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Prof Emiliano Renzi


Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

I extend a warm welcome to my academic corner! Currently, I hold the position of Professor of Industrial Mathematics within the Mathematics of Nonlinear and Complex Phenomena (MCNP) group. Here's a glimpse into my academic journey.

In 2010, I earned my Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, majoring in Fluid Mechanics, from the University of Rome Tor Vergata. During this chapter, I had the privilege of a scholarly stint at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as an ENI-MITEI Energy Fellow.

Post-Ph.D., I ventured to University College Dublin, collaborating with Prof. Frederic Dias. Starting as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, I later earned an AXA Research Fellowship. My academic trajectory then led me to Loughborough University, where I served as both Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Since October 2023, I've had the honour of being appointed as Professor of Industrial Mathematics at Northumbria University. In December 2023 I was also appointed as Visiting Professor of Industrial Mathematics at Loughborough University.

My research focus centres on applied mathematics within fluid dynamics, contributing to the interdisciplinary research themes of Energy Futures and Extreme Environments.

Feel free to explore the intersection of mathematics and practical challenges as you navigate through my academic endeavours. I'm excited to have you on this journey!

Emiliano Renzi

  • Linear and Nonlinear Wave Modelling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Earthquake, Landslide and Meteorological Tsunamis
  • Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Wave-Structure Interactions

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Hydroelastic theory for offshore floating plates of variable flexural rigidity, Michele, S., Zheng, S., Renzi, E., Borthwick, A., Greaves, D. 1 Mar 2024, In: Journal of Fluids and Structures
  • Toward a realistic model of multilayered bacterial colonies, Khan, M., Cammann, J., Sengupta, A., Renzi, E., Mazza, M. 14 May 2024, In: Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electromagnetic field generated by tsunamigenic seabed deformation, Renzi, E., Mazza, M. 10 Jul 2023, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • Extreme wave formation past a submerged circular sill: The role of linear spatial focusing and resonant trapping, Renzi, E. 1 Aug 2023, In: Physics of Fluids
  • Lagrangian modelling of nonlinear viscous waves generated by moving seabed deformation, Renzi, E., Michele, S., Borthwick, A., Raby, A. 1 May 2023, In: European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids
  • Meteotsunamis and other anomalous "tidal surge" events in Western Europe in Summer 2022, Renzi, E., Bergin, C., Kokina, T., Pelaez-Zapata, D., Giles, D., Dias, F. Apr 2023, In: Physics of Fluids
  • Application of a Moving Particle Semi-Implicit Numerical Wave Flume (MPS-NWF) to model design waves, Renzi, E., Dias, F. 1 Mar 2022, In: Coastal Engineering
  • Power extraction from floating elastic plates, Michele, S., Buriani, F., Renzi, E. 30 Sep 2022, In: International Marine Energy Journal
  • Weakly nonlinear theory for dispersive waves generated by moving seabed deformation, Michele, S., Renzi, E., Borthwick, A., Whittaker, C., Raby, A. 25 Apr 2022, In: Journal of Fluid Mechanics
  • Niche applications and flexible devices for wave energy conversion: A review, Renzi, E., Michele, S., Zheng, S., Jin, S., Greaves, D. 12 Oct 2021, In: Energies

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