Imperial College London

Dr Ado Farsi

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Earth Science & Engineering

Research Associate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

ado.farsi Website

 
 
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Location

 

4.94Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

  • Computational Mechanics Scientist at Imperial
  • College representative of postdocs and fellows of the Earth Science and Engineering Department at Imperial
  • Committee Member of the Imperial Postdoc and Fellows Enterprise Network
  • Founder and co-director of Golden Square Tutors

Consulting


I am open for industrial consultancy projects, both privately and through Imperial College Consultants.

  • More than seven years of experience in collaborating with industries and government bodies from different engineering sectors.
  • Expert in stress analysis, numerical modelling and mechanical testing for materials, energy and natural resources, manufacturing and civil engineering.

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Research

Simulating real materials on a computer to unveil the physical phenomena that can help solving industrial problems, optimising processes and leading to new discoveries in material science. Research interests:

Structural analysis | Fracture mechanics | Solid fragmentation | Rock mechanics | Multi-body system dynamics | Numerical methods and computational mechanics | High performance and parallel computing | Data intensive computation and visualisation | Engineering software development

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Selected Publications



Packing simulations of complex-shaped rigid particles using FDEM: An application to catalyst pellets

Farsi A, Xiang J, Latham JP, Carlsson M, Stitt EH, Marigo M, Packing simulations of complex-shaped rigid particles using FDEM: An application to catalyst pellets, Powder Technology, 2021

Strength and fragmentation behaviour of complex-shaped catalyst pellets: A numerical and experimental study

Farsi A, Xiang J, Latham JP, Carlsson M, Stitt EH, Marigo M, Strength and fragmentation behaviour of complex-shaped catalyst pellets: A numerical and experimental study, Chemical Engineering Science, 2020


Farsi A, Bedi A, Latham JP, Simulation of fracture propagation in fibre-reinforced concrete using FEMDEM: An application to tunnel linings, Computational Particle Mechanics, 2019

Farsi A, Pullen AD, Latham JP, Bowen J, Carlsson M, Stitt EH, Marigo M, Full deflection profile calculation and Young’s modulus optimisation for engineered high performance materials, Scientific Reports, 2017

Education

Imperial College London
2013-2017

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Computational Mechanics

Politecnico di Milano
2010-2013

Master of Science (MSc), Structural (Civil) Engineering

Politecnico di Milano
2007-2010

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Building Engineering

Publications

Journals

Farsi A, Xiang J, Latham J-P, et al., 2021, Packing simulations of complex-shaped rigid particles using FDEM: An application to catalyst pellets, Powder Technology, Vol:380, ISSN:0032-5910, Pages:443-461

Farsi A, Bedi A, Latham JP, et al., 2020, Simulation of fracture propagation in fibre-reinforced concrete using FDEM: an application to tunnel linings, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol:7, ISSN:2196-4378, Pages:961-974

Latham J-P, Xiang J, Farsi A, et al., 2020, A class of particulate problems suited to FDEM requiring accurate simulation of shape effects in packed granular structures, Computational Particle Mechanics, Vol:7, ISSN:2196-4378, Pages:975-986

Farsi A, Xiang J, Latham JP, et al., 2020, Strength and fragmentation behaviour of complex-shaped catalyst pellets: A numerical and experimental study, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol:213, ISSN:0009-2509, Pages:1-18

Conference

Latham J-P, Farsi A, Xiang J, et al., Numerical modelling of the influence of in-situ stress, rock strength and hole-profile geometry on the stability of Radial Water Jet Drill (RJD) boreholes, American Rock Mechanics Association

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