**Roberto Mauri**
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Professor of Chemical Engineering

DICCISM,
University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy

**Biographical Data**

Born in Premana,
Italy, August 8, 1953.

Married, Italian and U.S.
Citizen.

**Education**

B.S., Politecnico
di Milano, Italy, 1976, Nuclear Engineering.

M.S., Politecnico
di Milano, Itally, 1977, Nuclear Engineering.

Ph.D., Technion,
Haifa, Israel, 1984, Mechanical Engineering.

**Academic**** and Professional Experience**

- Politecnico di Milano, Italy, Institute of Quantum Electronics, Research Associate, 1976-77.
- Breda Termomeccanica
and C.N.E.N. (Italian Committee for Nuclear Energy), Milano, Italy, Senior
Scientist, 1977-80.
- Technion, Haifa, Israel, Department of
Mechanical Engineering, Instructor, 1980-84.
- M.I.T., Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, Cambridge, MA, Department of Chemical Engineering,
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1984-86.
- City College of CUNY, Department of
Chemical Engineering, Assistant Professor, 1986-92; Associate Professor,
1992-1997; Professor, 1997-1999.
- Caltech, California Institute of
Technology, Pasadena, CA, Department of Chemistry and Chemical
Engineering, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1990-91.
- University of Pisa,
DICCISM, Professore Associato, 1999-2004; Professore Ordinario,
2004-Present. From 2003
until 2009 served as head of the Chemical Engineering program.
- City College of CUNY, Department of
Chemical Engineering, Visiting Professor, 2009.

**List of Publications**

1. G. Orsi,
and R. Mauri, “Volume of Mixing Effect on Fluid Counter-Diffusion,” *Phys. Fluids* **25**, 082101 (2013).

2. G. Orsi,
M. Roudgar, E. Brunazzi, C. Galletti,
and R. Mauri, “Water–Ethanol Mixing in T-Shaped Microdevices,” *Chem. Engng. Sci*. **95**,
174–183 (2013).

3. M. Roudgar,
E. Brunazzi, C. Galletti, and R. Mauri,
“Numerical Study of Split T-Micromixers,” *Chem.
Engng. & Techn*. **35**,
1291 (2012).

4. J.M. Park, R. Mauri,
and P.D. Anderson, “Phase Separation of Viscous Ternary Liquid Mixtures,” *Chem. Engng. Sci.*
**80**, 270 (2012).

5. C. Galletti,
M. Roudgar, E. Brunazzi, and R. Mauri,
“Effect of Inlet Conditions on the Engulfment Pattern in a T-Shaped
Micro-Mixer,” *Chem** Eng. J.* **185-186**, 330 (2012).

6. A.G. Lamorgese,
D. Molin, and R. Mauri,
“Diffuse Interface (D.I.) Model for Multiphase Flows.” In: *Multiphase Microfluidics: the Diffuse Interface Model*. CISM Courses
and Lectures, vol. 538, Springer, p. 1-72 (2012).

7. J.M. Park, R. Mauri,
and P.D. Anderson, “Morphology of Phase Separating Ternary Liquid Mixtures. In:
*Multiphase Microfluidics: the Diffuse
Interface Model*. CISM Courses and Lectures, vol. 538, Springer, p. 73-92
(2012).

8. A.G. Lamorgese,
D. Molin, and
R. Mauri, "Phase Field Approach to Multiphase
Flow Modeling,” *Milan J. Math* **79**, 597
(2011).

9. A.G. Lamorgese,
and R. Mauri, "Liquid Mixture Convection during
Phase Separation in a Temperature Gradient,”
*Phys. Fluids* **23**, 034102, (2011).

10. A.G. Lamorgese and R. Mauri, "Diffuse-Interface Modeling
of Liquid-Vapor Phase Separation in a van der Waals
Fluid,” *Phys. **Fluids* **21**, 044107 (2009).

11. A.G. Lamorgese and R. Mauri,
"Spinodal Decomposition of a Van der Waals Fluid,” *Chem. Engng. Trans*. **17**, 549 (2009).

12. D. Molin, and R. Mauri,
"Spinodal Decomposition of Binary Mixtures with Composition-Dependent Heat
Conductivities," *Chem. Engng. Sci*. **63**,
2402 (2008).

