Romano was raised in Offaly with parents of Irish and Italian origins. He completed an electrical trade apprenticeship, after which he moved abroad for over four years, gaining work experience in various countries as an electrician. He then returned to Ireland for further studies. He graduated with an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2013.
He then joined the Mobile and Marine Robotics Research Centre in the University of Limerick in 2014. He is currently working on research for a PhD where he is developing an Inspection-Class Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) that will have the capabilities to operate in harsh and challenging environments. His research interests include subsea equipment design and development, navigation control systems, CFD analysis and power system design. His research has afforded him the opportunity to take part in various offshore expeditions in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Last update: Dec 2015