Marco Ciampolini was born in Vinci, Florence, on April 29, 1989. He received the bachelor degree with honor in Management Engineering at the University of Florence on May 2013. Then he gained interest in fluid mechanics, reaching the master degree with honor in Energy Engineering at the University of Florence on October 2018, with the thesis "Design and CFD analysis of a prechamber for use in direct-injection two-stroke engines".
During studies, he has worked in the ICT (Information & Communication Technologies) business for several years.
Actually he is a Ph.D. student of the first Italian course in "Smart Industry" which borns from the cooperation between Regione Toscana and the Universities of Florence, Pisa and Siena.
In his spare time he plays tennis competitively. He is also interested in electrical systems and home automation.
Research Projects & Areas of Interests
Internal combustion engines
Design and CFD analysis of GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) systems in 2S engines
Design and CFD analysis of JI/TI (Jet-Ignition/Torch-Ignition) systems in 2S engines
Dimensioning of hybrid powertrains for recreational crafts and small boats
Development of 0-D models for the optimization of energy fluxes in hybrid powertrains