Research


Research topics

- Computational engineering, scientific computing
- Computational physics
- Computational electromagnetics and multi-physics problems, solved mainly with the Discrete Geometric Approach (DGA)
- Algebraic topology in electromagnetics, computational topology, (co)homology computation
- Minimal discrete surfaces, minimum-cost circulation problem, thinning and skeletonization
- Development of novel Discrete Hodge Operators (also known as constitutive matrices or material matrices)
- Bioelectromagnetics, biosensors and bioelectronics
- Inverse problems applied to non-destructive testing and evaluation (NDT) and to biomedical engineering
- Biomedical imaging on lab-on-a-chip devices
- Optimization of electromagnetic devices, topology optimization
- Nuclear fusion engineering and design
- Mesh generation and CAD interface, adaptive refinement, polyhedral meshes, Constructive Solid Geometriy (CSG) using level-sets

International collaborations

Prof. Pawel Dlotko, INRIA Saclay (team Geometrica), Palaiseau, France.
Prof. Daniele A. Di Pietro, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France.
Prof. P. Robert Kotiuga, Boston University, Boston, USA.
Prof. Patrick Dular, Prof. Christophe Geuzaine, University of Liége, Liége, Belgium.
Prof. Lauri Kettunen, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland.
Prof. Francois Henrotte, RTWH Aachen, Aachen, Germany.

Collaborations with Italian colleagues

Prof.s Alberto Valli, Ana Alonso Rodriguez, Riccardo Ghiloni, Enrico Bertolazzi, Università di Trento, Trento.
Prof. Paolo Bettini, Prof. Piergiorgio Alotto, Università di Padua, Padua.
Prof. Lorenzo Codecasa, Polytechnic of Milan, Milan.
Prof. Antonello Tamburrino, University of Cassino, Cassino.
Prof. Guglielmo Rubinacci, Prof. Raffaele Albanese, Prof. Fabio Villone, University of Naples Federico II, Naples.
Prof. Ermanno Cardelli, Prof. Antonio Faba, University of Perugia, Perugia.
Prof. Enzo Tonti, University of Triest, Triest.

Collaborate with us

Applications of our numerical methods to other fields of physics are very welcome.