Dr Simone Falco

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Position
Postdoctoral research associate

Contact
simone.falco at eng.ox.ac.uk
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Research Interests

  • Materials engineering
  • Multi-scale modelling
  • Computational mechanics (FEM, DEM, Meshfree methods)
  • Material characterization at multiple rates
  • Ceramic materials

Selected publications

Falco, S., Jiang, J., De Cola, F. and Petrinic, N., 2017. Generation of 3D polycrystalline microstructures with a conditioned Laguerre-Voronoi tessellation technique. Computational Materials Science, 136, pp.20-28.

Ji, W., Parker, B., Falco, S., Zhang, J.Y., Fu, Z.Y. and Todd, R.I., 2017. Ultra-fast firing: Effect of heating rate on sintering of 3YSZ, with and without an electric field. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 37(6), pp.2547-2551.

Falco, S., De Cola, F. and Petrinic, N., 2017. A method for the generation of 3D representative models of granular based materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering.

Norton, A.D., Falco, S., Young, N., Severs, J. and Todd, R.I., 2015. Microcantilever investigation of fracture toughness and subcritical crack growth on the scale of the microstructure in Al 2 O 3. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 35(16), pp.4521-4533.

De Cola, F., Falco, S., Barbieri, E. and Petrinic, N., 2015. New 3D geometrical deposition methods for efficient packing of spheres based on tangency. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 104(12), pp.1085-1114.

Falco, S., Siegkas, P., Barbieri, E. and Petrinic, N., 2014. A new method for the generation of arbitrarily shaped 3D random polycrystalline domains. Computational Mechanics, 54(6), pp.1447-1460.