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Enrico Malfa Edit Profile

researcher , process engineer

Enrico Malfa, Italian process engineer, researcher. Recipient More Innovative Researcher award, ABB Ricerca, 2000.


Malfa, Enrico was born on July 20, 1962 in Bergamo, Italy. Son of Giuseppe Malfa and Maria Venturelli.


Doctor in Engineering, Politecnico di Milano University, 1987.


Engineer aerodynamic department air vehicle technical division Aermacchi S.p.A., Varese, Italy, 1987—1992. Process engineer combustion department technical division Italcementi Group, Bergamo, Italy, 1992—1996. Research engineer combustion and fluid dynamics department ABB Ricerca S.p.A, Sesto S. Giovanni, Italy, 1996—1998.

International assignment to Einstein ABB-high impact project ABB Management Support, Mannheim, Germany, 1998—2000. Senior scientist ABB Ricerca S.p.A, Sesto S. Giovanni, 2000—2002, Centro Sviluppo Materiali S.p.A, Processes and Engineering Director, Dalmine, Italy, since 2002, head heat and energy department. Member technical group casting, reheating and direct rolling, steelmaking Research Fund for Coal and Steel, Brussels, since 2004.

Member technical committee Ultra-Low Carbon dioxide Steelmaking, Brussels, since 2004. Member committee tecnico ambiente e sicurezza Assocoazione Italiana di Metallurgia, Milan, since 2004. Chairman atelier tuyères CETIC.


  • Achievements include design of flameless burners for reheating furnaces. Development of thermophotovoltaic conversion module for combined heat and power generation. Design of oxygen and carbon injectors in electrical arc furnace.

    Research in mathematical modeling of flameless combustion. Research in numerical simulation of three-dimensional vortex flows over delta wing configuration. Patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Married Elena Merigo, September 4, 1964. Children: Beatrice, Lucrezia.

Giuseppe Malfa

Maria Venturelli

Elena Merigo

Beatrice Malfa

Lucrezia Malfa