Laura Savoldi

Full Professor (L. 240)
Department of Energy (DENERG)

Profile

Research interests

Computational fluid dynamics (cfd)
Computational modeling
Concentrated solar power
Efficient energy use
Energy planning
Heat transfer enhancement
Multi-objective optimization
Multi-physics
Nuclear fusion
Superconducting magnets

Research topics

  • Analysis and development of energy scenarios in Italy and Europe
  • Cryogenics, superconducting cables and related auxiliaries
  • Modeling and optimization of heat transfer in High-heat-flux components
  • Multi-physics optimization techniques
  • Numerical modeling of two-phase flow

Skills

ERC sectors

PE8_4 - Computational engineering
PE8_6 - Energy processes engineering
PE8_5 - Fluid mechanics, hydraulic-, turbo-, and piston engines
PE7_3 - Simulation engineering and modelling

SDG

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Goal 13: Climate action

Fellowships

  • Effective member - American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Stati Uniti (2018-)

Editorial boards

  • ENERGIES (2020-), Associate Editor of magazine or editorial series

Teaching

Collegi of the PhD programmes

  • ENERGETICA, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2021/2022 (38. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2020/2021 (37. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2019/2020 (36. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2018/2019 (35. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2017/2018 (34. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2016/2017 (33. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2015/2016 (32. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2014/2015 (31. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2013/2014 (30. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2012/2013 (29. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2011/2012 (28. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2010/2011 (27. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
  • ENERGETICA, 2009/2010 (26. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO
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Teachings

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Master of Science

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Research

Research groups

Research projects

Projects funded by competitive calls

Projects funded by commercial contracts

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Supervised PhD students

  • Maria Elena Alfano. Programme in Ingegneria Civile E Ambientale (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
    Research subject: Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM), Water-Energy-Land-Landscape (WELL) Nexus
    Water Engineering
    Water Engineering
  • Alessandro Balbo. Programme in Energetica (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Marika D'Addazio. Programme in Energetica (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Elia Novarese. Programme in Energetica (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Cecilia Piatti. Programme in Energetica (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Alessio Quamori Tanzi. Programme in Energetica (39th cycle, 2023-in progress)
  • Aldo Collaku. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Marino Corrado. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Francesca Crivelli. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Eleonora Gajetti. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Jihen Mahdhi. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2024-in progress)
  • Arsham Mortazavi. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Daniele Mosso. Programme in Energetica (38th cycle, 2022-in progress)
  • Gianvito Colucci. Programme in Energetica (37th cycle, 2021-in progress)
    Research subject: Development of new sustainability paradigms for bottom-up energy system modeling.
    Energy systems sustainability and optimization
    Energy systems sustainability and optimization
  • Matteo Nicoli. Programme in Energetica (37th cycle, 2021-in progress)
  • Daniele Placido. Programme in Energetica (37th cycle, 2021-in progress)
  • Rosa Difonzo. Programme in Energetica (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)
    Thesis: Boosting the performance of gyrotron resonators: optimization methods for longitudianl and azimuthal cooling
  • Hossein Ebadi. Programme in Energetica (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)
    Research subject: Development of high-performance receivers equipped with a metal porous matrix
    Energy efficiency in buildings and in industry
    Renewable energy
    Engineering modeling for nuclear fusion reactors
  • Sofia Viarengo. Programme in Energetica (36th cycle, 2020-in progress)
    Thesis: 3D multi-physics modeling for the DC characterization of high-temperature superconducting Conductor-On-Round-Core cables
    Renewable energy
    Nuclear reactor physics and multiphysics modeling of innovative fission systems
    Renewable energy
    Nuclear reactor physics and multiphysics modeling of innovative fission systems
  • Daniele Lerede. Programme in Energetica (35th cycle, 2019-2023)
    Thesis: Development of an open-source and open-data energy system optimization model for the analysis of the European energy mix
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