Dr. Francesco Salvatore

Dr. Francesco Salvatore – PhD in Aerospace Engineering

Senior Research Scientist – INSEAN

Nationality: Italy

His research activity is mainly devoted to theoretical and computational modelling of marine propulsion systems and ocean renewable energy systems. He is author of more than fifty scientific papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

He has good experience in R&D project management and is actively involved into scientific committees of international organizations, networks and conferences. Main current assignments on renewable energy include:

  • Coordinator of CNR-INSEAN Research Team “Renewable Enery from the Ocean”
  • Member of International Towing Tank (ITTC) Specialist Committee “Hydrodynamics Modelling of Renewable Energy Devices”
  • CNR-INSEAN delegate at the International Energy Agency (IEA) Task 31
  • CNR-INSEAN delegate at the European Ocean Energy Association (EU-OEA)