Dr. Vincenzo Nava

Tecnalia & BCAM

Vincenzo Nava is a Senior Researcher at Tecnalia R&I and BCAM.

He obtained his PhD in Ocean Engineering and Stochastic Mechanics in May 2009 at the “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria, Italy, where he also got his B.Sc. (2003) and M.Sc. (2005) in Civil Engineering and Hydraulics.

From 2006 until 2010 he joined the Department of Mechanical, Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice University (Houston, USA) working in several projects related to stochastic mechanics of floating bodies.

In 2007 he got an internship at BP America, Houston.

From 2009 until 2013 he was a contract instructor at the “Mediterranea” University of Reggio Calabria (Italy), teaching the classes of Environmental Hydraulics and Watercourse Management for M.Sc. students in Environmental Engineering.

In 2012 he developed research activities at the Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon, Portugal, at the Department of Naval Architecture (CENTEC).

Since 2013 he has been working at the Energy and Environment Division of Tecnalia Research and Innovation (area of Offshore Renewable Energies).

He joined BCAM in April 2017. He is author and coauthor of several peer-reviewed papers.