13. A.G. Lamorgese and R. Mauri, "Diffuse-interface Modeling
of Phase Segregation in Liquid Mixtures," *Intnt**. J. Multiphase Flow* **34**,
987 (2008).

14. D. Molin, and R. Mauri,
"Enhanced Heat Transport during Phase Separation of Liquid Binary
Mixtures," *Phys. Fluids ***19**, 074102 (2007).

15. D. Molin, R. Mauri, and V. Tricoli,
"Experimental Evidence of the Motion ofa Single
Out-of-Equilibrium Drop," *Langmuir*
**23**, 7459 (2007).

16. D. Leporini
and R. Mauri, "Fluctuations of Non-Conservative Systems," *J. Stat. Mech*. P03002 (2007).

17. R. Mauri, and D. Leporini,
"Violation of the Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem in Confined Driven
Colloids," *Europhys**. Lett*. **76**, 1022-1028 (2006).

18. P. Poesio, G. Cominardi,
M. Lezzi, R. Mauri, and G.P. Beretta, "Effects of quenching rate and
viscosity on spinodal decomposition," *Phys.
Rev. E ***74**, 011507-1-13 (2006).

19. A.G. Lamorgese, and R. Mauri,
"Mixing of Macroscopically Quiescent Liquid Mixtures," *Phys. Fluids* **18**, 044107-1-11 (2006).

20. C. Vannozzi,
D. Fiorentino, M. D'Amore,
D.S. Rumshitzki, A. Dress, and R. Mauri, "A
Cellular Automata Model of Phase Transition in Binary Mixtures", *Ind. Eng. Chem. Res*. **45**, 2892-2896 (2006).

21. F. Califano,
R. Mauri, and R. Shinnar, "Large Scale, Unidirectional Convection during
Phase Separation of a Density Matched Liquid Mixture," *Phys. Fluids* **17**, 094109 (2005).

22. G. Lamorgese, and R. Mauri,
"Nucleation and Spinodal
Decomposition of Liquid Mixtures," *Phys.
Fluids* **17**, 034107-1-10 (2005).

23. M.L. Coluccio,
N. Barbani, A. Bianchini,
D. Silvestri, and R. Mauri, "Transport
Properties of EVA1-Starch-a
Amylase Membranes," *Biomacromolecules*
**6**, 1389-1396 (2005).

24. N. Vladimirova, and R. Mauri,
"Mixing of Viscous Liquid Mixtures," *Chem. Eng. Sci.* **59**,
2065-2069 (2004).

25. F. Califano,
and R. Mauri, "Drop Size Evolution during the Phase Separation of Liquid
Mixtures," *Ind. Eng. Chem. Res*. **43**, 349-353 (2004).

26. R. Mauri,
"Heat and Mass Transport in Nonhomogeneous Random Velocity Fields," *Phys. Rev. E* **68**, 0663061-9 (2003).

27. R. Mauri,
"The Constitutive Relation of Suspensions of Noncolloidal
Particles in Viscous Fluids," *Phys. **Fluids* **15**, 1888-1896 (2003).

28. R. Mauri,
F. Califano, E. Calvi, R.
Gupta, and R. Shinnar, "Convection-driven Phase Segregation of Deeply
Quenched Liquid Mixtures," *J. Chem. **Phys*. **118**, 8841-8846 (2003).

29. A.G. Lamorgese,
and R. Mauri, "Phase Separation of Liquid Mixtures," in `Nonlinear
Dynamics and Control in Process Engineering - Recent Advances.` G. Continillo,
S. Crescitelli, M. Giona,
eds., Springer, pp. 139-142 (2002).

30. R. Mauri,
and D. T. Papageorgiou, "The Onset of Particle
Segregation in Plane Couette Flows of Concentrated Suspensions," *Int. J. Multiphase Flow* **28**, 127-136 (2002).

31. G. Santonicola,
R. Mauri, and R. Shinnar, "Phase Separation of
Initially Non-Homogeneous Liquid Mixtures," *Ind. Eng. **Chem. Res*. **40**, 2004-2010 (2001).

32. Y. Wang, C. Rizzo, and R. Mauri, "Thermocapillary
Migration in Dilute Polydisperse Suspensions of
Bubbles," *Chem. Eng. Comm.* **185**, 17-22 (2001).

