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Barbara Zanuttigh

Full Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Academic discipline: ICAR/01 Hydraulics

Short Bio

Barbara Zanuttigh is Full Professor of Coastal Hydraulics at the University of Bologna since 2022. She holds a PhD in Hydraulic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan and more than 20-years post-doctoral experience in the field of coastal structures and marine renewables.

She has carried out the research in cooperation with many Universities and Research Institutes, developing good team-working skills and a strong enthusiasm for interdisciplinary topics, specifically for the new research frontiers of marine renewable energy, including multi-use offf-shore platforms, and coastal flood defence strategies such as eco-friendly and cost-effective measures, including both technological and non-technological solutions.

Editor-in-Chief of Coastal and Off-shore Engineering Journal, Frontiers of Built Environment. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Off-shore and Arctic Engineering, ASME; Scientific Reports, Nature; Renewables and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier. Coordinator/ Scientific Responsible of Research Projects. Author of more than 150 papers, h-index: 34 (scopus).

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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica, Ambientale e dei Materiali
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Hydraulics for Environmental Engineering: tuesdays 9,30-10,30 - Microsoft Teams 

Maritime Hydraulics for Civil and Environmental Engineering: thursdays 16,30-17,30 - Microsoft Teams