Subsea Engineering

Faculty

Egidio (Ed) Marotta

Egidio (Ed) Marotta

ABS Adjunct Professor of Subsea Engineering, Manager – Multiphase Simulation Group, ATO – Advanced Technology Organization, Subsea Division, GE Oil & Gas

Engineering Expertise: 

Thermal-Fluid Sciences

  • Multiphysics Modeling
  • Thermophysical Modeling of Subsea Processes and Equipment
  • Systems/Machine Design Theory
  • Design of Thermal Management Systems
  • Design of Passive and Active Thermal Control Systems
  • Design/Optimization of Energy Technologies
  • Thermal Contact Resistance,
  • Thermophysical Properties of New Materials (Subsea Applications)
  • Subsea Processing/ Boosting

Subsea Engineering Experience: 

Drilling & Surface, Subsea Equipment

  • GE Oil & Gas, VETCO Gray; Advanced Technology Organization, Houston, Texas, R&D Manager, Multi-Physics Simulation Team
    • Internal R&D Projects, Multi-Physics Simulations, Virtual Design Development/Optimization, Systems Engineering Design, Multiphase Modeling
  • FMC Technologies, North America Research Technology Center; Subsea Energy Division, Houston, Texas, Manager, Multi-Physics Simulations Group
    • Multi-Physics/Multi Domain Simulations, Development FMC HPHT Design Processes, Development of Testing Protocols, Accelerated Life Prediction (Elastomeric Seals), Design of Experiments, Virtual Design Development/Optimization, Molecular Dynamic Modeling
  • R&D Supervisor; CTG – Core Technology Group
    • Thermal Analysis of Subsea Tree and Manifold Systems, Development of HPHT Design Processes, Development of Testing Protocols, Accelerated Life Prediction – Elastomeric Seals, Design of Experiments Development/Implementation.
  • Engineering Specialist – Core Technology Group
    • Thermal Analysis of Subsea Tree Systems and Components, Development of Design Processes, and Support of Research and Development Testing Services (Design of Experiments, ANOVA, Statistics)