Dr Aldo Rona

Dr Aldo RonaDr Aldo Rona CEng MRAeS MAIAA SFHEA

Associate Professor, Fluid Dynamics and Turbomachinery

Room 139, Michael Atiyah Building
Department of Engineering
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester, LE1 7RH
UK

Tel: +44 (0)116 252 2510
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 2200
Email: aldo.rona@le.ac.uk

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Education

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Research

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Teaching

Grants and awards

  • REF 2021
    • 2018-2019: Short research visit, A. Rona (PI), J. Punekar, E. Avital, UK Fluids, £1,230.
    • 2018-2021: Leicester students design and race Formula 1 aerodynamics cars [awarded], A. Rona (PI), I. Annetts, Leicester Endowment and Annual Funds Awards Committee, £19,500.
    • 2016-2021: Proposal for a Tier 2 Centre - HPC Midlands Plus [awarded], A. Rona, S. Kenny (PI), R.L. Johnston, D. Quigley, J.D. Hirst, M.T. Dove, M. Eberhard, EPSRC, £3,200,000.
    • 2015-2018: Visiting Professorship in Motorsport Aerodynamics, A. Rona (PI), H.V. Atkinson, Royal Academy of Engineering, £30,000.
    • 2014-2018: Industrial mathematics KTN industrial CASE studentship award, A. Rona, E.H. Georgoulis (PI), E.H. Hall, EPSRC, £92,667.
  • REF 2014
    • 2013-2018: ASDEC, A. Rona, S.V. Hainsworth (PI), A. Trevedi, EC Regional Growth Fund (RGF), £1,070,000
    • 2012-2016: Marie Curie ITN AeroTraNet 2, A. Rona (PI), J.F. Boussuge, R. Camussi, C. Schram, C. Airiau, N. Barbar, M. Felli, M. Porta, C.-H. Lai, European Commission, €2,872,746.
    • 2012-2013: Research Infrastructure staff and training HPC Midlands, A. Rona, D.S. Kenny (PI), R.C. Thomson, H. Dong, W. Malalasekera, R.L. Davidchack, G.J. Page, M.J. Cook, E.H. Georgoulis, EPSRC, £240,379.
    • 2012: Research Infrastructure hardware HPC Midlands, A. Rona, D.S. Kenny (P), R.C. Thomson, H. Dong, W. Malalasekera, R.L. Davidchack, G.J. Page, M.J. Cook, E.H. Georgoulis, EPSRC, £1,000,000.
    • 2010-2011: Innovation Fellowship, A. Rona (PI), P. Williams, J. Lovell, E. Fisher, Regional Growth Fund, £15,500.
    • 2011-2013: Marie Curie ERG, A. Rona, D. Di Pasquale (PI), European Commission, €45,000.
    • 2009-2010: Marie Curie EST AeroTraNet - 2009, A. Rona (PI), M. Onorato, R. Camussi, C. Airiau, European Commission, €575,117.81.
    • 2009-2010: New training initiative, A. Rona (PI), University of Leicester, £3,138.
    • 2009-2010: Overseas Travel Grant, A. Rona (PI), EPSRC, £30,584.
    • 2009: Distinguished visiting fellowship, A. Rona (P), A. Ramm, Royal Academy of Engineering, £3,800.
    • 2008-2009: Marie Curie EST AeroTraNet - 2008, A. Rona (PI), M. Onorato, R. Camussi, C. Airiau, European Commission, €732,466.39.
  • RAE 2008
    • 2007-2008: Marie Curie EST AeroTraNet - 2007, A. Rona (PI), M. Onorato, R. Camussi, C. Airiau, European Commission, €650,371.41.
    • 2007: Postdoctoral visiting fellowship, A. Rona (P), Y. Akansu, Turkish government, £5,100.
    • 2006-2007: Marie Curie EST AeroTraNet - 2006, A. Rona (P), M. Onorato, R. Camussi, C. Airiau, European Commission, €351,825.75.
    • 2005: New training initiative, A. Rona (PI), University of Leicester, £3,587.
    • 2005-2008: PhD studentship, A. Rona (PI), Egyptian government, £40,200.
    • 2002-2004: Industrial Secondment, A. Rona (PI), Royal Academy of Engineering, £11,163.
    • 2001-2002: Doctoral Training Grant, A. Rona (PI), EPSRC, £9,170.
  • RAE 2001
    • 2001-2002: Fast Stream, A. Rona (PI), EPSRC, £63,003.
    • 1999: Windows on Science, A. Rona (PI), NATO/RTO EOARD, £1,600.
    • 1999-2002: Pump priming grant, A. Rona (PI), University of Leicester, £3,000.
    • 1999-2002: PhD Quota studentship, A. Rona (PI), EPSRC, £33,000.
    • 1998-1999: Marie Curie Fellowship, H. Deconink, G.-M. Charbonnier, A. Rona (PI), European Commission, £105,036.
  • RAE 1996
    • 1993-1996: PhD studentship, A. Rona, X. Zhang (PI), University of Southampton, £37,890.

