Dr Jefferson Gomes

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

Lecturer

Overview
Dr Jefferson Gomes
Dr Jefferson Gomes

Contact Details

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

http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0845-2274

http://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=oFqzt9oAAAAJ

Biography

Research

Research Interests

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 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.
Further Info

External Responsibilities

  • Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Chemical 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).

Admin Responsibilities

  • Course Coordinator:
    1. Chemical Thermodynamics (EX3029): 2014-today,
    2. Engineering Thermodynamics (EG3521): 2013-2015;
    3. Advances in Chemical Engineering (EG5597): 2015.

PostDoc and PhD Opportunities

  1. PhD Opportunities:
    1. Self-Funded Projects:
      • Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Two-phase Flows in Porous Media [details];
      • Implementation of Coupled In Situ Adaptive Tabulation (ISAT) and Nonlinear Dimensionality Reduction Methods in Reactive Systems [details];
    2. Funded Projects
      • Coming soon.
  2. PDRA Posts 
    • Coming soon.

Research Supervision

Research Students

Konstantinos Christou: Modelling and Simulation of Reactive Flows in Porous Media. Mar 2014 - Feb 2017.

Babatude Lashore:Multi-Fluid Flow and Multi-Scale Reactive Transport in Subsurface Rocks. Mar 2014 - Feb 2019.

Marion Ferrat: Interpretation of Paleomonsoon Dynamics on the Eastern Tibetan Plateau from a 10 kyr Peat Record of Dust Deposition and Regional Atmospheric Model Simulations. PhD 2011 (Supervisor: Prof Weiss, Imperial College London).

Brendan Tollit: Coupled Neutronic and Fluid Dynamic Modelling of Very-High Temperature Reactors. PhD 2010 (Supervisor: Prof Pain, Imperial College London).

Dimitrios Pavlidis: Modelling Urban Air Quality. PhD 2010 (Supervisor: Prof ApSimon, Imperial College London).

Bryan Miles: Transient Stability and Dynamics of High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Nuclear Reactors. PhD 2010 (Supervisor: Prof Pain, Imperial College London).

Undergraduate Students

Amanda T Goes: The Impact of Porous Media Heterogeneity on Flow Instabilities: Uniform and Random Isotropic Permeability Distribution. Jun-Sept 2015 (Funding: Science without Borders).

Igor MonteiroThe Impact of Porous Media Heterogeneity on Flow Instabilities: Uniform and Random Isotropic Permeability Distribution. Jun-Sept 2015 (Funding: Science without Borders).

William Randunz: Multi-Scale Flow Simulation in Heterogeneous Porous Media. Nov 2013 - Sept 2014 (Funding: Science without Borders).

Luciana Carvalho Pedreira: Stratified Counter-Current Flows in an Inclined Pipe: Transition from Confined to Unconfined Flow Behaviour. Mar 2014 - Jan 2015 (Funding: Science without Borders).

Felipe Rocha AndradeA Computational Framework for the Evolutionary Cuckoo Search Algorithm: Standard Benchmark Test-Cases and Applied Engineering Problems. April 2013 - Aug 2013 (Funding: Science without Borders).

Estevao Zeppone CarlosA Computational Framework for the Evolutionary Cuckoo Search Algorithm: Standard Benchmark Test-Cases and Applied Engineering Problems. April 2013 - July 2013 (Funding: Science without Borders).

Anna Elisa Braganca Zoboli: Thermodynamical Investigation of Hydrate Formation in Natural Gas. Nov 2005- Fev 2009 (Supervisor: Prof Su Jian, UFRJ)

Publications

Publications 

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