An example of solution for a parametrized system.
A classical heat transfer convection-conduction problem:
``Graetz'' flow with a parametrized Peclet number
(represented at Peclet 0.1,1,99, respectively)
carried out by reduced basis method, [more info].
Detailed Curriculum Vitae [.pdf], updated 08/2012
Some posters:  -  -  (Post-Doc),
-  (PhD Thesis)
-  (Sept.09) -  (Feb.10)
-  (Nov.10)
-  (Apr.12) -  (May 12, CECAM 1)
-  (May 12, CECAM 2) -  (May 12, CECAM 3)
-  (May 12, CECAM 4) (Current Research)
-  (Oct.12, MOREPAS II) -  (Oct.12, MOREPAS II)
-  (Oct.12, Brown UQ)
Some old pictures from doctoral and post-doctoral years 
My "press" room
Modelling and Scientific Computing at EPFL
RealTime Computing at MIT
Modeling and Scientific Computing at MOX-Politecnico
SISSA MathLab, Innovating with Mathematics
In Memoriam: Fausto forever in our Hearts
This page is updated till end of October 2012 (publications, events planned till summer 2013)
11/2012 NOFYSAS Research Leader at SISSA, International School for Advanced Studies, MathLab "Innovating with Mathematics", Trieste, Italy.
05/2008-10/2012 Research Scientist/Fonctionnaire Scientifique at EPFL, Prof. A. Quarteroni's Chair of Modelling and Scientific Computing and since 05/2006 Affiliate Researcher at MIT
Lecturer at the Doctoral School of Mathematics of EPFL, since Spring 2009, [link to the courses, MATH-703 and MATH-741].
Lecturer at the Section of Mathematics of EPFL, for Numerical Analysis classes, since Fall 2009, [link].
Co-applicant in the SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) Projects:
- Reduced basis methods for the optimization of complex systems (2009-2011: Andrea Manzoni, Laura Iapichino);
- Numerical simulation of a sailing boat: dynamics and shape optimization (2011-2013, Matteo Lombardi);
- Model reduction strategies for control, optimization and uncertainty quantification of parametrized systems (2012-2015, Federico Negri, Peng Chen)
Task Coordinator in the ERC-MathCard Project: Mathematical Modelling and Simulation of the Cardiovascular System, task on Efficient Methods for Control and Optimization (2009-2012).
Past Position: 04/2006-04/2008 Post-Doctoral Associate Researcher at MIT, USA, Prof. A.T. Patera, Mech. Eng. Dpt.
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in Numerical Analysis, Computational Science & Engineering at EPFL, Switzerland (Dec. 2005).
Master of Science (Laurea Magistrale) in Aerospace Engineering, Aerodynamics at Politecnico di Milano, Italy (Oct. 2002).
The 2004 Bill Morton CFD Prize Winner. Institute of Computational Fluid Dynamics, University of Oxford (UK).
ECCOMAS Ph.D Award 2005. European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences Award for the best Ph.D thesis in Computational Science and Engineering of 2005.
Springer Computational Science and Engineering Prize 2009 with Cuong Nguyen and Phuong Huynh; Pics  .
Riconoscenza Civica (Civic Award) by Citta' di S. Angelo Lodigiano (January 2005, [link] ) and Dardo D'Oro (Civic Medal) by Comune di Castiraga Vidardo (October 2010,   ).
Current Research Focus: Real-Time Reliable Continuum Mechanics Computations: Parametrized PDEs and A-Posteriori Error Estimation for elliptic and parabolic, coercive and non-coercive problems with affine and non-affine parametrization. Efficient domain parametrization for shape optimization.
My Math Genealogy and my MathSciNet (by American Mathematical Society)
Master Theses available at EPFL (for EPFL students and International students in exchange: more info [here]). Topics: Optimal Control of PDEs, Shape Optimization and Design, Inverse Problems. Focus on Heat and Mass Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (viscous/non-linear flows), Linear Elasticity. Methodology: Reduced Order Modelling Techniques (reduced basis method and POD), Shape Parametrization Techniques.
Reduced Basis Book: A.T. Patera and G. Rozza, Reduced Basis Approximation and A-Posteriori Error Estimation for
Parametrized PDEs, MIT-Pappalardo Graduate Monographs in Mechanical Engineering, (c) MIT, in progress.
MPF2010 Book: D. Ambrosi, A. Quarteroni and G. Rozza Eds, Modelling of Physiological Flows, MS&A series, Springer, Summer 2011.
Reduced Basis Software Library: rbMIT Software, (c) MIT 2006-12, Tecnology Licensing Office (case 12600); with COMSOL interface for rbMIT.
Recent Publications: [by Infoscience @EPFL] and [MOX, Politecnico di Milano] .
Examples of worked problems at MIT.
NEW: Andrea Manzoni's PhD thesis, Phd student at EPFL under my co-supervision.
NEW: Laura Iapichino's PhD thesis, Phd student at EPFL under my co-supervision.
SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), Boston, Massachusetts, US, February 25- March 1, 2013.Minisymposium organizer, CS&E Career Panel co-organizer, CSE13 Organizing Committee.
MPF 2013, V International Symposium on Modelling of Physiological Flows, Italy, 11-14 June 2013, Organizing Committee; [Poster].
