Dr. Lorenzo Zanon

Dr. Lorenzo Zanon




Model Order Reduction for Nonlinear Elasticity Problems


AICES Graduate School
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2a
D-52062 Aachen

Office: Room 202
Email: zanon@aices.rwth-aachen.de
Phone: +49(0)241 80 99 746
Fax: +49(0)241 80 628 498


03/2011 - 04/2017 Postgraduate position at Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES), RWTH Aachen
03/2010 - 09/2010 Drawing up the M.Sc. thesis at the Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES), RWTH Aachen
02/2009 - 07/2009 Erasmus student at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
09/2008 - 10/2010 Master of Science in Mathematical Modelling in Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
09/2005 - 07/2008 Bachelor of Science in Mathematics for Engineering Sciences, Politecnico di Torino, Italy



  • L. Zanon and K. Veroy-Grepl. The reduced basis method applied to a finite deformation problem in elasticity. In Proceedings of YIC GACM 2015, 2015. [PDF]
  • L. Zanon and D. Knezevic. Large deformation elasticity (St. Venant-Kirchoff material). libMesh example, 2014.
  • G. Christians and L. Zanon. Model order reduction for computational solid mechanics: Applications to elastic stability. UROP technical report, RWTH Aachen University, 2014. [PDF]
  • L. Zanon and K. Veroy-Grepl. The Reduced Basis Method for an Elastic Buckling Problem. In PAMM Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, volume 13, pages 439-440, 2013. [PDF]


  • Model Order Reduction for Nonlinear Elasticity: Applications of the Reduced Basis Method to Geometrical Nonlinearity and Finite Deformation.
    PhD thesis, RWTH Aachen University, 2016.
  • Reduced Basis Method and a posteriori Error Estimation for Saddle Point Problems.
    M.Sc. Thesis, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, 2010.


3rd ECCOMAS Young Investigators Conference YIC2015,
Aachen, Germany (Jul 20-23, 2015)

YS3 INDAM Young Scientists Seminar Series on Reduced Order Modelling,
Trieste, Italy (Oct 8-9, 2014)

UROP Colloquium 2014,
Aachen, Germany (Jul 25, 2014)
[poster session, collaboration with Garrett Christians]

Aachen Conference on Computational Engineering Science, AC.CES 2013,
Aachen, Germany (Sep 9-11, 2013)
[poster session]

1st Workshop on Order Reduction Methods for application to Mechanics of Materials, WORM 2013,
Bad Herrenalb, Germany (Aug 25-28, 2013)

Reduced Basis Method Workshop 2013,
Kopp, Nationalpark Eifel, Germany (Aug 20-23, 2013)

12th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
Raleigh, North Carolina (Jul 22-25, 2013)

GAMM 84th Annual Meeting,
Novi Sad, Serbia (Mar 18-22, 2013)

Reduced Basis Method Workshop 2012,
Freudenstadt, Germany (Aug 28-31, 2012)

SIMAI Biannual Congress,
Torino, Italy (Jun 25-28, 2012)

Reduced Basis Method Workshop 2011,
Schloss Reisensburg, Germany (Oct 25-28, 2011)