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Prof. Gian Paolo Beretta

Gian Paolo Beretta

Full Professor

E-mail: gianpaolo.beretta@unibs.it
Phone: +39 030 3715568

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Work activities

Permanent academic positions

1994 – present
Full professor of Thermal and Fluid Sciences
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Università degli Studi di Brescia

1987 – 1994
Associate Professor of Thermal Sciences
Università degli Studi di Brescia

1981 – 1986
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1981 – 1983
Postdoctoral Fellow, Energy Project
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Roma

Temporary academic positions

2014 – 2015 (Fall term)
Visiting Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Northeastern University

2014 – present
Coordinator of PhD Program in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Università degli Studi di Brescia

2012 – 2013 (Fall term)
Cariplo Visiting Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011 – present
Coordinator of PhD Program in Technologies and Energy Systems for Mechanical Industry
Università degli Studi di Brescia

2011 – 2012 (Fall term)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2010 – 2011 (Fall term)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2009 – 2010 (Fall term)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2008 – 2009 (Sept – Nov)
Visiting Professor
Department of Chemistry
NTNU, Trondheim, Norway

2008 – 2009 (Nov – Dec)
Visiting Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Northeastern University

2007 – 2008 (fall term)
Visiting Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2000 – 2006
Dean of Mechanical Engineering Studies
Università degli Studi di Brescia

1989 – 1990
Adjunct Professor for the course on Energy Science
Politecnico di Milano

1987 – 1993
Visiting Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1978 – 1981
Research Assistant
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Education and training

1982
Doctor of Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1980
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1979
Laurea cum laude in Nuclear Engineering
Politecnico di Milano

Honors

2011
ASME Calvin W. Rice Award and Life Membership

2008 – present
Member of the Selection Committee for the Prigogine Prize in Thermodynamics

2006
Elected Fellow of the ASME
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Publications