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Marco MARTINS AFONSO

Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto (CMUP)
Departamento de Matemática da Faculdade de Ciências (FCUP), FC1 3.49
Rua do Campo Alegre, 687
4169-007 Porto
PORTUGAL

Phone: +351 220402259
Fax: +351 220402209
E-mail: marcomartinsafonso@hotmail.it


Curriculum vitae (English (CV)(pub.)) (français) (português) (italiano)
Résumé (italiano) (português) (zeneize) (latina)


Publications


International journals

M. Martins Afonso, D. Mitra & D. Vincenzi
Kazantsev dynamo in turbulent compressible flows
Proc. R. Soc. A 475 (2223), no. 20180591, pp. 1-17 (2019)

M. Martins Afonso, P. Meliga & E. Serre
Optimal transient growth in an incompressible flow past a backward-slanted step
Fluids 4 (1), no. 33, pp. 1-16 (2019)

M. Martins Afonso & S.M.A. Gama
Point-source dispersion of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles
Eur. Phys. J. E 42 (1), no. 10, pp. 1-8 (2019)

M. Martins Afonso, P. Muratore-Ginanneschi, S.M.A. Gama & A. Mazzino
Eddy diffusivity of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles
Phys. Rev. Fluids 3 (4), no. 044501, pp. 1-21 (2018)

M. Martins Afonso & S.M.A. Gama
Settling velocity of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles
C. R. Méc. 346 (2), 121-131 (2017)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & S. Gama
Combined role of molecular diffusion, mean streaming and helicity in the eddy diffusivity of short-correlated random flows
J. Stat. Mech., 103205, pp. 1-17 (10\)(2016)

S. Boi, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Anomalous diffusion of inertial particles in random parallel flows: theory and numerics face to face
J. Stat. Mech., P10023, pp. 1-21 (10\)(2015)

M. Martins Afonso
Anomalous diffusion for inertial particles under gravity in parallel flows
Phys. Rev. E 89 (6), no. 063021, pp. 1-8 (2014)

M. Martins Afonso, S. Mendez & F. Nicoud
On the damped oscillations of an elastic quasi-circular membrane in a two-dimensional incompressible fluid
J. Fluid Mech. 746, 300-331 (2014)

F. Santamaria, G. Boffetta, M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino, M. Onorato & D. Pugliese
Stokes drift for inertial particles transported by water waves
Europhys. Lett. 102 (1), no. 14003, pp. 1-5 (2013)

M. Linkès, M. Martins Afonso, P. Fede, J. Morchain & P. Schmitz
Numerical study of substrate assimilation by a microorganism exposed to fluctuating concentration
Chem. Eng. Sci. 81, 8-19 (2012)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & P. Muratore-Ginanneschi
Eddy diffusivities of inertial particles under gravity
J. Fluid Mech. 694, 426-463 (2012)

M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Point-source inertial particle dispersion
Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 105 (6), 553-565 (2011)

M. Martins Afonso & C. Meneveau
Recent Fluid Deformation closure for velocity gradient tensor dynamics in turbulence: time-scale effects and expansions
Physica D 239 (14), 1241-1250 (2010)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & P. Olla
Renormalized transport of inertial particles in surface flows
J. Phys. A 42 (27), no. 275502, pp. 1-18 (2009)

M. Martins Afonso
The terminal velocity of sedimenting particles in a flowing fluid
J. Phys. A 41 (38), no. 385501, pp. 1-15 (2008)

G. Falkovich & M. Martins Afonso
Fluid-particle separation in a random flow described by the telegraph model
Phys. Rev. E 76 (2), no. 026312, pp. 1-5 (2007)

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Point-source scalar turbulence
J. Fluid Mech. 583, 189-198 (2007)

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Coarse-grained description of a passive scalar
J. Turb. 7, no. 52, pp. 1-18 (2006)

U. Frisch, M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & V. Yakhot
Does multifractal theory of turbulence have logarithms in the scaling relations?
J. Fluid Mech. 542, 97-103 (2005)

M. Antonelli, M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & U. Rizza
Structure of temperature fluctuations in turbulent convective boundary layers
J. Turb. 6, no. 35, pp. 1-34 (2005)

