Ornella Mattei

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Contact Details:

Department of Mathematics
University of Utah
155 S 1400 E
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA

Office: JWB 125

Email: mattei@math.utah.edu

Office hours: M, W: 5pm-6pm

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Book chapters

  • O. Mattei, G.W. Milton, 2016. Bounds for the response of viscoelastic composites under antiplane loadings. In Extending the Theory of Composites to Other Areas of Science, Edited by G.W. Milton, Milton and Patton Publishing (produced by BookBaby.com). The chapter can be found on ArXiv.org here.

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

Papers submitted

  • G. Bouchitté, O. Mattei, G.W. Milton, P. Seppecher. On the forces that cable webs under tension can support and how to design cable webs to channel stresses. Available at http://arxiv.org/abs/1810.12421.

Papers in preparation

  • O. Mattei, G.W. Milton. Extraction of the volume fraction of an inclusion by boundary measurements in time.


  • O. Mattei, 2016. On bounding the effective response of viscoelastic composites in the time domain: The variational approach and the analytic method. PhD thesis.

  • O. Mattei, 2012. Tecniche di omogeneizzazione e proprietà variazionali dei compositi viscoelastici (in Italian) [Homogenization techniques and variational principles for viscoelastic composites]. Master Degree thesis.

  • O. Mattei, 2010. Instabilità elastica di aste soggette a forze non conservative (in Italian) [Elastic instability of beams subjected to non-conservative forces]. Bachelor Degree thesis.

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