Ronan Vicquelin

Assistant Professor - Maitre de conférences

 

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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

2010

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

A busy and rewarding activity.

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.