Massoli Patrizio

Research Director

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  • Integrated energy systems for the efficient use of sources of energy diversified / renewable
  • Advanced combustion technologies and non-conventional fuels for turbines stationary and aeronautical
  • Combustion of innovative liquid fuels in laboratory systems in controlled conditions
  • Combustion in microgravity
  • Models of diffusion of electromagnetic radiation by particles
  • Levitation and laser trapping (“optical tweezers”) of particles
  • Combustion optical diagnostics of drops and sprays and particle formation
  • Development of laser diagnostics and instrumentation for the analysis of multiphase systems and the control of industrial processes


Main Scientific Publications

  • Mura E, Calabria R, Califano V, Massoli P, Bellettre J (2014). Emulsion droplet micro-explosion: Analysis of two experimental approaches. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, ISSN: 0894-1777, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.11.020
  • Chiariello F, Allouis C, Reale F, Massoli P (2014). Gaseous and particulate emissions of a micro gas turbine fuelled by straight vegetable oil–kerosene blends. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, ISSN: 0894-1777, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2013.11.013
  • Califano V, Calabria R, Massoli P (2014). Experimental evaluation of the effect of emulsion stability on micro-explosion phenomena for water-in-oil emulsions. FUEL, vol. 117, p. 87-94, ISSN: 0016-2361, doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2013.08.073
  • Cadorin M, Pinelli M, Vaccari A, Calabria R, Chiariello F, Massoli P, Bianchi E (2012). Analysis of a Micro Gas Turbine Fed by Natural Gas and Synthesis Gas: MGT Test Bench and Combustor CFD Analysis. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING FOR GAS TURBINES AND POWER, vol. 134, p. 071401-1-071401-11, ISSN: 0742-4795, doi: 10.1115/1.4005977
  • Mura E, Massoli P, Josset C, Loubar K, Bellettre J (2012). Study of the micro-explosion temperature of water in oil emulsion droplets during the Leidenfrost effect. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, vol. 43, p. 63-70, ISSN: 0894-1777, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2012.03.027
  • Rauch B, Calabria R, Chiariello F, Le Clercq P, Massoli P, Rachner M (2011). Accurate analysis of multicomponent fuel spray evaporation in turbulent flow. EXPERIMENTS IN FLUIDS, vol. 52, p. 935-948, ISSN: 0723-4864, doi: 10.1007/s00348-011-1169-0
  • Mura E, Josset C, Loubar K, Bellettre J, Massoli P (2011). Experimental study of the water in oil emulsions features by differential scanning calorimetry analysis. APPLIED ENERGY, ISSN: 0306-2619
  • Iannone RQ, Morlacchi R, Calabria R, Massoli P (2011). Investigation of unburned carbon particles in fly ash by means of laser light scattering. APPLIED PHYSICS. B, LASERS AND OPTICS, vol. 102, p. 357-365, ISSN: 0946-2171, doi: 10.1007/s00340-010-4315-0
  • Calabria R, Chiariello F, Massoli P (2007). Combustion fundamentals of pyrolysis oil based fuels. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, vol. 31, p. 413-420, ISSN: 0894-1777, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2006.04.010
  • Calabria R, Massoli P (2007). Generalised scattering imaging laser technique for 2-D characterization of non-isothermal sprays. EXPERIMENTAL THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCE, vol. 31, p. 445-451, ISSN: 0894-1777, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2006.04.013