Full Professor

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Politecnico di Torino
Dept. of Environmental, Land and Infrastructure Engineering


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Carlo Camporeale

Born in 1976. Author of more than 60 ISI peer-reviewed publications (h-index=19). Reviewer for Nature-Geoscience, Geophys. Res. Letter, J. Fluid Mech.  Review Geophys., J. Geoph. Res., Water Resour. Res., ASCE J. Hydr. Engng. , Earth Surf. Proc. Land. and for the National Science Fundation (USA). Current Ph.D-supervision: Melissa Latella, Giulia Cardillo and Luca Salerno.


Master Degree in Environmental Engineering

Master Degree in Physics of Complex Systems

Ph.D. in Hydraulic Engineering (Politecnico di Torino, 2005).


2008:  “Torricelli” award from "Gruppo Italiano di Idraulica" as the best young researcher in hydraulics in  2006/2008.

Research interests:
Morfological instabilities in geophysical systems (karst and glacial patterns)
Hydrodynamic instability, Liquid-porous interfaces, Hemodynamics,
River Mechanics & River Morphodynamics (dunes, bars and meanders)
Stochastic modeling in Biogeomorphology Duca degli Abruzzi, 24, 10129, Torino, Italy
Tel: (39)-(0)11-0905649
Fax: (39)-(0)11-0905698
 Selected papers
Bonetti S., Hooshyar M., Camporeale C., Porporato A. (2020) Channelization Cascade in Landscape Evoution Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., vol. 117 no. 3 1375-1382;
Bertagni M., Perona P., Camporeale C. (2018) Parametric transitions between bare and vegetated states in water-driven patterns Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 201721765; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1721765115
Camporeale C. (2017) An asymptotic approach to the crenulation instability J. Fluid Mech., 826, pp. 632-652 [pdf]
Camporeale C. (2015) Hydrodynamically locked morphogenesis in karst and ice flutings J. Fluid Mech., 778, pp. 89-119 [pdf]
Camporeale C., Schmid P.  (2015) Parametric resonance in watertable flow J. Fluid Mech., 768, pp. 524-548 [pdf]
Camporeale C., Mantelli M., Manes E. (2013) Interplay among unstable modes in films over permeable walls. J. Fluid Mech., 719, pp. 527- 550 [pdf]
Camporeale C., Ridolfi L. (2012) Hydrodynamic-Driven Stability Analysis of Morphological Patterns on Stalactites and Implications for Cave Paleoflow Reconstructions  Phys. Rev. Lett., 108 (23), pp. 238501 [pdf]

Camporeale C., Ridolfi L. (2011) Ice ripple formation at large Reynolds numbers  J. Fluid Mech., 694, pp. 225-251

Camporeale C., Canuto C., Ridolfi L. (2012) A spectral approach for the stability analysis of turbulent open-channel flows over granular beds. Theor. Comp. Fluid dyn., 26 (1), pp. 51-80 [pdf]

Camporeale C., Ridolfi L. (2011) Modal versus nonmodal linear stability analysis of river dunes. Phys. Fluids, 23 (10), 104102. [pdf]

Camporeale C; Ridolfi L. (2009) Nonnormality and transient behavior of the de Saint-Venant-Exner equations. Water Resour. Res.; 45 pp. 1-12. [pdf]

Camporeale C.; Perona P; Porporato A; Ridolfi L (2007) Hierarchy of models for meandering rivers and related morphodynamic processes. Rev. Geophys. 45, RG1001, pp. 1-35. [pdf]

Camporeale C.; Ridolfi L (2006) Riparian vegetation distribution induced by river flow variability: A stochastic approach. Water Resour. Res. 42, W10415. [pdf]
Camporeale C; Perona P; Porporato A. Ridolfi L. (2006) On the long term behavior of meandering rivers. Water. Resour. Res., 41, W12403. pdf