Francisco Pietro Castrillo

Senior HHI Fellow

Visiting Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Francisco Pietro Castrillo holds a PhD in Physics from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid and Universidad do Minho. His thesis was “On the Dynamics of Rigid Block Structures, applications to SDOF Masonry Collapse Mechanisms.”   Francisco’s resume reflects a clear cross-disciplinary activity in science and engineering. He is motivated by crossing knowledge boundaries among different domains where the modeling and simulation of dynamical systems plays a significant role.  From physics, earthquake engineering to computer science he has collaborated with many world renowned professionals form different fields.  He also actively collaborates with several humanitarian and philanthropic communities and institutions and is affiliated to the Richard C. MacLaurin (MIT) Lodge.