Zanuttigh Barbara

Position: Associate Professor, Bologna University

Barbara Zanuttigh is Associate Professor of Hydraulics at the University of Bologna since 2014. 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.

Author of more than 150 papers, h-index: 30 (scopus).

Editor-in-Chief of Coastal and Off-shore Engineering Journal, Frontiers of Built Environment; Associate Editor of the Journal of Off-shore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, ASME; Member of the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports, Nature, and of Renewables and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier.

Coordinator/ Scientific Responsible of Research Projects, the most relevant being FP7 THESEUS “Innovative technologies for safer European coasts in a changing climate”, FP7 MERMAID, “Innovative multi-purpose off-shore platforms: planning, design and operation”, H2020 Programme BRIGAID”Bridging the Gap for Innovations in Disaster Resilience” .

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