Main topics

  • Non-linear wave propagation and hyperbolic systems
  • Extended thermodynamics of polyatomic gases
  • Numerical modelling of wildland fire
  • Modelling and numerical simulation of thermal plasmas

Awarded grant proposals (principal investigator)

  • Asymptotic behavior of Riemann problem for hyperbolic dissipative systems (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2006)
  • Interaction between shocks and acceleration waves in van der Waals fluids (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2007)
  • Classification of shock waves and wave interaction in van der Waals fluids (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2009)
  • Classical and non-classical shocks in elastodynamics (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2010)
  • Hyperbolic models for incompressible materials (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2012)
  • Combustion-Wave Interactions via Extended Thermodynamics (Co-funded by Bizkaia Xede and European Commission, COFUND programme, 2014/2016)
  • An Eulerian/Lagrangian model for combustion fronts¬†(GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2015)

Invited lectures

  • “Shock waves in real gases”, Meeting of the Italian National Group for Mathematical Physics, Montecatini Terme, Italy (2009)
  • “Nonlinear models and numerical simulation of real fluids”, Department of Applied Mathematics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong (2010)
  • “Physical mathematical modelling and numerical simulation of plasmas and wave phenomena”, Laboratoire d’Analyse, Topologie, Probabilit√©s (LATP), Marseille, France (2010)

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