Ritratto di Mauro.Valorani@uniroma1.it

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The classes of the courses for which I am responsible will be delivered through the Zoom platform which can be accessed with any internet browser.

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The teaching material of the Gas Turbine Combustors course is available on the Google Classroom platform.


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The calendar of the classes is the following

Monday       -   5:00pm - 7:00pm  -  Room 10 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Tuesday      -   4:00pm - 5:00pm -  Room 10 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Wednesday -   5:00pm - 7:00pm -  Room 10 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The telematic classes are delivered with the same calendar as the lessons in attendance.

We therefore invite all interested students to register on the Goggle Classroom page of the course of interest using their INFOSTUD credentials.

Students who register for the course will receive an email notification of the calendar of the classes that will be delivered in presence and telematic mode.

The classes of the courses for which I am responsible will be delivered through the Google Meet platform which can be accessed with any internet browser.

For information, send an email to: mauro.valorani@uniroma1.it


The teaching material of SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 2021 is available on the Google Classroom platform.


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The classes of SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 2021 can be accessed by using the Goggle Meet link provided soon before the start of the classes

 


The calendar of the classes is the following

Monday       -   8:00am - 10:00pm  -  Room 10 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Wednesday -   12:00am - 13:00am -  Room 21 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Friday         -  08:00pm - 10:00pm -  Room 08 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

 

 

 

The teaching material of MOTORI AERONAUTICI 2021 is available on the Google Classroom platform.


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The classes of MOTORI AERONAUTICI 2021 can be accessed by using the Goggle Meet link provided soon before the start of the classes


The calendar of the classes is the following

Tuesday       -   8:00am - 10:00pm  -  Room 09 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Wednesday -   10:00am - 12:00am -  Room 09 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Thursday    -   10:00am - 12:00am -  Room 09 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Friday         -  12:00pm - 14:00pm -  Room 09 Facoltà di Ingegneria Civile e Industriale - SPV

Il ricevimento viene concordato con lo studente che lo richiede tramite e-mail.
Il ricevimento viene accordato di norma entro 4 giorni lavorativi dalla presentazione della richiesta.
Il ricevimento viene effettuato in modalità telematica (Meet) all'indirizzo segnalato tramite mail, ovvero in presenza nella mia stanza di ufficio in Dipartimento

SCIENTIFIC CURRICULUM OF MAURO VALORANI

PERSONAL DETAILS
Birth date: August 10, 1958.
Nationality: Italian
Email: mauro.valorani@uniroma1.it
Homepage: http://maurovalorani.site.uniroma1.it/
Scopus Author ID: 6602751373

CURRENT POSITION
Full Professor in Aerospace Propulsion (ING IND 07),
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University, Italy
18, Via Eudossiana, Rome 00184
tel.: 06 44585278

EDUCATION
(1985) Degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Trieste, Italy.
(1984) Diploma Course Degree,Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Bruxelles
(1991) Ph.D. Degree in Applied Mechanics, Sapienza University, Italy.

ACADEMIC CAREER
(1991-1998) Researcher, School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University, Italy
(1998-2007) Associate Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University, Italy
(2007-2013) Associate Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza University, Italy
(2013-today) Full Professor, Faculty of Civil and Industrial Engineering, Sapienza University, Italy

INSTITUTIONAL ROLES
(2021-today) Membro del Governo di Sapienza con la nomina di Delegato della Rettrice di Sapienza per il supporto al calcolo scientific e big data
(2016- today) Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in "Aeronautical and Space Engineering", Sapienza University, Italy.
(2016- today) Responsible for ERASMUS agreements (Sapienza-Lisbon)
(1998- today) Supervisor of Bachelor, Master and PhD theses

(2016-20) Elected Board Member of DIMA
(2013-16) Elected Board Member of DIMA
(2013-16) Sapienza contact person for the PEGASUS Consortium of European Universities in Aerospace
(2006-18) Coordinator, Master Course in "Space Transportation Systems", Sapienza University, Italy
(2019) Chairman of the Examining Committee for Call n. 9/2016: public selection, for qualifications and interview, for the filling of n. 5 open-ended positions in the Italian Space Agency in the profile of First Technologist.
(2006-16) Member of the Teaching Board of the Doctoral Program in "Aeronautical and Space Engineering", Sapienza University, Italy.

