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VITTORIO ROCCO

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Name

VITTORIO ROCCO

Nationality

Italian

Date of birth

22 Marzo, 1951

Contact Details

Address

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

Office Location

Building of Industrial Engineering, II floor

Phone

39 06 72597165

Mobile

39 320 4394382

Fax

39 06 72597158

Email

Languages

Native Language

Italian

Others

English
Reading skills: excellent
Writing skills: excellent
Verbal skills: excellent

Curriculum

Current Position

Full professor of Fluid Machinery and Energetic Systems
(SSD ING-IND/08, SC 09/C1)

Rome “Tor Vergata” University – Department of “Industrial Engineering”.

Coordinator of the Energetic Engineering degree Course

Education

Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Federico II University of Naples

Teaching

Engines for mobility sustainability 6 CFU
Turbomachinery 6 CFU

Research Activities
  • Phenomenological study of pollutant formation and dynamics
  • Study of mixture formation and combustion process in spark and compression ignited engines with experimental and numerical approaches(3Dsimulation).
  • Development of a comprehensive and integrated engine model (0D/1D) for spark and compression ignited engines
  • Study of the environmental impact of thermal engines and related pollutant control technologies.
  • Employment of alternative fuelling, with special reference to biodiesel and natural gas.
  • Innovative solutions for energy efficiency and control of environmental impact of energy conversion systems.
Web Pages

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Publications (last 5 years)

