Prof. Adriana Greco | Refrigeration | Best Scholar AwardūüŹÜ

Università Di Napoli Federico II | Italy

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Adriana Greco embarked on her academic journey by pursuing a Ph.D. in Thermo-Mechanical Systems Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II. This foundational period laid the groundwork for her subsequent contributions to the field.

Professional Endeavors

Dr. Greco's career progression reflects a steadfast commitment to academic excellence and leadership. Beginning as an Assistant Professor of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, she steadily advanced to roles of greater responsibility, eventually attaining the esteemed position of Full Professor at the University of Naples Federico II. Her teaching engagements extended beyond her home institution, encompassing notable appointments at the University of Salerno as well.

Contributions and Research Focus

Dr. Greco's research interests center on Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer, with a particular emphasis on sustainable energy solutions and refrigeration technologies. Her prolific output includes over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with a notable impact factor exceeding 315. Her work spans diverse projects, including investigations into novel refrigerants, mathematical modeling of energy systems, and solar-assisted heating and refrigeration appliances.

Accolades and Recognition

Dr. Greco's contributions have garnered widespread recognition, both nationally and internationally. Her papers have received prestigious accolades such as the "Highly Cited Paper" award and the "Most Cited International Journal of Refrigeration Articles since 2018" distinction. Additionally, she has been honored with multiple Young Researcher Awards and has been the recipient of Best Presentation awards at esteemed conferences.

Impact and Influence

With an h-index of 34 and over 2000 citations to her name, Dr. Greco's research has made a significant impact on the field of Applied Thermodynamics. Her active involvement in consultancy projects with industry leaders underscores the practical relevance of her work and its potential to drive technological innovation.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a seasoned educator, Dr. Greco has nurtured the next generation of researchers through her role as a thesis advisor and mentor. Her administrative engagements within academic institutions and professional societies demonstrate a deep commitment to fostering collaboration and advancing the collective interests of the scientific community. Moving forward, Dr. Greco's multifaceted contributions are poised to continue shaping the landscape of Applied Thermodynamics and inspiring future generations of scholars.


A total of  2589 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 2589
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 37
  • Documents¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†97

Notable Publications

The energy performances of an elastocaloric device for air conditioning through numerical investigation

Daily, monthly and seasonal energy performances and economic assessment on the coupling of an earth to air heat exchanger to an already existing HVAC system: A case study for Italian cities

The energy performances of an elastocaloric device for air conditioning through numerical investigation

Optimized Design of a Rotary elastoCaloric Heat Pump Using Thermofluid-dynamic Analysis

Evaluation of Thermomechanical Properties in a 2D Rotational Elastocaloric Prototype: A Numerical Study for Enhanced Energy Efficiency

The Development of a 2D Numerical Model of a Device Using the Elastocaloric Effect to Cool Electronic Circuits

Computational investigation on daily, monthly and seasonal energy performances and economic impact through a detailed 2D FEM model of an earth to air heat exchanger coupled with an air conditioning system in a continental climate zone

The Application of Barocaloric Solid-State Cooling in the Cold Food Chain for Carbon Footprint Reduction


Adriana Greco | Refrigeration | Best Scholar Award

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