Dr Jefferson Gomes

Dr Jefferson Gomes
PhD (DIC), MSc, BSc, FHEA.

Lecturer

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Dr Jefferson Gomes
Dr Jefferson Gomes

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The University of Aberdeen School of Engineering Kings College Fraser Noble Building, Room 354 AB24 3UE

Biography


Memberships and Affiliations

Internal
  • Course Coordinator:
    1. Chemical Thermodynamics (EX3029): 2014-today;
    2. Geothermal and Hydro Energy (EG503A/B): 2018-today;
    3. Engineering Thermodynamics (EG3521): 2013-2015;
    4. Advances in Chemical Engineering (EG5597): 2015.
External
  • Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering and the Mathematical Problems in Engineering;
  • Reviewer service for Fluid Phase Equilibria, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, International Journal for Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flows, Journal of Fluids Engineering, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Journal od Petroleum and Gas Engineering;
  • Reviewer for the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Research

Research Overview

Computational multi-fluids dynamics (CMFD), multi-physics modelling, adaptive numerical methods, finite element methods (FEM), computational optimisation, porous media flow, turbulence modelling, nuclear criticality, reactor physics, heat and mass transfers.

Current Research

Self-adaptive computational methods; Multiphase compositional porous media flow (reservoir simulation); Safety assessment for nuclear systems (severe accident modelling); Atmospheric modelling. 

Collaborations

Research Funding and Grants

  • Molecular Basis of Advanced Nuclear Fuel Separations (MBase):  Criticality and Fission in the Solution State (EPSRC, 2010-13), Co-Investigator;
  • Thermohydraulics for Innovative Nuclear Systems (THINS)Development of Novel Discretisation Methods for Multiphase Flows (EU-FP7, 2010-14), Co-Iinvestigator;
  • Gas-Fast Reactors (GoFastR): Modelling and Simulation of Core-Melting in PWR (EU-FP7, 2010-13), Co-Investigator;
  • Technology Proof of Concept: Computational Framework for Multi-Scale Environmental Modelling (NERC, 2010-12), Co-Investigator;
  • Follow-on Fund: Realising the Commercial Potential of the Multi-Physics and Multi-Scale FETCH Technology for Nuclear Safety Applications (EPSRC, 2010-11), Co-Investigator; 
  • Energy Grant: Numerical Investigation of Biomass Gasification (Brazilian CNPq, 2006-7), Co-Investigator.
Teaching

Teaching Responsibilities

Postgraduate Courses

  1. Renewable Energy: Geothermal and Solar  (EG501J): 2014-today;
  2. Energy Technologies (EG5066): 2013;

Undergraduate Courses

  1. Chemical Thermodynamics (EX3029): 2014-today;
  2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (EG501V): 2015-today;
  3. Engineering Thermodynamics (EG3521): 2013-2015;
  4. Advances in Chemical Engineering (EG5597): 2014-2015.
Publications

Publications 

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  • A Force-Balanced Control Volume Finite Element Method for Multi-Phase Porous Media Flow Modelling

    Gomes, J., Pavlidis, D., Salinas, P., Xie, Z., Percival, J. R., Melnikova, Y., Pain, C. C., Jackson, M. D.

    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, vol. 83, no. 5, pp. 431–445

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Compressive advection and multi-component methods for interface-capturing

    Pavlidis, D., Gomes, J. L. M. A., Xie, Z., Percival, J. R., Pain, C. C., Matar, O. K.

    International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, vol. 80, no. 4, pp. 256-282

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Anisotropic Mesh Adaptivity and Control Volume Finite Element Methods for Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Flow in Porous Media

    Mostaghimi, P., Percival, J. R., Pavlidis, D., Ferrier, R. J., Gomes, J. L. M. A., Gorman, G. J., Jackson, M. D., Neethling, S. J., Pain, C. C.

    Mathematical Geosciences, vol. 47, pp. 417-440

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • Reservoir Modeling for Flow Simulation by Use of Surfaces, Adaptive Unstructured Meshes, and an Overlapping-Control-Volume Finite-Element Method

    Jackson, M. D., Percival, J. R., Mostaghimi, P., Tollit, B., Pavlidis, D., Pain, C. C., Gomes, J. L. M. D. A., ELSheikh, A., Salinas, P., Muggeridge, A. H., Blunt, M.

    SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 115 - 132

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

  • A discontinuous overlapping control volume finite element method for multi-phase porous media flow using dynamic unstructured mesh optimization

    Gomes, J., Pain, C. C., Jackson, M. D., Salinas, P., Percival, J. R., Pavlidis, D., Xie, Z.

    Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium 2015. Society of Petroleum Engineers pp. 1511-1528, 18 pages.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings

  • A new approach to reservoir modeling and simulation using boundary representation, adaptive unstructured meshes and the discontinuous overlapping control volume finite element method

    Salinas, P., Percival, J. R., Pavlidis, D., Xie, Z., Gomes, J., Pain, C. C., Jackson, M. D.

    77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2015. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE pp. 241-245, 5 pages.

    Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings: Conference Proceedings

  • Adaptive unstructured mesh modelling of multiphase flows

    Xie, Z., Pavlidis, D., Percival, J. R., Gomes, J. L., Matar, O., Pain, C. C.

    International Journal of Multiphase Flow, vol. 67, no. Suppl., pp. 104-110

    Contributions to Journals: Articles

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