Academic distinctions

Invited talks

Research students

Publications

Book contributions

  1. Spisso, I., Rona, A.: Development of a multi-block interface for a high-order compact scheme applied to sound scattering problems in aeronautics: Part I, Science and Supercomputing in Europe, research highlights 2009, p.53, edited by Silvia Monfardini, printed by Monograf s.r.l, Bologna, Italy, ISBN 978-86037-23-5.
  2. Spisso, I., Ghillani, P., Rona, A.: Development of a multi-block interface for a high-order compact scheme applied to sound scattering problems in aeronautics part II: 2-D parallelization strategy and efficiency, Science and Supercomputing in Europe, research highlights 2009, P. 54, edited by Silvia Monfardini, printed by Monograf s.r.l, Bologna, Italy, ISBN 978-86037-23-5.
  3. Grottadaurea, M., Rona, A.: Detached eddy simulation of subsonic cylindrical cavity flow, Science and supercomputing in Europe, report 2008, pp. 364-369, edited by Silvia Monfardini, ISBN 978-88-86037-22-8.

Journals

  1. Obaida, H.M., Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P., Loss reduction in a 1.5 stage axial turbine by computer driven stator hub contouring, J. Turbomach., Vol. 141, June 2019, pp. 061009-1 061009-11, ISSN 0889-504X (Print) eISSN 1528-8900 (Online), doi: 10.1115/1.4042305.
  2. Corno, A.F., Owen, M.J., Cangiani, A., Hall, E.J.C., Rona, A., Physiological Fontan procedure, Frontiers in Pediatrics, Section: Pediatric Cardiology, Vol. 7, Article 196, May 2019, pp. 1-9, ISSN (Electronic) 2296-2360, doi: 10.3389/fped.2019.00196.
  3. Kawase, M., Rona, A., Numerical optimization of a stall margin enhancing recirculation channel for an axial compressor, Fluids, Special Issue: Turbomachinery Flow Analysis, Vol. 4, No. 2, Article 88, May 2019, pp. 1-19, ISSN (Electronic) 2311-5521, doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/fluids4020088.
  4. Kawase, M., Rona, A., Effect of a recirculating type casing treatment on a highly loaded axial compressor rotor, International Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Article no. 5, March 2019, pp. 1-23, ISSN 2504-186X, doi: 10.3390/ijtpp4010005.
  5. Adebayo, D.S., Al-Ameri, J., Tyukin, I., Rona, A., Linear stability analysis of the flow between rotating cylinders of wide gap, European Journal of Mechanics / B Fluids, Vol. 72, November-December 2018, pp. 567-575, ISSN 0997-7546, doi: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2018.07.002.
  6. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Off-design performance of a liquefied natural gas plant with an axial turbine of novel endwall design, Applied Energy, Vol. 222, July 2018, pp. 830-839, ISSN 0306-2619, doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.03.077.
  7. Kadhim, H.T., Jabbar, F.A., Rona, A., Improving the performance of gas turbine power plant by modified axial turbine, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 138, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 6, June 2018, pp. 690-696, eISSN 1307-6892, dai: 10.1999/1307-6892/10009336.
  8. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Design optimization workflow and performance analysis for contoured end-walls of axial turbines, Energy, Vol. 149, April 2018, pp. 875-889, ISSN 0360-5442, doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2018.02.001.
  9. Kadhim, H., Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P., Leschke, K., Optimization of the non-axisymmetric stator casing of a 1.5 stage axial turbine, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 136, February 2018, pp. 503-514, ISSN 0020-7403, doi: 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2017.12.031.
  10. Kadhim, H.T.K., Rona, A., Obaida, H.M.B., Leschke, K., The performance of a 1.5 stage axial turbine with a non-axisymmetric casing at off-design conditions, Energy Procedia, Vol. 142, December 2017, pp. 1184-1191, ISSN 1876-6102, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.379.
  11. Kadhim, H.T.K., Rona, A., Perspectives on the treatment of secondary flows in axial turbines, Energy Procedia, Vol. 142, December 2017, pp. 1179-1184, ISSN 1876-6102, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.378.
  12. Adebayo, D.S., Rona, A.: Numerical investigation of the three-dimensional pressure distribution in Taylor Couette flow, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, November 2017, pp. 111201-1 - 111201-10, ISSN 0021-9223, doi: 10.1115/1.4037083.
  13. Rona, A., Spisso, I., Hall, E., Bernardini, M., Pirozzoli, S.: Optimised prefactored compact schemes for linear wave propagation phenomena, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 328, January 2017, pp. 66-85, ISSN 0021-9991, doi: 10.1016/j.jcp.2016.10.014.
  14. Adebayo, D., Rona, A.: The three-dimensional velocity distribution of wide gap Taylor-Couette flow modelled by CFD, International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 2016, Article ID 8584067, March 2016, pp. 1-11, ISSN 1973-7459, eISSN 1973-7440, doi: 10.1155/2016/8584067.
  15. Ibrahim, G., Rona, A., Hainsworth, S.V.: Modelling the non-linear motion of the rat central airways, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, BIO-14-1468, Vol. 138, No. 1, January 2016, pp. 011007-011007-13, ISSN 0148-0731, eISSN 1528-8951, doi: 10.1115/1.4032051.
