Alessio Frassoldati (Politecnico di Milano)

Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano

Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

Phone: +390223993286

Fax: +390270638173


 Research Interest

Detailed kinetics of combustion and pyrolysis, modeling of solid fuels pyrolysis and gasification, pollutants formation (NOx, PAH, soot), fluid dynamics of reacting systems, burners and furnaces design


External links

CRECK Modeling: Chemical Reaction Engineering and Chemical Kinetics Group at Politecnico di Milano


Recent publications

  • Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E., "Numerical modeling of auto-ignition of isolated fuel droplets in microgravity", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, In press (2014), DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2014.06.035   
  • Jin H., Yuan W., Wang Y., Li Y., Qi F., Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., "Experimental and kinetic modeling study of laminar coflow diffusion methane flames doped with 2-butanol", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, In press (2014), DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2014.05.128   
  • Stagni A., Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E., A fully coupled, parallel approach for the post-processing of CFD data through reactor network analysis, Computers and Chemical Engineering, In press, DOI: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2013.09.002    
  • Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E., A computational tool for the detailed kinetic modeling of laminar flames: application to C2H4/CH4 coflow flames, Combustion and Flame (2013), DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.01.011 
  • Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E.,  Extinction of laminar, premixed, counter-flow methane/air flames under unsteady conditions: effect of H2 addition, Chemical Engineering Science (2013), DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2013.02.009  
  • Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Stagni A., Faravelli T., Frassoldati A., Buzzi-Ferraris G., Numerical modeling of NOx formation in turbulent flames using a kinetic post-processing technique, Energy & Fuels, 27(2), pp. 1104-1121 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/ef3016987  
  • Saggese C., Frassoldati, Cuoci A., Faravelli T., Ranzi, A wide range kinetic modeling study of pyrolysis and oxidation of benzene, Combustion and Flame (2013), DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.02.013 
  • Shabanian S.R., Medwell P., Rahimi H., Frassoldati A., Cuoci A., Kinetic and fluid dynamic modeling of ethylene jetflames in diluted and heated oxidant stream combustion conditions, Applied Thermal Engineering (2013), DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.12.024 
  • Saggese C., Frassoldati A., Cuoci A., Faravelli T., Ranzi E., A lumped approach to the kinetic modeling of pyrolysis and combustion of biodiesel fuels, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34(1), pp. 427-434 (2013), ISSN: 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.05.020   
  • Maffei T., Frassoldati A., Cuoci A., Ranzi E., Faravelli T., Predictive one step kinetic model of coal pyrolysis for CFD applications, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34(2), pp. 2401-2410 (2013), ISSN: 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.08.006  
  • Cuoci A., Frassoldati A., Faravelli T., Jin H., Wang Y., Zhang K., Glarborg P., Qi F., Experimental and detailed kinetic modeling study of PAH formation in laminar co-flow methane diffusion flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 34(1), pp. 1811-1818 (2013), ISSN: 1540-7489, DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.05.085  
  • Ranzi E., Frassoldati, A., Grana, R., Cuoci, A., Faravelli, T., Kelley, A.P., Law, C.K., Hierarchical and comparative kinetic modeling of laminar flame speeds of hydrocarbon and oxygenated fuels (2012), Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 38(4), pp. 468-501, ISSN: 03601285, DOI: 10.1016/j.pecs.2012.03.004 


Project ID: 643134

Call: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014

Amount: EUR 3,832,293

Content: 15 PhD Students (ESR)

Period: 48 months

Starting date: 1st January 2015

Partners: 4 academic, 3 industrial & T.I.M.E.

Countries: BE, D, F, IT

Coordinator: Politecnico di Milano (IT)

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