Publications (last 5 years)
  1. Costa M, Rocco V, Caputo C, Cirillo D, Di Blasio G, La Villetta M, Tuccillo R. Model based optimization of the control strategy of a gasifier coupled with a spark ignition engine in a biomass powered cogeneration system”Applied Thermal Engineering (2019) in press
  2. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Rossi J.L. Hybrid renewable energy systems for renewable integration in microgrids: Influence of sizing on performance” Energy, 152, pp. 744-758 (2018)
  3. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Rossi J.L. “Renewable source penetration and microgrids: Effects of MILP – Based control strategies” Energy, 152, pp. 416-426 (2018)
  4. Codignole Luz F, Volpe M, Fiori L, Manni A, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Spent coffee enhanced biomethane potential via an integrated hydrothermal carbonization-anaerobic digestion process”. Bioresource Technology, 256, pp. 102-109 (2018)
  5. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Biochar characteristics and early applications in anaerobic digestion-a review” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 6 (2), pp. 2892-2909 (2018)
  6. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. Natural gas partially stratified lean combustion: analysis of the enhancing mechanisms into a constant volume combustion chamber Fuel 211, pp. 737-753 (2018)
  7. Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Biomass pyrolysis modeling of systems at laboratory scale with experimental validation” International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 28 (2), pp. 413-438 (2018)
  8. Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. Biomass fast pyrolysis in a shaftless screw reactor: Residence time distribution and heating evaluation bymeans of a DEM approach” Computational Thermal Sciences, 10 (4), pp. 375-388 (2018)
  9. Piazzullo D, Costa M, Allocca L, Montanaro A, Rocco V. Schlieren and Mie scattering techniques for the ECN “spray G” characterization and 3D CFD model validationInternational Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 28 (2), pp. 498-515 (2018)
  10. Allocca L, Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Lazzaro M, Montanaro A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “ECN Spray G Injector: Assessment of numerical modeling accuracy SAE Technical Papers, April (2018)
  11. Bartolucci L, Carlucci A.P, Cordiner S, Ficarella A, Laforgia D, Mulone V, Rocco V, Strafella L. “Dual-fuel injection fundamentals: Experimental – Numerical analysis into a constant-volume vessel” Energy Procedia, 148, pp. 18-25 (2018)
  12. Costa M, Curcio C, Piazzullo D, Rocco V, Tuccillo R. “RDF incineration modelling trough thermo-chemical conversion and gaseous combustion coupling”, Energy, 161, pp. 974-987 (2018)
  13. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Biomass fast pyrolysis in screw reactors: Prediction of spent coffee grounds bio-oil production through a monodimensional model” Energy Conversion and Management, 168, pp. 98-106 (2018)
  14. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. Biomass fast pyrolysis in a shaftless screw reactor: A 1-D numerical model” Energy, 157, pp. 792-805 (2018)
  15. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V, Braglia R, Canini A. Ampelodesmos mauritanicus pyrolysis biochar in anaerobic digestion process: Evaluation of the biogas yield” Energy, 161, pp. 663-669 (2018)
  16. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Rossi J.L. “Renewable sources integration through the optimization of the load for residential applications”Energy Procedia 142, pp. 2208-2213 (2017)
  17. Bifaretti S, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Rossi J.L, Spagnolo F. “Grid-connected Microgrids to Support Renewable Energy Sources Penetration” Energy Procedia 105, pp. 2910-2915 (2017)
  18. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Analysis of Residual Biomass Fast Pyrolysis at Laboratory Scale: Experimental and Numerical Evaluation of Spent Coffee Powders Energy Content” Energy Procedia 105, pp. 817-822 (2017)
  19. Piazzullo D, Costa M, Ra Y, Rocco V, Ullal A. “Development of a Reduced Chemical Mechanism for Combustion of Gasoline-Biofuels” SAE Technical Papers September 2017
  20. Piazzullo D, Costa M, Allocca L, Montanaro A, Rocco V. “A 3D CFD Simulation of GDI Sprays Accounting for Heat Transfer Effects on Wallfilm Formation” SAE Technical Papers September 2017
  21. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Anaerobic Digestion of Liquid Fraction Coffee Grounds at Laboratory Scale: Evaluation of the Biogas Yield” Energy Procedia 105, pp. 1096-1101 (2017)
  22. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Anaerobic digestion of coffee grounds soluble fraction at laboratory scale: Evaluation of the biomethane potential” Applied Energy 207, pp. 166-175 (2017)
  23. Codignole Luz F, Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Pyrolysis in screw reactors: A 1-D numerical tool” Energy Procedia 126, pp. 683-689 (2017)
  24. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. “LES analysis of the mixing process in a natural gas fueled engine under Partial Stratified Charge operating conditions – Comparison against the Constant Volume Combustion Chamber case” Energy Procedia 126, pp. 1019-1026 (2017)
  25. Montanaro A, Allocca L, Rocco V, Costa M, Piazzullo D. “Transient Heat Transfer Effects on a Gasoline Spray Impact against Hot Surfaces: Experimental and Numerical Study” SAE Technical Papers, September (2017)
  26. Piazzullo D, Costa M, Allocca L, Montanaro A, Rocco V. “A 3D CFD Simulation of GDI Sprays Accounting for Heat Transfer Effects on Wallfilm Formation” SAE International Journal of Engines, 10 (4) (2017)
  27. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. Natural Gas Fueled Engines Modeling under Partial Stratified Charge Operating Conditions” SAE Technical Papers, September (2017)
  28. Costa M, La Villetta M, Massarotti N, Piazzullo D, Rocco V. “Numerical analysis of a compression ignition engine powered in the dual-fuel mode with syngas and biodiesel” Energy, 137, pp. 969-979 (2017)
  29. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Chan E. “Natural Gas Partially Stratified Charge Combustion: Extended Analysis of Experimental Validation and Study of Turbulence Impact on Flame Propagation” SAE Technical Papers 2016
  30. Cordiner S, Galeotti M, Mulone V, Nobile M, Rocco V. “Trip-based SOC management for a plugin hybrid electric vehicle” Applied Energy 164, pp. 891-905 (2016)
  31. Cordiner S, Mulone V, Nobile M, Rocco V. “Impact of biodiesel fuel on engine emissions and Aftertreatment System operation” Applied Energy 164, pp. 972-983 (2016)
  32. Cordiner S, Manni A, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Biomass furnace study via 3D numerical modeling” International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, 26 (2), pp. 515-533 (2016)
  33. Costa M, Massarotti N, Mauro A, Arpino F, Rocco V. “CFD modelling of a RDF incineration plant” Applied Thermal Engineering 101, pp. 710-719 (2016)
  34. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Natural Gas Stable Combustion under Ultra- Lean Operating Conditions in Internal Combustion Engines” Energy Procedia 101, pp. 886-892 (2016)
  35. Costa M, Sorge U, Merola S, Irimescu A, La Villetta M, Rocco V. “Split injection in a homogeneous stratified gasoline direct injection engine for high combustion efficiency and low pollutants emission” Energy 117, pp. 405-415 (2016)
  36. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Chan E. “Partially Stratified Charge Natural Gas Combustion: A les Numerical Analysis” SAE Technical Papers April 2015
  37. Bruni G, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Spagnolo F. “A study on the energy management in domestic micro-grids based on model predictive control strategies q” Energy Conversion and Management 102, pp. 50-58 (2015)
  38. Bartolucci L, Chan E.C, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V. “Natural gas fueling: A LES based injection and combustion modeling for partially stratified engines” Energy Procedia 82, pp. 417- 423 (2015)
  39. Costa M, Piazzullo D, Sorge U, Merola S, Irimescu A, Rocco V. “Image Processing for Early Flame Characterization and Initialization of Flamelet Models of Combustion in a GDI Engine” SAE Technical Papers 2015
  40. Bartolucci L, Cordiner S, Mulone V, Rocco V, Chan E. “Partially Stratified Charge Natural Gas Combustion: The Impact of Uncertainties on les Modeling” SAE Technical Papers 2015