M. Martins Afonso & D. Vincenzi
Nonlinear elastic polymers in random flow
J. Fluid Mech. 540, 99-108 (2005)

M. Martins Afonso & M. Sbragaglia
Inhomogeneous anisotropic passive scalars
J. Turb. 6, no. 10, pp. 1-13 (2005)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Celani, R. Festa & A. Mazzino
Large-eddy-simulation closures of passive scalar turbulence: a systematic approach
J. Fluid Mech. 496, 355-364 (2003)


Conference proceedings

M. Martins Afonso & S.M.A. Gama
Application of multidimensional Hermite polynomials to fluid mechanics
In: Proceedings of SymComp2019 (ECCOMAS),
Porto (Portugal), April 11-12, 2019;
eds.: Maria Amélia Loja, Joaquim Infante Barbosa, José Alberto Rodrigues and Paulo B. Vasconcelos;
pp. 337-342, APMTAC

M. Martins Afonso, S.M.A. Gama & A. Mazzino
Eddy diffusivity of short-correlated random flows: helicity, molecular-diffusion & mean-streaming effects
In: Proceedings of the 9th Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (ICHMT),
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), July 10-13, 2018;
eds.: A.P. Silva Freire, K. Hamjalic, K. Suga, D. Borello and M. Hadziabdic;
pp. 175-178 (printed) & 141-152 (online), Begell House

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & P. Muratore-Ginanneschi
Inertial-particle dispersion and diffusion
In: Advances in Turbulence XIII, Proceedings of the 13th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference,
Warszawa (Poland), September 12-15, 2011;
Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 318 (5), no. 052014, pp. 1-4

M. Martins Afonso, A. Celani, A. Mazzino & P. Olla
Renormalized transport of inertial particles
In: Advances in Turbulence XII, Proceedings of the 12th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference,
Marburg (Germany), September 7-10, 2009;
ed.: B. Eckhardt;
Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol. 132, pp. 505-508, Springer

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Settling velocity of inertial particles
In: Advances in Turbulence XI, Proceedings of the 11th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference,
Porto (Portugal), June 25-28, 2007;
eds.: J.M.L.M. Palma & A. Silva Lopes;
Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol. 117, pp. 61-63, Springer

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Mixing of a passive scalar emitted from a random-in-time point source
In: Advances in Turbulence XI, Proceedings of the 11th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference,
Porto (Portugal), June 25-28, 2007;
eds.: J.M.L.M. Palma & A. Silva Lopes;
Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol. 117, pp. 206-208, Springer

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Punctual emission of a passive scalar in turbulent flows
To appear on a special issue of: Phys. Part. Nuclei, Lett.,
Proceedings of the conference: Mathematical Modeling and Computational Physics 2006,
Tatranská Štrba (Slovakia), August 28-September 1, 2006

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
Coarse-grained scalar transport: closures and large-eddy simulations
In: Progress in Turbulence II, Proceedings of the iTi Conference on Turbulence,
Bad Zwischenahn (Germany), September 25-28, 2005;
eds.: M. Oberlack, S. Guenther, T. Weller, G. Khujadze, A. Osman, M. Frewer & J. Peinke;
Springer Proceedings in Physics, vol. 109, pp. 229-233, Springer

M. Martins Afonso, A. Celani & A. Mazzino
Closures for large-eddy simulations of passive scalars
In: Advances in Turbulence X, Proceedings of the 10th EUROMECH European Turbulence Conference,
Trondheim (Norway), June 29-July 2, 2004;
eds.: H.I. Andersson & P.A. Krogstad;
pp. 319-322, L83, CIMNE


Book chapters

M. Martins Afonso
Flow-driven renormalization of transport and sedimentation for inertial particles
Invited contribution in: Mathematical Analysis and Applications in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences;
ed.: S. Sivasundaram;
Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences, vol. 5, no. 13, pp. 187-201, Cambridge Scientific Publishers (2012)


Survey articles

M. Martins Afonso
Applications of mathematics in fluid dynamics
Invited contribution in: CIM Bulletin 36, 26-31 (March 2016)


Papers in online archives only

M. Martins Afonso
Analyse théorique de stabilité linéaire d'un jet granulaire tombant
HAL: hal-00769571, pp. 1-9 (2013)

M. Martins Afonso
Fluid-particle separation in the Batchelor regime with telegraph model of noise
arXiv: nlin.CD/0703056, pp. 1-22 (2007)


