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    • CIMEC, Predio Conicet “Dr Alberto Cassano”
      Colectora Ruta Nac 168 s/n - Paraje El Pozo
      (3000) Santa Fe, 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina (work)
    • +54 - 342 - 4511594 (ext. 7050) (work)
  • Mail: norberto.nigro at cimec dot santafe-conicet dot gov dot ar
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Current Interests:

  • Development of some stabilization techniques for CFD compressible and incompressible codes. A unified approach to solve compressible and incompressible flows using finite element.
  • Development of a coupled thermal and turbulent fluid flow code for solidification problems using finite element method, a computational code to predict segregation for binary alloys in continuous casting processes. A turbulent two-phase flow (gas-liquid) application to predict emulsification in the ladle furnace for the steel production
  • Development of a thermodynamics and gas dynamics based model to simulate the performance of spark ignition internal combustion engines, in particular oriented to engine tuning. Optimal cam design for racing cars using multi-body system.
  • Study of numerical simulation for coastal hydrodynamic problems and shallow water.
  • PETSc-FEM, a code for large scale CFD simulation on a Beowulf cluster. (
  • Development of an application for turbulent compressible and incompressible flow using LES and k-epsilon model in PETSc-FEM code.
  • Development of moving domain CFD applications using ALE strategy. Applications to several fluid-structure interactions, flutter and vortex induced vibrations. Design of novel strategies to solve the mesh dynamics.
  • Development of vehicle aerodynamics CFD application using LES turbulence model
  • Development of a multiphase flow code in PETSc-FEM using a multifluid and an algebraic slip mixture model for bubbly and annular flow in gas liquid systems.
  • Experience in granular flow in gas-solid systems applied to oil refining and piping erosion using CFX and Fluent. Solution of industrial problems.
  • Development of thermo-mechanical models for valves of internal combustion engines. In-cylinder flow simulation of internal combustion engines using ALE to predict tumble, swirl and squish fluid dynamics patterns.
  • Development of vehicle aerodynamics and dynamics interactions using CFD and Bond Graphs.
  • Experience in solving VOF multiphase models using Fluent applied to ship hydrodynamics design.
  • Experience in solving single phase and multiphase flows using openFOAM (pimpleFoam, rhoPimpleFoam, interFoam, interDyMFoam, twoPhaseEulerFoam and many others)
  • Developer and Contributor of Particle Finite Element Method (PFEM) (see CIMNE site for details)
  • Developer of ICESym internal combustion engine simulator (

  • Norberto_Nigro_2008_Pompidou:

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CVEuropass-NORBERTO_NIGRO.pdfpdf CVEuropass-NORBERTO_NIGRO.pdf manage 164 K 19 Mar 2012 - 20:36 CimecUser Vitae of Norberto Marcelo Nigro (European version)
CV_Norberto_M_Nigro.pdfpdf CV_Norberto_M_Nigro.pdf manage 336 K 11 Jan 2024 - 20:49 CimecUser CV_January_2024
nnigro.jpgjpg nnigro.jpg manage 52 K 22 Oct 2007 - 18:39 MarioStorti Norberto Nigro
vonKarman_Re1000_modV.aviavi vonKarman_Re1000_modV.avi manage 4 MB 15 Mar 2011 - 00:28 CimecUser Von Karman streets mod velocity Re=100 PFEM 2
vonKarman_Re_1000_completo_comp.aviavi vonKarman_Re_1000_completo_comp.avi manage 6 MB 15 Mar 2011 - 00:40 CimecUser Streak lines for Von Karman streets - Re = 100 - PFEM 2
Topic revision: r11 - 02 Dec 2015, CimecUser
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