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

  • Winner of Firenze University Press prize for the best PhD Thesis in the Technological field in 2010. Get the open access volume here.