Filippo Campagnolo

Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 15
Room 2734
85748 Garching b. München
Tel.: +49 (0)89 289 16684

Research Interests:

  • Aero-structural optimization for the design of multi-MW wind turbine rotor blades
  • Design, development and testing of single and multiple interacting aero-servo-elastic wind tunnel models of wind turbines

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2008: Graduated in  Aeronautical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 2013: Ph.D. in Rotary Wing Aircraft at Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 2013-Present: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Chair of Wind Energy, TUM


  • Bottasso, C. L. and Campagnolo, F.: Wind Tunnel Testing of Wind Turbines and Farms. In: Stoevesandt, B., Schepers, G., Fuglsang, P., Sun, Y. (eds) Handbook of Wind Energy Aerodynamics. Springer, Cham., pp.1077-1126,, 2022.

  • Campagnolo, F., Castellani, F., Natili, F., Astolfi, D. and Mühle F. : Wind Tunnel Testing of Yaw by Individual Pitch Control Applied to Wake Steering. Front. Energy Res. 10:883889. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2022.883889, 2022.

  • Wang, C., Campagnolo, F., Canet, H., Barreiro, D. J., and Bottasso, C. L.: How realistic are the wakes of scaled wind turbine models?, Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 961–981,, 2021.

  • Schreiber, J., Bottasso, C. L., Salbert, B., and Campagnolo, F.: Improving wind farm flow models by learning from operational data, Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 647–673,, 2020.

  • Campagnolo, F., Weber, R., Schreiber, J., and Bottasso, C. L.: Wind tunnel testing of wake steering with dynamic wind direction changes, Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 1273–1295,, 2020.

  • Frederik, J. A., Weber, R., Cacciola, S., Campagnolo, F., Croce, A., Bottasso, C., and van Wingerden, J.-W.: Periodic dynamic induction control of wind farms: proving the potential in simulations and wind tunnel experiments, Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 245–257,, 2020.
  • Campagnolo, F., Molder, A., Schreiber, J. and Bottasso, C. L.: Comparison of Analytical Wake Models with Wind Tunnel Data. Journal of Physics: Conf. Series. 1256 012006 doi:10.1088/1742-6596/1256/1/012006, 2019.
  • Foti, D., Yang, X., Campagnolo, F., Maniaci, D. and Sotiropoulos F.: Wake meandering of a model wind turbine operating in two different regimes, Phys. Rev. Fluids 3, 054607,, 2018.
  • Campagnolo, F.,  Petrović, V., Schreiber, J., Nanos, E. M., Croce A. and Bottasso, C. L.  Wind tunnel testing of a closed-loop wake deflection controller for wind farm power maximization. Journal of Physics: Conf. Series 753 032006 2265, doi:10.1088/1742-6596/753/3/032006, 2016.
  • F. Campagnolo, V. Petrović, C. L. Bottasso and A. Croce, "Wind tunnel testing of wake control strategies," 2016 American Control Conference (ACC), Boston, MA, USA, 2016, pp. 513-518, doi: 10.1109/ACC.2016.7524965, 2016.
  • Campagnolo, F., Petrović, V., Nanos, E. M., Tan, C. W., Bottasso, C. L., Paek, I., Kim, H., & Kim, K.: Wind tunnel testing of power maximization control strategies applied to a multi-turbine floating wind power platform. Proceedings of the 26th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE 2016 (pp. 309-316), 2016.
  • Campagnolo, F., Bottasso, C. L., & Bettini, P.: Design, manufacturing and characterization of aero-elastically scaled wind turbine blades for testing active and passive load alleviation techniques within a ABL wind tunnel. Journal of Physics: Conference Series524(1), Article 012061., 2014.
  • Bottasso, C. L., Campagnolo, F., & Petrović, V., 'Wind tunnel testing of scaled wind turbine models: Beyond aerodynamics'. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics127, 11-28., 2014.
  • C.L. Bottasso, F. Campagnolo, A. Croce, S. Dilli, F. Gualdoni, M.B. Nielsen, `Structural Optimization of Wind Turbine Rotor Blades by Multi-Level Sectional/Multibody/3DFEM Analysis', Multibody System Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s11044-013-9394-3, 2013.
  • C.L. Bottasso, F. Campagnolo, A. Croce, C. Tibaldi, `Fatigue Damage Mitigation by the Integration of Active and Passive Load Control Techniques on Wind Turbines', Wind Energy and the Impact of Turbulence on the Conversion Process, J. Peinke and S. Ivanell, Eds., Springer,, 2013.
  • C. Kim, K. Kim, H. Kim, I. Paek, N. Yoo, Y. Nam, F. Campagnolo, C.L. Bottasso, `A Method to Estimate Bending Moments Acting on a Wind Turbine Blade Specimen using FBG Sensors', International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 13:1247{1250, doi:10.1007/s12541-012-0166-4, 2012.
  • C.L. Bottasso, F. Campagnolo, C. Tibaldi, `Optimization-Based Study of Bend-Twist Coupled Rotor Blades for Passive and Integrated Passive/Active Load Alleviation', Wind Energy, doi:10.1002/we.1543, 2012.
  • C.L. Bottasso, A. Croce, F. Campagnolo, `Multi-Disciplinary Constrained Optimization of Wind Turbines', Multibody System Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s11044-011-9271-x, 2011.