Raffaele Albanese

NENE2019 Prof. Raffaele Albanese

Affiliation: Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II and Consorzio CREATE, Napoli, Italy

Short bio

Raffaele Albanese received the degree in aeronautical engineering (magna cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Univ. Napoli, Italy, in 1982 and 1987, respectively. He was a member of the NET Team in Germany from 1983 to 1986. From 1986 to 1994, he was at the Univ. Salerno, Italy. From 1994 to 2006, he was a Full Professor at the Univ. Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, where he served as the Head of the DIMET Department and the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Since 2006, he has been a Full Professor in electrical engineering at Univ. Napoli Federico II, Italy. He collaborated to the design of ITER from 1989 and in 1997 he was visiting scientist at the ITER JCT (Naka, Japan). He is a Scientific Consultant of the CREATE Consortium, Italy, where he also was an Administrator from 1992 to 2016. He was the Secretary of COMPUMAG-Sorrento, Italy, 1991, and he was the Chairman of E’NDE, Reggio Calabria, Italy, 1997. His current research interests are in nuclear fusion, computational electromagnetics, and plasma engineering. He has been the coordinator of research contracts or projects with various institutions including Rolls Royce Group, CNR, ENEA, EURATOM, F4E (mostly in the field of nuclear fusion). He was the Project Manager of Joint European Torus Tokamak EP2 Project “Plasma Control Upgrade—Task 1.” He has been the Project Leader of EUROfusion Work Package WPDTT2 “Definition and design of the Divertor Tokamak Test facility” from 2013 to 2017. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the DTT project, where he is responsible for the area “Design of the facility, including all technical and engineering aspects”.