Gustavo Roque da Silva Assi

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Escola Politécnica, University of São Paulo, Brazil


An Engineer with particular interest in scientific communication, diffusion of knowledge, engineering education and the interaction between technology, society and the Christian faith. Founder and Counselor of the Brazilian Association of Christians in Science (ABC2), member of Christians in Science UK. Assistant Professor in the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at Escola Politécnica of the University of São Paulo. Visiting Associate in the Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford (UK) in 2013-14 and Visiting Associate in Aerospace at GALCIT, California Institute of Technology (USA) in 2016-17. Director for Innovation and Technology Transfer in the RCGI Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Innovation. 

Research topics

  • Fluid-structure interaction
  • Experimental and computational fluid dynamics
  • Ocean energy generation
  • Carbon capture, storage and utilization
  • Energy transition
  • Scientific communication
  • Engineering education
  • Philosophy of technology
  • Interaction between science, technology and Christianity.