1. R. Verzicco and P. Orlandi ``A finite-difference scheme for the three-dimensional incompressible flows in cylindrical coordinates'' J. Comp. Phys., 123, 1996,402.

  2. Fadlun, E.A., Verzicco, R., Orlandi, P. & Mohd-Yusof, J. ``Combined immersed-boundary/finite-difference methods for three-dimensional complex flow simulations'' J. of Comp. Phys., 161, (2000), 35-60.

  3. R. Verzicco & R. Camussi ``Numerical experiments on strongly turbulent thermal convection in a slender cylindrical cell'' J. of Fluid Mech., 477, (2003), 19-49.

  4. R. Verzicco, ``Effects of non perfect thermal sources in turbulent thermal convection'' Phys. of Fluids, 16(6), (2004), 1965-1979.

  5. G. Iaccarino and R. Verzicco, ``Immersed boundary technique for turbulent flow simulations'', App. Mech. Review, ASME, 56, 2003, 331-347.


  1. Sbrizzai, F., Verzicco, R. and Soldati, A. ``Particle dispersion and preferential distribution in a sudden cylindrical pipe expansion'' Flows Turb. & Comb., 82,1-23, (2009).

  2. de Tullio, M., Cristallo, A., Balaras, E. and Verzicco, R., ``Direct numerical simulation of the pulsatile flow through an aortic bileaflet mechanical heart valve'' J. of Fluid Mech., 622, 259-290, (2009).

  3. Cantone, L., Crescentini, E., Verzicco, R. and Vullo, V., ``A numerical model for the analysis of unsteady train braking and releasing manoeuvres'' J. of Rail and Rapid Transit, 223(3), 305-317, (2009).

  4. Zhong, J.Q., Stevens, R.J.A.M., Clercx, H.J.H., Verzicco, R., Lohse, D. and Ahlers, G. ``Prandtl-, Rayleigh-, and Rossby-number dependence of heat transport in turbulent rotating Rayleigh-Bénard convection'' Phys. Review Letters, 102(4), 044502, (2009). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.044502

  5. Lavezzo, V., Verzicco, R and Soldati, A. ``Ekman pumping and intermittent particle resuspension in a stirred tank reactor'' Chem. Eng. Res. and Design, 87, 557-564, (2009)

  6. Sameen, A., Verzicco, R. and Sreenivasan, K.R. ``Specific roles of fluid properties in non-Boussinesq thermal convection at the rayleigh number of $2x10^8$'' Europhysics Letters, 86(1), 14006, (2009). doi:10.1209/0295-5075/86/14006

  7. Oresta, P., Verzicco, R., Lohse, D. and Prosperetti, A. ``Heat transfer mechanisms in bubbly Rayleigh-Bénard convection'' Phys. Review E (2009), 80 026304. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.80.026304


  1. Stevens, R.J.A.M., Verzicco, R. and Lohse, D. "Radial boundary layer structure and Nusselt number in Rayleigh-Bénard convection" J. of Fluid Mech., 643, pp. 495-507.(2010)

  2. Smirnov, S., Pacheco, R. and Verzicco, R. "3D vortex visualization in stratified spin-up" J. of Visualization, 13(2), (2010).

  3. Silano, G. Sreenivasan, K.R. and Verzicco, R., "Numerical Simulations of Rayleigh-BĂ©nard convection for Prandtl numbers between $10^{-1}$ and $10^4$ and Rayleigh numbers between $10^5$ and $10^9$", J. of Fluid Mech., 662, pp. 409-446, (2010) (doi.10.1017/S002212010003290)

  4. Smirnov, S., Pacheco, R. and Verzicco, R. "Numerical simulations of nonlinear stratified spin-up in a circular cylinder" Phys. of Fluids, 22, 116602 (2010); doi:10.1063/1.3505025


  1. Cecere, D., Giacomazzi, E., Picchia, E.R., Arcidiacono, N., Donato, F. and Verzicco, R., "A non-adiabatic flamelet progress-variable approach for LES of turbulent premixed flames" Flows, Turb. & Comb., 86, 667-688, (2011).

