Massimo Capobianco, Italian engineering educator, researcher. Achievements include research in Different topics related to automotive internal combustion engines (part load operation, engine control, turbocharging, gas dynamics of inlet and outlet systems, etc.). Member of ATA - Associazione Tecnica dell'Automobile, Italy (associate), Society of Automotive Engineers - Society of Automotive Engineering (associate).
Assistant professor of thermal machines and energy systems University of Genoa, Faculty of Engineering, Italy, 1978—1980, associate professor of internal combustion engines Italy, 1980—2001, full professor of fluid machinery Italy, since 2001. Reviewer of industrial research projects Ministry of University (MIUR), Roma, Italy, since 1999, Italian Ministry of Industry, Roma, Italy, since 2001. President of liguria section ATA - Associazione Tecnica dell'Automobile, Italy, since 1995.
Responsible for the University of genoa of several research projects financed by the european community and the italian government. University teaching courses: internal combustion engines, environmental impact of energy systems.
Author (with a. Gambarotta): Unsteady flow performance of turbocharger radial turbines, Inst. Mech.
Engrs., London, 1990, Variable geometry and waste-gated automotive turbochargers: measurements and comparison of turbine performance, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Transactions, Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 1992. Author: (with a.
Gambarotta) Performance of a twin-entry automotive turbocharger turbine, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Energy-sources Technology Conference, Houston, 1993. Author: (with o. Acton, a.
Gambarotta, g. Zamboni) Optimum control of variable geometry turbine in automotive turbocharged Diesel engines, Fisita Congress, Beijing, 1994. Author: Improvement of automotive Diesel engine for the 21st century challenge, Plenary Session, International Conference on Advances in Vehicle Control and Safety, AVCS'98, Amiens, 1998.
, Optimum control of an automotive DI Diesel engine for low exhaust emissions, Journal of Automotive Engineering, Proceedings Institute Mech. Engrs., 2001.
, about 70 technical papers.