  16. Ibrahim, G., Rona, A., Hainsworth, S.V.: Non-uniform central airways ventilation model based on vascular segmentation, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 65, October 2015, pp. 137-145, Meritorious Paper for 2015 as elected by the Editor-in-Chief, ISSN 0010-4825, doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.08.006.
  17. Adebayo, D., Rona, A.: The persistence of vortex structures between rotating cylinders in the 106 Taylor number range, International Review of Aerospace Engineering (I.RE.AS.E), Vol. 8, No. 1, February 2015, pp. 16-25, ISSN 1973-7459, eISSN 1973-7440, doi: 0.15866/irease.v8i1.5288.
  18. Adebayo, D., Rona, A.: PIV study of the flow across the meridional plane of rotating cylinders with wide gap, International Review of Aerospace Engineering (I.RE.AS.E), Vol. 8, No. 1, February 2015, pp. 26-34, ISSN 1973-7459 eISSN 1973-7440, doi: 10.15866/irease.v8i1.5290.
  19. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., De Saint Jean, M., Garrett, S.J., McMullan, W. A.: Investigation of streamwise and transverse instabilities on swept cylinders and implications for turbine blading, J. Turbomach., Vol. 135, Article ID 051018, September 2013, pp. 1-9, ISSN 0889-504X (Print) eISSN 1528-8900 (Online), doi: 10.1115/1.4007833.
  20. Gostelow, J.P., Mahallati, A., Carscallen, W.E., Rona, A.: Encounters with vortices in a turbine nozzle passage, International Journal of Rotating Machinery, Vol. 2012, Article ID 928623, September 2012, pp. 1-10, ISSN: 1023-621X (Print) 1542-3034 (Online), doi: 10.1155/2012/928623.
  21. Rona, A., Monti, M., Airiau, C.: On the generation of the mean velocity profile for turbulent boundary layers with pressure gradient under equilibrium conditions, The Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 116, No. 1180, June 2012, pp. 569-598, ISSN 0001-9240, doi: 10.1017/S0001924000007089.
  22. Rona, A., Monti, M.: Regressing the size and cost of turbulent cavity flow simulations, Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2011, pp. 383-412, ISSN 1748-3018. doi: 10.1260/1748-3018.5.3.383.
  23. Ramm, A., Rona, A.: Wave scattering by many bodies and applications, Journal of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 52, No. 2, February 2011, pp. 1-8, Article no. 023519 (2011), ISSN 0022-2488, doi: 10.1063/1.3555192.
  24. Rona, A., Grottadaurea, M.: Generalized Cole's law and outer layer conformal mapping, Journal of Hydraulic Research, Vol. 48, No. 5, October 2010, pp. 674-679, ISSN 0022-1686, ISSN 1814-2079, doi: 10.1080/00221686.2010.512776.
  25. Mendez, R., Rona, A.: The role of work-integrated learning in academic performance, Graduate market trends, Winter 2009/10, pp. 11-13, published quarterly by The Higher Education Careers Services Unit, Prospects House, Booth Street East, Manchester, UK.
  26. Ackerman, J.R., Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Carscallen, W.E.: Measurements of fluctuating pressures on a circular cylinder in subsonic cross flow, AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 9, September 2009, pp. 2121-2131, ISSN 0001-1452, E-ISSN 1533-385X, doi: 10.2514/1.40954.
  27. Rona, A.: The acoustic resonance of rectangular and cylindrical cavities, Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology, Vol. 1, No. 3, October 2007, pp. 329-355, ISSN 1748-3018, doi:10.1260/174830107782424110.
  28. Rona, A.: Self-excited supersonic cavity flow instabilities as aerodynamic noise sources, International Journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol. 5, No. 4, December 2006, pp. 335-360, ISSN 1475-472X, doi:10.1260/147547206779379921.
  29. Rona, A., Paciorri, R., Geron, M.: Design and testing of a transonic linear cascade tunnel with optimized slotted walls, ASME Journal of Turbomachinery, Vol. 128, January 2006, pp. 23-34, ISSN 0889-504X, doi:10.1115/1.2101856.
  30. Rona, A., Zhang, X.: Time accurate numerical study of turbulent supersonic jets, Journal Sound and Vibration, Vol. 270, No. 1-2, February 2004, pp. 297-321, ISSN 0022-460X, doi:10.1016/S0022-460X(03)00537-6.
  31. Zhang, X., Chen, X.X., Rona, A., Edwards, J.A.: Attenuation of cavity flow oscillation through leading edge flow control, Journal Sound and Vibration, Vol. 221, No. 1, March 1999, pp. 23-47, ISSN 0022-460X, doi:10.1006/jsvi.1998.2012.
  32. Zhang, X., Rona, A., Edwards, J.A.: An observation of pressure waves around a shallow cavity, Journal Sound and Vibration, Vol. 214, No. 4, July 1998, pp. 771-778, ISSN 0022-460X, doi:10.1006/jsvi.1998.1635.
  33. Zhang, X., Rona, A., Edwards, J.A.: The effect of trailing edge geometry on cavity flow oscillation driven by a supersonic shear layer, The Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 102, No. 1013, March 1998, pp. 129-136, ISSN 0001-9240, doi: 10.1017/S0001924000065416.
  34. Lilley, G.M., Zhang, X., Rona, A.: Progress in computational aeroacoustics in predicting the noise radiated from turbulent flows, International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration, Vol. 2, No. 1, May 1997, pp. 2-9, ISSN 1027-5851, doi: 10.20855/ijav.1997.2.106.

