Personal Data

Alessandro FRANCI

falessandro@cimne.upc.edu

+34 93 401 08 93

https://sites.google.com/view/alessandrofranci/home

Branch

Barcelona


Office

Edificio B0, floor 1, room 101


Address

C/Gran Capità, s/n Campus Nord UPC, Edificio C1

08034, Barcelona, Barcelona, España

Professional Profile

RTD Group

Structural Mechanics

Position in CIMNE

Assistant Research Professor

Scopus ID

56079486900

ORCID

0000-0002-2221-6342

Researcher ID

E-3331-2015

Google Scholar

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CV Alessandro Franci is Assistant Research Professor at CIMNE and Adjoint Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC, Barcelona Tech). He obtained the Master Degree in Civil Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano in 2011 and the PhD degree in Structural Analysis at the UPC in 2015. The PhD thesis of Franci, entitled 'Unified Lagrangian Formulation for Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Fluid-Structure Interaction and Coupled Thermal Problems Using the PFEM' won one of the PIONER awards assigned by the CERCA association and was selected ex aequo as the best PhD thesis in numerical methods in Spain for the year 2015 by the Spanish Society of Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI). The research lines of Franci include the numerical simulation of Newtonian and non-Newtonian free-surface flows, fluid-structure interaction and thermal-coupled problems and particle-laden flows. The numerical methods mainly used by Franci are the Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM), the Finite Element Method (FEM) and the Discrete Element Method (DEM).