INSPIRE INSpiring Pressure gain combustion Integration, Research, and Education


The network-specific courses and workshops are mandatory for all ESRs and will be held roughly on six months regular basis and they will be scheduled close to the internal review meetings of the programme. (WS – WorkShop, OC – Online Course, TS – Transferrable Skills)

Num      Training Event Lead Planned Month Location Notes
WS1 Gender in recruitment KTH 1 This training event is reserved to supervisors and recruiters of the beneficiary institutions
WS2 Pressure gain combustion technology overview short course TUB Berlin, 2022, July 6-8
WS3 ART Turbomachinery summer school UNIFI Florence, 2022, June 27-July 1 The Summer School will be repeated also in 2023 and 2024
WS4 High speed diagnostics for reacting flows in theory and practice ENSMA 24 the training will be held at PPRIME Institute (Poiters) from May 2nd to May 4th 
WS5 GT industry perspectives UNIFI 24 the training will be organized as series of virtual workshops (Oct.2022-March 2023)
WS6 Assessment of compressible high temperature fluid flows KTH 30 the 2023 FLOW Summer School at KTH on “Advancements in assessment of high temperature flows” will be held from 4th to 7th of July in Stockholm
WS7 System dynamics and control in theory and practice UNIGE 36 Genoa, 2023, October 25-27
OC1 Turbulent Combustion CERFACS 12 Online- Next sessions:
from 17th October, 2022 to 4th December, 2022
This Small PrIvate Online Course is organized by CERFACS on a 6 months basis and ESR are free to register and attend the course The SPOC is spread over 3 to 6 weeks with around 2 to 3 hours of work per week
TS1 What to do with your Ph.D.? UNIFI 18 8 April 2024 – 2:30 p.m. The course will be held online and in-person at UNIFI facilities
TS2 Social Responsibility in Modern Research TUB 24
TS3 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Start-up School POLITO 36 Genoa, 2023, October 27

Upcoming training events:

Past events:

2023, April, 8, Florence, Italy and online – What to do with your Ph.D.? by Dr G. Mastrolonardo.

ESR1 – Choomanee Runnoo: Experimental investigation of Constant Volume Combustion and its reduced order model – ENSMA (FR), Supervisors: Prof. Marc Bellenoue and Bastien Boust
ESR2 Gregory Uhl: Numerical analysis of the interaction between a Rotating Detonation Combustor and an axial turbine – SAFRAN Tech (FR), Dr. Said Taileb, Prof. Marc Bellenoue, Prof. Thierry Poinsot,
ESR3 Nicola Detomaso: Simulation of CVC combustor – CERFACS (FR), Supervisors: Prof. Thierry Poinsot, , Dr. Davide Laera, Dr. Florent Duchaine
ESR4 Maria Clara de Jesus Vieira: Experimental characterization of ignition events in CVC like conditions – ENSMA (FR), Supervisors: Prof. Julien Sotton, Prof. Marc Bellenoue and Prof. Camille Strozzi
ESR5 Provence Barnouin: Control and impact of RDC wave direction – TUB (DE), Supervisors: Prof. Myles Bohon and Prof. Christian O. Paschereit
ESR6 – Patrick Strempfl: LES of flow and combustion in a rotating detonation engine coupled to a turbine – CERFACS (FR), Supervisor: Prof. Thierry Poinsot
ESR7 – Hongyi Wei: Experimental investigation of rotating detonation combustors including ignition processes and turbine-integration effects – TUB (DE), Supervisors: Prof. Myles Bohon and Prof. Christian O. Paschereit
ESR8Thomas Golliard: Computational aeroacoustics of the exhaust flow for noise assessment and control – KTH (SE), Supervisors: Prof. Mihai Mihaescu, Prof. Anders Dahlkild
ESR9 – Roseline Ngozi Ezekwesili: Deflagration-Autoignition-Detonation transition – TUB (DE), Supervisor: Prof. Myles Bohon and Prof. Marc Bellenoue
ESR10 – Shreyas Ramanagar Sridhara: Numerical modelling and optimization of cooling solutions for PGC concepts – UNIFI (IT), Supervisors: Prof. Antonio Andreini
ESR11- Umberto Sandri: Experimental study of cooling solutions for PGC concepts – UNIFI (IT), Supervisor: Prof. Bruno Facchini, Prof. Antonio Andreini, Dr. Alessio Picchi
ESR12 – Panagiotis Gallis: Unsteady numerical simulation of the interaction between pressure-gain combustors and high-pressure turbine stages – POLITO (IT), Supervisor: Dr. Simone Salvadori
ESR13 – Abhishek Dubey: power plant analysis and cycle thermo-economic optimization – UNIGE (IT), Supervisor: Prof. Alessandro Sorce
ESR14 – Sreenath Purushothaman: propulsion application with part load and dynamic analysis – UNIGE (IT), Supervisors: Prof. Alessandro Sorce, Prof. Alberto Traverso
ESR15 – Gokkul Raj Varatharajulu Purgunan: Full gas dynamic and exergetic analysis of PGC cycles with rotating detonations – TUB (DE), Supervisor: Prof. Panagiotis Stathopoulos