Francine Battaglia

PhD

Francine Battaglia.

Francine Battaglia

PhD

Francine Battaglia

PhD

Research Interests

Computational fluid dynamics; building energy utilization and renewable/alternative energy; turbulent multiphase and reacting flows

Contact Information

208 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1470

fbattagl@buffalo.edu

Biography Publications Teaching Research

Selected Publications

  • Wang, J., Huo, Q., Zhang, T., Wang, S., and Battaglia, F., Numerical investigation of gaseous pollutant cross-transmission for single-sided natural ventilation driven by buoyancy and wind, Building and Environment, 172(4), 106705, pp. 1-14, 2020. 10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106705
  • Yin, P., Pate, M., Battaglia, F., In-field Performance Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Residential Ground Source Heat Pumps in Heating Operation, J. Building Energy, 26(11), 100932, pp. 1-10, 2019. 10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100932
  • Wang, J., Battaglia, F., Wang, S., Zhang, T., and Ma, Z., Flow and heat transfer characteristics of ice slurry in typical components of cooling systems: A review, Int. J. Heat and Mass Trans., 141(11), pp. 922-939, 2019. 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.07.021
  • Matta, A., Bayandor, J., Battaglia, F., and Pendar, H., Effects of fish caudal fin sweep angle and kinematics on thrust production during low-speed thunniform swimming, Biology Open, 8(7), 2019. 10.1242/bio.040626
  • López-Rosales, L.; Sánchez Mirón,A.; Contreras-Gómez, A.; García-Camacho, F.; Battaglia, F.; Zhao, L.; and Molina-Grima, E., Characterization of bubble column photobioreactors for shear-sensitive microalgae culture, Bioresource Technology, 275(3), pp. 1-9, 2019. 10.1016/j.biortech.2018.12.009
  • Kang, Y.-S., Nazari, A., Chen, L., Ferris, J.B., Taheri, S., Battaglia, F., Flintsch, G., “A Probabilistic Approach to Hydroplaning Potential and Risk”, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems, SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars – Mech. Syst., 12(1), 2019.
    10.4271/06-12-01-0005
  • Strasser,* W., and Battaglia, F., “Pulsating Slurry Atomization, Film Thickness, and Azimuthal Instabilities”. Atomization and Sprays, 28(7), pp.643-672, 2018. 10.1615/AtomizSpr.2018026380
  • Feaster,* J., Bayandor, J., and Battaglia, F., “A computational study on the influence of insect wing geometry on bee flight mechanics”, Biology Open, 6, pp. 1784-1795, 2017. 10.1242/bio.024612
  • Strasser,* W., and Battaglia, F., “The Effects of Prefilming Length and Feed Rate on Compressible Flow in a Self-pulsating Injector”. Atomization and Sprays, 27(11), pp. 929-947, 2017. 10.1615/AtomizSpr.2017020111
  • Wang, J., Zhang, T., Wang, S., and Battaglia, F., “Gaseous pollutant transmission through windows between vertical floors in a multistory building with natural ventilation”, Energy and Buildings, 153(10), pp. 325-340, 2017. 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.08.025
  • Kanholy,* S.K., Estejab,* B., and Battaglia, F., “Modeling Multiple Gas Jet Interactions during Fluidization in a Pseudo-2D Bed”, Chem. Eng. J., 328(11), pp. 1009-1021, 2017. 10.1016/j.cej.2017.07.116
  • Estejab,* B., Nyendu,* G., Agblevor, F., and Battaglia, F., “Coal-biomass mixing characteristics in a bubbling fluidized bed of Geldart A particles”. Chem. Eng. Res. Desg., 120(4), pp. 1-14 2017. 10.1016/j.cherd.2017.01.025
  • Park,* D., and Battaglia, F., “Development of a Predictive Equation for Ventilation in a Wall-Solar Chimney System”. ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng., 139(3), p. 031001, 2017. 10.1115/1.4035516
  • Chen,* L., and Battaglia, F., “The Effects of Inlet Turbulence Intensity and Computational Domain on a Non-premixed Bluff-body Flame”.  ASME J. Energy Resour. Technol., 139(2), p. 022205, 2017. 10.1115/1.4035149
  • Strasser,* W., and Battaglia, F., “The Effects of Pulsation and Retraction on Non-Newtonian Flows in Three-Stream Injector Atomization Systems”. Chem. Eng. J., 309(2), pp. 532–544, 2017. 10.1016/j.cej.2016.10.046
  • Zhao,* L., Li,* J., Battaglia, F., and He, Z., “Computational Investigation of the Flow Field Contribution to Improve Electricity Generation in Granular Activated Carbon-Assisted Microbial Fuel Cells”.  J. Power Sources, 333(11), pp. 83-87, 2016. 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.09.113
  • Dadashi,* S., Feaster,* J., Bayandor, J., Battaglia, F. and Kurdila, A.J., “Identification and Adaptive Control of History Dependent Unsteady Aerodynamics for a Flapping Insect Wing”, Nonlinear Dyn, 85(3), pp. 1405-1421, 2016. 10.1007/s11071-016-2768-3
  • Estejab,* B. and Battaglia, F., “Assessment of Drag Models for Geldart A Particles in Bubbling Fluidized Beds”, ASME J. Fluids Eng., 138(3):031105, pp.1-12, 2016. 10.1115/1.4031490
  • Park,* D., and Battaglia, F., “Application of a Wall-Solar Chimney for Passive Ventilation of Dwellings”. ASME J. Sol. Energy Eng., 137(6):061006, pp.1-8, 2015.  10.1115/1.4031537
  • Park,* D., and Battaglia, F., “Effect of heat loads and ambient conditions on thermal comfort for single-sided ventilation”. Build. Simul., 8(2), pp. 167-178,  2015.
    10.1007/s12273-014-0200-9