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Ezio Mesini

Full Professor

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. In 1983 he is a university researcher in the field of hydrocarbons and underground fluids. Subsequently, he became associate (2000) and full professor (2004).

Currently, he focuses his research both on technical and environmental issues associated with the use of fossil fuels, and on safety 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 July 2021 he is re-proposed to the same office, see parliamentary hearings to the competent committees of the "Camera" and "Senate" on July 27, 2021.

In 2021 (Official Gazette of 28 July 2021), on the proposal of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, he was awarded the title of Grand Officer - of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the President of the 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

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Office hours

 Professor 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 o In this regard, the timetables can be consulted for the degree at: and for the master's degree at: master / IngegneriAmbienteTerritorio / time lessons .

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. Students can be received also be fixing on other days, always by appointment, both in presence at the DICAM (Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, in Via Terracini 28 - Bologna, 2nd floor, room 2-50) and in remote by using TEAMS online platform.