Alessandro Valiani, PhD
Professor of Hydraulics
Engineering Department, University of Ferrara, Italy

Short biography

Full professor of Hydraulics at the Department of Engineering of the University of Ferrara, Italy, since 2017. Coordinator of the Degree Programs in Civil Engineering since 2015.

Author/co-author of about 140 publications including international journals, international conferences, national journals and national conferences.

Main research topics: numerical integration of the shallow water equations with fixed and mobile bed; dam-break hydraulic transients; theoretical-analytical treatment of classical problems in free surface flows; hydraulic jump dynamics in prismatic, divergent and converging channels; unsteady flow in viscoelastic conduits; numerical modelling of blood vessels; experimental analysis of two-phase flows around different obstacles; applied topics of national (Po river) and regional (Emilia Romagna, Toscana) interest.