**Francesco Romanò**

Address: 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

CV in pdf format

**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

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

Journals

- 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.
- 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.
- F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Particle–free-surface interaction in a shear-driven cavity flow, Theor. Comp. Fluid Dyn., 31 (4) (2017) 427–445.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- C. Kuehn, F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Tracking particles in flows near invariant manifolds via balance functions, Nonlinear Dynamics, 92 (2018) 983–1000.
- F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Finite-size Lagrangian coherent structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges, Phys. Rev. Fluids, 3 (2018) 094302.
- F. Romano, Oscillatory switching centrifugation: dynamics of a particle

in a pulsating vortex, J. Fluid Mech., 857 (2018), R3. - F. Romano, H. Wu, H. C. Kuhlmann, A general mechanism for nite-size

coherent particle structures, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 111 (2019), 42–52. - F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Heat transfer across the free surface of a

thermocapillary liquid bridge, Tech. Mech., 39 (2019) 72–84. - 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. - F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann, Finite-size coherent structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges: A review, Int. J. Microgravity Sci. Appl., accepted.

Conference Proceedings

- F. Romanò, H. C. Kuhlmann, Interaction of a finite-size particle with the moving lid of a cavity, PAMM, 15 (1) (2015) 519–520.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- F. Romano, S. Albensoeder, H. C. Kuhlmann Topology of three-dimensional

steady cellular flow in a two-sided lid-driven cavity, APS Bulletin (2015). - F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann Topology of azimuthally travelling waves in thermocapillary liquid bridges, APS Bullerin (2016).
- F. Romano, H. C. Kuhlmann Finite-size Lagrangian coherent particle structures in thermocapillary liquid bridges, APS Bulletin (2017).
- F. Romano, H. Fujioka, M. Muradoglu, J. B. Grotberg, CFD model of airway closure, BMES, (2018) 1.
- M. Muradoglu, F. Romano, H. Fujioka, J. B. Grotberg, Eects of soluble surfactant on plug propagation and rupture in airways, BMES (2018).
- H. Fujioka, F. Romano, M. Metin, J. B. Grotberg, Eect of gravity on the split of liquid plug at pulmonary bifurcation, BMES (2018).
- F. Romano, H. Fujioka, M. Metin, J. B. Grotberg, Liquid plug formation in an airway closure model, APS Bulletin (2018).
- M. Metin, F. Romano, H. Fujioka, J. B. Grotberg, Eects of coughing on a surfactant-laden liquid plug in distal airways, APS Bulletin (2018).
- 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.
- H. C. Kuhlmann, F. Romano, Finite-size coherent structures: a universal phenomenon?, IFMC, (2019) 1–2.