Riccardo Uglietti, M. Sc.


  • 2017: Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (cum laude), Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 2015: Bachelor in Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Current Positions

  • 2017 – present: Ph.D. Student in Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (Advisor – Prof. Matteo Maestri), Department of Chemistry, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • 2017 – present: Researcher Fellow, Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Public publications

  • Brenna, A. et al. (2017) “Cathodic protection monitoring of buried carbon steel pipeline: measurement and interpretation of instant-off potential” Corros. Eng. Sci. Techn. 52 (4) 253-260
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  • Uglietti, R. et al. (2018) “Coupling CFD-DEM and microkinetic modeling of surface chemistry for the simulation of catalytic fluidized systems” React. Chem. Eng.
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Research activities

  • First principles multiscale modeling of catalytic chemical processes with moving catalytic particles (i.e. fluidized systems)
  • Computational fluid dynamics of reacting flows
  • Development and application of a numerical framework for the multiscale analysis of chemical processes
  • Application of Stefan-Maxwell based diffusion models for gas phase and intraporous diffusion
  • Development and application of numerical strategies to speed-up the solution of fluidized catalytic systems

Contributions to international conferences and schools

  • “Application of operator-splitting and ISAT for the effecient coupling of an Eulerian-Lagrangian framework and microkinetic model for the simulation of fluidized beds”, Poster, ISCRE25, Florence, 20-23 May 2018
  • “Coupling microkinetic modeling with CFD-DEM for the simulation of fluidized reactive systems”, Presentation, CHEMREACTOR-23 Ghent, 5-9 November 2018