Communications in books of abstracts only

M. Martins Afonso, S.M.A. Gama, A. Mazzino & P. Muratore-Ginanneschi
"Transport properties of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles"
EUROMECH ETC17, no. 331, s2-r10 (2019)

M. Martins Afonso
"An application of multivariate Hermite polynomials in fluid mechanics"
WNA2019, pp. 16-17 (2019)

M. Martins Afonso
"Applications of multivariate Hermite polynomials in fluid dynamics"
WOPA2017, p. 16 (2017)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & S. Gama
"Effective diffusivity of short-correlated random flows"
EUROMECH ETC16, no. 28722, C7-5 (2017)

M. Martins Afonso
"Eddy diffusivity of short-correlated random flows: effects of helicity, molecular diffusion and mean streaming"
Flowing Matter 2017, p. 39 (2017)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & S. Gama
"Renormalized transport and diffusion of tracer and inertial particles"
ENSPM2016, p. 214 (2016)

M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
"Effective and anomalous diffusion of inertial particles in flowing fluids"
EUROMECH ETC15, no. 331, M-TM1-5 (2015)

M. Martins Afonso, P. Meliga & E. Serre
"Optimal transient growth in flow past a slanted surface"
APS Bulletin, vol. 59, no. 20, p. 413, R21.00005 (2014)

F. Santamaria, G. Boffetta, M. Martins Afonso, M. Onorato & A. Mazzino
"Stokes drift for inertial particles transported by water waves"
EUROMECH ETC14, no. 147, MD1-PT6-1 (2013)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Mazzino & P. Muratore-Ginanneschi
"Effective diffusion and dispersion of inertial particles in flowing fluids"
EUROMECH ETC14, no. 133, TD1-PT8-3 (2013)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Celani, A. Mazzino & P. Olla
"Renormalized transport of inertial particles"
APS Bulletin, vol. 55, no. 16, p. 196, GV.00001 (2010)

M. Martins Afonso, J. Morchain & P. Fede
"Direct numerical simulations and particle tracking to investigate the effect of mixing on the assimilation by microorganisms"
II FERMaT-IMPACT meeting, p. 10 (2009)

A. Celani, M. Martins Afonso & A. Mazzino
"Terminal velocity of inertial particles"
VII International Conference on Nonlinear Problems in Aviation and Aerospace, p. 48, 51/III[6], Atlas Conferences caub-75 (2008)

M. Martins Afonso & C. Meneveau
"Exploring the dynamics of the velocity gradient tensor"
VII International Conference on Nonlinear Problems in Aviation and Aerospace, p. 36, 37/IV[7], Atlas Conferences cawz-70 (2008)

M. Martins Afonso & C. Meneveau
"Exploring the dynamics of the velocity gradient tensor"
APS Bulletin, vol. 53, no. 2, p. 151, D9.00002 (2008)

G. Falkovich & M. Martins Afonso
"Fluid-particle separation in the Batchelor regime with the telegraph-noise model"
XXIII IUPAP International Conference on Statistical Physics, p. 346, 5C-164 (2007)


Posters

M. Martins Afonso & C. Meneveau
Study of the dynamics of the velocity gradient tensor
Symposium Fluid Science and Turbulence, May 30-31, 2008, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (USA)

M. Martins Afonso, A. Celani, R. Festa & A. Mazzino
First-principle closures for passive-scalar turbulence
INFM National Course Non-equilibrium systems: the problem of turbulence in fluids and plasmas, September 13-17, 2004, ISI - Villa Gualino, Torino (Italy)


Ph.D. thesis

Analytical models of turbulence: from large scales to small scales, and beyond
Department of Physics, University of Genova (Italy), 22\5\2006
Advisors: Roberto Festa, Andrea Mazzino
Co-advisor: Guido Boffetta
Juries: Angelo Vulpiani, Nino Zanghì, Mauro Carfora


Laurea thesis

Un modello risolubile analiticamente di Large-Eddy Simulation di campi scalari passivi
Department of Physics, University of Genova (Italy), 10\7\2002
Advisors: Roberto Festa, Andrea Mazzino


Brief reports

L'equazione di Boltzmann
(2004)

Fenomeni di trasporto nei fluidi (2001)


Editorials

M. Martins Afonso & S.M.A. Gama
Editorial for Special Issue "Multiscale Turbulent Transport"
Fluids 4 (4), no. 185, pp. 1-2 (2019)