Emilio F. Campana is the Director of the Engineering, ICT, Energy and Transport Department of the National Research Council (CNR) of Italy.
During his research activity (mainly in numerical fluid dynamics and design optimization) he has been also researcher at the IBM – ECSEC (European Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing),and director of the CNR-INSEAN (marine technology) institute.
EFC has been principal Investigator of several EDA (European Defense Agency) and ONR (Office of Naval Research, US Navy) projects. In his scientific career he has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers in international journals and conferences (h-index 32) and is the recipient of the American Bureau of Shipping award (2009), of the Scientific Achievement Award (2012) assigned by NATO.
He has been appointed as George Weinblum Memorial Lecturer (2013-2014) assigned by the German Institut für Schiffbau of the University of Hamburg and by the Naval Studies Board of the US National Research Council. He has been (i) in the Executive Board of the Italian National Cluster on Transport, (ii) the scientific coordinator of the Italian National Cluster on the Blue Growth, (iii) national representative in the JPI Ocean.