Education, Career, & Awards
2014: Associate professor, Politecnico di Milano
2008: Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Milano
2007: Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano
2006: Visiting student Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
2006: winner of the 'Foundation R. Rocca' prize for academic excellence
2003: M. Sci. Chem. E., Politecnico di Milano
Current Research Interests
Currently, the scientific activity is on two lines.
The former on safety in the process industries: in particular the analysis of the consequences of accidents related to the dispersion of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), in order to define both the interaction with obstacles and criteria for the design of mitigation barriers, and with the dispersion of fine particles in the street canyons (this project is mainly developed with the Dutch research center TNO) through the modeling with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) codes.
The latter line of research, always with CFD, concerns the development of methodologies for the simulation of micro and nano-reactors for the synthesis of nanoparticles, for the scale-down of the reactors at risk of thermal runaway (in particular polymerization processes) and for process intensification.
Website of the research group: https://cfalab.chem.polimi.it/