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Andrea Mentrelli

Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics

Academic discipline: MAT/07 Mathematical Physics

Curriculum vitae

Scientific Coordinator of the Alma Mater Research Center on Applied Mathematics (AM2)


  • MS in Nuclear Engineering, University of Bologna
  • PhD in Mechanics of Materials, University of Bologna 

Previous positions (inverse chronological order)

  • Researcher, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Researcher (CDD chercheur), CNRS & Laboratoire d'Analyse Topologie Probabilités (LATP/CMI), Université de Provence, Marseille, France
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Mathematics, University of Bologna, Italy
  • JSPS Post-doctoral fellow, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Research Center of Applied Mathematics (CIRAM), University of Bologna, Italy
  • Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Mechanical Nuclear Aviation and Metallurgical Engineering (DIEM), University of Bologna, Italy

Research projects

  • PRIN2022 "The Mathematics and Mechanics of Nonlinear Wave Propagation in Solids" (Project ID: 2022P5R22A) [Associated Investigator; Coordinator of the UNIBO Research Unit]
  • Combustion-Wave Interactions via Extended Thermodynamics (Co-funded by Bizkaia Xede and European Commission, COFUND programme, 2014/2016) [Principal Investigator]
  • An Eulerian/Lagrangian model for combustion fronts (GNFM/INdAM Young Researcher Project, 2015)
  • Young Researchers Project (GNFM/INdAM) "Hyperbolic Models for Incompressible Materials" (2012)
  • Young Researchers Project (GNFM/INdAM) “Classical and non-classical shock waves in Elastodynamics” (2010)
  • Young Researchers Project (GNFM/INdAM) “Shock wave admissibility and propagation in van der Waals fluids” (2009)
  • Young Researchers Project (GNFM/INdAM) “Interaction between shocks and acceleration waves in van der Waals fluids” (2007)
  • Young Researchers Project (GNFM/INdAM) “Asymptotic behaviour of Riemann and Riemann with structure problems in hyperbolic dissipative systems” (2006)

Recent invited lectures

  • Shock waves in non-equilibrium thermodynamics (Kyushu University, Japan; February 20, 2020)
  • Shock structure behaviors in Extended Thermodynamics with higher order closures (Theory and Numerics in Kinetic Theory, Parma, December 13, 2019)
  • Shock structure in Extended Thermodynamics with higher order maximum entropy principle closures (XVIII Italian Meeting on Hyperbolic Equations, Palermo, May 15-17, 2019)


Scientific Publications

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