Conferences

  1. Punekar, J.N., Avital, E.J., Rona, A., Skewness and means for separating crackle from screech, 25th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, TUDelf, The Netherlands, 20-23 May 2019, doi: 10.2514/6.2019-2521.
  2. Rona, A., Zavalan, F.L., Numerical investigation of a particle-laden jet for cold spray coating, 10th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, ICMF 2019, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19-24 May 2019.
  3. Rona, A., Mancini, A., Di Stefano, D., Affordable detached eddy simulations of dual-stream jet structures related to shock cell noise, UK Fluids Conference, University of Manchester, 4-6 September 2018. Oral presentation and abstract.
  4. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Surrogate-based optimization method with adaptive sampling, 1st International Conference on Materials Engineering & Science (IConMEAS 2018), Istanbul Aydin University (IAU), Turkey, 8-9 August 2018. Poster presentation.
  5. Kawase, M., Rona, A., Multi-passage time-resolved CFD analysis of rotor tip stall inception and passive control in a highly-loaded axial compressor, Proceedings of the 2018 Royal Aeronautical Society biennial Applied Aerodynamics Research Conference "The Future of Aviation", paper (T.2), Bristol, 24-26 July 2018.
  6. Zavalan, L.F., Rona, A., Concept feasibility study of using dual-stream jets in cold spray, National Student Conference in Metallic Materials 2018, Sheffield, 19-20 July 2018. Poster presentation.
  7. Kadhim, H., Rona, A., An adaptive sampling technique for optimizing the design of axial turbine endwalls, In: T.H. Karakoc, C. Scarponi, F. Sarasini, Y. Sohret (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable Aviation 2018 (ISSA 2018), paper ISSA-2018-009, pp. 44-48, Rome, 9-11 July 2018, ISBN 978-605-68640-2-5.
  8. Kadhim, H., Jabbar, F., Rona, A., Bagdanavicius, A., Improving the performance of gas turbine power plant by modified axial turbine, Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Turbomachinery and Fluid Dynamics (ICTFD 2018), Paris, 25-26 June 2018.
  9. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Mid-span losses in turbine blades at subsonic and supersonic speeds, Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium of Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery (ISROMAC 2017), Maui, Hawaii, USA, 16-21 December 2017.
  10. Jolley, L., Georgoulis, E.H., Hall, E.J.C., Rona, A., A discontinuous Galerkin interior penalty finite element method with turbulence modelling for incompressible flows, Alan Tayler day, St. Catherine's College, Oxford, UK, 20 November 2017. Poster presentation.
  11. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Efficiency losses resulting from base pressure deficit and energy separation over the speed range, Proceedings of the 23rd ISABE conference, International Society of Air-breathing Engines, paper 22539, Manchester, UK, 03-08 September 2017.
  12. Kawase, M., Rona, A., Flow structure driven end-wall contouring for a highly loaded axial compressor, Proceedings of the 23rd ISABE conference, International Society of Air-breathing Engines, paper 21351, Manchester, UK, 03-08 September 2017.
  13. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P., Leschke, K., Mitigating secondary flows in a 1½ stage axial turbine by a guide groove casing, Proceedings of the 23rd ISABE conference, International Society of Air-breathing Engines, paper 22565, Manchester, UK, 03-08 September 2017.
  14. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Obaida, H.M.B., Leschke, K., The performance of a 1.5 stage axial turbine with a non-axisymmetric casing at off-design conditions, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2017, paper 204, Cardiff, UK, 21-24 August 2017. Published by Elsevier in the Energy Procedia, ISBN: 1876-6102
  15. Kadhim, H.T., Rona, A., Perspectives on the treatment of secondary flows in axial turbines, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2017, paper 202, Cardiff, UK, 21-24 August 2017. Published by Elsevier in the Energy Procedia, ISBN: 1876-6102.
  16. Rona, A., Hall, E.J.C., Puigt, G., Camussi, R., Schram, C., Airiau, C., Felli, M., Lai, C.-H., European doctoral training in aeroacoustics by a Marie Curie integrated training network, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV24), paper 872, London, UK, 23-27 August 2017.
  17. Rona, A., Mancini, A., Hall, E.J.C.: Modelling the unsteady flow and shock-associated noise from dual-stream turbulent jets, Proceedings of the 24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV24), paper 872, London, UK, 23-27 August 2017.
  18. Obaida, H.M.B., Kadhim, H.T.K., Rona, A., Leschke, K., Gostelow, J.P.: A numerical study of secondary flows in a 1.5 stage axial turbine guiding the design of a non-axisymmetric hub, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2017, Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, GT2017-65251, Charlotte, NC, USA, 26-30 June 2017.
