Mr ANDREA ZAMPIRON

Mr ANDREA ZAMPIRON

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Mr ANDREA ZAMPIRON
Mr ANDREA ZAMPIRON

Contact Details

Email
Address
The University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Centre
Fraser Noble Building (room 201)
College of Physical Sciences
School of Engineering
King's College
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen AB24 3UE, Scoltland, UK

Biography

• 2015 (currently) PhD Student in Engineering at the University of Aberdeen, UK. Supervisors: Prof. V. Nikora and Dr S. Cameron 

• 2012-2015: Master Science in Civil Hydraulic Engineering. University of Padova, IT. Thesis undertaken at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland (UK). "Effects of vegetation patchiness in open channel flow: an experimental study at the patch scale"; Supervisors: Prof. A. Marion and Prof. Vladimir Nikora.

• 2008-2012: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering. University of Padova, IT. "Optimization of the cost of a reinforced concrete structure”; Supervisor: Prof. Roberto Scotta.

Research

Research Interests

  • Experimental methods and instrumentation
  • Open-channel turbulence
  • Hydraulic resistance in open channel flows
  • Hydrodynamics of vegetated flows

Current Research

  • Hydraulic resistance in open-channel flow with streamwise strips.
  • Turbulence structure in open-channel flow with streamwise strips.
  • Flow development in open-channel flows using a wide range of roughness types

Research Grants

EPSRC project “Bed friction in rough-bed free-surface flows: a theoretical framework, roughness regimes, and quantification” (UK)

Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Demontrator for the course "Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics" 2016-2017.
  • Demonstrator for the course "Fluid Mechanics A" 2016-2017.
Further Info

Publications and Awards

  • 2018     Stewart, M. T., Cameron, S. M., Nikora, V. I., Zampiron, A., and Marusic, I. (2018). “Bulk flow resistance in open-channel flows over self-affine rough beds.” Journal of Hydraulic Research, in press.
  • 2018     Zampiron, A., Nikora, V. I., and Cameron, S. M. (2018). “Hydraulic resistance due to streamwise strips in open-channel flow.” Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, submitted.
  • 2018     Best presentation at the 9th Engineering Postgraduate Research Symposium at the University of Aberdeen with the title “Hydraulic resistance due to streamwise strips in open-channel flow.”
  • 2018     Zampiron, A., Nikora, V. I., and Cameron, S. M. (2018). “Hydraulic resistance, secondary currents and very-large-scale motions in open-channel flow due to streamwise strips.” 31st Scottish Fluid Mechanics Meeting.
  • 2018     Zampiron, A., Nikora, V. I., and Cameron, S. M. (2018). “Secondary currents and very-large-scale motions in open-channel flow over streamwise strips.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, in preparation.
  • 2018     Zampiron, A., Nikora, V. I., and Cameron, S. M. (2018). “Bulk statistics and kinetic energy balance in open-channel flow over streamwise strips.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, in preparation.

 

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