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Rita G. Toscano

Rita G. Toscano

Dra. en Ingeniería

Partner

rtoscano@simytec.com

Education

Doctor in Engineering, Facultad de Ingeniería
Universidad de Buenos Aires (2009)

Master in Numerical Methods for Engineering
Centro internacional de métodos numéricos en Ingeniería (CIMNE)
Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, España (2002)

Railway Engineering
Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (1984)

Civil Engineer
Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (1981))

Present positions

  • Partner of SIM&TEC – Simulation and Technology (www.simytec.com) (2007 - …)
  • Assistant professor, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Buenos Aires, (2009 - ...)

Background

  • Researcher Computational Mechanics Department, Tenaris-Siderca research center (1993 - 2001).
  • Head, Mechanics of Tubular Products Area, Tenaris-Siderca research center (2001 - 2007).
  • Several companies as Engineer specialized in civil structures.

Awards

  • Emerald Literari Network, Highly Commended Award 2008 for the paper: R.G. Toscano and E.N. Dvorkin, “A shell element for finite strain analyses. Hyperelastic material models”, Eng. Comput., Vol.24, pp. 514-535, 2007.

Scholarships

  • Universidad de Buenos Aires y Ferrocarriles Argentinos, para estudios de posgrado en Ingeniería ferroviaria, 1983 - 1984.

Publications

  • 1 book, 8 publications in international refereed journals, 39 publications in conferences and other publications.

Patents

  • Tenaris Blue 1. Threaded pipe joint. Thread Profile. Inventors: Rita Toscano; Gabriel Carcagno; Giuseppe Della Pina; Tommaso Coppola.
  • Tenaris Blue 2. Threaded pipe joint (Dope Pocket) Inventors: Rita Toscano; Gabriel Carcagno; Giuseppe Della Pina; Antonio Podrini
  • Tenaris Blue 3. Threaded tube joint (Seal) Inventors: Rita Toscano; Gabriel Carcagno; Tommaso Coppola; Tatsuo Ono, Hisao Nakamura
  • Sucker rod connection with improved fatigue resistance, formed by applying diametrical interference to reduce axial interference Inventores: Rita Toscano, Nicolás H.M. Di Toro