Dr. ir. Corrado Altomare is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the department of Civil Engineering (research unit of Coastal Engineering, Bridges and Roads) of Ghent University (Belgium). He has 10 years of experience in research, consultancy, and modelling of coastal structures. This work has been done both in an academic environment (Technical University of Catalonia of Barcelona, Spain; Ghent University in Belgium) as well as for real applications (Flanders Hydraulics Re-search). He is experienced in coastal engineering, with strong expertise in physical modelling. He has been involved in engineering consultancy and research on coastal protection and coastal safety, harbors and marinas design for Belgian coast mainly, as well as for Spanish and Italian coast. He is co-developer of DualSPHysics numerical model. Moreover he contributed to the EurOtop manual (2nd Edition) and to the Guidelines for Safety Assessment of the Belgian Coast.