Publications

Ph.D. thesis

Noselli, G. (2011).
Structural-model experiments revealing bifurcation, instability and localization.
Doctoral School in Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems, XXIII cycle.
Advisor: Prof. D. Bigoni. University of Trento, Trento, Italy.

Papers published in international journals

  1. Agostinelli, Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2021).
    Nutations in growing plant shoots as a morphoelastic flutter instability.
    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 379, 20200116.
  2. Cicconofri, G., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2021).
    The biomechanical role of extra-axonemal structures in shaping the flagellar beat of Euglena gracilis.
    eLife 10:e58610.
  3. Agostinelli, D., DeSimone, A. and Noselli, G. (2021).
    Nutations in plant shoots: Endogenous & exogenous factors in the presence of mechanical deformations.
    Frontiers in Plant Science 12, 371.
  4. Riccobelli, D., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2021).
    Rods coiling about a rigid constraint: Helices and perversions.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A 477, 20200817.
  5. Giuliani, N., Rossi, M., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2021).
    How Euglena gracilis swims: Flow field reconstruction and analysis.
    Physical Review E 103, 023102.
  6. Andrini, D., Lucantonio, A. and Noselli, G. (2021).
    A theoretical study on the transient morphing of linear poroelastic plates.
    Journal of Applied Mechanics 88, 031008.
  7. Riccobelli, D., Noselli, G., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2020).
    Mechanics of axisymmetric sheets of interlocking and slidable rods.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 141, 103969.
  8. McMeeking, R.M., Lucantonio, A., Noselli, G. and Deshpande, V.S. (2019).
    On polymer network rupture in gels in the limit of very slow straining or a very slow crack propagation rate.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 136, 103754.
  9. Cicconofri, G., Arroyo, M., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2020).
    Morphable structures from unicellular organisms with active, shape-shifting envelopes: Variations on a theme by Gauss.
    International Journal of Non–Linear Mechanics 118, 103278.
  10. Agostinelli, D., Lucantonio, A., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2020).
    Nutations in growing plant shoots: The role of elastic deformations due to gravity loading.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 136, 103702.
  11. Noselli, G., Beran, A., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2019).
    Swimming Euglena respond to confinement with a behavioural change enabling effective crawling.
    Nature Physics 15, 496-502.
  12. Noselli, G., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2018).
    Smart helical structures inspired by the pellicle of euglenids.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 123, 234-246.
  13. Bigoni, D., Kirillov, O.N., Misseroni, D., Noselli, G. and Tommasini, M. (2018).
    Flutter and divergence instability in the Pflüger column: Experimental evidence of the Ziegler destabilization paradox.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 116, 99-116.
  14. Bigoni, D., Misseroni, D., Tommasini, M., Kirillov, O.N. and Noselli, G. (2018).
    Detecting singular weak-dissipation limit for futter onset in reversible systems.
    Physical Review E 97, 023003.
  15. Caruso, N.A., Cvetković, A., Lucantonio, A., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2018).
    Spontaneous morphing of equibiaxially pre-stretched elastic bilayers: the role of sample geometry.
    International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 149 , 481-486.
  16. Rossi, M., Cicconofri, G., Beran, A., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2017).
    Kinematics of flagellar swimming in Euglena gracilis: Helical trajectories and flagellar shapes.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 114, 13085-13090.
  17. Rigosa, J., Lucantonio, A., Noselli, G., Fassihi, A., Zorzin, E., Manzino, F., Pulecchi, F. and Diamond, M.E. (2017).
    Dye-enhanced visualization of rat whiskers for behavioral studies.
    eLife 6:e25290.
  18. Lucantonio, A. and Noselli, G. (2017).
    Concurrent factors determine toughening in the hydraulic fracture of poroelastic composites.
    Meccanica 52, 3489–3498.
  19. Noselli, G., Lucantonio, A., McMeeking, R.M. and DeSimone, A. (2016).
    Poroelastic toughening in polymer gels: A theoretical and numerical study.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 94, 33-46.
  20. Lucantonio, A., Noselli, G., Trepat, X., DeSimone, A. and Arroyo, M. (2015).
    Hydraulic fracture and toughening of a brittle layer bonded to a hydrogel.
    Physical Review Letters 115, 188105.
  21. DeSimone, A., Gidoni, P. and Noselli, G. (2015).
    Liquid Crystal Elastomer Strips as Soft Crawlers.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 84, 254-272.
  22. Misseroni, D., Noselli, G., Zaccaria, D. and Bigoni, D. (2015).
    The deformation of an elastic rod with a clamp sliding along a smooth and curved profile.
    International Journal of Solids and Structures 69-70, 491-497.
  23. Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2014).
    A robotic crawler exploiting directional frictional interactions: experiments, numerics, and derivation of a reduced model.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A 470, 20140333.
  24. Gidoni, P., Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2014).
    Crawling on directional surfaces.
    International Journal of Non–Linear Mechanics 61, 65-73.
  25. Noselli, G., Tatone, A. and DeSimone, A. (2014).
    Discrete one-dimensional crawlers on viscous substrates: achievable net displacements and their energy cost.
    Mechanics Research Communications 58, 73-81.
  26. Noselli, G., Deshpande, V.S. and Fleck, N.A. (2013).
    An analysis of competing toughening mechanisms in layered and particulate solids.
    International Journal of Fracture 183, 241-258.
  27. DeSimone, A., Guarnieri, F., Noselli, G. and Tatone, A. (2013).
    Crawlers in viscous environments: linear vs non-linear rheology.
    International Journal of Non–Linear Mechanics 56, 142-147.
  28. Bigoni, D., Misseroni, D., Noselli, G. and Zaccaria, D. (2012).
    Effects of the constraint’s curvature on structural instability: tensile buckling and multiple bifurcations.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A 468 (2144), 2191-2209.
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  29. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2011).
    Experimental evidence of flutter and divergence instabilities induced by dry friction.
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 59 (10), 2208-2226.
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  30. Zaccaria, D., Bigoni, D., Noselli, G. and Misseroni, D. (2011).
    Structures buckling under tensile dead load.
    Proceedings of the Royal Society A 467 (2130), 1686-1700.
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  31. Noselli, G., Dal Corso, F. and Bigoni, D. (2010).
    The stress intensity near a stiffener disclosed by photoelasticity.
    International Journal of Fracture 166 (1-2), 91-103.
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  32. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2010).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls. Part I - Experiments.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids 29 (3), 291-298.
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  33. Bigoni, D. and Noselli, G. (2010).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls. Part II - Modelling.
    European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids 29 (3), 299-307.
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Papers published in refereed books

