Given talks


01/09/2017 Congres Français de Mécanique CFM 2017, Lille (France)
22/08/2017 European Turbulence Conference ETC16 Stockholm (S) (Invited)
28/02/2017 Cost Workshop "Dynamics of Interfaces in Complex Fluids and Complex Flows", Ernalgen (D)

08/12/2016 Tsinghua University, Pekin (Chine)
invited by Prof. Chao Sun
"A lagrangian model of Copepod dynamics in furbulent flows"

Invited Seminar at DLR Institute of Planetary Research, Berlin,  October 31st. Titles: Particles go with the flow: Lagrangian studies in turbulence 

EGU Vienna April

Microorganisms in turbulent flows, Workshop at Lorentz Center Leiden (The Netherlands) [slides]

11- 15th january 2016 , Porto (Portugal) FLOWING MATTER 2016
Small buoyant particles in turbulence [slides]


january, invited seminar @ Laboratoire J.A. Dieudonné Nice (France)






9-13 september, 2012,  9th European Fluid Mechanics Conference University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (Italy)

25-29 june, 2012, Particles in Complex Flows, International Workshop Reykjavik University (Iceland)

7-9 june, 2012 Non Ideal Particles & Aggregates in Turbulence, CNR Istituto di Scienze dell’Atmosfera e del Clima Lecce (Italy)

march 14th, 2012 LML Laboratoire de Mécanique de Lille (Villeneuve d’Ascq, France) Journée Scientifique


september, 2011

ETC13 The 13th European Turbulence Conference September 12 -15, 2011

Warsaw (Poland).

march 16th, 2011

University of Potsdam (Germany)

Particles in Turbulence 2011 Conference

february 4th, 2011

LOG Laboratoire d’Oceanologie et de Geosciences

Station Marine (Wimereux, France)


december 16th, 2010

LML Laboratoire de Mecanique de Lille (Villeneuve d’Ascq, France)

november 17th, 2010

Universite de Lille 1 - Science et Technologie (Villeneuve d’Ascq, France)

Modelisation en Mecanique de Fluides

Colloque organise en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre-Antoine Bois

september 20th, 2010

University Residential Centre of Bertinoro  (Italy)

iTi 2010 ( interdisciplinary Turbulence initiative ) Conference on Turbulence

january, 2010

‘Non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects in strongly turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection’,

Euromech Colloqium #520 High Rayleigh Number Convection, January 24-29, 2010 Les Houches, (France)


december, 2009

Meeting of COST Action \Particle in turbulence", working group 2 on Numerics, December 17-19, 2009 Rome (Italy).

november 6th, 2009

‘Particles go with the flow’  Astrophysics Group, Leiden Observatory (Leiden, The Netherlands).

october, 2009

Euromech Colloquium #512, Small scale turbulence and related gradient statistics , October 26- 29, 2009 Torino (Italy).

september, 2009

ETC12 The 12th European Turbulence Conference September 7 -10, 2009 Marburg (Germany).

march 12th, 2009

‘Dynamics of particles in turbulent flow’, Physics Department, Leiden University (Leiden, The Netherlands).


december 1st, 2008

‘Acceleration statistics of inertial particles in turbulent flow’(abs.),

Physics of Fluids Group, University of Twente ( Enschede, The Netherlands)

november 24th, 2008

‘Non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects in Rayleigh-Benard convection’,

Rencontres nicoises deMecanique des Fluides,

Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur (Nice , France)

september, 2008

Workshop at Max Plank Institute for Physics of Complex Systems: Dynamics of Inertial Particles: From Ocean and Atmosphere to Planets, September 14 - 19, 2008 Dresden (Germany).

august, 2008

DD08 Dynamic Days Europe, August 25 - 29, 2008 Delft (The Netherlands).

april, 2008

GDR-Turbulence March 31 - April 2 , ENS-Lyon (France)


november, 2007

60th APS/DFD Annual meeting, 18-20 November 2007 Salt LAke City, Utah (USA)

“Gradient statistics around particle trajectory in turbulence”. APS07.pdf

september 13th, 2007

Concentration and segregation of particles and bubbles by turbulence: a numerical study", Lab. for environmental & process and fluid dynamics, University of Udine (Udine, Italy)

july, 2007

ICMF07 International Conference on Multiphase Flow 9-13 July 2007 Leipzig (Germany)  link

“Concentration and segregation of particles and bubbles by turbulence : a numerical investigation”.

june, 2007

ETC11 European Turblence Conference 25-28 June 2007 Porto (Portugal)  link

“Concentration and segregation of particles and bubbles by turbulence : a numerical investigation”. slides

april, 2007

EGU2007 European Geophysical Union General Assembly 15-20 April 2007 Vienna (Austria)  link

“Preferential concentrations of finite-size massive particles by turbulence”.


november, 2006

Italian-French Conference 27-29 November 2006 Bagno Vignoni, Siena (Italy)  link

“Clustering of bubbles and particles in turbulent flow”.

november, 2006

59th APS/DFD Annual meeting, 19-21 November 2006 Tampa Bay, Florida (USA)

“Measuring microbubble clustering in turbulent flow”. slides

sptemeber, 2006

Conference & Euromech Colloquium #480 on High Rayleigh Number Convection

4-8 September 2006 ICTP Trieste  (Italy) link

“Homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard convection”. slides

june, 2006

The 6th Euromech Fluid Mechanics Conference EFMC6

26-30 June 2006 KTH Stockholm  (Sweden)

“Evolution of energy through flow driven by rising bubbles”. slides


september, 2005

ESF Exploratory Workshop, Challenging Turbulent Lagrangian Dynamics

1-4 September 2005 Castel Gandolfo, Roma, (Italy) link

“Bubbles in a turbulent Kolmogorov flow”. slides

march 4th, 2005

PhD defense

Physics Department University of Ferrara (Italy)



november, 2004

57th APS/DFD Annual meeting, November 21-23, 2004, Seattle WA (USA),

“Scaling in the bulk of Rayleigh-Bénard turbulence”.

october, 2004

Turbulence meeting, October 11-15, 2004, Nice (France),

“Scaling in the bulk of Rayleigh-Bénard turbulence”.

july, 2004

University of Twente, 5-8 July 2004, Enschede (The Netherlands), invited talk,

“Scaling of global quantities in the Homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard system”.

june, 2004

European Turbulence Conference 10, 29 June - 2 July, 2004, Trondheim (Norway),

“Prandtl number scaling laws in the Homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard system”.


june, 2003

Workshop on Lagrangian problems in turbulence, 27-28 June 2003, Roma (IT),

“Anisotropic fluctuations in a homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard system ”.

june, 2003

Workshop on High Rayleigh Number Thermal Convection, 10-20 June 2003, Leiden (NL),

“Anisotropic fluctuations in a homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard system”.

april 29th, 2003

Turbulence in a Rayleigh-Benard convective system"abstract, April 29 2003,

Dept. of Theoretical Physics, University of Parma (Parma, Italy).

january 30th, 2003

Workshop on Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Field Theory, 30 January 2003,

Dept. of  Theoretical Physics, Torino (IT),

“Turbulence in a Rayleigh-Bénard convective system”. slides


july, 2002

“Bolgiano scaling in a 3D convective cell”.

European Turbulence Conference 9, 2-5 July 2002, Southampton (United Kigdom)