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Paolo Macini

Associate Professor

Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering

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

Curriculum vitae

Updated April 26, 2015

Paolo Macini (1961) received his Master’s Degree in Mining and Petroleum Engineering (with honors) from the University of Bologna in 1986. From 1988 to 1992, he worked with an international Service Company supplying tools and services to the oil and gas industry, with experiences in Italy and overseas. He joined the University of Bologna in 1992 as Research Associate, and later he served as Assistant Professor (1995-2002). His present appointment is Associate Professor at the Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering Department, School of Engineering and Architecture, University of Bologna.

Prof. Macini has taught a number of classes at the University of Bologna and other Italian universities. Principal among them are Underground Fluid Mechanics, Drilling Engineering, Reservoir and Petroleum Production Engineering. His main research interests are in the field of Petroleum Engineering, where he has authored or co-authored more than 160 papers and several books.

Prof. Macini is member of SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers), EAGE (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers), ANIM (Italian Society of Mining Engineers), SGI (Italian Geological Society), SISS (Italian Society for the History of Sciences) and Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (United States Section). He was member of the Editorial Committee, Bulletin of Zagreb University (Croatia) and member of the Honorary Academic Editorial Board for the UNESCO-EOLSS Encyclopedia Project.

Prof. Macini was an invited lecturer at the U. of Zagreb, at the U. of Miskolc and at the U. of Texas at Austin. At present, he is the U. of Bologna representative in the "Geothermal Working Group" and in the "Environmental Monitoring Guidelines Group" of the Italian Ministry for the Economic Development.

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