Dr Ing. Robert N Farrugia

Dr Ing. Robert N Farrugia

Dr Ing. Robert N Farrugia



Room 217
Faculty of Engineering
OR Marsaxlokk Office, Triq il-Barrakki
  +356 2340 2577, +356 2340 7835
  • Renewable Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Wind Resources
  • Onshore and Offshore Wind Turbines
  • Solar Water Heating

Buhagiar, D., Sant, T. & Farrugia, R.N. 2016, "Parametric analysis of a novel offshore platform with integrated energy storage operating in Central Mediterranean Waters", The ISE Annual Conference, Valletta, Malta, 4 October 2016.

Ellul, C., Sant, T. & Farrugia, R.N. 2016, "Investigating the reliability of wind anemometers on floating tension-leg platforms", Wind Engineering, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 431-437.

Farrugia, R.N. & Sant, T. 2016, "A wind resource assessment at Ahrax Point: A node for central Mediterranean offshore wind resource evaluation", Wind Engineering, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 438-446.

Muscat, M., Sant, T., Caruana, C., Axisa, R. & Farrugia, R.N. 2016, "Design and construction of a small Multi-Bladed Wind Turbine", Europe & the Mediterranean - Towards a Sustainable Built Environment, International Sustainable Built Environment Conference (SBC16), 16 - 18 March 2016.

Buhagiar, D., Sant, T., Micallef, C. & Farrugia, R.N. 2015, "Improving the Energy Yield from an Open Loop Hydraulic Offshore Turbine through Deep Sea Water Extraction and Alternative Control Schemes", Energy, vol. 84, no. 0, pp. 344-356.

Sant, T., Buhagiar, D. & Farrugia, R.N. 2014, "Offshore Floating Wind Turbine-driven Deep Sea Water Pumping for Combined Electrical Power and District Cooling", Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 524, no. 1, pp. 012074.

Farrugia, R.N. & Sant, T. 2013, "Modelling wind speeds for cup anemometers mounted on opposite sides of a lattice tower: A case study", Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, , no. 115, pp. 173-183; 173.

Sant, T. & Farrugia, R.N. 2013, "Performance Modelling of an Offshore Floating Wind Turbine-Driven Deep Sea Water Extraction System for Combined Power and Thermal Energy Production: A Case Study in a Central Mediterranean Context", ASME 2013, 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE2013), Vol. 8: Ocean Renewable Energy, 9 - 14 June 2013, June 9-14, 2013.

Farrugia, R.N. & Sant, T. 2010, "Evaluation of the Wind Resources in a Central Mediterranean Island Using a Combination of Measurements and Modelling Techniques", TORQUE 2010: The science of making torque from wind, 28 - 30 June 2010.

  • ENR5014 - Sustainability in Building Services
  • GSC5102 - Managing Marine Space and its Potential as an Economic Resource - Project Study
  • GSC5103 - Multilateral Diplomacy and International Rule-making and Regional Sea Governance Policy Simulation Exercise
  • ISE2020 - Net Zero Energy Building Strategies
  • ISE2106 - Energy Resources: Key Concepts and Case Studies
  • ISE2107 - Energy Resources: Key Concepts
  • ISE5101 - Introduction to Sustainable Energy
  • ISE5103 - Renewable Energy Resources
  • ISE5209 - Introduction to Renewable Energy Technologies
  • MEC5015 - Offshore Renewables and Water Treatment