  2. Posa, A., Lippolis, A. Verzicco, R. & Balaras E. "Large-eddy simulations in mixed-flow pumps using an immersed boundary method", Computers & Fluids, 47(1), 33-43, (2011). doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2011.02.004

  3. de Tullio, M., Afferrante, L., Demelio, G. Pascazio, G., & Verzicco, R. "Fluid-structure interaction of deformable aortic prostheses with a bileaflet mechanical valve", J. of Biomech., 44(9), 1684-1690, (2011) doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.036

  4. Smith, L.E., Oresta, P., Toschi, F., Verzicco, R., Lohse, D. & Prosperetti, A., "Modification of turbulence in Rayleigh-Bénard convection by phase change" New J. of Phys., 13, 025002, (2011). doi:10.1088/1367-2630/13/2/025002

  5. de Tullio, M.D., Pedrizzetti, G. & Verzicco, R., "On the effect of aortic root geometry on the coronary entry-flow after a bileaflet mechanical heart valve implant: a numerical study", Acta Mechanica, 216, 147-163, (2011), DOI: 10.1007/s00707-010-0361-2

  6. de Tullio, M.D., Pascazio, G., Weltert, L. De Paulis, R. & Verzicco, R. "Evaluation of prosthetic-valved devices by means of numerical simulations" Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 369(1945), 2502-2509, (2011), doi:10.1098/rsta.2010.0365

  7. Pacheco, R., Ruiz-Angulo, A., Zenit, R. and Verzicco, R. "Fluid velocity fluctuations in a collision of a sphere with a wall'' Phys. of Fluids, 23(6), 063301 (2011).

  8. R. J.A.M. Stevens, D. Lohse, and R. Verzicco "Prandtl and Rayleigh number dependence of heat transport in high Rayleigh number thermal convection" J. of Fluid Mech., 688, 31-43, (2011).

  9. R. Lakkaraju, L.E. Schmidt, P. Oresta, F. Toschi, R. Verzicco, D. Lohse, and A. Prosperetti "Effect of vapor bubbles on velocity fluctuations and dissipation rates in bubbly Rayleigh-Bénard convection" Phys. Rev. E, 84(3), 036312, (2011).


  1. Schmidt, L.E., Calzavarini, E., Lohse, D., Toschi, F. & Verzicco, R. "Axially homogeneous Rayleigh-Bénard convection in a cylindrical cell" J. of Fluid Mech., 691, 52-68, (2012).

  2. Stevens, R.J.A.M., Zhou, Q., Grossmann, S., Verzicco, R., Xia, K.-Q., Lohse, D. "Thermal boundary layer profiles in turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection in a cylindrical sample" Phys. Rev. E, 85(2), 027301, (2012).

  3. de Tullio, M.D., Nam, J., Pascazio, G., Balaras, E., Verzicco, R. "Computational prediction of mechanical hemolysis in aortic valved prostheses" Eur. J. of Mech. B/fluids, in Press, (2012).

  4. Pacheco, J.R., Verzicco, R. "Formation of columnar baroclinic vortices in thermally stratified nonlinear spin-up" J. Fluid Mech., 702, 265-285, (2012).

  5. Manna, M., Vacca, A., Verzicco, R. "Pulsating pipe flow with large-amplitude oscillations in the very high frequency regime. Part 1. Time-averaged analysis" J. Fluid Mech., 700, 246-282, (2012).

  6. Nettis, L., De Bellis, F., Catalano, L.A.., Verzicco, R. "Unsteady Conjugate Heat Transfer Analysis of an Immersed Particle Innovative Heat Exchanger" J. Thermal Sci. and Eng. Appl., 4(1), 011004, (2012).

  7. Verzicco, R. "Boundary layer structure in confined turbulent thermal convection" J. Fluid Mech., 706, 1-4, (2012).

  8. Ahlers, G., Bodenschatz, E., Funfshilling, D., Grossmann, S., He, X., Lohse, D., Stevens, R.J.A.M., Verzicco, R. "Logarithmic Temperature Profiles in Turbulent Rayleigh-Benard Convection" Phys. Rev. Lett., 109, 114501, (2012).

  9. Lakkaraju, R., Stevens, R.J.A.M., Verzicco, R., Grossmann, S., Prosperetti, A., Sun, C., Lohse, D. "Spatial distribution of heat flux and fluctuations in turbulent Rayleigh-Bénard convection" Phys. Rev. E, 86(5), 056315, (2012).


  1. Muscari, R., Di Mascio, A., Verzicco, R. "Modeling of vortex dynamics in the wake of a marine propeller" Computers & Fluids, 63, 65-79, (2013).

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