Tenured associate professors | Fluid machines and energy systems
Massimiliano Renzi is Associate Professor in Fluid Machines and Energy Systems and director of the Bachelor in Industrial Mechanical Engineering.
He received his Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering magna cum laude and his PhD in Energy from the Polytechnic University of Marche. He owns two patents on a tracking device for solar concentration systems. He is in charge of several projects funded with competitive peer review processes and he manages the research and didactic activities of the group of fluid machines.
The main research topics include: cogeneration systems; hydraulic machines for small hydropower; thermal management and batteries in hybrid/electric powertrains for automotive and industrial applications; optimization algorithms of hybrid energy systems and storage systems.
42177 · ING-IND/08 · L-9 Industrial and Mechanical Engineering - 2016 · EN
47578 · ING-IND/08 · LM-33 Industrial Mechanical Engineering · EN
45510A · ING-IND/08 · LM-30 Energy Engineering - 2023 · EN
The main areas of research are:
-Fluid machines, energy systems
- Hydroelectric and pump-as-turbines for hidden hydropower, also for energy recovery and pumped storage
-Thermal management in electric/hybrid powertrains
-Use of biofuels and hydrogen enriched fuels
-Energy systems optimisation and machine learning
Massimiliano Renzi is author of 138 scientific works (as of May 2023): 79 articles in international journals; 50 International Conferences; 7 national conferences; 2 Techinical Reports (International Energy Agency Annexes)
Scopus database: Number of Records: 98; number of citations: 1548; h-index: 23.
Scopus ID: 49962217600
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.it/citations?user=sEJBl84AAAAJ&hl=it