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Francesco Romanò

HCK5060_Japan_1Address: 2200 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-2099
Telephone: +1-(734)-474-9078
E-mail: frromano@umich.edu
Nationality: Italian
Date of birth: December 15th, 1988
Marital status: unmarried, no children
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Education
Period: October 2012 — September 2016
Degree: PhD, Mechanical Engineering, full marks and distinction
Affiliation: TU Wien, Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Vienna (Austria)

Period: October 2010 — July 2012
Degree: MSc, Aerospace Engineering, full marks and honours
Affiliation: University of Pisa, Faculty of Engineering, Pisa (Italy)

Period: September 2007 — October 2010
Degree: BSc, Aerospace Engineering, full marks
Affiliation: University of Pisa, Faculty of Engineering, Pisa (Italy)

Period: September 2002 — July 2007
Degree: High School Diploma, Scientific-Oriented High School, full marks
Affiliation: University of Pisa, Faculty of Engineering, Pisa (Italy)


Academic Experience & Invited Talks
Period: April 2018 — to date
Position: Research Fellow, Biomedical Engineering
Affiliation: Univerisity of Michigan, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Ann Arbor (U.S.A.)

Period: October 2016 — March 2018
Position: PostDoc & University Assistant, Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: TU Wien, Inst. Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Vienna (Austria)

Period: October 2012 — September 2016
Position: PhD Candidate & University Assistant, Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: TU Wien, Inst. Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Vienna (Austria)

Period: October 2012 — January 2018
Course Title: Numerical Methods in Fluid Dynamics
Affiliation: TU Wien, Inst. of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer, Vienna (Austria)

Period: January 2018
Invited Talk: Lagrangian Chaos: Mixing and Coherent Structures
Host: Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Vienna (Austria)

Period: November 2017
Invited Talk: A Universal Mechanism for Rapid Particle Accumulation in Fluids
Host: Institut PPRIME, CNRS, Université de Poitiers, ENSMA, Poitiers (France)

Period: March 2016
Invited Talk: Particle Accumulation Structures in Thermocapillary Liquid Bridge
Host: Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo (Japan)


Publications

Book Chapters

  1. H. C. Kuhlmann, F. Romanò, The lid driven cavity, Computational Modelling of Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics, (2018) 233–309.

Journals

  1. F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Numerical investigation of the interaction of a finite-size particle with a tangentially moving boundary, Int. J. Heat Fluid Fl., 62 (A) (2016) 75–82.
  2. F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Smoothed-profile method for momentum and heat transfer in particulate flows, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Fluids, 83 (6) (2017) 485–512.
  3. F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Particle–free-surface interaction in a shear-driven cavity flow, Theor. Comp. Fluid Dyn., 31 (4) (2017) 427–445.
  4. F. Romanò, A. Hajisharifi, H. C. Kuhlmann, Cellular flow in a partially filled rotating drum: regular and chaotic advection, J. Fluid Mech., 825 (2017) 631–650.
  5. F. Romanò, S. Albensoeder, H. C. Kuhlmann, Topology of three-dimensional steady cellular flow in a two-sided anti-parallel lid-driven cavity, J. Fluid Mech., 826 (2017) 302–334.
  6. F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, M. Ishimura, I. Ueno, Limit cycles for the motion of finite-size particles in axisymmetric thermocapillary flows in liquid bridges, Phys. Fluids, 29 (2017) 093303.
  7. C. Kuehn, F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Tracking particles in flows near invariant manifolds via balance functions, Nonlinear Dynamics, 92 (2018) 983–1000.
  8. F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Finite-size Lagrangian coherent structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Phys. Rev. Fluids, 3 (2018) 094302.
  9. F. Romano, Oscillatory switching centrifugation: dynamics of a particle
    in a pulsating vortex, J. Fluid Mech., 857 (2018), R3.
  10. F. Romano, H. Wu, H. C. Kuhlmann, A general mechanism for nite-size
    coherent particle structures, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 111 (2019), 42–52.
  11. F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Heat transfer across the free surface of a
    thermocapillary liquid bridge, Tech. Mech., 39 (2019) 72–84.
  12. F. Romano, Parvathy K. K., H. C. Kuhlmann, Finite-size Lagrangian
    coherent structures in a two-sided lid-driven cavity, Phys. Rev. Fluids, 4
    (2019) 024302.
  13. F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Finite-size coherent structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges: A review, Int. J. Microgravity Sci. Appl., accepted.

Conference Proceedings

  1. F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Interaction of a finite-size particle with the moving lid of a cavity, PAMM, 15 (1) (2015) 519–520.
  2. H. C. Kuhlmann, F. Romanò, H. Wu, S. Albensoeder, Particle-motion attractors due to particle–boundary interaction in incompressible steady three-dimensional flows, The 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (ed. G. Ivey, T. Zhou, N. Jones, S. Draper, Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (2016), pp. 102, paper no. 449.
  3. H. Wu, F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Attractors for the motion of finite-size particles in a two-sided lid-driven cavity, PAMM, 17(1) (2017), 669–670.
  4. H. Wu, F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Attractors for the motion of finite-size particles in a lid-driven cavity, 25. Fachtagung Experimentelle Stromungsmechanik, (2017), 62.
  5. H. Wu, F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Attractors for the motion of finite-size particles in a two-sided anti-parallel lid-driven cavity, ICEFM (2018), 1–6.
  6. F. Romano, S. Albensoeder, H. C. Kuhlmann Topology of three-dimensional
    steady cellular flow in a two-sided lid-driven cavity, APS Bulletin (2015).
  7. F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann Topology of azimuthally travelling waves in thermocapillary liquid bridges, APS Bullerin (2016).
  8. F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann Finite-size Lagrangian coherent particle structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges, APS Bulletin (2017).
  9. F. Romano, H. Fujioka, M. Muradoglu, J. B. Grotberg, CFD model of airway closure, BMES, (2018) 1.
  10. M. Muradoglu, F. Romano, H. Fujioka, J. B. Grotberg, Eects of soluble surfactant on plug propagation and rupture in airways, BMES (2018).
  11. H. Fujioka, F. Romano, M. Metin, J. B. Grotberg, Eect of gravity on the split of liquid plug at pulmonary bifurcation, BMES (2018).
  12. F. Romano, H. Fujioka, M. Metin, J. B. Grotberg, Liquid plug formation in an airway closure model, APS Bulletin (2018).
  13. M. Metin, F. Romano, H. Fujioka, J. B. Grotberg, Eects of coughing on a surfactant-laden liquid plug in distal airways, APS Bulletin (2018).
  14. P.-E. des Boscs, F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Forces and torques exerted by a Stokes corner flow on a moving sphere, IFMC, (2019) 1–2.
  15. H. C. Kuhlmann, F. Romano, Finite-size coherent structures: a universal phenomenon?, IFMC, (2019) 1–2.