  19. Kadhim, H.T.K., Rona, A., Obaida, H.M.B., Gostelow, J.P.: Numerical study of the flow past an axial turbine stator casing and perspectives for its management, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2017, Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition, GT2017-63055, Charlotte, NC, USA, 26-30 June 2017.
  20. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Mahallati, A.: Base Pressures and Energy Separation in Transonic Turbine Blading, 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Australia, 05-08 December 2016.
  21. Spisso, I., Rona, A., Bernardini, M., Pirozzoli, S.: Optimized prefactored compact schemes for wave propagation phenomena, The 2016 edition of the bi-annual congress of the Italian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIMAI), Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, 13-16 September 2016. Oral presentation and abstract.
  22. Di Stefano, D., Rona, A., Hall, E., Puigt, G.: Modelling directional sound radiation in Antares by the Ffowcs Williams and Hawkings acoustic analogy, Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV23), Athens, Greece, 10-14 July 2016.
  23. Obaida, H.M.B., Kawase, M., Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: Some perspectives on the treatment of three-dimensional flows on axial compressor blading, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2016, Power for Land, Sea and Air, Seoul, South Korea, 13-17 June 2016.
  24. Di Stefano, D., Rona, A., Hall, E., Morfey, C.L., Puigt, G.: Validating the Ffowcs Williams and Hawkings acoustic analogy implementation in Antares, AIAA Paper 2016-3059, 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Lyon, France, 30 May - 1 June, 2016, ISBN 10.2514/6.2016-3059, DOI: 10.2514/6.2016-3059.
  25. Rona, A., Hall, E.J.C., Spisso, I.: Optimized prefactored compact schemes for wave propagation phenomena, AIAA Paper 2016-2721, 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Lyon, France, 30 May - 1 June, 2016, ISBN 10.2514/6.2016-2721, DOI: 10.2514/6.2016-2721.
  26. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Mahallati, A.: The shape of turbomachines and the ongoing role of specific speed, Session F25-2 Transition of Rotating Boundary-Layer Flows, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery ISROMAC 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 10-15 April 2016.
  27. Gostelow, J.P., Mahallati, A., Rona, A..: Some issues and developments in analytical and experimental work on turbine blade flows, Session F21-1 Design and Optimization, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery ISROMAC 2016, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 10-15 April 2016.
  28. Garrett, S.J., Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., McMullan, W.A.: Competing stability modes in vortex structure formation, 68th Annual Meeting of the APD Division of Fluid Mechanics, Boston, MA, USA, 22 November 2015.
  29. Rona, A., Cockrill M., Picinali L., Panday P., Tripathi R., Ayub M.: Vibro-acoustic response of tympanic-membrane-like models, Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), Florence, Italy, 12-16 July 2015, ISBN 978-88-88942-48-3, ISSN 2329-3675.
  30. Di Stefano, D., Rona, A., Hall, E., Puigt, G.: Implementing the Ffowcs Williams and Hawkings acoustic analogy in Antares, Proceedings of the 22nd International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV22), Florence, Italy, 12-16 July 2015, ISBN 978-88-88942-48-3, ISSN 2329-3675.
  31. Adebayo, D.S., Rona, A.: PIV study of the flow across the meridional plane of rotating cylinders with wide gap, Paper ID# 53, Proceedings of the 10th Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualization and Image Processing (PSFVIP-10), Naples, Italy, 15-18 June 2015.
  32. Gostelow, J.P., Garrett, S.J., Rona, A., Adebayo, D.S.: Some canonical examples of streamwise vortex structure for rotating components, Proceedings of the 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting (FEDSM2014) and 12th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM2014), Chicago, USA, 3-7 August 2014.
  33. Rona, A.: The acoustic resonance of cylindrical cavities, Fluid mechanics: an interdisciplinary approach. Experimentation, analytics, numerical analysis and high performance computing, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 23-25 July 2014. Oral presentation and abstract.
  34. Mancini, A., Di Stefano, D., Hall, E.H., Rona, A.: Modelling under-expanded jet screech by ILES, 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD VI), Barcelona, Spain, 20-25 July 2014.
