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Andrea Lani

  • PHD Engineering Sciences
  • Senior Research Engineer
  • Von Karman Institute For Fluid Dynamics
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Recent publications

  • A Versatile Numerical Method for the Multi-Fluid Plasma Model in Partially- and Fully-Ionized Plasmas

    • Alvarez-Laguna A
    • Ozak N
    • Lani A
    • et al.
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  • An entropy-variables-based formulation of residual distribution schemes for non-equilibrium flows

    • Garicano-Mena J
    • Lani A
    • Degrez G
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Professional experience

Senior Research Engineer

von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics

October 2008 - Present

Postdoctoral fellow

Stanford University

January 2010 - December 2010(a year)

Researcher (Doctoral candidate)

von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics

February 2002 - September 2008(7 years)

Development Engineer

Numeca International

May 2001 - January 2002(8 months)


PhD in Engineering Sciences

Universite Libre de Bruxelles

October 2003 - December 2008(5 years)

DEA in Applied Sciences

Universite Libre de Bruxelles

October 2002 - September 2003(a year)

M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering

Politecnico di Torino

September 1994 - December 2000(6 years)


Working on: * Management and lead development of * Massively parallel plasma and radiation solvers for heterogeneous HPC systems using C++, MPI and CUDA * Multi-fluid/Maxwell solvers for solar and space weather modeling * Mesh adaptation algorithms (pseudo-elastic mesh deformation, shock fitting methods) for high-speed flows/plasmas on unstructured grids * More accurate aerothermodynamics solvers to study re-entry of space vehicles * Design and implementation of the ESA Virtual Space Weather Modeling Center infrastructure

Co-authors (67)

  • Lorenzo Campoli
  • Giuseppe Pascazio
  • Christopher Ostrom
  • Aldo Bonfiglioli
  • Tiago Quintino