A former Scientific Director of CIC Energigune, the new energy research centre in Spain to generate knowledge and develop technology through research, Dr. D’ Aguanno is also an Expert Adviser of the Solar Energy Research Centre of the Southeast University at Nanjing, China. In addition, he is also the Scientific Adviser at Koine Multi Media in Pisa, Italy.
His specialisation includes research about materials and devices for thermal energy storage, design of advanced nano fluids for energy applications, heat storage in concentrated solar power plants and heat recovery and management in manufacturing industries. At present, Dr. Aguanno is a member of the European Energy Research Alliance on CSP and Energy Storage. He is also a coordinator for many research and industrial projects and principal investigator of 3 active H2020 research projects.
A member of the European Research Alliance as representative of CIC Energigune in Spain, he had earlier served as a member of EERA for fuel cell and hydrogen, and member of the International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy, as an energy expert.