RESEARCH ACTIVITY
Numerical simulation of multi-dimensional, chemically reacting, unsteady compressible flows;
Numerical simulation and diagnostic techniques of reacting flow processes using asymptotic and/or vector dynamics-based computational methods;
Methods for simplification and/or reduction of chemical kinetics mechanisms;
Quantification of uncertainties in reacting flows;
Oxidation modeling of thermal protectors for re-entry aircraft;
Analysis of surrogates for aviation fuels;
Modeling of combustion in laminar and turbulent flows;
Sprays modeling;
Cavitation modeling in cryogenic flows;
Ignition in combustion chambers by "laser pulse";
Combustion modeling in super-critical reactant flows for liquid propellant (LRE) space engines;
Off-design analysis of gas turbine engines for aircraft applications.
Optimal design and verification of supersonic air intakes;
Optimal design of ship hulls;
Shape optimization of convergent/divergent nozzles;
Mission analysis for Single Stage To Orbit aircraft;
Participation to the ASI 242 program (C.Rubbia);

SCOPUS INDICATORS (Jan 2021):
H-Index: 18
Citations: 1208
Journal Papers: 53
Conference Papers: 22
Book Chapter: 5

PARTICIPATION/MANAGEMENT TO/OF RESEARCH PROJECTS
(2020-21) Principal Investigator, CCRC-CCF-2020/2021, Subaward Agreement University of Rome/KAUST, "High Performance computational modelling and machine learning."
(2019-20) Principal Investigator, CCRC-CCF-2019/2020, Subaward Agreement University of Rome/KAUST, " Investigations of the supercritical CO2 oxy-combustion of opportunity fuels for enhanced efficiency and optimizing carbon capture."
(2018-19) Principal Investigator, OSR-2018-CARF, Subaward Agreement University of Rome/KAUST, "Industry Consortium on fuel combustion."
(2014-18) Principal Investigator, OCRF-2013-CCF, Subaward Agreement University of Rome/KAUST, "High Fidelity Computation for Extreme Combustion."
(2001-08) Project "Computational Facility For Reacting Flow Science (CFRFS)", "SciDAC Computational Chemistry Program", funded by Department of Energy, US Office of Basic Sciences; PI: Dr. H.N. Najm, CRF/SANDIA; Scientific consultant.
(2006-08) ESA Contract N.19168/05/NL/IA, "Multiphysics Modeling of Near Surface Phenomena", coordinator: Prof. M.Onofri; Scientific Responsible WP "Modeling of Oxidation Phenomena".
(2009-12) FP-7 GA 218849, In-Space Propulsion 1 (ISP-1)/WP-2 LOx-Methane Combustion, P.I.: SNECMA (Fr); Scientific Responsible WP 2.5 "Modeling LOx-Methane Ignition".
(2008-10) FP-7, "Stave - Space Transportation Assets Valorisation in Europe", CRAS/ASI, scientific expert
(2012-14) Scientific Responsible of WP in HyProb Project, CIRA-DIMA
(2004-07) Scientific Responsible of WP in FIRB No. RBAU01BFCR.
(2000-02) Participation in Project ASI 242 , coordinator: Prof. C.Rubbia; scientific consultant.
Sapienza Internally Funded Research Projects : Year 2002,03,04,05,0,07,08,09,10,12,17,20.

MANAGEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTS
(2013-20) Principal Investigator, Research Contract DIMA/(2013-20) AVIO Colleferro on "Characterization of combustion phenomena and heat transfer in combustion chambers for cryogenic engines LOx/CH4".
(2020) Principal Investigator, Research Contract DIMA/AVIO Colleferro on "Modelling Ignition Transients in Liquid Rocket Chambers".
(2007-09) Principal Investigator, Research Contract DIMA/AVIO Rivalta on "Evolution of turbopump architectures for next generation launchers".
(2006-08) Principal Investigator, Research Contract DIMA/AVIO Rivalta on "Methodological development activities for thermal analysis of innovative cooling systems for turbine blades".

CONSULTING
ESA/ESRIN; ASI, INSEAN; AVIO Colleferro; GE-Avio Rivalta; ENEA; SANDIA National Laboratories, Livermore, USA; CCRC/KAUST.

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBER
(2024) Scientific Committee of the International Symposium in Combustion Institute, Milan, 2024
(2021) Scientific Committee of the JOINT MEETING, THE POLISH AND ITALIAN SECTIONS OF THE COMBUSTION INSTITUTE, 43rd Meeting of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute 18-21 April, 2021, Ischia
(2007- today) Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Workshop on "Model Reduction in Reacting Flow".
(2007) Co-founder of the International Workshop on "Model Reduction in Reacting Flow".
(2006) Co-organizer of four Mini-Symposia at 11th SIAM International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 23-26, Granada, Spain.

ROLE IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE/MEETINGS
(2017) Local Organizer of the 40th Meeting of the Italian Section of the Combustion Institute, Rome, June 7-9, 2017.
(2016) Session Chairman at the Space Propulsion Conference, Rome.
(2016) Scientific Chair of the PEGASUS/AIAA Student Conference, Valencia, April 20-22.
(2015) Organizer of two Mini-Symposia at International Conference on Numerical Combustion, April 20-22, Avignon, France.
(2007) Local Organizer of the International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flow, Rome, September 3-5.
(2007- today) Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Workshop on "Model Reduction in Reacting Flow".

REFEREE ROLE FOR ISI JOURNALS
J. Computational Physics, Symposium on Combustion,
Combustion and Flame, Combustion Theory and Modeling,
J.Marine Science and Technology, Energy and Fuels, Fuels

TEACHING
Courses currently taught
(2018- today) "Aeronautical Propulsion Systems", ICI Faculty, Bachelor Degree in Aerospace Engineering(
(2009- today) "Aeronautical Engines", ICI Faculty, Master Degree in Aeronautical Engineering
(2020- today) "Gas Turbine Combustors", ICI Faculty, Master's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering

Courses taught in the past
(1991-1998) "Rockets", Faculty of Engineering - Course of Aerospace Engineering
(1998-2005) "Fluid Dynamics of Turbomachinery", School of Aerospace Engineering
(2004-2006) "Liquid Rocket Engines and Spacecraft Propulsion", School of Aerospace Engineering, Master of Science in Astronautical Engineering
(2004-06) Rocket Turbopumps", School of Aerospace Engineering, Laurea Specialistica in Ingegneria Astronautica
(2003-04) Aerospace Propulsion Lab", School of Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
(2004-13) "Combustion", Faculty of Engineering, Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering
(2019) "Environmental Impact of Aircraft Engines," ICI Faculty, Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

INVITED LECTURES
Seminar activities : Stanford U., Virginia Tech U., CNES Evry, INRIA Rocquencourt, CRF/Sandia, Patras U., University of Michigan, University of Notre Dame

Schools of Higher Education: Summer School (Marie Curie Action) CLEANGas, www.clean-gas.polimi.it, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 26-30, June 2017.

MEMBERSHIPS
A.I.A.A. Senior Member, VKI Alumni Association, Italian Section Combustion Institute

PUBLICATIONS
Valorani, M., Creta, F., Goussis, D.A., Lee, J.C., Najm, H.N.
An automatic procedure for the simplification of chemical kinetic mechanisms based on CSP
(2006) Combustion and Flame, 146 (1-2), pp. 29-51. Cited 165 times.

Valorani, M., Najm, H.N., Goussis, D.A.
CSP analysis of a transient flame-vortex interaction: Time scales and manifolds
(2003) Combustion and Flame, 134 (1-2), pp. 35-53. Cited 108 times.

Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A.
Explicit Time-Scale Splitting Algorithm for Stiff Problems: Auto-ignition of Gaseous Mixtures behind a Steady Shock
(2001) Journal of Computational Physics, 169 (1), pp. 44-79. Cited 67 times.

Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A., Creta, F., Najm, H.N.
Higher order corrections in the approximation of low-dimensional manifolds and the construction of simplified problems with the CSP method
(2005) Journal of Computational Physics, 209 (2), pp. 754-786. Cited 59 times.

Valorani, M., Creta, F., Donato, F., Najm, H.N., Goussis, D.A.
Skeletal mechanism generation and analysis for n-heptane with CSP
(2007) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 31 I (1), pp. 483-490. Cited 51 times.

Goussis, D.A., Valorani, M.
An efficient iterative algorithm for the approximation of the fast and slow dynamics of stiff systems
(2006) Journal of Computational Physics, 214 (1), pp. 316-346. Cited 51 times.

Valorani, M., Paolucci, S.
The G-Scheme: A framework for multi-scale adaptive model reduction
(2009) Journal of Computational Physics, 228 (13), pp. 4665-4701. Cited 47 times.

Najm, H.N., Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A., Prager, J.
Analysis of methane-air edge flame structure
(2010) Combustion Theory and Modelling, 14 (2), pp. 257-294. Cited 44 times.

Prager, J., Najm, H.N., Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A.
Structure of n-heptane/air triple flames in partially-premixed mixing layers
(2011) Combustion and Flame, 158 (11), pp. 2128-2144. Cited 42 times.

Prager, J., Najm, H.N., Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A.
Skeletal mechanism generation with CSP and validation for premixed n-heptane flames
(2009) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 32 I (1), pp. 509-517. Cited 41 times.

Goussis, D.A., Valorani, M., Creta, F., Najm, H.N.
Reactive and reactive-diffusive time scales in stiff reaction-diffusion systems
(2005) Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, 5 (6), pp. 316-326. Cited 41 times.

Pal, P., Valorani, M., Arias, P.G., Im, H.G., Wooldridge, M.S., Ciottoli, P.P., Galassi, R.M.
Computational characterization of ignition regimes in a syngas/air mixture with temperature fluctuations
(2017) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36 (3), pp. 3705-3716. Cited 31 times.

Lee, J.C., Najm, H.N., Lefantzi, S., Ray, J., Frenklach, M., Valorani, M., Goussis, D.A.
A CSP and tabulation-based adaptive chemistry model
(2007) Combustion Theory and Modelling, 11 (1), pp. 73-102. Cited 26 times.

Gupta, S., Im, H.G., Valorani, M.
Classification of ignition regimes in HCCI combustion using computational singular perturbation
(2011) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 33 (2), pp. 2991-2999. Cited 25 times.

Gupta, S., Im, H.G., Valorani, M.
Analysis of n-heptane auto-ignition characteristics using computational singular perturbation
(2013) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34 (1), pp. 1125-1133. Cited 23 times.

Valorani, M., Ciottoli, P.P., Galassi, R.M.
Tangential stretching rate (TSR) analysis of non premixed reactive flows
(2017) Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 36 (1), pp. 1357-1367. Cited 21 times.

Valorani, M., Paolucci, S., Martelli, E., Grenga, T., Ciottoli, P.P.
Dynamical system analysis of ignition phenomena using the Tangential Stretching Rate concept
(2015) Combustion and Flame, 162 (8), pp. 2963-2990. Cited 19 times.

Adrover, A., Creta, F., Giona, M., Valorani, M.
Stretching-based diagnostics and reduction of chemical kinetic models with diffusion
(2007) Journal of Computational Physics, 225 (2), pp. 1442-1471. Cited 18 times.

Adrover, A., Creta, F., Giona, M., Valorani, M.
Explosion limits and runaway criteria: A stretching-based approach
(2007) Chemical Engineering Science, 62 (4), pp. 1171-1183. Cited 17 times.

