Sergio Nardini works as an Associate Professor at the Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Aerospaziale, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Italy. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II in March 29th, 1989. After having his theses entitled "Theoretical and experimental analysis of the thermal treatments by electronic and laser beam" and "Experimental analysis of natural convection in tilted channels with uniform heat flux" discussed, he proceeded with studying for his Ph.D. degree at ingegneria dei sistemi termomeccanica (S.p.A), and he received it in July 25, 1994. Some of his recent research activities include heat conduction, numerical and analytical evaluation, and analysis of linear and nonlinear problems in solids with moving or stationary heat sources such as laser and electron beams. Nardini's natural and mixed convection in open-ended cavities includes experimental investigations on natural and mixed convection of air in inclined and horizontal channels with secondary motions which determine three-dimensional effects (3D), evaluation of correlation, and optimal geometrical configurations of vertical, inclined, and horizontal channels, and also, open cavities, analysis of active and passive solar systems, heat transfer enhancement, numerical and experimental investigations on impinging jets, extended surfaces, and swirl flows in presence of nanofluids.
Biography Updated on 7 June 2012