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Dr Volfango Bertola

Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Eng

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    Volfango Bertola is Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, since 2011. He was previously Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh (2004-2011) and Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris (2001-2004). In 2009-2010 he was Visiting Professor at Politecnico di Torino (Italy). His research interests cover multiphase flows, complex fluid systems (polymer melts and solutions, gels, particles and colloidal suspensions, foams and emulsions), thermodynamics and heat transfer. He has more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences.

    Personal Distinctions

    • Invited Lecture (Keynote Speech, KKNM Conference, Wroclaw, Poland, 8-10 July 2014. 2014)
    • Distinguished Overseas Scholar (Tsinghua University, Beijing 2013)
    • Invited Presentation (Invitation to Speak, 2nd Biennial Australian Colloid&Interface Symposium 2013)
    • A Look at Thermodynamics from the Point of View of Mechanics (Keynote Speech, International Forum on Frontier Theories of Thermal Science 2011)
    • Contribution Award (University of Edinburgh 2011)
    • Visiting Professor Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Politecnico di Torino (Italy) 2010)
    • Best Paper Award (ILASS Europe 2010)
    • Lagrange Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, ISI Foundation (Turin, Italy) 2009)
    • Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, European Union 2002)
    • UIT Prize (Prize, Italian Union of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics 2001)

    Administrative Roles

    • Member of the Research Committee
    • Member of the PGR Committee
    • Deputy Safety Coordinator

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