Dr. Egidio (Ed) Marotta
Chief Advisor, Landmark
Dr. Marotta presently holds the position of Chief Advisor – Digital Twin & Optimization for Landmark, a division of Halliburton. Also, Ed has held faculty positions as an Assistant Professor at Clemson University (1997) and Associate Teaching & Research Professor at Texas A&M (2003), all within the Mechanical Engineer Department.
A Chief Advisor at Landmark with over 25 years of academic and industry experience in the development of physics-based models, and now data-driven models, with the end goal of analyzing systems with a Systems Engineering philosophy. Ed is experienced in helping customers realize value from modeling and simulation, analysis led design, and the incorporation of digital twins for asset health monitoring and prognostication.
Most recently, he held the position of the Systems Analysis, Analytics & Modeling Manager. Ed worked across multiple Product Lines to develop best practices and synergies to assemble models and conduct validation testing on key technologies as they are inserted into larger, multi-disciplinary, "System of Systems" (SoS) platforms. In addition, Ed has held the position as Technical Manager for the Multi-Physics Simulation Group within the North America Technology Center, FMC Technologies Inc. In the latter group, he was responsible for developing a Center of Excellence for modeling and simulation of multi-physics phenomena for Surface and Subsea applications.
Ed has published over 100 Journal, Conference, and Magazine papers/articles within the areas of Thermo-Fluid Sciences, Avionics, and Oil & Gas. He presently holds the position of ABS Adjunct Professor with the ME (Subsea Engineering Program).
Ed received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Albany (SUNY) and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermo-Fluid Sciences from Texas A&M University. He holds the grade of Fellow in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Associate Fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Ed is an OTC member for both ASME and SPE subcommittees.