Dr Alessandro Antonini

Dr Alessandro Antonini

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

School of Engineering (Faculty of Science & Engineering)

Teaching interests

Fluid dynamics
Design of marine structure 
Marine engineering

Research interests

Offshore and coastal engineering

Design of offshore and coastal structures
Structural dynamics
Extreme analysis

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Co-supervisor of PhD student: EXCESS (EXtreme responses in Coastal Engineering using NewWave on Steep Structures)

Grants & contracts

I am currently Co-Investigator on the STORMLAMP project

Archetti, R., Miquel, A.M.,Bozzi, S., Antonini, A., Passoni, G., 2017. Performance and design optimisation of a heaving point absorber for the exploitation of wave energy in the Italian Seas. Vienna, EGU 2017.

Brownjohn, J., Raby, A., Bassitt, J., Hudson, E., Antonini, A., 2017. Modal testing of offshore rock lighthouses around the British Isles. 10th International Conference on Structural Dynamics. Rome, EURODYN 2017.

Pappas, A., D’Ayala, D., Antonini, A., Brownjohn, J., and Raby, A., 2017. Numerical modelling of Fastnet lighthouse based on experimental dynamic identification. 71st International Conference on Advances in Construction Materials and System. Chennai, ICACMS 2017.

Miquel, A.M., Antonini,A., Archetti, R., Bozzi, S., Lamberti, A. Non-linear modelling of a heaving point absorber: the surge effect. International Journal of Marine Energy, 19, 95-109.

Antonini, A., Archetti, R., Lamberti, A., 2017. Wave simulation for the design of an innovative quay wall: the case of Vlorë Harbour. Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 127-142.

Bozzi, S., Giassi, M., MorenoMiquel, A., Antonini, A., Bizzozero,F., Gruosso, G., Archetti, R., Passoni, G, 2017. Wave energy farm design in real wave climates: the Italian offshore. Energy, 122, pp. 378-389.

Antonini, A., Lamberti, A., Archetti, R., Miquel, A.M., 2016. CFD investigations of OXYFLUX device, an innovativewave pump technology for artificial downwelling of surface water, Applied OceanResearch, 61, 16-31.

Govoni, L., Gottardi, G., Antonini, A., Archetti, R., Schweizer,J., 2016. CaissonFoundations for Competitive Offshore wind Farms in Italy. Procedia Engineering,158, 392-397.

Antonini, A., Tedesco, G., Lamberti, A., Archetti, R.,Ciabattoni, S., Piacentini, L., 2016. Innovative Combiwall Quay-Wall with Internal Rubble Mound Chamber:Numerical Tools Supporting Design Activities. The case of Vlora's Harbor. ISOPE2016, 26th International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference. Rhodes, Greece.

Paci, A., Gaeta, M.G., Antonini, A., Archetti, R., 2016. 3D-Numerical Analysis of Wave-Floating StructureInteraction with OpenFoam. ISOPE 2016, 26th International Ocean and PolarEngineering Conference. Rhodes, Greece.

Antonini, A., Lamberti, A., Archetti, R., Miquel, A.M., 2016. Dynamic overset RANS simulation of a wave-drivendevice for the oxygenation of deep layers. Ocean Engineering, 127, 335-348.

Schweizer, J., Antonini,A., Govoni, L., Gottardi, G., Archetti, R., Supino, E., Berretta, C.,Casadei, C., Ozzi, C. Investigating the potential and feasibility of anoffshore wind farm in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Applied Energy 2016, 177,449-463.

Guerrero, M., Antonini, A., Rüther, N., Stokseth, S.,2016. Suspended loadmonitoring for sustainable hydropower development. River Sedimentation:Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on River Sedimentation(Stuttgart, Germany, 19-22 September, 2016).

Antonini, A., Guerrero, M., Rüther, N., Stokseth, S., 2016. Continuous measurements of suspended sediment loadsusing dual frequency acoustic Doppler profile signals. Vienna, EGU 2016.

Antonini, A., Lamberti, A., Archetti, R., 2015. Oxyflux, an innovative wave-driven device for theoxygenation of deep layers in coastal areas: a physical investigation. CoastalEngineering 2015, 104; 54-68.

Bressan, L., Antonini, A., Gaeta, M.G., Guerrero, M., Miani, M., Petruzzeli, V.,Samaras, A., 2015. Bouldertransport by tsunamis: a laboratory experiment on incipient motion. Vienna, EGU2015.

Lamberti, A., Antonini, A., Ceccarelli, G., 2014. What could happen if the parbuckling of CostaConcordia had failed: analytical and CFD-based investigation of possiblegenerated wave. Proc. of the 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering,Seoul, ICCE 2014.

Miquel, A.M., Antonini, A., Archetti, R., Bozzi, S.,Passoni, G., 2014. Assessmentof the surge effects in a heaving point absorber in the Mediterranean Sea.Proc. of the 33rd Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering, San Francisco, OMAE2014.

Antonini, A., 2015. Physical modelling of floating device for the oxygenation of deeplayers sea. Studi Costieri, 2015, Italian scientific journal. (in Italian).

Antonini, A., Miquel, A.M., Archetti, R., Bozzi, S., Passoni,G., Gruosso, G., 2013. Hydrodynamic modelling of a linear generator point absorber specificallydesigned for energy production off the Italian coast. Poster presented to 10thEuropean Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, EWTEC 2013.

Bozzi, S., Miquel, A.M., Scarpa,S., Antonini, A., Archetti, R.,Passoni, G., Gruosso G., 2013. Wave Energy Production in Italian offshore: Preliminary Design of a PointAbsorber with Tubular Linear generator. Proc. of 4th International Conferenceon Clean Electrical Power ICCEP 2013.

Bozzi, S., Miquel, A.M., Antonini, A., Passoni, G., Archetti,R., 2013. Modelling of apoint absorber for energy conversion in Italian Seas, Energies 2013, 6,3033-3051.

Antonini, A., Gaeta, M.G., Lamberti, A., 2012. Wave-induced devices for the oxygenation of deeplayer: a physical investigation. Proc. of the 33rd International Conference onCoastal Engineering, Santander, ICCE 2012.

Gaeta, M.G., Antonini, A., Lamberti, A., 2012. Design of a novel wave absorber in a variable slopestream channel. Poster presented to 4th International conference on theapplication of physical modelling to port and coastal protection, Ghent,CoastLab 2012.