  1. Cicconofri, G., Becker, F., Noselli, G., DeSimone, A. and Zimmermann, K. (2016).
    The inversion of motion of bristle bots: analytical and experimental analysis.
    In:'CISM Lecture Notes No. 569 - ROMANSY 21 - Robot Design, Dynamics and Control',
    Parenti-Castelli, V. and Schiehlen, W. (eds.), Springer, Wien-New York.
  2. Bigoni, D., Bosi, F., Misseroni, D., Dal Corso, F. and Noselli, G. (2015).
    New phenomena in nonlinear elastic structures: from tensile buckling to configurational forces.
    In:'CISM Lecture Notes No. 562 - Extremely Deformable Structures',
    Bigoni, D. (ed.), Springer, Wien-New York.
  3. Bigoni, D., Misseroni, D., Noselli, G. and Zaccaria, D. (2013).
    Surprising instabilities of simple elastic structures.
    In:'Nonlinear physical systems - Spectral analysis, stability and bifurcation',
    Kirillov, O.N. and Pelinovsky, D.E. (eds.), Wiley-ISTE, London.

Conferences

  1. Noselli, G., Arroyo, M., Beran, A. and DeSimone, A. (2017).
    Metaboly and shape control in euglenids.
    XXIII Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata - AIMETA2017,
    Salerno, Italy, September 4-7, 2017.
  2. Noselli, G., Lucantonio, A., Trepat, X., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2016).
    Hydraulic fracture and toughening in epithelial cell monolayers.
    24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - ICTAM2016,
    Montréal, Canada, August 21-26, 2016.
  3. Noselli, G., Lucantonio, A., Trepat, X., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2015).
    Hydraulic fracture and toughening in epithelial layers.
    XXII Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata - AIMETA2015,
    Genova, Italy, September 14-17, 2015.
  4. Noselli, G., Lucantonio, A., Trepat, X., Arroyo, M. and DeSimone, A. (2015).
    Hydraulic fracture and toughening in epithelial layers.
    International Workshop on Modelling across the Biology-Mechanics Interface - 2015,
    Castro Urdiales, Spain, September 1-4, 2015.
  5. Noselli, G. and DeSimone, A. (2015).
    Biological crawling and swimming micro-organisms: a case study in shape control for locomotion purposes.
    9th European Solid Mechanics Conference - ESMC15,
    Madrid, Spain, July 6-10, 2015.
  6. Noselli, G., Bigoni, D., Dal Corso, F., Misseroni, D. and DeSimone, A. (2014).
    Stress singularity and neutrality around a stiffener revealed by photoelasticity.
    16th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics - ICEM16,
    Cambridge, UK, July 7-11, 2014.
  7. Noselli, G., DeSimone, A. and Tatone, A. (2013).
    Crawling motility on viscous substrates.
    XXI Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata - AIMETA2013,
    Torino, Italy, September 17-20, 2013.
  8. Noselli, G., Deshpande, V.S. and Fleck, N.A. (2013).
    Toughening mechanisms in layered and in particulate solids.
    Modelling and simulation meet innovation in ceramics technology - CERMODEL2013,
    Trento, Italy, July 10-12, 2013.
  9. Noselli, G., Deshpande, V.S. and Fleck, N.A. (2012).
    Composite toughening by layering.
    23rd International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - ICTAM2012,
    Beijing, China, August 19-24, 2012.
  10. Noselli, G. and Bigoni, D. (2009).
    Localized stress percolation through dry masonry walls.
    III Riunione del Gruppo Materiali dell'AIMETA - GMA2009,
    Milano, Italy, January 23-24, 2009.

Plenary lectures

  1. Noselli, G. (2015).
    Hydraulic toughening in biological tissues.
    XXII Congresso Associazione Italiana di Meccanica Teorica e Applicata - AIMETA2015,
    Genova, Italy, September 16, 2015.

Invited talks

  1. Noselli, G., Deshpande, V.S. and Fleck, N.A. (2015).
    Toughening mechanisms in particulate and in layered solids.
    State of the art and challenges in thermal and mechanical modelling of ceramic materials - HOTBRICKS2015,
    Trento, Italy, March 20, 2015.
  2. Noselli, G. (2011).
    Structural-model experiments revealing bifurcation, instability and localization.
    4th International Workshop of Young Researchers on the Mechanics of Materials and Structures,
    Trieste, Italy, October 10-11, 2011.