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Born in 1961, Agostino Gambarotta received his MS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Genoa in 1985. In 1990 he received his PhD Degree in Energetics at the Milan Politechnic, and in the same year joined the University of Genoa as a Researcher.
In 1992 he was appointed as Associate Professor of “Thermal Machines” at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bologna, and in 1994 he moved to the University of Genoa, where he was Associate Professor of “Environmental impact of thermal engines and power generation plants”. From 2002 he is Full Professor of “Thermal Machines” at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Parma.

Current research interests of Agostino Gambarotta are in two major areas:
• Optimization and integration of Energy Systems, with particular reference to mathematical models for the simulation and design of complex systems and grids, aimed at performance improvement and management strategies to reduce primary energy consumption and environmental impact, to improve conversion efficiencies, to design optimized control systems for generation, transmission and use of energy, energy storage, cogeneration and trigeneration and renewable energy plants.
• Internal Combustion Engines (MCI), with particular regard to performance improvement, fuel consumption and pollutant emissions: in this field, both experimental and theoretical research has led to the development of methodologies for “real-time” simulation of automotive engines for the design of control and diagnostic strategies and for the optimization of exhaust gas post-treatment systems.

He is author of more than one hundred technical papers on the mentioned subjects.

He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Reviewer for the following associations:
➢ American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME);
➢ Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE);
➢ International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC);
➢ Institution of Mechanical Engineers (I.Mech.E.).
• Reviewer for the following scientific journals:
➢ Journal of Energy and Fuels (ACS);
➢ Journal of Energy, Journal of Energy Conversion and Management, Fuel, Advances in Engineering Software, Applied Energy, Control Engineering Practice, published by Elsevier;
➢ Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers;
➢ Journal of Testing and Evaluation of the American Institute of Physics;
➢ Oil & Gas Science and Technology-Revue of VET Energies nouvelles;
➢ International Journal of Engine Research.
Director of the Center for Energy and Environment-CIDEA of the University of Parma.

Wednesday 16:30-18:30
Fryday 14:30-16:30

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2013/2014




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