Dr. Emilio Campana

Dr. Emilio Campana – PhD in Mechanics

Research Director and Head of Institute – INSEAN

Nationality: Italy

In 1991, after a three years experience at the IBM-ECSEC (IBM – European Centre for Scientific and Engineering Computing) he has become a member of the Italian National Maritime Research Centre (INSEAN), a government research laboratory which is now part of the Italian National Research Council (CNR).

He has been doing research in numerical methods at INSEAN for more than 20 years. He was appointed Research Director in 2001, Scientific Coordiator in 2009, and Managing Director in 2010. In 2011 he has been appointed Director of INSEAN-CNR. He is the author of about 140 papers and publications in naval hydrodynamics.

His most recent research topic is Design Optimization, developing algorithmic tools for a Simulation Based Design framework, using Multidisciplinary Design and Robust Design Optimization approaches. He served for two terms as chairmen of the ITTC Resistance Committee and chairman of the ITTC Specialist Committee on CFD.