Personale docente

Massimo Guarnieri

Professore ordinario


Indirizzo: VIA G. GRADENIGO, 6/A - PADOVA . . .

Telefono: 0498277524

Fax: 0498277599


  • Il Mercoledi' dalle 12:00 alle 13:00
  • Il Giovedi' dalle 12:00 alle 13:00
  • presso Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale
    senza restrizioni di orario, previo accordo via email, per evitare interferenze con altri impegni

Degree in Electrical Engineering with 110/110 cum laude at Padua University in 1979
Master in Business Administration at CUOA in 1986
PhD in Electrical Sciences in Rome in 1987.

Professor of Electrical Engineering since October 2003 and of History of Technology since 2007 at Padua University.

He has worked to the Eta Beta II and RFX projects on controlled thermonuclear fusion in magnetic confinement, developed in Padua in collaboration with English, Irish, Swedish, US, and Japanese research centers. He was engaged in studying and designing the magnetic configurations of these devices, for which he conceived ad-hoc numerical tools, able to simulate the operation and performance of the magnetic systems. He was also committed at managing the contracts for the manufacture of the devices’ inductors. He also worked on the design and manufacturing of their power supplies, and of their measurement, monitoring and protection systems, conceiving and defining original solutions and technologies. He studied the magnetic configurations, which provide the plasma equilibrium and stability, in order to identify good plasma performance and confinement.
He has largely studied computational methods for electromagnetic coupled and myltiphysic problems, which are used in both the industrial and biomedical fields. A part of this research regards the development of formulations involving also fluid dynamics, which must be considered in a number a energy-related electromagnetic problems. He has studied numerical models for electrical systems based on fuel cells, developing procedure for simulating their multi-physical performance, which can be applied to the definition of optimized industrial solutions.
He directed a number of sub-programs within several National Interest Research Programs (PRINs) in the years 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 (in this case as the deputy-coordinator).
He has also been responsible for some projects funded by the University of Padua and Regione Veneto. He is leading a research unit working inside a Strategic Project 2011, i.e. the most-funded and competitive research program supported by the University of Padua (Euro 810.000).
He has been a visiting researcher at the laboratories at UKAEA Culham (UK) and General Dynamics in San Diego (USA).
He co-chaired the XII International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes in 2010, and chaired some international workshops and invited sessions within the international conferences Coupled Problems 2009, 2011, and 2013, and the 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering System Design and Simulation.
He was appointment to teach in the Italian National Doctorate School in Electrical Engineering "F. Gasparini" in 2008.

He authored over 200 scientific publications, mostly peer-reviewed international journal papers and conference proceedings, including over thirty books on electromagnetism, electrical networks, electrical technologies and history of technology, some being adopted in other Italian universities.

He is a columnist and a member of the editorial board of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine. He is the official representative of the University of Padua in N.ERGHY, the association that represents the European universities and research institutions within the UE Joint Undertaking on Fuel Cell and Hydrogen (FCH-JU), that will coordinated the European researches in this field in the period 2014–2020 providing funds for 1,300 M€.

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Pubblicazioni del 2014

P. Alotto, M. Guarnieri, F. Moro: “Redox Flow Batteries for the storage of renewable energy: a review”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 29, Jan 2014, pp. 325-335.

P. Alotto, M. Guarnieri: “Stochastic Methods for Parameter Estimation of Multiphysics Models of Fuel Cells”, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 50 No. 2, Feb 2014.

F. Moro, P. Alotto, M. Guarnieri, A. Stella: “Domain Decomposition with the Mortar Cell Method”, Int. J. Numer. Model. - International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields, Vol. 27, Issue 3, May-June 2014, pp. 461-471.

M. Guarnieri: Elementi di Elettrotecnica circuitale – terza edizione, Edizioni Progetto, Padova, 2014, pp.572.

M. Guarnieri: “The Conquest of the Atlantic”, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 1, March 2014, pp. 53-55/67.

P. Alotto, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, M. Guarnieri: “Stochastic Methods for PEMFC Parameter Identification”, Invited at 225th Meeting ECS 2014, Orlando (FL), May 11-15, 2014, pg. 46.

P. Alotto, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, M. Guarnieri: “Numerical methods for understanding polymer fuel cell operation”, Invited at 3rd Annual World Conference on Advanced Materials, WCAM 2014, Chongqing (China), June 06-09, 2014, pg. 293.

