Research and Development

Our research activity aims at developing, implementing and validating advanced and innovative models, methods and tools for computational fluid dynamics and thermal engineering simulation of the built environment.

A short description of the currently ongoing projects is given on this website. Would you be interested in collaborating with us on any of those topics? Please, do not hesitate to contact us.

Enhanced ABL models

Advanced atmospheric boundary layer modelling and simulation

Wind load calculation

Validation of Computational Fluid Dynamics models for wind load calculation

Air quality assessment

Validation of Computational Fluid Dynamics models for air quality assessment

ASAPP

Advanced Simulation for Airborne Pathogen Propagation

SPICECO

Development and validation of a urban air quality predictive model based on Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation and machine learning algorithms

Textile

Development of tools based on Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation to assess human comfort and safety and help improve garment and textile performance

Drones

Development and validation of tools based on Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation to guarantee safe flight routes and landing spots for drones in urban areas

Urban Heat Island

Development of tools based on Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation to assess urban thermal conditions, propose mitigation measures and provide data to municipalities, city planners, and building designers

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