Stefano Pezzano

Stefano Pezzano

PhD candidate in Applied Mathematics

Inria Sophia-Antipolis

Acumes team

Welcome!

I am a PhD candidate in the Acumes team at Inria Sophia-Antipolis. My research focuses on numerical methods for PDEs with an emphasis on the interaction between geometry and simulation in fluid dynamic problems.

Interests

  • High-order numerical methods for PDEs
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Mesh Generation, Refinement and Deformation
  • Isogeometric Analysis

Education

  • MSc in Aerospace Engineering, 2018

    Politecnico di Torino

  • BSc in Aerospace Engineering, 2015

    Politecnico di Torino

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

PhD Fellow

Acumes team, Inria

Oct 2018 – Present Sophia-Antipolis, France

Development of a Discontinuous Galerkin solver for compressible flows with moving boundaries, using a high-order geometry representation derived from Computer Aided Design. The proposed methodology is implemented in the open source platform Igloo.

Supervisor: Régis Duvigneau

 
 
 
 
 

Predoctoral Research Fellow

Memphis team, Inria

Apr 2018 – Sep 2018 Bordeaux, France
Development and validation of an immersed boundary solver for turbulent flows on parallel octree grids. Application to aeroelastic simulations of wind turbine blades.
 
 
 
 
 

Intern

Memphis team, Inria

Sep 2017 – Feb 2018 Bordeaux, France

Subject: Aeroelastic modelling of a wind turbine blade

Supervisor: Angelo Iollo

Video Gallery

A selection of simulations carried out during my PhD

Pitching ellipse with sliding mesh

Pitching ellipse with sliding mesh

Transonic pitching airfoil with adaptive mesh

Transonic pitching airfoil with adaptive mesh

Viscous pitching airfoil flow

Viscous pitching airfoil flow

Oscillating Cylinder Flow

Oscillating Cylinder Flow

Publications

(2020). A NURBS-based Discontinuous Galerkin method for conservation laws with high-order moving meshes. In press, Journal of Computational Physics.

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(2020). A NURBS-based Discontinuous Galerkin Framework for Compressible Aerodynamics. Proceedings of the AIAA Aviation 2020 Forum.

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Selected Talks

Isogeometric Discontinuous Galerkin method with deformable domains

An Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Formulation for Isogeometric Discontinuous Galerkin Schemes

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