Prof. Dr. Nadia Pinardi

Professor of Physical Oceanography

Dr. Nadia Pinardi obtained her Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University and currently serves as a full professor of Oceanography at the University of Bologna. Her research interests span a broad spectrum, encompassing ocean numerical modeling and predictions, data assimilation, numerical modeling of marine physical-biological interactions, and the behavior of pollutants at sea. A significant accomplishment in her career is the conceptual design and successful implementation of ocean forecasting systems deployed across various regions of the world ocean.

She is Member of the European Academy of Sciences.
She is Member of the Scientific Council of the Unesco Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe.
She is Chair of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Program “CoastPredict”.
She is director of the UN Decade Collaborative Center on Coastal Resilience hosted by the University of Bologna.