  35. Spisso, I., Rona, A., Pirozzoli, S.: Development of a family of cost-optimized prefactored high-order compact schemes for low-speed aeroacoustics, SIMAI 2014, Biannual Congress of the Società Italiana di Matematica Applicata e Industriale, Hotel Villa Teodoro, Taormina, Italy, 7-10 July 2014. Oral presentation and abstract.
  36. Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: Streamwise and crossflow vortical structures on turbine blades and swept cylinders, ASME GT2014-27009, Proceedings of IGTI 2014 - ASME Turbo Expo 2014: Power for Land, Sea and Air, Düsseldorf, Germany, 16-20 June 2014.
  37. Rona, A., Di Stefano, D., Mancini, A., Hall, E.: Time-dependent prediction of the unsteady pressure near-field from an under-expanded jet, AIAA Paper 2014-2340, 20th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 16-20 June 2014.
  38. Gostelow, J.P., Garrett, S.J., Rona, A., Adebayo, D.S.: Stability modes in vortex structure formation: Canonical examples for rotating components, Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery (ISROMAC-15), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 24-28 February 2014.
  39. Rona, A., Garrett, J.S., Gostelow, J.P.: Some examples of stability mode persistece and change in vortex structure formation, 14th European Turbulence Conference (ETC14), Lyon, France, 1-4 September 2013.
  40. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Garrett, S.J., McMullan, W.A.: Stationary and traveling vortical structures on swept cylinders and turbine blades, AIAA Paper 2013-2877, 43rd Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, 24-27 June 2013.
  41. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., De Saint Jean, M.: Visualization of streamwise and crossflow instabilities on inclined circular cylinders, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, 3-7 December 2012. Paper number 289.
  42. Garrett, S.J., Gostelow, J.P., McMullan, W.A., Rona, A., De Saint Jean, M.: Streamwise and crossflow instabilities on inclined circular cylinders, Proceedings of the 28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 2012), 23-28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia. ISBN 978-0-9565333-1-9.
  43. Ibrahim, G., Hainsworth, S.V., Rona, A.: Airflow simulation through a dynamic subject-specific model of the central airways, Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Applications of Fluid Engineering (CAFÉ 2012), Greater Noida, India, 20-22 September 2012.
  44. Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., De Saint Jean, M., Garrett, S.J., McMullan, W.A.: Investigation of streamwise and transverse instabilities on swept cylinders and implications for turbine blading, ASME GT2012-69055, Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo 2012, 11-15 June 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  45. Rona, A.: On the generation of the mean velocity profile for turbulent boundary layers with pressure gradient under equilibrium conditions, Oral presentation, session C17, European Numerical Mathematics and Advanced Applications (ENUMATH 2011), 5-9 September 2011, Leicester, UK.
  46. Rona, A., Williams, P.D.: A Tour of the Hydraulic Research Infrastructure, Department of Engineering, University of Leicester, Mathematical Modelling Centre workshop: Free flow turbines and their efficiency, University of Leicester, 6 May 2011. Oral presentation.
  47. Di Pasquale, D., Rona, A.: Data assessment of two ERCOFTAC transition test cases for CFD validation, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT2010), Antalya, Turkey, 19-21 July 2010, pp. 2155-2160 ISBN 978-1-86854-818-7. Play Adobe Flash presentation.
  48. Gostelow, J.P., Mahallati, A., Carscallen, W.E., Rona, A.: Encounters with Vortices in a Turbine Nozzle Passage, ISROMAC-13 Paper 2010-37, 13th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics of Rotating Machinery, Honolulu, Hawaii, 5-9 April 2010.
  49. Mendez, R., Rona, A.: The role of work-integrated learning in academic performance: Is there a correlation between industrial placements and degree performance, WACE International Conference on Work Integrated Learning, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 3-5 February, 2010.
  50. Gostelow, J.P., Mahallati, A., Carscallen, W.E., Rona, A.: Organized streamwise vorticity on convex surfaces with particular reference to turbine blades, AIAA Paper 2010-904, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, FL, USA, 4-7 January 2010.
  51. Rona, A., Soueid, H.: Boundary layer trips for low Reynolds number wind tunnel tests, AIAA Paper 2010-399, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, FL, USA, 4-7 January 2010. Play Adobe Flash presentation.
  52. Rona, A., Grottadaurea, M., Monti, M., Airiau, C., Gandhi, T.: On the generation of the mean velocity profile for turbulent boundary layers with pressure gradient under equilibrium conditions, CEAS Paper 2009-161, CEAS 2009 European Air and Space Conference, Manchester, 26-29 October 2009. Play Adobe Flash presentation.
