Mattia Gazzola

Mattia Gazzola
Department of Computational Science
Clausiusstrasse 33

ETH-Zentrum, CLT E 13

CH-8092 Zürich
Phone: +41 44 632 99 16
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  • van Rees W.M., Gazzola M., Koumoutsakos P., Optimal shapes for anguilliform swimmers at intermediate Reynolds numbers. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 722, 2013. (pdf(Cover JFM)
  • Gazzola M., Mimeau C., Tchieu A.A., Koumoutsakos P., Flow mediated interactions between two cylinders at finite Re numbers. Physics of Fluids, 24(4):043103, 2012. (pdf) (Research Highlight)
  • Gazzola M., van Rees W.M., Koumoutsakos P., C-start: optimal start of larval fish. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 698:5–18, 2012. (pdf(this article is featured in the JFM series: Focus on Fluids) (Cover of JFM)
  • Gazzola M., Chatelain P., van Rees W.M., Koumoutsakos P., Simulations of single and multiple swimmers with non-divergence free deforming geometries. Journal of Computational Physics, 230(19):7093–7114, 2011. (pdf)
  • Chatelain P., Gazzola M., Kern S., Koumoutsakos P., Optimization of aircraft wake alleviation schemes through an evolution strategy. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6649:210, 2011. (pdf)
  • Gazzola M., Vasilyev O.V., Koumoutsakos P., Shape optimization for drag reduction in linked bodies using evolution strategies. Computers and Structures, 6649:210, 2011. (pdf
  • Gazzola M., Burckhardt C.J., Bayati B., Engelke M., Greber U.F., Koumoutsakos P., A Stochastic Model for Microtubule Motors Describes the In Vivo Cytoplasmic Transport of Human Adenovirus. PLoS Computational Biology, 5, 12, e1000623, 2009. (pdf)
  • Peiro J., Formaggia L., Gazzola M., Radaelli A., Rigamonti V., Shape reconstruction from medical images and quality mesh generation via implicit surfaces. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 53(8):1339–1360, Mar 20 2007. (pdf)
  • Oubel E., De Craene M., Gazzola M., Alfred O., Frangi A., Multiview registration of cardiac tagging mri images. 4th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano, 1-3:388–391, 2007. (pdf)


  • TA: Computational engineering - Spring Semester 2012 (D-MAVT)
  • TA: Multiscale modeling and computation - Fall Semester 2012 (D-MAVT)
  • TA: Informatics II - Spring Semester 2011 (D-MAVT)
  • TA: Informatics II - Spring Semester 2010 (D-MAVT)
  • TA: Bioinspired optimization and design - Spring Semester 2009 (D-INFK)
  • TA: Multiscale modeling and computation - Fall Semester 2008 (D-INFK)
  • TA: Informatics II - Spring Semester 2008 (D-MAVT)