Digital Ocean Forum 2024


Nadia Pinardi

University of Bologna - DCC for Coastal Resilience

Professor of Oceanography, Department of Physics and Astronomy

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. Nadia chairs the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development Program “CoastPredict”. and is director of the UN Decade Collaborative Center for Coastal Resilience hosted by the University of Bologna. She also participates in numerous EU research projects relevant to the development of Digital Twins of the Ocean.

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