Rodolfo Taccani is assistant professor at the Engineering and Architecture Department – University of Trieste, Italy. He teaches the classes of Industrial Energy Conversion Systems and Mechanical Measurements.

Main research interests include analysis and optimization of energy conversion systems with particular reference to fuel cells plants.

  • He is author of more than 100 papers on energy systems performance analysis and optimization.
  • He has coordinated several projects regarding research and development of fuel cells systems.
  • He has been involved in the design of a LNG system for ship propulsion.
  • In these days he is coordinating a research project for the development of a small size fuel cells plants to be installed in marine applications.



An advanced course created for graduated students and employees who are involved in the design and manufacturing phases of ships and/or offshore vessels/platforms, which will improve their skills in maritime safety as well as in environmental and security issues.

A course designed for both employed and unemployed professionals who have already developed technical skills and capabilities in maritime safety, the environment and security at sea,which will provide them with additional expertise in the safety and security fields, with respect to on-board personnel, infrastructure and the environment.

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A refresher course thought for teachers of high schools with technical courses, which will confer them an updated knowledge about multidisciplinary topics on safety and security issues related to maritime sector.

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