committee for IUTAM (International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics) and he is the chair of the conference series ICoNSoM (Int. Conf. on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics).