L'incontro fa parte del ciclo 2023-24 "Past-students and Expert Webinars in Nuclear Energy", un programma di webinar sull'energia nucleare tenuti da ex-studenti unipi ed esperti internazionali.
Il ciclo è organizzato nell'ambito del progetto ENEN2plus, dell'European Nuclear Education Network.
Gianfranco Caruso is Full Professor in Nuclear Engineering at Sapienza, University of Rome. He received his MS degree in Nuclear Engineering in 1984 and earned his PhD in Energy in 1989, focusing on severe accidents in nuclear plants. He is a member of the Scientific Council of ICHMT and representative member of Sapienza in the Governing Board of CIRTEN. Prof. Caruso is a member of the “National Commission for the Forecasting and Prevention of Major Risks" of the Department of Civil Protection – nuclear and radiological risk subcommittee. He is currently leader of the Sapienza “Nuclear Engineering Research Group” in ongoing national and international projects related to nuclear topics and the reference person for Sapienza research activities in the framework of the EUROFUSION project. His research interests include: advanced heat transfer and thermal-hydraulics in fission and fusion nuclear plants; nuclear safety, magneto-hydrodynamics; two-phases heat transfer and flow; design of components and systems for energy production plants.