Ronan Vicquelin

Associate Professor - Maitre de conférences HDR

 

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Laboratoire EM2C - CNRS
CentraleSupelec - Bat. Eiffel
8-10, rue Joliot Curie
91192 Gif-sur-Yvette cedex 
Tel. +33 (0)1 75 31 60 90


Email : ronan.vicquelin_at_centralesupelec.fr
HAL : cv.archives-ouvertes.fr/ronan-vicquelin
ORCID: 0000-0002-2055-5244

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Appointments

2018-

Co-supervisor of High Performance Computing Mésocentre Moulon@Paris-Saclay

2016-

Head of the Aerospace track (parcours Air-Espace), part of the last year specializing option Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (option MAE) in Centrale Paris engineer cursus.

2013-

Member of the executive board of CentraleSupélec’s Mésocentre (High Performance Computing center)

2011- Assistant Professor, CentraleSupélec
2013-2014

Elected member of CentraleSupélec’s Conseil d’Administration

2010-2011 Post-doctoral Fellow, Center For Turbulence Research, Stanford University, USA.

2006-2010

Engineer, GDF Suez, Centre de Recherche et d’Innovation Gaz et Energies Nouvelles, France.

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Education

2018

2010

Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, Université de Rouen Normandie.

Ph.D. in Energetics, Ecole Centrale Paris.

2006

M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace, Ecole Centrale Paris.

2006

Diplôme d’Ingénieur, Ecole Centrale Paris.

 

 

 

Teaching

Present appointments:

  • Responsable du parcours Air-Espace en option MAE, CentraleSupeléc
  • Sciences des Transferts, CentraleSupélec 1st- and 2nd-year students.
  • Mécanique des Fluides, CentraleSupélec 1st- and 2nd-year students.
  • Numerical Methods in Engineering, CentraleSupélec 2nd-year students.
  • Mécanique des Fluides Numérique, CentraleSupélec 3rd-year students.
  • Traitement du Signal, CentraleSupélec 3rd-year students.
  • Transferts Turbulents, CentraleSupélec 3rd-year students.
  • Radiative Heat Transfer in Combustion, Lecturer (3h), VUB Master degree, Brussels, Belgium.

Previous appointments:

  • Mécanique des Fluides Appliquée, CentraleSupélec 3rd-year students.
  • Méthodologie en transferts thermiques, CentraleSupélec 3rd-year students.

 

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Gallery of images

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Source: M. Philip, R. Vicquelin, M. Boileau, T. Schmitt, S. Candel (2013)

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Source : P. Rodrigues, R. Vicquelin, B. Franzelli, O. Gicquel, N. Darabiha (2018)

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Source : Y.F. Zhang, R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel, J. Taine (2013)

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Source : C. Koren, R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel (2016) 

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Source : T. Lancien, S. Candel, R. Vicquelin (2018)

Research interests

Turbulent reacting flows with a focus on numerical simulation and modelling:

  • Turbulent combustion modelling.
  • Reduction methods for chemistry: tabulated chemistry, flamelet models.
  • Large eddy simulations and direct numerical simulations
  • Uncertainty Quantification.
  • Ignition in gas turbines.
  • Reacting two-phase flows.
  • Reacting compressible flows.
  • High Performance Computing.
  • Coupled multi-physics simulations.
  • Conjugate Heat Transfer.
  • Radiative energy transfer.
  • Wall-bounded flows.

 

 

Publications

List of publications can be found here.

IdHAL : ronan-vicquelin
ORCID : 0000-0002-2055-5244
ResearcherId : M-7563-2018
Google Scholar : here

PhD students

Thank you to all of them.

Ongoing theses

  • Lorella Palluotto, Multiphysics Large Eddy Simulation of a premixed swirled flame, 2015-... . Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel. EU Marie Curie Clean-Gas
  • Jan Mateu Armengol, Numerical study of Turbulence-Radiation Interaction in a turbulent jet,  2016-... . Supervisors: O. Gicquel, R. Vicquelin, R. dos Santos. Bourse Brésil
  • Arthur Degenève, Stabilisation des flammes swirlées enrichies en oxygène: Etude expérimentale et numérique, 2016-... . Supervisors: C. Mirat, R. Vicquelin, T. Schuller. CIFRE Air Liquide.
  • Kevin Torres, Prédiction des transferts radiatifs dans les flammes suitées, 2017-... . Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel. EU SOPRANO
  • Karl Töpperwien, Simulation numérique des instabilités de combustion et de l’allumage dans un foyer annulaire, 2018-... . Supervisors: R. Vicquelin. EU ANNULIGHT
  • Matteo Gelain, Caractérisation aérothermique d’un échangeur surfacique intégré en veine secondaire, 2018-... . Supervisors: M. Errera, R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel. CIFRE SAFRAN

