Main topics

  • Extended thermodynamics
  • Thermodynamics of modified gravity
  • Non-linear wave propagation and hyperbolic systems
  • Modelling and numerical simulation of plasma

Recent invited talks

  • Shock waves in non-equilibrium thermodynamics (Kyushu University, Japan; February 20, 2020)
  • Shock structure behaviors in Extended Thermodynamics with higher order closures (Theory and Numerics in Kinetic Theory, Parma, December 13, 2019)
  • Shock structure in Extended Thermodynamics with higher order maximum entropy principle closures (XVIII Italian Meeting on Hyperbolic Equations, Palermo, May 15-17, 2019)

Awarded grant proposals

  • PRIN2022 “The Mathematics and Mechanics of Nonlinear Wave Propagation in Solids” (Project ID: 2022P5R22A) [Associated Investigator; Coordinator of the UNIBO Research Unit]
  • Combustion-Wave Interactions via Extended Thermodynamics (Co-funded by Bizkaia Xede and European Commission, COFUND programme, 2014/2016) [Principal Investigator]
  • An Eulerian/Lagrangian model for combustion fronts (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2015)
  • Hyperbolic models for incompressible materials (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2012)
  • Classical and non-classical shocks in elastodynamics (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2010)
  • Classification of shock waves and wave interaction in van der Waals fluids (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2009)
  • Interaction between shocks and acceleration waves in van der Waals fluids (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2007)
  • Asymptotic behavior of Riemann problem for hyperbolic dissipative systems (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2006)

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