  53. Di Pasquale, D., Rona, A., Garrett, S.: A selective review of transition models, AIAA Paper 2009-3812, 39th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 22-25 June 2009.
  54. Rona, A., Grottadaurea, M., Monti, M., Airiau, C., Gandhi, T.: Generation of a turbulent boundary layer inflow for RANS simulations, AIAA Paper 2009-3272, 15th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Miami, FL, USA, 11-13 May 2009.
  55. Gostelow, J.P., Carscallen, W.E., Ackerman, J.R., Rona, A.: Measurements of base pressure and energy separation on a circular cylinder in subsonic cross-flow, AIAA Paper 2009-3259, 15th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Miami, FL, USA, 11-13 May 2009.
  56. Spisso, I., Rona, A., Georgoulis, E.H.: Towards a monotonicity-preserving inviscid wall boundary condition for aeroacoustics, AIAA Paper 2009-3179, 15th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Miami, FL, USA, 11-13 May 2009.
  57. Rona, A., Spisso, I., Bernardini, M., Pirozzoli, S.: Comparison of optimized high-order finite-difference schemes for Computational Aeroacoustics, AIAA Paper 2009-0498, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, 5-8 January 2009.
  58. Ackerman, J.R., Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Carscallen, W.E.: Base pressure measurements of a circular cylinder in subsonic cross flow, AIAA Paper 2008-4305, 38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, 23-26 June 2008.
  59. Grottadaurea, M., Rona, A.: The radiating pressure field of a turbulent cylindrical cavity flow, AIAA Paper 2008-2852, 14th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 5-7 May 2008.
  60. Rona, A., Spisso, I., Moret-Gabarro, L., Guaus, A., Airiau, C., Cathalifaud, P.: A numerical validation of high-order finite-difference compact scheme for computational aeroacoustics, AIAA Paper 2008-56, 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 7-10 January 2008.
  61. Spisso, I., Rona, A.: A selective overview of high-order finite-difference schemes for aeroacoustic applications, ICSV14 Paper 432, 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Cairns, Australia, 9-12 July 2007.
  62. Grottadaurea, M., Rona, A.: The role of the inflow momentum thickness in subsonic cylindrical cavity noise generation, ICSV14 Paper 165, 14th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, Cairns, Australia, 9-12 July 2007.
  63. Grottadaurea, M., Rona, A.: Noise sources from a cylindrical cavity, AIAA Paper 2007-3723, 13th CEAS/AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference, Rome, Italy, 21-23 May 2007.
  64. Rona, A., Spisso, I.: Implementation of a high-order finite difference scheme to model wave propagation, AIAA Paper 2007-3487, 13th CEAS/AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference, Rome, Italy, 21-23 May 2007.
  65. Rona, A.: The acoustic resonance of rectangular and cylindrical cavities, AIAA Paper 2007-3420, 13th CEAS/AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference, Rome, Italy, 21-23 May 2007.
  66. El-Dosoky, M.F., Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: An analytical model for over-shroud leakage losses in a shrouded turbine stage, ASME Paper GT2007-27786, ASME Turbo-Expo 2007, Montreal, Canada, 14-17 May 2007.
  67. Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: Performance margins of non-reflecting slotted walls in a transonic linear cascade tunnel, ASME Paper GT2006-91057, ASME Turbo Expo 2006, Barcelona, Spain, 8-11 May 2006, ASME digital archive.
  68. Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: Performance of slotted end wall linear cascade tunnels at off-design conditions, AIAA Paper 2005-0908, 43rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 10-13 January, 2005.
  69. Rona, A.: Control of transonic cavity flow instability by streamwise air injection, AIAA Paper 2004-0682, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 5-8 January, 2004.
  70. Rona, A., Paciorri, R., Geron, M., Ince, N.Z.: Slot width augmentation in a slotted-wall transonic linear cascade wind tunnel, AIAA Paper 2004-0608, 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 5-8 January, 2004.
  71. Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P., Paciorri, R., Geron, M.: Wall interference in the discharge flow in a linear cascade tunnel, AIAA Paper 2003-0455, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 6-9 January, 2003.
  72. Bennett, W.P., Rona, A., Ackerman, J.R., Gostelow, J.P., Casrcallen, W.E.: Experimental and numerical study of the non-uniform total temperature in a turbulent Mach 0.6 vortex street, AIAA Paper 2003-0426, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 6-9 January, 2003.
  73. Rona, A., Brooksbank, E.J.: POD analysis of cavity flow instability, AIAA Paper 2003-0178, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 6-9 January, 2003.
