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Fabio Tarani
Post-doc research fellow

About Me


After studying at the UPC in Barcelona, I completed my MSc and PhD in Energy Engineering and Industrial Technologies in 2012 at Università di Firenze.

Some topics I have focussed on are:

  • Energy systems
  • Heat pumps and HVAC design
  • Distribution networks operation and resilience to contingencies
  • Activity scheduling
  • Flood modelling
  • Data management for WSN in cultural heritage applications
  • Design of FMCW radars for cultural heritage diagnosis
  • Development of photogrammetry toolchains

Publications


    JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • L. Carnevali, F. Tarani, E. Vicario. Performability evaluation of water distribution systems during maintenance procedures.
    IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems. Accepted for publication.
  • C. Arrighi, F. Tarani, E. Vicario, F. Castelli. Flood Impacts on a Water Distribution Network.
    Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions (2017), 2017:1–22.
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Setup and characterisation of a multipurpose test rig for R744 refrigerating cycles and equipment.
    International Journal of Refrigeration (2012) 35(7):1848–59.
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Suitability of coupling a solar powered ejection cycle with a vapour compression refrigerating machine.
    Applied Energy (2012), 97:374–83.
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Analysis of a solar assisted vapour compression cooling system.
    Renewable Energy, (2013) 49:48–52.


  • CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • C. Arrighi, F. Tarani, E. Vicario, F. Castelli. Flood risk assessment of fresh water supply systems.
    European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna (Austria), May 2017
  • L. Carnevali, M. Paolieri, F. Tarani, E. Vicario, K. Tadano Modeling and evaluation of maintenance procedures for gas distribution networks with time-dependent parameters.
    SafeComp 2014 - 1 st International Workshop on Reliability and Security Aspects for Critical Infrastructure Protection, Firenze (Italy), September 2014
  • L. Carnevali, M. Paolieri, F. Tarani, E. Vicario. Quantitative evaluation of availability measures of gas distribution networks.
    ValueTools 2013 - 7 th International Conference on Performance Evaluation Methodologies and Tools, Torino (Italy), December 2013
  • R. Mori, F. Tarani, A. Baldi, M. Bruzzi, A. Chesi, E.A. Carnevale. Development of a cryogenic thermal storage system based on Phase-Change-Materials for energy savings in industrial vacuum processes.
    European Energy Conference E2C, Maastricht (the Netherlands), April 2012
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Benefits of coupling geothermal probesand solar collectors with a heat pump system.
    International Congress of Applied Energy, Perugia (Italy), May 2011
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Suitability of coupling a solar powered ejection cycle with a vapour compression refrigerating machine.
    International Congress of Applied Energy, Perugia (Italy), May 2011
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Evaluation of the potential performance of a Voorhees-modified R744 transcritical cycle.
    Sustainable Refrigeration and Heat Pump Technology Conference, Stockholm (Sweden), June 2010
  • A. Chesi, G. Ferrara, L. Ferrari, F. Tarani. Analysis of a solar assisted vapour compression cooling system.
    World Renewable Energy Congress XI, Abu Dhabi (EAU), September 2010


  • PENDING

  • M. Biagi, L. Carnevali, F. Tarani, E. Vicario. Modeling and evaluating the impact of repair procedures on gas distribution networks.
    ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems. Awaiting review.
  • F. Tarani, C. Arrighi, L. Carnevali, F. Castelli, E. Vicario. Flood resilience of a water distribution system.
    RCPS-2018: Resilience of Cyber-Physical Systems: From Risk Modelling to Threat Counteraction. Awaiting review.

Activities


  • Teaching:
    • I taught a 16-h module on heat pumps as part of a course targeted to prospective renewable energy tech's
    • I taught a 16-h module of a course targeted to prospective energy saving designers about monitoring, heat exchange and sustainability
    • I held some seminaries on environmental impact during the MSc courses about "Cogeneration and Power Plants" and "Industrial Energy Usage"
  • Co-tutor in a number of theses:
    • P. Gullo, MSc: "Advantages of integrating solar collectors and geothermal probes in heat pump systems"
    • S. Sotis, MSc: "Study of a refrigerating system integrating solar energy"
    • M. Raugei, MSc: "Analysis of control systems for refrigerating equipment using CO2"
    • F. Bresciani, MSc: "Analysis of the CO2 inverse cycle with internal heat exchange"

Contact Me


tarani(at)icvbc.cnr.it
(+39) 055 522 5476
ISPC (Institute of Science for Cultural Heritage)
Italian National Research Council (CNR)
Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019, Sesto Fiorentino - Italy
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