33. R. Mauri,
R. Shinnar, R. Gupta, Z. Ludmer,
M. D’Amore, P. Ciambelli,
and A. Volpe, "Solvent Extraction of Metal Ions from Contaminated
Soils," *A.I.Ch.E**. J*. **49**, 509-512 (2001).

34. N. Vladimirova,
A. Malagoli, and R. Mauri, "Two-Dimensional
Model of Phase Segregation in Liquid Binary Mixtures with an Initial
Concentration Gradient," *Chem. Eng.
Sci*. **55**, 6109-6118 (2000).

35. N. Vladimirova,
A. Malagoli, and R. Mauri, "Two-Dimensional
Model of Phase Segregation in Liquid Binary Mixtures," *Phys. **Rev. E* **60**, 6968-6977 (1999).

36. Y. Wang, and R. Mauri,
"Longitudinal Shear-Induced Gradient Diffusion in a Dilute Suspension of
Spheres," *Int. J. Multiphase Flow*
**25**, 875-885 (1999).

37. N. Vladimirova,
A. Malagoli, and R. Mauri,
"Diffusio-phoresis of two-dimensional liquid
droplets in a phase-separating system," *Phys. **Rev. E* **60**,
2037-2044 (1999).

38. R. Gupta, R. Mauri,
and R. Shinnar, "Phase Separation of Liquid Mixtures in the Presence of
Surfactants," *Ind. Eng. **Chem. Res*. **38**, 2418-2424 (1999).

39. N. Vladimirova,
A. Malagoli, and R. Mauri, "Diffusion-Driven
Phase Separation of Deeply Quenched Mixtures," *Phys. **Rev. E* **58**,
7691-7699 (1998).

40. Y. Wang, R. Mauri,
and A. Acrivos, "Transverse Shear-Induced
Gradient Diffusion in a Dilute Suspension of Spheres," *J. Fluid Mech*. **357**, 279-287 (1998).

41. R. Mauri,
"A New Application of the Reciprocity Relations to the Study of Fluid Flow
through Fixed Beds," *J. Engn. Math*. **33**,
103-112 (1998).

42. E. Apicella,
M. D'Amore, G. Tardos and
R. Mauri, "Onset of Instability in Sheared Gas Fluidized Beds," *A.I.Ch.E**. J.* **43**, 1362-1365 (1997).

43. Y. Wang, R. Mauri,
and A. Acrivos, A., "The Transverse
Shear-Induced Liquid and Particle Tracer Diffusivities of a Dilute Suspension
of Spheres Undergoing a Simple Shear Flow," *J. Fluid Mech.* **327**,
255-272 (1996).

44. R. Gupta, R. Mauri,
and R. Shinnar, "Liquid-Liquid Extraction Using the Composition Induced
Phase Separation Process," *Ind. Eng.
**Chem. Res*. **35**,
2360-2368 (1996).

45. R. Shinnar,
and R. Mauri, "The Concentration Induced Phase Separation (CIPS)
Process," US Patent, No. 8,274,546 (1996).

46. R. Mauri,
and J. Rubinstein, "On the Propagator of the Stokes Equation and a
Dynamical Definition of Viscosity," *Chem.
Eng. **Comm*. **148**,
385-390 (1996).

47. S. Haber, and R. Mauri,
"Brownian Motion of Continuous Deformable Bodies," *Chem. Eng. **Comm*. **148**, 73-84 (1996).

48. R. Mauri,
R. Shinnar, and G. Triantafyllou,
"Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Mixtures," *Phys. **Rev. E* **53**,
2613-2623 (1996).

49. R. Mauri,
"Heat and Mass Transport in Random Velocity Fields with Application to
Dispersion in Porous Media," *J. Engn. **Math* **2****9**, 77-89 (1995).

50. R. Mauri,
"Lagrangian Self-Diffusion of Brownian Particles
in Periodic Flow Fields," *Phys.
Fluids* **7**, 275-284 (1995).

51. Y. Wang, R. Mauri,
and A. Acrivos, "Thermocapillary
Migration of a Bidisperse Suspension of Bubbles,"
*J. Fluid Mech*. **261**, 47-64 (1994).

52. A. Acrivos,
X.C. Fan, and R. Mauri, "On the Measurement of the Relative Viscosity of
Suspensions," *J. Rheol*.
**38**, 1285-1292 (1994).

