Luca Romani is Research Technician at the Department of Industrial Engineering (DIEF) of the Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italy) since 2014. Within the REASE group Dr. Romani has the role of coordinator of LINEA laboratory, he is mainly involved on experimental activities, working actively on the development of innovative experimental methodologies, with particular focus on non-intrusive measurement techniques.
Honors, scientific/academic responsibilities and technology transfer
Dr. Romani has been involved in many funded research projects at local, national and international level, and he has participated - as a member of the research team – to many research contracts with several national and foreign industrial partners. Among others, important research partners are: Piaggio, Betamotor, Magneti Marelli, Yanmar R&D Europe, Contineltal, HPE-COXA, Unicomgroup, Baker Hughes, Pramac Group, Dorin, EDI Progetti, Spikerenewables. He has presented more than 20 papers at national and international conferences.
Research Projects & Areas of Interests
Internal Combustion Engines
Design and optimization of LPDI/HPDI systems for to stroke engine application
Development of innovative methodologies for the indirect estimation of the in-cylinder pressure
Development of real time control systems for engine performance optimization
Experimental investigation of innovative low temperature combustions
Experimental and theoretical analysis of the thermodynamic cycle of reciprocating compressors
In-cylinder pressure investigation
Advanced experimental characterization of new class of H2 centrifugal compressors