Enzo Marino short CV

Personal data

Enzo Marino, Civil/Structural Engineer, PhD
Born: Campobasso, Italy, January 9th, 1979


Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Via di Santa Marta 50139 Florence, Italy.
email: enzo.marino@dicea.unifi.it
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Research Interests

  • Offshore wind turbines: simulation, dynamics, structural analysis and numerical methods for wind-fully nonlinear waves combined action
  • Boundary Element Method for free surface unsteady problems
  • Computational and classical solid mechanics
  • Structural optimization and form-finding for shell structures

    Education and current position

  • since March 2012 to present: Research Fellow Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
  • March 2010-February 2012: Research Fellow at CRIACIV (Inter-University Research Center on Building Aerodynamics and Wind Engineering, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy)
  • May 7th, 2010: PhD Thesis defense. Thesis title: An Integrated Nonlinear Wind-Waves Model for Offshore Wind Turbines. Mark: outstanding (excellent)
  • 2007-2010: PhD student at TU-Braunschweig & University of Florence.
  • 1999-2006: 5-year Master Degree Civil Engineering. Thesis title: Thin shell structures: a computational approach to structural optimization. The case of Kresge auditorium at MIT (In Italian). Mark: 110/110 cum laude
  • 1993-1998: High School Diploma Mark: 60/60

    Project Manager of:

  • AEROGEN: Research Project of National Interest on: Tall Towered Structures For Large Wind Energy Production (>2 MW): New On- And Off-Shore Technologies In Italy (founded by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research)
  • MaRINET (for UniFI only as a partner). INFRA-2010-1.1.23: Research Infrastructures for offshore renewable energy devices: ocean-, current-,wave- and wind energy. www.fp7-marinet.eu (EC FP7).

    Academic Awards

  • OMAE 2013 Best Paper of Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium with the contribution:

    Irregular nonlinear wave simulation and associated loads on offshore wind turbines
    Enzo Marino, Hieu Nguyen, Claudio Lugni, Lance Manuel, Claudio Borri

    In 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2013)

    San Francisco, June 2014

  • Firenze University Press prize for the best PhD Thesis in the Technological field in 2010:

    An Integrated Nonlinear Wind-Waves Model for Offshore Wind Turbines
    Enzo Marino

    Get the open access volume here.

    Florence, January 2012