• KAUST Research Conference: Combustion in Extreme Conditions

KAUST Research Conference
Combustion in Extreme Conditions

March 5-8, 2018

Invited SpeakersProfile Details

​Mauro Valorani
​Mauro Valorani Full Professor in Aerospace Propulsion
University of Rome "La Sapienza"


​Mauro Valorani is Full Professor in Aerospace Propulsion at University of Rome "La Sapienza".  His research work is mostly related to modeling and computational techniques in Reacting Flows (Combustion, Aero-thermo-chemistry); super critical combustion; model reduction, analysis, and solution of large chemical kinetic mechanisms in view of CFD applications; development of stiff solvers for dissipative systems; UQ problems in Reacting Flows. He is currently involved in projects related to super critical combustion in thrust chambers of Liquid Rocket Engines for the VEGA Space Launcher. He is author and co-author of more than 70 papers on International Archival Journals and International Conference Proceedings.  His papers have collected more than 750 citations (h-index=14, Scopus, February 2018).  He acts as Coordinator of the Doctoral Course in Aeronautic and Space Engineering, Sapienza - University of Rome (https://web.uniroma1.it/aerophd/). He acted as Coordinator of the Professional Master Course in Space Transportation Systems, Sapienza - University of Rome (https://web.uniroma1.it/mastersts/). He is co-founder of the International Workshop in Model Reduction in Reacting Flow and member of the Workshop's Scientific Committee. He acts and acted as consultant for Italian Space Agency (ASI); European Space Agency (ESA); GE AVIO, Rivalta, Italy; AVIO Colleferro, Italy; ENEA Casaccia, Italy; Italian Ship Naval Basin (INSEAN), Italy; CIRA, Italy.  He is Senior Member of the American Institute Aerospace and Astronautics, Member of the Combustion Institute, Member of Von Karman Institute Alumni Association.

All sessions by ​Mauro Valorani

  • Day 3Tuesday, March 6th
10:45 am

The Concept of Tangential Stretching Rate in Reactive Systems and its Applications

Level 0 lecture hall between Al-Jazri and Al-Kindi (buildings 4 and 5)

KAUST 10:45 - 11:15 Details