Università Politecnica delle Marche
Matteo Postacchini is an expert in the area of maritime, fluvial and estuarine hydraulics. He worked on both mathematical modeling and physical modeling, and he participated in several field campaigns.
He graduated in Civil Engineer in 2007. He earned his PhD in “Engineering of Materials, Waters and Soils” in 2011 at the Università Politecnica delle Marche (Ancona, Italy), where he is currently working as Assistant Professor since 2016.
He collaborated to several international projects and was visiting researcher in a number of International Universities, e.g. Scripps Institution of Oceanography (California, USA), Université Bordeaux 1 (Bordeaux, France), École Polytechnique Fédérale (Lausanne, Switzerland), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain).
He gave several invited talks on coastal and offshore engineering. Among others: a seminar reserved to graduate students at the Universidade do Vale, Brazil (2014); a Junior Marchi Lecture, reserved to the Italian hydraulic community (2021).
He is author/co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed papers on ISI-Scopus listed international journals. He participated as a speaker, chairman and organizer to several national and international events. He is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Marine Science (Frontiers) and an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering (MDPI) and Energies (MDPI). He also reviews for over 25 ISI-Scopus journals.
He was awarded the “III Premio G3 - Miglior Presentazione di Studi Costieri”, for the best presentation on the maritime research field (G3-GNRAC, Ferrara, Italy - 2012), and was awarded the “Finanziamento delle attività base di ricerca”, a grant from the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) reserved to Italian Assistant and Associate Professors for their basic research activities (2017).
Universities and Academia
water waves, coastal flooding, estuaries, river hydraulics, urban flooding
Associate Professor of Hydraulics