People in APTLab
Post Doctoral Researcher
- Segregation modeling of dense granular flows.
- Simulation of drying process of agricultural biomasses.
- A multi-scale approach to powder segregation.
- Powder flowability through Ball Indentation Method (BIM).
Master Thesis Students
Project title: On the scale-up of the wet high-shear granulation process.
Project title: Powder flowability through intruder penetration method.
Project title: Optimization of floating fish food extruded products.
Project title: Fused Deposition Modeling of 3D porous structures and their characterization (Master Thesis co-supervised by prof. M. Ramaioli, University of Surrey, UK), a.a. 2017-18.
Recently Graduated Students
Project title: Mechanistic analysis and modeling of milling of pharmaceutical ribbons (Master Thesis co-supervised by prof. Chuan–Yu Wu, University of Surrey, UK), a.a. 2017-18.
Project title: Characterising powder flowability at high shear rates by the ball indentation method (Master Thesis co-supervised by prof. Colin Hare, University of Surrey, UK), a.a. 2017-18.
Project title: Reconstitution of dry powders granulated with alternative binders (Master Thesis, University of Padova), a.a. 2016-17.
Project title: Characterization of PSD through multivariate image analysis (Master Thesis supervised by prof. M. Barolo, University of Padova, co-supervised by A.C. Santomaso), a.a. 2016-17.
Project title: Segregation and mixing of particles of different size and shape in a rotating drum (Master Thesis co-supervised by prof. M. Ramaioli, University of Surrey, UK), a.a. 2016-17.
Project title: Rheology and wall friction in confined granular flows (Master thesis co-supervised by Dr. R. Artoni, IFFSTAR, France)
Project title: Experimental study on the percolation mechanism in sheared granular beds. Undergraduate student (Master thesis)
Project title: The role of shear rate on the scaling of high shear wet processes. Undergraduate student (Master thesis)
Project title: Scale-up rules for industrial agitated mixers. Undergraduate student (Master thesis)
Project title: Rheological characterization of granular flows at a wall. Stress and velocity field measurement. (Master thesis)
Project title: Numerical simulations of segregation during the discharge of funnel an mass flow silos. (Master thesis)
Project title: Experimental study on the mixing of free-flowing materials in double cone mixers. (Master Thesis), a.a. 2014-15.