F. Moro, M. Guarnieri: “Efficient 3D Domain Decomposition with Dual Basis Functions”, Proc. del 16th Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, CEFC 2014, 25-28 May 2014, Annecy (F). Accepted for publ. in IEEE Trans Mag.

F. Moro, P. Alotto, A. Stella, M. Guarnieri: “Solving 3D Eddy Currents In Thin Shells of Any Shape and Topology”, Proc. del 16th Biennial IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, CEFC 2014, 25-28 May 2014, Annecy (F). Accepted for publ. in IEEE Trans Mag.

F. Gambato, F. Moro, M. Guarnieri: “Improving Microwave Cooking Performance by Source Phase Shifting”, Proc. of IMPI 48 - Microwave Power Symposium, International Microwave Power Institute, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 2014.

D. Maggiolo, A. Marion, M. Guarnieri: “Lattice-Boltzmann modeling of water cumulation at the gas channel-gas diffusion layer interface in PEM fuel cells”, Proc. of ASME 2014 12th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering & Technology Conference, Boston (MA), 30/06-02/07, July 2014, accepted for publ. in Fuel Cell Science and Technology.

M. Guarnieri: “Once Upon a Time … The Compass”, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 2014, pp. 60-63.

M. Guarnieri: “Electricity in the age of Enlightenment”, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, DOI 10.1109/MIE.2014.2335431, Vol. 8, No. 3, Sept 2014, pp. 60-63.

M. Guarnieri: “The Big Jump from the legs of a Frog”, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, DOI 10.1109/MIE.2014.2361237, Vol. 8, No. 4, December 2014, pp. 59-69.

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Formulazioni numeriche bidimensionali e tridimensionali per l'elettromagnetismo quasi-stazionario.
Formulazioni numeriche e modelli per problemi elettromagnetici accoppiati - problemi multifisici.
Le indagini riguardano lo sviluppo di formulazioni finite innovative applicate nell'ambito dei problemi accoppiati. Tali metodologie trovano applicazione in ambito industriale (analisi numeriche del comportamento elettro-termico di materiali e componenti).
Vengono anche sviluppate formulazioni che, in un più ampio contesto tecnologico, coinvolgono aspetti meccanici, elettrochimici e fluidodinamici e si inquadrano pertanto in uno studio tipicamente multisettoriale (formulazioni multiphysics). Sono utilizzate per realizzare modelli per sistemi di generazione elettrica e di accumulo energetico basati sulle fonti di energia innovative.In particolare sono studiati i sistemi di alimentazione basati sulle celle a combustibile. I modelli vengono usati nella definizione ed ottimizzazione di configurazioni industrializzabili basate su materiali innovativi.
Dirige il Laboratorio Celle a Combustibile, ove sono svolte attività di sviluppo tecnologico sia sugli stack di celle a combustibile che sui sistemi di test e collaudo per gli stack stessi. Queste attività sperimentali sono anche usate per la validazione dei modelli numerici originali sviluppati dal gruppo di ricerca.

Argomenti di Tesi:
Modelli numerici e problemi accoppiti per l'elettromagnetismo

Nei laboratori di Elettrotecnica Computazionale e di Fuel Cells & Energy Storage sono offerte tematiche di tesi sia triennali che magistrali sugli argomenti relativi ai modelli numerici per problemi elettromagnetici accoppiti, alle celle a combustibile e all'accumulo energetico di tipo elettrochimico in genere (per impieghi stazionari e mobili). Essi riguardano:
- modellistica computazionale per problemi elettromagnetici accoppiati (elettromagnetici-meccanici-termici-...)
- analisi comparativa delle tecnologie per l'accumulo energetico (compilativa-sperimentale)
- modellistica computazionale per la simulazione dei sistemi di accumulo energetico (compilativa)
- sviluppo di dispositivi innovativi di accumulo energetico e dei loro materiali funzionali (Fuel Cells, RFB, Elettrolizzatori, ....) (sperimentale)
- ottimizzazione numerica di tali dispositivi (sperimentale-numerica)
- sperimentazione su prototipi di tali dispositivi (sperimentale)
- sperimentazione di impianti per l'accumulo energetico (sperimentale)
- prove e il collaudo di tali sistemi (sperimentale)
- implementzioni industriali.



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