53. A. Acrivos,
R. Mauri, and X.C. Fan, "Shear-Induced
Resuspension in a Couette Device," *Int.
J. Multiphase Flow* **19**, 797-802
(1993).

54. A. Acrivos,
G.K. Batchelor, E.J. Hinch, D.L. Koch and R. Mauri,
"Longitudinal Shear-Induced Diffusion of Spheres in a Dilute
Suspension," *J. Fluid Mech*. **240**, 651-657 (1992).

55. R. Mauri,
"Dispersion, Convection and Reaction in Periodic Porous Media", *Phys. **Fluids* *A*
**3**, 743-756 (1991).

56. R. Mauri,
and S. Haber, "Time-Dependent Dispersion of Small Particles in Rectangular
Conduits", *SIAM J. Appl. **Math*. **51**, 1538-1555 (1991).

57. S. Haber, and R. Mauri,
"Lagrangian Approach to Laminar Dispersion in
Rectangular Conduits", *J. Fluid Mech*.
**190**, 201-215 (1988).

58. J. Rubinstein, and R. Mauri,
"Dispersion and Convection in Periodic Porous Media", *SIAM J. Appl. **Math*. **46**, 1018-1023 (1986).

59. R. Mauri,
and S. Haber, "Applications of Wiener's Path Integral for the Diffusion of
Brownian Particles in Shear Flows", *SIAM
J. Appl. **Math*. **40**,
49-55 (1986).

60. S. Haber, and R. Mauri,
"Boundary Conditions for Darcy's Flow through Porous Media", *Int. J. Multiphase Flow* **9**, 561-574 (1984).

**Books**

- R. Mauri,
*Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics in Multiphase Flows*. Springer (2013). - R. Mauri,
*Multiphase**Microfluidics: the Diffuse Interface Model*. CISM Courses and Lectures, Vol. 538, Springer (2012). - R. Mauri,
*Elementi di Fenomeni di Trasporto*. Plus, Pisa University Press, 2nd Edition (2011). - R. Mauri,
*Elementi di Fenomeni di Trasporto*. Plus, Pisa University Press (2005).

**Technical Reports**

- R. Mauri,
*Flow-Induced**Vibrations in Heat Exchangers*, CNEN Report 02-020 (1980). - R. Mauri,
*Muspell**: a Numerical Simulation of Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchangers*, CNEN Report 02-015 (1979). - R. Mauri,
*Film Condensation*, CNEN Report 02-012 (1979). - R. Mauri, and M. Sala,
*Transit: a Computer Simulation for the Design of Spray Condensers*, CNEN Report 02-005 (1978).

**Theses**

- Ph.D. R. Mauri, On the Brownian Motion of
Discrete and Continuous Bodies, Ph.D. Thesis, Technion,
Israel (1984).
- Laurea. R. Mauri, Design of a Laser Microspectrofluorimeter for Fluorescence Decay Measurements in Biology, Tesi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy (1976).

**Teaching**** Experience**

- University of Pisa. Instructor for the following courses: Termodinamica per l'Ingegneria Chimica, Principi dell'Ingegneria Chimica, Fenomeni di Trasporto Biologico, Reologia di Sistemi Complessi.
- The City College. Instructor for the
following courses: Engineering
Design Workshop II; Chemical
Process Concepts and Methodology;
Material and Energy Balances;
Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I; Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
II; Transport Phenomena II; Principles of Material Science and
Engineering; Computational Methods
for Chemical Engineers; Rheology of
Heterogeneous Fluids (graduate);
Introduction to Engineering Analysis (graduate); Advanced Thermodynamics (graduate); Advanced Mass Transport (graduate); Fluid-Particle Systems (graduate).
- University of Milano. Instructor for the
following course: Transport Phenomena.
- Caltech. Instructor for the following
course: Transport Phenomena III.
- M.I.T. Instructor for the following
course: Macrotransport Phenomena (graduate).
- Technion. Teaching Assistant for the
following courses: Linear Algebra, Strength of Materials II, Mechanical
Engineering Laboratory.

**Awards**

- Landau Prize, Jerusalem, 1984.
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Caltech, Pasadena, CA, 1991.
- Visiting Professor, University of Milano,
1997.