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Ezio Mesini


Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

Academic discipline: ING-IND/30 Hydrocarbons and Underground Fluids

Short Bio

Ezio Mesini (1956) graduated in Mining Engineering at the University of Bologna in 1981 and in the same year he obtained his degree in the engineer profession. In 1983 he is a university researcher in the field of hydrocarbons and underground fluids. In 2000 he is associate professor. In 2004 he became full professor of hydrocarbons and underground fluids (ING/IND-30). He serves the Department of Civil Engineering, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering and Materials (DICAM) of the University of Bologna.  

Currently, he focuses its research as well as on the issue of technical and environmental problems related to the use of fossil fuels, on that of the safety aspects of operations related to the production of hydrocarbons in offshore areas.

In 2017 he has been appointed  President of the Committee for the Safety of Sea Operations by the President of the Italian Council of Ministers.  The President's mandate was conferred for three years and purely honorable.

In 2018, on the proposal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, he was conferred by the President of the Republic the honor of Commander - Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

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+39 051 20 9 0246

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+39 051 20 9 0466

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Chimica, Ambientale e dei Materiali
Via Terracini 28, Bologna - Go to map

Office hours

From March 2020 onwards, Prof. Mesini receives students only by e-mail appointment (, using the TEAMS online platform.

In ordinary conditions, prof. Mesini receives students throughout the year by appointment by email. During the course of the lessons, he is also available at the end of each lesson of his courses to try for the degree and master's degree in Environmental and Territory Engineering. In this regard, the timetables can be consulted for the degree at: and for the master's degree at: master / IngegneriAmbienteTerritorio / time lessons .

Always in ordinary conditions, in the periods in which no lessons are held, Prof. Mesini normally receives on Tuesdays at 10.30, unless he is engaged in activity research or for institutional commitments outside the office. For this reason, it is always recommended to make an e-mail appointment. The reception can also be fixed on other days, always by appointment, at the DICAM, Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, in Via Terracini 28 - Bologna, 2nd floor, room 2-50.

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