University of Notre Dame College of Engineering
C-SWARM | Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials

C-SWARM

Center for Shock Wave-processing of Advanced Reactive Materials

Alberto SalvadoriAlberto Salvadori

Research Assistant Professor
University of Notre Dame

Computational Physics Team
V&V/UQ and Experimental Physics Team

Field(s) of Interest

  • Image-based  multi-scale and multi-physics modeling of materials, with special emphasis on Li-ion batteries, H-embrittlement in metals, energetic materials
  • crack growth in brittle solids, via variational methods
  • mechanobiology

Description of Your Work/Project in C-SWARM

Developing and implementing adaptive, multi-scale, high-performance (parallel)  computational algorithms for numerical solutions of chemo-thermo-mechanical PDE’s with emphasis on complex heterogeneous materials. In addition, collaborating in the development and implementation of the Uncertainty Quantification tools to enhance the performance of algorithms. Lastly, overseeing and coordinating the research work being performed in the Computational Physics research group.

Honors/Awards

2013, Junta de Andalucia visiting award “Cohesive interface fracture mechanics and boundary integral equations towards modeling of multiscale damage in composites”

2012, Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowships (IEF) Call: FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IEF, Mechanics of Energy Storage: Swelling and Fracturing in Lithium Batteries electrodes during Charging/Discharging Cycles (LiSF)

2012, CARIPLO – UniBs – MITMechE Faculty Exchange Program, visiting scholar award “Mechanics of Energy Storage Materials: crack enucleation and propagation due to diffusion of species in Li-ion battery electrodes and hydrogen embrittlement in metals.”

2011, CARIPLO – UniBs – MITMechE Faculty Exchange Program, visiting scholar award “Mechanics of Energy Storage: Swelling and Fracturing in Lithium Batteries electrodes during Charging/Discharging Cycles”

 

Degree(s) Held:

Ph.D.,
Structural Engineering,
Politecnico di Milano,
2000

Selected Publications

  1. Salvadori A.,  Grazioli D., Geers M.G.D., “Governing equations for a two-scale analysis of Li-ion battery cells”,  International Journal of Solids and Structures, 59 (2015) 90–109, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.01.014

  2. Salvadori A., Fantoni F.,  Weight function theory and variational formulations for three-dimensional plane elastic cracks advancing, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51 (2014) 1030–1045, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.11.029

  3. Salvadori A., Bosco E., Grazioli D., “A computational homogenization approach for Li-ion battery cells. Part 1 - Formulation”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 65 (2014) 114–137, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmps.2013.08.010

  4. Salvadori A., Fantoni F.,  “On a 3D crack tracking algorithm and its variational nature.”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 34 (2014) 2807–2821, DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.12.010

  5. Salvadori A., Fantoni F.,  Minimum theorems in 3D incremental linear elastic fracture mechanics, International Journal of Fracture, Volume 184, Issue 1 (2013), Page 57-74, DOI: 10.1007/s10704-013-9818-3

  6. Salvadori, A.,  Wawrzynek, P.,  Ingraffea, A., “Energy dissipation in the mixed mode growth of cracks at the interface between brittle materials.” International Journal of Fracture: Volume 181, Issue 2 (2013), 257-271, DOI: 10.1007/s10704-013-9845-0

  7. Tavara, L., Mantic, V., Salvadori, A., Gray, L.J., Parıs F., “Single-Domain Cohesive-Zone-Model Formulation and Implementation using the Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method”, Computational Mechanics, Volume 51, Issue 4 , pp 535-551 (2013)

  8. Salvadori, A.,  “Crack kinking in brittle materials”, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 58 (2010) 1835–1846

  9. Salvadori, A., “Analytical integrations in 3D BEM for elliptic problems: evaluation and implementation”, Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng 2010; 84: 505–542

  10. A. Salvadori: “A plasticity framework for (linear elastic) fracture mechanics” - Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56 (2008) 2092–2116