Facultad Regional B. Blanca - 11 de Abril 461 - B8000LMI B. Blanca - Argentina - +54 0291 4555220 -
Dr. Liberto Ercoli is Dean for the 2017-2021 period. He is also a professor of Rational Mechanics and chairs the Commission of Science, Technology and Postgraduate of the Higher Council of the University
National Technological University, Bahia Blanca Faculty
March 1970 - 1977
South National University, Bahia Blanca (UNS)
Doctor in Engineering
Specialty: Mechanical Vibrations
National Institute of Teaching in Higher Education, UTN
Professor in Superior Education
1977 - 1983: Instructor, Dept. of Engineering, UNS. Field: Mechanics
1979 - present: Chair Professor, UTN-FRBB. Field: Rational Mechanics
1986 - 1990: Secretary of University Outreach, UTN-FRBB
1990 - 2001: Secretary of Science and Technology, UTN-FRBB
1997 - 2001: Vice-Dean, UTN-FRBB (Elected)
2001 - Present: Dean, UTN-FRBB (Elected)
2009 – Present: President of the Science, Technology and Post grade Commission of the Superior Council , UTN.
Oceanographic Institute, Argentine Council of Scientific and Technological Investigations (CONICET).
Period: 1977 - 1983
Main subject: Ocean Engineering
Institute of Applied Mechanics, CONICET.
Main subject: Noise and Vibrations, predictive maintenance
Mechanical Systems Analysis Group, UTN-FRBB
Period: 1979- present
Main subject: Machine diagnostics, community noise
1990, Italy : Course of Machine Diagnostics at ICMS, Udine, Italy. Visits: University of Pavia; Institute of Technical and Industrial Education of Fermo (AP).
1993, England : Advanced Course on Noise and Vibration, University of Southampton.
1993, Spain : 1st Latin-American Congress of Mechanical Engineering (LACME), Madrid
1995, Brazil : 2nd LACME, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte.
1996, USA : Visit: Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN.
1997, Cuba : 3rd LACME, Polytechnic Institute, La Havana
1998, USA : Head of Academic Delegation; Visits: New Jersey Institute of Technology, Smithsonian Museums Washington DC, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie-Mellon University, University of North Florida (UNF), NASA Cape Canaveral.
1999, USA : Academic visit to UNF, Jacksonville, FL.
1999, USA : Challenger Learning Center Emerging Sites Workshop, Washington DC.
2007, USA : Engineering Deans Institute, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2009, Hungary,: 8th Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education” and Global Engineering Dean’s Council (GEDC) Institute for Deans and Rectors Workshop, Budapest.
2009, France : Academic visit to Dassault Systemes, Paris campus.
2010, China: Academic Delegation to Dalian City. Visits to the Dalian University of Technology (DUT), Dalian Maritime University (DMU) and Dalian university, Ministry of Education Program of Internationalization of the Argentinean Universities.
2010, Singapore: 9th Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education”, the Global Engineering Dean’s Council (GEDC) Meeting, and the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) Summit, representing CONFEDI. Academic visit to the National University of Singapore.
2010, Malaysia: Academic visit to the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
2011, Colombia : 1st Latin America Engineering Deans Meeting, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla
2011, China: Global Engineering Deans Council Conference. Executive Committee Member, Peking University, Beijing.
2011, China: American Society for Engineering Education Global Symposium, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
2015, Ecuador: Expo Conferencia Petroquímica 2015, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas –ESPE, Latacunga
2015, Brasil: IV CBIE y X LACLO - IV Congreso Brasileño de Informática en la Educación y X Conferencia Latinoamericana de Educación, Tecnologías y Objetos de Aprendizaje. Maceió, Alagoas.
Fellowships - Awards
1987: Bernardo Houssay Prize, CONICET, awarded to young researchers for relevant research.
1988: Fellowship, Scientific Research Commission (CIC), Bs As Province, in order to attend the 1st Latin-American Workshop on Applied Mechanics, Mar del Plata city.
1988: Special Mention, National Prizes, Argentine Ministry of Education
1990: Fellowship, International Center of Mechanical Sciences (ICMS), Udine, Italy.
2005: Cavaliere della Reppublica Italiana, Ordine della Stella della Solidarietá Italiana, awarded by the President of Italy for merit in the diffusion of the Italian language and culture.
Memberships & others
1989 - 1997: Associated Editor of the Editorial Board, Ocean Engineering, Pergamon Press, England.
1990 - 1997: President-Founder of the UTN-FRBB Foundation, FUNDATEC, 1997-2001: Vice-President.
1993 - 2008: Member American Academy of Mechanics, (USA).
1996 - 2008: Member Acoustical Society of America, (USA).
1997 - present: Member Federal Council of Engineering Deans, CONFEDI (Argentina).
2009 – 2013: Member Global Engineering Deans Council, (USA) . Ex-Com 2010-2012.
More than 100 scientific and technical papers in international congress and well-known journals, such us: Journal of Sound and Vibration, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Applied Acoustics, Ocean Engineering, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Acustica, Building Acoustics, etc.