Politecnico di Torino
Giancarlo Genta is Professor of Construction Machines at the Politecnico (Technical University) di Torino. He is member of the Academy of Sciences of Torino and of the International Academy of Astronautics. Since 2012 chairs study group SG 3.16 of the International Academy of Astronautics: Global human Mars system missions exploration, goals, requirements and technologies. In 2013 received the Yangel Medal for outstanding contributions to the development of the international space sciences and technologies and the Engineering Science Award of the International Academy of Astronautics for outstanding achievement in engineering science He authored 90 papers, published in Italian, American and English Journals, 268 papers presented to symposia and 25 books, some of which are used as textbooks in some American Universities. He is also the author of two science fiction novels, published in Italian, English and Ukrainian.
space sciences, Engineering Science and Astronautics