Passive environmental design for health
Nicola received his MEng degree in 2008 from the University of Bologna, Italy. In 2009 he moved to Cambridge as a MPhil student. He started his PhD course at the beginning of October 2010. He has a broad interest in any solutions aimed at reducing the energy consumption of buildings.
Mingotti N. and Woods A. W., On turbulent particle fountains, J. Fluid Mech. (2016), vol. 793, R1, doi:10.1017/jfm.2016.167
Mingotti N. and Woods A.W., On the transport of heavy particles through an upward displacement-ventilated space, J. Fluid Mech. 772 (2015) 478-507
Mingotti N. and Woods A.W., On the transport of heavy particles through a downward displacement-ventilated space, J. Fluid Mech. 774 (2015) 192-223
Mingotti N., Chenvidyakarn T. and Woods A.W. (2012) Combined impacts of climate and wall insulation on the energy benedit of an extra layer of glazing in the facade. Energy and Buildings 58 (2013) 237–249
Mingotti N., Chenvidyakarn T. and Woods A.W. (2011) The fluid mechanics of the natural ventilation of a narrow-cavity double-skin facade. Building and Environment 46 (2011) 807-823
Chenvidyakarn T., Mingotti N. and Woods A.W. (2011) Preventing summertime overheating in a naturally ventilated narrow-cavity double-skin facade. Proceedings of Roomvent 2011 Conference, Trondheim, Norway