Lorenzo Benedetti is R&D Director of the EuroTube Foundation since October 2021, where he oversees the development of the hyperloop system and the numerous research projects associated with that in the field of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering.
He received a double M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from the Columbia University in the City of New York (US) and University of Bologna (Italy). Following that, he was awarded the Ph.D. degree in Computational Mechanics and Structural Analysis from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya UPC (Barcelona, Spain).
His involvement on the hyperloop technology development started during the Post Doc at the EPFL-École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne with the team EPFLoop where he served as Structural and Mechanical Advisor in 2018 and Team Leader and Technical Director in 2019.
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