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Date of birth

15 Giugno, 1968

Contact Details


Departmemnt of Industrial Engineering Rome Tor Vergata University Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Rome, Italy

Office Location

Building of Industrial Engineering, I floor, Room n. 1040


39 06 72597130


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Reading skills: fluent
Writing skills: fluent
Verbal skills: good


Current Position

Assistant Professor of Industrial Technical Physics
(SSD ING-IND/10 , SC 09/C2)
Rome “Tor Vergata” University – Department of “Industrial Engineering”.

Member of the “Industrial Engineering” PhD Programme of Rome “Tor Vergata” University


Master Degree in Civil Engineering

PhD in Energy-Environmental Engineering at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”


Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer – 9 CFU
Energy Management – 6 CFU
Industrial Technical Physics 2 – 3 CFU

Research Activities
  • Measurements of thermophysical properties of liquids, nanofluids, solids, porous media such as soils, foods, foams, graphene… by thermal probe, dual probe and laser flash methods and thermofluidynamics

  • Theoretical models to predict the thermal properties of terrestrial and extraterrestrial soils, porous media, foams, composite materials, foods

  • Theoretical and numerical predictions of the heat transfer phenomena occurring in thermal protection of nozzles, re-entry vehicles and other devices.

  • Energy efficiency in buildings, thermal comfort

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Publications (last 5 years)

Publications (last 5 years)
  1. S.Corasaniti , M. Potenza, P.Coppa , G. Bovesecchi, Comparison of different approaches to evaluate the equivalent thermal diffusivity of building walls under dynamic conditions, International Journal of Thermal SciencesVolume 150, April 2020, Article number 106232, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2019.106232

  2. G.Bovesecchi, S.Corasaniti, G. Costanza, M.E.Tata, A Novel Self-Deployable Solar Sail System Activated by Shape Memory Alloys, Aerospace 2019, 6, 78; DOI:10.3390/aerospace6070078.

  3. S.Corasaniti, E.De Luca, F.Gori, Effect of structure, porosity, saturating fluid and solid material on the effective thermal conductivity of open-cells foams, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 138 (2019), 41-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.04.041

  4. S. Bellucci, G.Bovesecchi, A. Cataldo, P.Coppa, S. Corasaniti, M. Potenza, Transmittance and Reflectance Effects during Thermal Diffusivity Measurements of GNP Samples with the Flash Method, Materials 6 (2019), 696; DOI:10.3390/ma12050696

  5. V.R.Tarnawski, M.L.McCombie, W.H.Leong, P.Coppa, S.Corasaniti and G.Bovesecchi, Canadian Field Soils IV: Modeling Thermal Conductivity at Dryness and Saturation, International Journal of Thermophysics, (2018) 39 (3):35. ISSN: 0195-928X (Print) DOI: 10.1007/s10765-017-2357-9; CODICE SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-85040813014;

  6. G.Bovesecchi, P.Coppa, S.Corasaniti and M.Potenza, Critical Analysis of Dual Probe Heat-Pulse Technique Applied to Measuring Thermal Diffusivity, International Journal of Thermophysics, (2018), 39:82.

  7. S.Corasaniti, L.Manni, F.Russo and F.Gori, Numerical simulation of modified Trombe-Michel Walls with exergy and energy analysis, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 88 (2017) 269-276, 2017. ISSN: 0735-1933, DOI:10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2017.09.005

  8. M.Potenza, A.Cataldo, G.Bovesecchi, S.Corasaniti, P.Coppa and S.Bellucci, Graphene nanoplatelets: Thermal diffusivity and thermal conductivity by the flash method, AIP Advances, vol.7, 075214, 2017. ISSN: 2158-3226. DOI:

  9. S.Corasaniti, F.Gori, Natural convection around a vertical cylinder (thermal probe) immersed in a porous medium, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 81, pp. 72-78, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2016.12.006.

  10. S.Corasaniti, F.Gori, Heat conduction in two and three-phase media with solid spherical particles of the same diameter, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol.112, pp.460-469, 2017. ISSN 1290-0729. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2016.10.022.

  11. G.F. Bocchini, G.Bovesecchi, P.Coppa, S.Corasaniti, R.Montanari, A.Varone, Thermal Diffusivity of Sintered Steels with Flash Method at Ambient Temperature, International Journal of Thermophysics, (2016) 37:38. ISSN: 0195-928X (Print) 1572-9567 (Online), DOI:10.1007/s10765-016-2050-4.

  12. S. Corasaniti and F. Gori, Further considerations on anisotropic thermal efficiency of symmetric composites, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer vol.88, pp.836-843, 2015, ISSN: 0017-9310, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.04.111.

  13. S.Corasaniti, I.Petracci e F.Gori, Esercizi di Termodinamica, trasmissione del calore e termofluidodinamica, TexMat Editore, Roma 2015, ISBN 978-8888748795

  14.  R. van de Sand, S.Corasaniti, J.Reiff-Stephan and C.Falk, A data-driven fault diagnosis approach towards oil retention in vapour compression refrigeration systems, International IEEE Conference AND workshop in Óbuda on Electrical and Power Engineering (IEEE CANDO EPE 2019), Budapest Hungary, 20-21 November 2019

  15. M. Potenza, P. Coppa, G. Bovesecchi, S. Corasaniti, S. Bellucci, A. Cataldo, How transmittance influences thermal diffusivity measurements with flash method of GNP, 21th European Conference on Thermophysical Properties (ECTP), Graz, Austria, September 3-8, 2017. ISBN (print) 978-3-85125-546-1, ISBN (e-book) 978-3-85125-547-8, DOI 10.3217/978-3-85125-546-1

  16. P. Coppa, G. Bovesecchi, S. Corasaniti, Giorgio Celli, Thermo-physical and thermo-fluid dynamic properties of living tissues with the probe method, International Conference on Science and Technology of Thermalism SPAIG-2016, twin conference with the Healthy World Conference 2016, Y-PARC Yverdon-les-Bains (Switzerland), 20-23 November 2016.