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Dr Volfango Bertola

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


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.

Prizes or Honours

  • Distinguished Overseas Scholar (Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2013)
  • Contribution Award (University of Edinburgh, 2011)
  • Best Paper Award (ILASS Europe, 2010)
  • UIT Prize (Italian Union of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, 2001)

Funded Fellowships

  • Visiting Professor Fellowship (Politecnico di Torino (Italy), 2010)
  • Lagrange Fellowship (ISI Foundation (Turin, Italy), 2009)
  • Marie Curie Individual Fellowship (European Commission, 2002 - 2004)