Massimo Figari

Associate Professor
University of Genoa
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Graduated in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in 1989 at University of Genoa (Italy). 

Served as Marine Engineer Officer in Italian Navy 1990-1991.

Researcher at CETENA S.p.A. from 1991 to 1994.

Researcher at University of Genoa - Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Department from 1994 to 2002.

Since November 2002 Associate Professor at the University of Genoa – Politechnic School.

Since November 2013 Head of Master Course and Bachelor Course in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

Teaching activity:

  • Military Vessels, Ship Auxiliary Systems, Reliability Availability and Safety of Marine Systems;
  • Ship Propulsion System (Italian Navy Academy, Livorno).


Scientific interests :

  • dynamic simulation of marine systems
  • reliability and safety of marine systems
  • environmental impacts of ships and their consequence on the design

Research activity is documented by about 100 scientific papers.