I work in Applied Mathematics area of SISSA (SISSA mathLab). I am interested in the study, modelling and simulation of Fluid Dynamics in industrial problems.
I studied engineering at Politecnico di Milano getting the M.Sc. in Aeronautical Engineering, specializing in Aerodynamics.
Solving the different problems I tackle everyday I got a strong background also of Optimization, Reduced Order Modelling and Computer Science Enginnering.
In my spare time I like to practice sports, in particular volleyball, and traveling, sailing and home brewing.
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34136, Trieste, ITALY
Politecnico di Milano•April 2014
Thesis: Reduced-order models for potential flows past parametrized NACA airfoils based on an Isogeometric boundary element method
Advisors: Maurizio Quadrio and Andrea Manzoni
Thesis written in collaboration with the SISSA mathLab group of applied mathematics in Trieste.
Politecnico di Milano• September 2011
SISSA• September 2014 - Present
I'm currently working in the Underwater Blue Efficiency project framework.
Goal: define the optimal geometries of the exhaust manifold with respect to emissions efficiency and vibration reduction through numerical simulations.
Partners: Monte Carlo Yachts, OPTIMAD Engineering, University of Udine and Cergol Engineering (among others)
SISSA mathLab• September 2013 - April 2014
I spent 8 months working on the M.Sc. Thesis.
Topics: shape parametrization, reduce order models, computational fluid dynamics, isogeometric analysis.
Here some of my professional skills.
Shape parametrization of the bulb performed through Free-Form Deformation (FFD). The starting geometry is a CAD file of DTMB-5415 hull.PyGeM, Naval Engineering
Shape parametrization of the bumper performed through Free-Form Deformation (FFD). The starting geometry is an openFoam mesh file of of the drivAer model.PyGeM, Automotive Engineering, OPTIMAD Engineering
CFD simulations for the drag prediction. The two pictures correspond to two different shape of the bulbous bow.CFD, Naval Engineering, Deal.II
Shape parametrization of the exhaust gasses device on a MCY yacht through Free-Form Deformation (FFD). Starting from the original shape, FFD allows to generate a class of possible new configurations.PyGeM, Nautical Engineering
Pressure coefficient for different NACA airfoils: comparison among Isogeometric Analysis Boundary Element Method (IGA-BEM), experimental data (Exp), Xfoil, Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) and Greedy Reduced-Basis Method (Greedy-RB).Reduced order models, aerospace Engineering, IGA
PyGeM is a python library using Free Form Deformation to parametrize and morph complex geometries. It is ideally suited for actual industrial problems, since it allows to handle: Computer Aided Design files (in .iges and .stl formats), mesh files (in .unv and OpenFOAM formats) and generic output files (in .vtk format). By now, it has been used with meshes with up to 14 milions of cells. In this section of my personal webpage you can see PyGeM at work on different applications.Shape parametrization, python
EZyRB is a python library for Model Order Reduction. It is based only on the outputs coming from your CFD simulations (for a bunch of different parameters configurations). It returns a real-time evaluation of the output for every new parameters values. The parameters can be both physical and geometrical ones. It works both with scalar output and field output (both scalar and vectorial). The library is at a very early stage development. Still, you can check out some results in this section.Model Order Reduction, python
Model Order reduction performed with EZyRB library. This technique decreases the computational time required for the CFD simulation on the parametric model from 6 hours on parallel supercomputer facilities to fractions of section on a laptop. The reduction is performed on the pressure and wall stresses computed on the surface of the car, from which we can easily extract the forces acting on the car. In the top figures you can see the reconstruction of these two fields, whereas in the bottom ones you can see the first four modes to be combined to get the pressure and wall stresses.CFD, EZyRB, openFoam, OPTIMAD Engineering
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