Carlo L. Bottasso, Ph.D.

Chair of Wind Energy
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
85748 Garching b. München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 289 16680

Research Interests

  • Wind energy, design, aeroservoelasticity and control of wind turbines
  • Flight mechanics, aeroservoelasticity and control of rotary and fixed wing vehicles
  • Computational mechanics, flexible multibody dynamics, adaptive finite element methods

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1988: Laurea summa cum laude in Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
  • 1993: Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano.
  • 1993-1995: Research Associate, then Adjunct Assistant Professor, Scientific Computation Research Center and Rensselaer Rotorcraft Technology Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA.
  • 1996-2001: Ricercatore (Assistant Professor), Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Politecnico di Milano.
  • 2001-2010: Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Politecnico di Milano.
  • 2003-2004: Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • 2010-2013: Professor of Flight Mechanics, Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Aerospaziali, Politecnico di Milano.
  • 2013-present: Chair of Wind Energy, Director of the Wind Energy Institute, Technische Universität München, Germany.

Publications (as of Dec. 2013)

  • Editor of 1 book, author and co-author of 106 publications (of which 6 under review) in peer-reviewed international journals and book chapters, 9 plenary lectures, 11 invited keynote lectures, 189 publications in conference proceedings; 27 scientific reports, 3 patents.