Institute for Research on Engines (IM)

Director

ing. GERARDO VALENTINO

Email: direttore@im.cnr.it
Phone number: +39 081 7177 211

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Gerardo Valentino received a master degree, with honour, in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Naples "Federico II" in 1980. He joined Istituto Motori (IM) of National Research Council (CNR) as researcher in 1984.
He has been involved during the last 35 years in optical diagnostics for fluid-dynamic, spray combustion research in internal combustion engines and their effects on emissions. Among the main research areas, he has been working on innovative combustion systems with fossil and alternative fuels blends to optimize fuel efficiency and reduce engine exhaust emissions.

He is coauthor of more than 130 technical papers in qualified scientific journals.