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PAOLO GUALTIERI

Research interests

My research activity is focused on turbulent multiphase flows either wall bounded and free shear in presence of heavy particles or light bubbles. Research topics address preferential spatial accumulation (clustering/turbophoresis) and turbulence modulation  

@:  paolo.gualtieri@uniroma1.it


Work experience 

Assistant professor (Ricercatore confermato), Sapienza Universita' di Roma, January 2007--present 
Reseach assistant (Ricercatore), Sapienza Universita' di Roma, January 2004--January 2007 
Visisting scientist at the Department of Mechanics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, May 2007--July 2007; November 2007--December 2007



Current teaching activity

Lecturer of Fluid Dynamics, undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering in Rome.

Publications

  • P. Gualtieri, F. Picano, G. Sardina, C.M. Casciola (2013). Clustering and turbulence modulation in particle laden shear flows. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 715, p. 134-162, doi: 10.1017/jfm.2012.503 
  • C. Nicolai, B. Jacob, P. Gualtieri, R. Piva (2013). Inertial Particles in Homogeneous Shear Turbulence: Experiments and Direct Numerical Simulation. Flow Turbulence and Combustion 
  • D. Pimponi, M. Chinappi, P. Gualtieri, C.M. Casciola (2014). Mobility tensor of a spheremoving on a superhydrophobic wall: application to particle separation, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 
  • P. Gualtieri, F. Picano, G. Sardina, C.M. Casciola (2012). Statistics of particle pair relative velocity in the homogeneous shear flow. Physica D Nonlinear Phenomena, vol. 241, p. 245-250 
  •  F. Picano, G. Sardina, P. Gualtieri, C.M. Casciola (2010). Anomalous memory effect on transport of inertial particles in turbulent jets. Physics of Fluids, vol. 22, p. 051705-1-051705-4 
  • P. Gualtieri, C. Meneveau (2010). Direct Numerical Simulations of Turbulence Subjected to a Straining and De-Straining Cycle. Physics of Fluids, vol. 22, p. 065104-1-065104-15 
  • P. Gualtieri, F. Picano, C.M. Casciola (2009). Anisotropic clustering of inertial particles in homogeneous shear flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 629, p. 25-39 
  • P. Gualtieri, C.M. Casciola, R. Benzi, R. Piva (2007). Preservation of statistical properties in Large Eddy Simulation of shear turbulence. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 592, p. 471-494

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