• Numerical Analysis
  • Integral Equation Methods
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Boundary Integral Methods for non-smooth geometries
  • Fractional PDEs


  • Estimation of quadrature errors for layer potentials evaluated near surfaces with spherical topology, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg, Advances in Computational Mathematics 49, 87 (2023)
  • On the Exact Evaluation of Integrals of Wavelets, Enza Pellegrino, Chiara Sorgentone, Francesca Pitolli, Mathematics, 11, 983 (2023)
  • Tandem droplet locomotion in a uniform electric field, Chiara Sorgentone, Petia Vlahovska, Journal of Fluid Mechanics – JFM Rapids 951, R2 (2022)
  • Approximation of the Riesz–Caputo Derivative by Cubic Splines, Francesca Pitolli, Chiara Sorgentone, Enza Pellegrino; Algorithms 15, 69 (2022).
  • Quadrature error estimates for layer potentials evaluated near curved surfaces in three dimensions,
    Ludvig af Klinteberg, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg; Computers and Mathematics with Applications 111, 1–19 (2022).
  • Pairwise interactions of surfactant-covered drops in a uniform electric field, Chiara Sorgentone, Petia Vlahovska. Physical Review Fluids 6, 053601 (2021)
  • Numerical and asymptotic analysis of the three-dimensional electrohydrodynamic interactions of drop pairs, Chiara Sorgentone, Jeremy I. Kach, Aditya S. Khair, Lynn M. Walker, Petia Vlahovska Journal of Fluid Mechanics, vol. 914, A24, Special JFM volume in celebration of the George K. Batchelor centenary (2021)
  • A 3D boundary integral method for the electrohydrodynamics of surfactant-covered drops, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg, Petia Vlahovska, Journal of Computational Physics 389, p. 111-127 (2019)
  • Numerical simulation of 3D surfactant-covered drops in a strong electric field, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg, Rend. Sem. Mat. Univ. Politec. Torino, NuMA 2018. Turin, September 19-21, 2018 Vol. 76, 2 (2018)
  • A highly accurate boundary integral equation method for surfactant-laden drops in 3D, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg, Journal of Computational Physics 360, p. 167-191 (2018)
  • Adaptive time-stepping for surfactant-laden drops, Sara Palsson, Chiara Sorgentone, Anna-Karin Tornberg, D.J. Chappel (Ed.), on Boundary Integral Method (UKBIM11), Nottingham Trent University: Publications, Nottingham, pages 161 – 170, (2017)
  • A systematic method to construct mimetic finite-difference schemes for incompressible flows, Chiara Sorgentone, Bernardo Favini, International Journal of Numerical Analysis & Modeling(IJNAM) 14(3), p.419-436 (2017)
  • A New High Order Energy and Enstrophy Conserving Arakawa-like Jacobian Differential Operator, Chiara Sorgentone, Cristina La Cognata, Jan Nordström, Journal of Computational Physics 301, p.167-177 (2015)

PhD Thesis


2023: “Tandem droplet locomotion in a uniform electric field” selected for Focus on Fluids. Every month one particularly interesting article published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics is selected to be the subject of an extended review and discussion by an acknowledged and invited expert in the field. This Focus on Fluids article will explain the context, importance and implications of the underlying paper to a wider scientific audience, highlighting both the key findings and breakthroughs of the paper and the implications of the research for future activity: click here to read the article.

About my first postdoc at KTH, on a Research Project funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in Applied and Computational Mathematics on An integral equation method for 3D surfactant- covered drops, with my supervisor Prof. Anna-Karin Tornberg