Graduates

  • Yufang Zhang, Coupled convective heat transfer and radiative energy transfer in turbulent boundary layers, 2010-2013. Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel, J. Taine. Bourse CSC
  • Chai Koren, Modeling conjugate heat transfer phenomena for multi-physics simulations of combustion applications, 2012-2016. Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, O. Gicquel. CIFRE Air Liquide
  • Maxime Philip, Dynamique de l’allumage circulaire dans les foyers annulaires multi-injecteurs, 2012-2016. Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, S. Candel. Bourse IDEX
  • Pedro Rodrigues, Modélisation multiphysique de flammes turbulentes suitées avec la prise en compte des transferts radiatifs et des transferts de chaleur pariétaux, 2014-2018. Supervisors: R. Vicquelin, B. Franzelli, O. Gicquel, N. Darabiha. ANR OXYTEC
  • Théa Lancien, Etude numérique de l’allumage diphasique des les foyers annulaires multi-injecteurs, 2014-2018. Supervisors: R. Vicquelin. ANR TIMBER

Funded research projects

Projects in addition to individual PhD fellowships:

2017-2021

European project ANNULIGHT

  • 􏰖Coordination: J. Dawson (NTNU).
  • Global objective: Study of combustion dynamics in annular combustors.
  • Partners: NTNU (Norway), CERFACS (France), CNRS (France), TUM (Germany), TUB (Germany), U. Cambridge (UK), ETH (Switzerland), SAFRAN, Ansaldo
  • 􏰖Specific task(s): Numerical simulations of ignition, extinction and instabilities in annular combustors.

2017-2019

One-year project MRIC funded by the LABEX LASIPS

  • Coordination: R. Vicquelin (EM2C).􏰖 
  • Global objective: Development of reduced models for combustion uncertainties.
  • Partners: EM2C (CNRS) and LIMSI (CNRS)
  • 􏰖Specific task(s): Uncertainty quantification in reactive LES.

2017-2018

PRACE project CRITICal

  • Coordination: R. Vicquelin (EM2C).
  • 􏰖Objective: Massively-parallel simulations to characterize two-phase ignition in combustors.􏰖 
  • Partners: CERFACS and EM2C (CNRS)
  • Specific task(s): LES of two-phase flow ignition in annular combustors.

2016-2019

European project SOPRANO

  • Coordination: SAFRAN.
  • 􏰖Global objective: Deliver more accurate experimental and numerical methodologies for predicting the soot emissions in academic or semi-technical combustion systems.
  • 􏰖Partners: ONERA, General Electric, ROLLS- ROYCE PLC, MTU, UNIFI, RRD, KIT, CNRS, TURBOMECA SA, DLR, INSA Rouen, SAFRAN, GE AVIO, SAFRAN SA, FEL, CERFACS, Imperial
  • 􏰖Specific task(s): Soot radiation in multiphysics LES.

2015-2018

European project CleanGas

  • Coordination: Politecnico di Milano.
  • 􏰖Global objective: Develop new experimental and numerical tools for improving natural gas combustion in innovative burners.
  • 􏰖Partners: Politecnico di Milano (Italy), CentraleSupélec (France), Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany), Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)
  • 􏰖Specific task(s): Enhance thermal radiation solver and its coupling with multiphysics LES.

2014-2019

ANR project TIMBER

  • Coordination: R. Vicquelin (EM2C).
  • 􏰖Global objective: Combined experimental and numerical study of two-phase ignition in multi- burner combustors.
  • 􏰖Partners: CERFACS, CORIA (CNRS) and EM2C (CNRS)
  • Specific task(s): Numerical simulations of ignition in annular combustors.

2012-2016

ANR project NEXTFLAME

  • Coordination: M. Boileau & M. Massot (EM2C).
  • 􏰖Global objective: Experimental and numerical study of laminar two-phase flames.
  • Partners: CNRS (EM2C), CERFACS
  • 􏰖Specific task(s): Enhancement of 1D code AGATH to simulate two-phase flames.

2012-2019

ANR project OXYTEC

  •  Coordination: T. Schuller (EM2C).
  • 􏰖 Global objective: Experimental and numerical study of high-pressure oxy-combustion.
  • 􏰖 Partners: CentraleSupélec
  • 􏰖 Specific task(s): Multiphysics simulation of heat transfer with LES.