Martinetti, A.

DR.IR. A. Martinetti - assistant professor in maintenance engineering

Telephone: +31(0)53 489 6609

Fax: +31(0)53 489 2513

Mobile: +31(0)6 4627 1745 

Skype: albi.martinetti

Room: Horstring W247

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Alberto Martinetti (1985) is an assistant professor in the chair of Maintenance Engineering within the department of Design, Production and Management. He is a member of the maintenance research centre TIME - Twente is Maintenance Excellence. He has worked for the Polytechnic of Turin and for the University of Turin. He holds a Master’s degree in Geo-resources and Geo-technologies Engineering and a PhD degree in Environmental and Land / Safety and Health at the Polytechnic of Turin in the 2013 on the Prevention through Design approach at the mining activities.

EXPERTISE and research interest

Occupational Safety & Health, Risk Analysis, Hazard Identification Techniques, Maintenance engineering & Management, System Reliability and Human Factors, Antifragility Engineering, Application and Utilization of emergent technologies to Maintenance and Safety topics.


Master’s course in Design for Maintenance Operations (5 EC) – Universiteit Twente

Master’s course Capita Selecta Design for Maintenance (5 EC) - Universiteit Twente

Master’s specialization and internships (MEO) Maintenance Engineering & Operations (5 EC) - Universiteit Twente

PDEng course Design for Maintenance for PDEng (201500453) (7,5 EC) - Universiteit Twente


Master’s course (MEM) Maintenance Engineering & Management – Universiteit Twente

Manual Handling Assessment - Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Prevention Techniques – Università di Torino

Injuries prevention and environmental reclamation - Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Prevention Techniques – Università di Torino

Advanced Systems for the Occupational Safety - Faculty of Environmental and Occupational Prevention Techniques – Università di Torino

Together with Richard Loendersloot, Alberto is co-grant holder of the Comenius Teaching Fellowship 405.18865.044 - DEVELOPMENT OF A BLENDED AND ADAPTIVE E-LEARNING CONCEPT FOR A MULTIDISCIPLINARY LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.

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Latest Publications (2018): 

Martinetti, A., Margaryan, M., & van Dongen, L. (2018). Simulating mechanical stress on a micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) body frame for selecting maintenance actions. Procedia manufacturing16, 61-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2018.10.160.

Martinetti, A., Moerman, J-J., & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2018). Storytelling as a strategy in managing complex systems: Using antifragility for handling an uncertain future in reliability. Journal of the Safety and Reliability Society, 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/09617353.2018.1507163.

Martinetti, A., 't Hart, K., Damgrave, R., van Dongen, L. A. M., Turkenburg, R., & Nouwens, A. (2018). There is no spoon: applying virtual reality for maintenance training of rolling stock technician. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering8(4), 398-415. DOI: 10.1504/IJSSE.2018.10015810.

Chatzimichailidou, M. M., Martinetti, A., Majumdar, A., van Dongen, L. A. M., & Yotto Ochieng, W. (2018). Wheel maintenance in rolling stock: safety challenges in the defect detection process. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering8(4), 387-397. DOI: 10.1504/IJSSE.2018.10015783.

Oude Alink, C., Martinetti, A., Karahanoğlu, A., Hahnen- Florijn, M. (2018). Non-Natural Born lecturers: How to survive teaching in Dutch higher education. Paper presented at 4rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd 2018, València, Spain. DOI: DOI:

Martinetti, A., Hes., F., & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2018). Emergency response in large public facilities: thoughts and reflections on the unique Dutch Campus University. Geoingegneria Ambientale e Mineraria 55(1), 68-73.

Martinetti, A., Schakel, E. J., & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2018). Flying asset: Framework for developing scalable maintenance program for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). Journal of quality in maintenance engineering24(2), 152-169. DOI: 10.1108/JQME-12-2016-0073.

Martinetti, A., Chatzimichailidou, M., Maida, L., & van Dongen, L. A. M. (2018). Safety I-II, Resilience and Antifragility Engineering: A debate explained through an accident occurred on a Mobile Elevating Work Platform. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 1-27. DOI: 10.1080/10803548.2018.1444724.

Martinetti, A., & 't Hart, K. (2018). Traditional Learning vs Virtual Learning in maintenance operations thoughts and reflections from a safety perspective. In A. Bernatik, L. Kocurkova, & K. Jorgensen (Eds.), Prevention of Accident at Work (pp. 317-322). CRC Press/Balkema.