  74. Brooksbank, E.J., Rona, A.: POD analysis and prediction of cavity flow instability, ICSV9 Paper 700, 9th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA, 8-11 July, 2002.
  75. Ackerman, J.R, Gostelow, J.P., Rona, A., Carscallen, W.E.: Energy separation and base pressure in the wake of a circular cylinder, AIAA Paper 2002-3302, 32nd Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, St. Louis, MO, USA, 24-26 June, 2002.
  76. Paciorri, R., Sabetta, F., Rona, A.: Wave reflection on porous walls: Numerical modelling and application to transonic wind tunnels, AIAA Paper 2002-1060, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 14-17 January, 2002.
  77. Bennett, W.P., Rona, A.: Time dependent flow prediction using a multigrid approach, AIAA Paper 2002-0160, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 14-17 January, 2002.
  78. Rona, A., Brooksbank, E.J.: Injection parameters for an effective passive control of cavity flow instability, AIAA Paper 2002-0119, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 14-17 January, 2002.
  79. Rona, A., Bennett, W.P.: Non-uniform total temperature in a turbulent vortex street, AIAA Paper 2001-2467, 19th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Anaheim, CA, USA, 11-14 June 2001.
  80. Rona, A., Paciorri, R., Sabetta, F.: Experimental and numerical evaluation of non-reflecting porous tailboards for transonic cascade wind tunnels, Paper ATI-CST-010/01, 4th European Conference on Turbomachinery, Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics, Florence, Italy, 20-23 March, 2001, pp. 247-260.
  81. Rona, A., Gostelow, J.P.: Split Schlieren visualisation of a transonic linear cascade, Paper F3037, 3rd Pacific Symposium on Flow Visualization and Image Processing, Maui, Hawaii, USA, 18-21 March, 2001.
  82. Rona, A., Bennett, W.P.: Energy separation in a compressible vortex street, AIAA Paper 2001-0601, 39th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 8-11 January, 2001.
  83. Rona, A., Dieudonné, W.: Open cavity instability models in laminar flow using uniform and non-uniform computational grids, Paper FEDSM2000-11086, ASME 2000 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Boston, USA, 11-15 June 2000.
  84. Rona, A., Dieudonné, W.: A flow-resonant model of transonic laminar open cavity instability, AIAA Paper 2000-1967, 6th Joint AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustic Conference, Lahaina, Hawaii, USA, 12-14 June, 2000.
  85. Rona, A., Zhang, X.,: Jet screech source model by CFD and acoustic analogy, Paper FEDSM99-7239, 3rd ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, 18-23 July, 1999.
  86. Rona, A., Zhang, X.: Time accurate numerical study of jet screech, 6th International Congress on Acoustics and Vibration, Lyngby, Denmark, 5-8 July, 1999.
  87. Rona, A., Dieudonné, W.: Unsteady laminar and turbulent cavity flow models by second order upwind methods, AIAA Paper 99-0656, 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 11-14 January, 1999.
  88. Zhang, X., Rona, A.: Measurements of contra-rotating vortices in a turbulent boundary layer, AIAA Paper 99-0555, 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 11-14 January, 1999.
  89. Zhang, X., Rona, A.: Streamwise vortex production by an array of inclined jets, 9th International Symposium on Applications of Laser Techniques to Fluid Mechanics, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-18 July, 1998.
  90. Rona, A., Chen, X.X., Zhang, X., Edwards, J.A.: Control of cavity flow oscillation through leading edge flow modifications, AIAA Paper 98-0672, 36th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, USA, 12-15 January, 1998.
  91. Zhang, X., Rona, A.: Selfexcited supersonic flow aeroacoustic: Aerodynamic field, 10th International Conference on Numerical Methods for Laminar and Turbulent Flows, Swansea, UK, 21-25 July, 1997.
  92. Zhang, X., Rona, A., Edwards, J.A.: The effect of trailing edge geometry on cavity flow oscillation driven by a supersonic shear layer, Unsteady Aerodynamics Conference, The Royal Aeronautical Society, London, UK, 17-18 July, 1996.
  93. Lilley, G.M., Zhang, X., Rona, A.: The progress in computational acoustics in predicting the noise radiated from turbulent flows, 4th International Congress on Sound and Vibration, St Petersburg, Russia, 24-27 June, 1996.
  94. Zhang, X., Rona, A., Lilley, G.M.: Farfield noise radiation from an unsteady supersonic cavity flow, AIAA/CEAS Paper 95-040, 1st Joint CEAS/AIAA Aeroacoustic Conference, Munich, Germany, 12-15 June, 1995.
  95. Zhang, X., Rona, A.: A computational analysis of a shear layer instability induced flow oscillation and acoustic radiation, 1st Asian CFD Conference, Hong Kong, 9-13 January, 1995.

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