Manias, D.M., Tingas, E.-A., Hernández Pérez, F.E., Malpica Galassi, R., Paolo Ciottoli, P., Valorani, M., Im, H.G.
Investigation of the turbulent flame structure and topology at different Karlovitz numbers using the tangential stretching rate index
(2019) Combustion and Flame, 200, pp. 155-167. Cited 14 times.

Insegnamento Codice Anno Corso - Frequentare
SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 1047186 2021/2022 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2021/2022 Ingegneria aeronautica - Aeronautical engineering
GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS 10592716 2021/2022 Ingegneria aeronautica - Aeronautical engineering
GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS 10592716 2021/2022 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2020/2021 Ingegneria aeronautica - Aeronautical engineering
GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS 10592716 2020/2021 Ingegneria aeronautica - Aeronautical engineering
SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 1047186 2020/2021 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
GAS TURBINE COMBUSTORS 10592716 2020/2021 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica - Space and astronautical engineering
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2019/2020 Ingegneria aeronautica
SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 1047186 2019/2020 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2019/2020 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2019/2020 Ingegneria aeronautica
SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 1047186 2018/2019 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2018/2019 Ingegneria aeronautica
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2018/2019 Ingegneria aeronautica
SISTEMI PROPULSIVI AERONAUTICI 1047186 2017/2018 Ingegneria Aerospaziale
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2017/2018 Ingegneria aeronautica
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2017/2018 Ingegneria spaziale e astronautica
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2017/2018 Ingegneria aeronautica
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF AIRCRAFT ENGINES 1041540 2016/2017 Ingegneria aeronautica
MOTORI AERONAUTICI 1021988 2016/2017 Ingegneria aeronautica
Titolo Rivista Anno
The origin of CEMA and its relation to CSP COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2021
Large eddy simulation with flamelet progress variable approach via neural network acceleration 2021
Multi-stage heat release in lean combustion: Insights from coupled tangential stretching rate (TSR) and computational singular perturbation (CSP) analysis COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2020
Computational singular perturbation method and tangential stretching rate analysis of large scale simulations of reactive flows: feature tracking, time scale characterization, and cause/effect identification. Part 1, basic concepts 2020
Computational singular perturbation method and tangential stretching rate analysis of large scale simulations of reactive flows: feature tracking, time scale characterization, and cause/effect identification. Part 2, analyses of ignition systems, laminar and turbulent flames 2020
A new oh fluorescence signal-to-oh mole fraction conversion model formulation 2020
Uncertainty quantification analysis of RANS of spray jets 2020
A method to convert stand-alone OH fluorescence images into OH mole fraction PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMBUSTION INSTITUTE 2020
Numerical investigation of high pressure CO2-Diluted combustion using a flamelet-based approach COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2020
Investigation of the turbulent flame structure and topology at different Karlovitz numbers using the tangential stretching rate index COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2019
Numerical analysis of laser-pulse transient ignition of oxygen/methane mixtures in rocket-like combustion chamber ACTA ASTRONAUTICA 2019
Characterization of unsteadiness in an overexpanded planar nozzle AIAA JOURNAL 2019
Large Eddy simulation on the effects of pressure on syngas/air turbulent nonpremixed jet flames COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2019
Characterization of jet-in-hot-coflow flames using tangential stretching rate COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2019
Explicit time integration of the stiff chemical Langevin equations using computational singular perturbation THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 2019
Numerical generation of multidimensional flamelet databases using an adaptive wavelet method 2019
Analysis of wall–flame interaction in laminar non-premixed combustion COMBUSTION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2019
Study on buoyant instabilities of high pressures laminar jet flames 2019
Sensitivity analysis and mechanism simplification using the G-Scheme framework COMBUSTION AND FLAME 2018
Enhancements of the G-Scheme framework FLOW TURBULENCE AND COMBUSTION 2018