Mario Ricchiuto


Senior Research scientist,

leader of the team CARDAMOM

Inria Bordeaux Sud-Ouest research center,

200 av. de la vieille Tour,  33405 Talence cedex – FRANCE

@ : mario.ricchiuto @




high order discretizations on unstructured grids and grid adaptation

PDE modelling and interactions PDE-numerics

free surface waves and wave energy devices

compressible flows

self healing composite materials



BOOK CHAPTERS  and VKI Lecture Series

TALKS  and proceedings

DISSERTATIONS and internship reports 


See also links to SOFTWAREs and to PROJECTs and EVENTs

Editorial and management activities

Editorial boards:

         Computers & Fluids (Elsevier, 2015-present)

         Water Waves – An interdisciplinary journal (Springer, 2018-present)

                   GEM – International Journal on Geomathematics (Springer, 2016-2018)

Recent events (co-)organized:

                   HYWEC2 workshop 2019

HYWEC workshop 2017

TANDEM Tsunami school 2016

B’WAVES 2016

B’WAVES 2014 

Inria main contact in the ANR VISCAP (2018-2021)

Coordinator of the EU-OceanERANET project MIDWEST(2015-2019)

PI of  the Inria Associated Team HAMSTER with Duke University (2017-2019)

Inria main contact in the PIA TANDEM (2014-2018)


National and Local responsibilities 

Membre (élu) de la Commission d’Evaluation Inria

Membre du comité de pilotage de l’accord cadre EDF/Inria

Membre du BCP Inria BSO (Responsable Axe 1, Modélisation et Simulation HPC)

Membre (suppléant) du comité de centre Inria BSO


Mirco Ciallella (co-supervision with R. Paciorri and  A. Bonfiglioli) : bridging shock fitting and embedded methods to handle shock waves in hyperbolic systems. PhD started in  October 2019, funded by Inria (Cordi-S)

Giulia Bellezza (co-supervision with G. Vignoles) : multi scale modelling for self-healing composite materials. PhD started in  February 2019, funded by the ANR VISCAP

Sixtine Michel: shallow water simulations with immersed higher order residual methods on adaptive meshes. PhD started in  November 2018, co-funded by Inria and Region Nouvelle Aquitaine

Umberto Bosi: depth averaged spectral element modelling of wave-structure interaction, PhD defended in June 2019 (co-supervision with A.P. Engsig-Karup and C. Eskilsson). Related projects/publications: Ocean ERANET MIDWEST, CMAME paper, ICCE 2018 paper, EWTEC 2015 paper

Luca Arpaia, PhD defended in September 2017 (co-supervision with P. Bonneton)  : ALE residual distribution and finite volumes and adaptive mesh movement on the sphere for tsunami simulations. Currently permanent research staff at BRGM in Orléans. Related projects/publications: J.Sci.Comp. Paper, Computers&Fluids Paper, Estuarine Coast.&Shelf Sci. paper, Eur.J.Mech. B/Fluids paper,  PIA TANDEM

Andrea Gilberto Filippini, PhD defended in December 2016 (co-supervision with P. Bonneton): unstructured mesh depth averaged numerical modelling of non-hydrostatic free surface flows. Currently permanent research staff at BRGM in Orléans. Related projects/publications: PhD manuscript, JCP paper1, Coast.Eng. paperJCP paper2Estuarine Coast.&Shelf Sci. paper, Eur.J.Mech. B/Fluids paper, Eur.J.Mech. B/Fluids paper2,  PIA TANDEM

Leo Nouveau, PhD defended in December 2016 (co-supervision with H. Beaugendre and C. Dobrzynski): adaptive unstructured grid immersed boundary methods for compressible flow-rigid body interaction.  Currently Maître de Conférences at INSA Rennes. Related projects/publications: PhD manuscript, CMAME paperHAMSTER associated team

Stevan Bellec, PhD defended in October 2016 (co-supervision with M. Colin) : discrete asymptotic modelling of non-hydrostatic free surface flows. Related projects/publications:  PhD manuscript, Coast.Eng. paper, SINUM paper

Gregory Perrot, PhD defended in December 2015 (co-supervision with G. Vignoles) : numerical modelling of the healing mechanism in self healing ceramic matrix composites. Currently developer at BOA Concept. Related projects/publications: PhD manuscriptCeramic Eng. & Sci. Proc.s paperANR project VISCAP

Stefano D’angelo, PhD defended in March 2015 at VKI/ULB (co-supervision with H. Deconinck) : Adjoint-based error estimation for adaptive Petrov-Galerkin finite element methods with application to inviscid compressible flows. Currently risk modeller at  CREDO consulting. Related projects/publications:  VKI Lecture SeriesNNFM chapter, EU IDIHOM project

Damien Genet, PhD defended in December 2014 (co-supervision with A. Guermouche) : design of a highly parallel finite element platform for fluid dynamics. Currently research scientist the University of Tennessee in the Innovative Computing Lab. Related projects/publications: PhD manuscriptESAIM Proc. paperAEROSOL

Dante DeSantis, PhD defended in December 2013 (co-supervision with R. Abgrall) : development of high order residual distribution schemes for RANS models. PhD manuscriptSISC paperIJNMF paperICCFD7 proc. Currently research and application CFD engineer at NRG in the Netherlands