Giuseppe Giorgi

Assistant Professor with time contract
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (DIMEAS)


Research interests

Energie rinnovabili marine
Experimental tests
Fluid-structure interaction
Nonlinear hydrodynamics
Offshore engineering
Offshore wind
Renewable energy
Wave energy
Wave energy conversion
Wave energy converter

Scientific branch

(Area 0009 - Industrial and information engineering)

Research topics

  • Nonlinear mathematical modeling of fluid-structure interactions of wave energy converters; holistic mechanical and techno-economic optimization; prototyping and experimental testing in dry laboratory on hardware-in-the-loop, in wave tanks, and at sea; analysis of the wave resource and development of tools for geographic optimization.


ERC sectors

PE8_3 - Civil engineering, architecture, maritime/hydraulic engineering, geotechnics, waste treatment
PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering
PE8_5 - Fluid mechanics, hydraulic-, turbo-, and piston- engines
PE8_7 - Mechanical and manufacturing engineering (shaping, mounting, joining, separation)
PE7_3 - Simulation engineering and modelling


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 13: Climate action
Goal 14: Life below water


Other research or teaching roles outside Politecnico

  • Visiting Researcher, presso Instituto Superior Tecnico (1/7/2019-21/12/2019)
  • Professore Incaricato Esterno, presso National University of Ireland, Maynooth (7/5/2018-25/5/2018)
  • Dottorando, presso National University of Ireland, Maynooth (1/2/2017-30/4/2017)
  • Visiting Researcher, presso Ecole Centrale de Nantes (29/8/2016-18/10/2016)


Courses of Study Boards



MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Master of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Bachelor of Science

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Supervised PhD students

  • Carola Chicco. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Ermando Petracca. Programme in Ingegneria Meccanica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)


PoliTO co-authors

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