Separated Representations & PGD Based Model Reduction: Fundamentals and Applications, International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Italy, July 8-12, 2013, Lecturer.
CEMRACS 2013, CIRM, Marseille, France, July 22-26, 2013, Invited Lecturer.
SELECTED PAST EVENTS
ECCOMAS 2012, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Technical University Vienna, Austria, September 10-14, 2012, Minisymposium co-organizer (MS-401).
Morepas II workshop on model reduction for parametrized systems, Gunzburg, Germany, October 2-5, 2012, Organizing Committee.
CECAM Workshop: Reduced Basis, POD and Reduced Order Methods for model and computational reduction: towards real-time computing and visualization?, EPFL, lausanne, SWitzerland, May 14-16, 2012. Co-organizer.
MOX10, 10 years of MOX and more... Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Lecturer and co-organizer.
SIMAI Biannual Congress, Politecnico di Torino, Italy,
25-28 June 2012. Contributed speaker.
Summer School and Workshop on Adaptivity and Model Order Reduction
in PDE Constrained Optimization, University of Hamburg, Germany, 23-27 July 2012. Lecturer.
AIMS Seminar Series WS 2011/12, RWTH Aachen, Germany, 30 January 2012. Lecturer
5th International Conference on High Performance Scientific Computing
Hanoi, Vietnam, 5-9 March 2012. Minisymposium co-organizer and contributed speaker ("Reduction strategies for the simulation of complex problems").
ECCOMAS Thematic Workshop: Reduced Basis, POD and PGD Model
Reduction Techniques: a Breakthrough
in Computational Engineering?
Cachan, Paris, France, 16-18 November 2011. Invited Speaker
J.-L. Lions and E. Magenes Memorial Days Workshop, University Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC Paris VI)
Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions, Paris, France, 14-15 December 2011. Invited Speaker
Partial Differential Equations in Mathematical Physics
and their Numerical Approximation, CIRM, Levico Terme (TN), Italy, 5-9 September 2011. Invited Speaker
NUMPDES2011, Workshop on modern techniques in the numerical solution of PDEs, Archimedes Center for Modeling, Analysis and Compuation (ACMAC) Heraklion,Crete, 19-23 September 2011. Invited Speaker.
ICIAM 2011 Conference, July 19-22, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Speaker and minisymposium organizer.
Colloquium at CeNoS, University of Muenster, Center for Non-linear Sciences, Germany, 3 May 2011
Workshop on Reduced Basis Methods in High-D, University Paris VI and J-L. Lions Laboratory, Paris, France, 23-24 June 2011, Invited Speaker.
Modeling and Scientific Computing Center of Politecnico di Milano and Center for Computational Engineering of MIT: Rocca Joint Workshop, MOX, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 19-21 January 2011, Speaker and Scientific/Organizing Commitee.
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences (INI) and Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences (WIMCS): Computational Challenges in Partial Differential Equations, Swansea University UK, 4-8 April 2011, Invited Speaker.
Workshop Reduced Basis Methods, University of Ulm, Germany, 7-8 December 2010, Invited Speaker.
Workshop Modelli Numerici per Equazioni Differenziali, MOX, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 1 December 2010, Fausto Saleri's Memorial Day, Invited Speaker.
Workshop Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations: Novel Discretization Techniques, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, US, 1-5 November 2010.
MPF 2010, IV International Symposium on Modelling of Physiological Flows, Italy, 2-5 June 2010, Organizing Committee; [Poster].
ECCOMAS CFD 2010, V European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 June 2010, minisymposium co-organizer: Reduced Order Modelling for Complex Systems in CFD.
Optimal Control of PDEs (INDAM, ESF, SMI) Summer School ,
Palazzone di Cortona, Italy, 12-17 July 2010, Invited Lecturer.
MOREPAS, Model Reduction of Parametrized Systems,
Workshop, University of Muenster, Germany, 16-18 September 2009, Invited Speaker.
ASME summer Heat Transfer Conference, San Francisco, CA, US, 19-23 July 2009, links to tutorial papers [paper HT-2009-88211] and [paper HT-2009-88212].
CEA-EDF-INRIA: Summer School on Model Order Reduction and Reduced Basis Methods, Paris, France, 23 June--4 July 2008.
Workshop on Reduced Basis Methods at SIMULA Labs, Oslo, Norway, 8 May 2008.
CONTACTS / ADDRESS
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• Optimal Control, Flow Control based on PDE's;
• Optimal Shape Design; Shape Optimization;
• Reduced Order Modelling;
• Free-Form Deformations and Radial Basis Functions;
• Efficient Reduced-Basis Methods for parametrized PDEs and a posteriori error estimation;
• Computational Fluid Dynamics, Haemodynamics, Environmental Fluid Dynamics;
• Linear Elasticity;
• Heat and Mass Transfer;
• Potential Flows;
• Fluid-structure Interaction Modelling;
• Small Perturbation Theory in Fluid Mechanics and Linearized Shape design;
• Parametrized Navier-Stokes Equations by Reduced Basis methods.
• Stability factors estimation for parametrized PDEs.
• Uncertainty quantification, data assimilation, parameter estimation.
• Optimization and Inverse Problems.
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