Dr Marco Fossati

Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Personal statement

Dr. Fossati is Chancellor’s fellow and lecturer at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of Strathclyde. His research interests are in the area of multiphysics computational aerodynamics. His expertise is in the field of aircraft and rotorcraft icing, high-speed and non-equilibrium flows, modal-based Reduced Order Modeling for fluid dynamics, mesh optimization and generation. At Strathclyde he is a member of the Aerospace Centre of Excellence (ACE) and contributes to the research undertaken within the Centre for Future Air-Space Transportation Technologies (CFASTT) in terms of applied and fundamental research in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics and Applied Aerodynamics. Prior to joining Strathclyde Dr. Fossati was Associate Director of the CFD Laboratory at McGill University in Canada where he holds an Adjunct Professor position. He has been visiting researcher at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He holds a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics from Politecnico di Milano. He is member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, acts in the international advisory committee of the Parallel CFD conference, and is junior editor of the International Journal of Computation Fluid Mechanics. Dr. Fossati serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Computational Physics, AIAA Journal, International Journal of Multiphase Flows, Aerospace Science and Technology, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation and the International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Publications

Robust Multi-objective Optimisation of a Descent Guidance Strategy for a TSTO Spaceplane
Ricciardi Lorenzo Angelo, Maddock Christie, Vasile Massimiliano, Stindt Tristan, Merrifield Jim, Fossati Marco, West Michael, Kontis Konstantinos, Farkin Bernard, McIntyre Stuart
International Conference on Flight vehicles, Aerothermodynamics and Re-entry Missions and Engineering (2019)
A kinetic BGK edge-based scheme including vibrational and electronic energy modes for high-Mach flows
Fossati M, Mogavero A, Herrera-Montojo J, Scoggins JB, Magin T
Computers and Fluids Vol 185, pp. 1-12 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2019.04.003
Characterisation of the eddy dissipation model for the analysis of hydrogen-fuelled scramjets
Hoste JJOE, Fossati M, Taylor IJ, Gollan RJ
Aeronautical Journal Vol 123, pp. 536-565 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.1017/aer.2018.169
Impact of POD modes energy redistribution on flow reconstruction for unsteady flows of impulsively started airfoils and wings
Pascarella G, Fossati M, Barrenechea G
International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics (2019)
Preface to the special issue on : "29th international conference on parallel computational fluid dynamics"
Drikakis Dimitris, Fossati Marco, Kazakidi Asimina, Emerson David R
Computers and Fluids Vol 175, pp. 1 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2018.09.016
Ice accretion effects on helicopter rotor performance, via multibody and CFD approaches
Kelly Daniel, Habashi Wagdi G, Quaranta Giuseppe, Masarati Pierangelo, Fossati Marco
Journal of Aircraft Vol 55, pp. 1165-1176 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.2514/1.C033962

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Teaching

  • Flight and Space Flight 1
  • Engineering Analysis 3 - Computaional Fluid Dynamics
  • Elements of aerodynamics

Research interests

  • Computational aerodynamics
  • Aerodynamic design
  • Reduced Basis Methods for transonic aerodynamics
  • High-Mach and nonequilibrium aerodynamics
  • PH mesh adaptivity and (re)generation

Professional activities

Organizer of Minisymposium at ECCOMAS 2020
Participant
19/7/2020
ATI-InnovateUK event on aerospace
Participant
7/10/2019
SU2 developers meeting
Participant
17/9/2018
31st International Symposium on Rarefied Gasdynamics
Participant
23/7/2018
Organizer of 2 Minisymposia at ECCOMAS 2018
Participant
11/6/2018
29th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics
Organiser
15/5/2017

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Projects

Stardust-R (Stardust Reloaded) H2020 MCSA ITN 2018
Vasile, Massimiliano (Principal Investigator) Fossati, Marco (Co-investigator) Grey, Stuart (Co-investigator) Minisci, Edmondo (Co-investigator) Riccardi, Annalisa (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2022
High-fidelity computational study of the aerothermodynamic performance of future sustainable access-to-space systems
Fossati, Marco (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2020

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Address

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
James Weir Building

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