Dr Jefferson Gomes

Dr Jefferson Gomes
Dr Jefferson Gomes

Dr Jefferson Gomes

PhD (DIC), MSc, BSc, FHEA.


Accepting PhDs


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


Memberships and Affiliations

Internal Memberships
  • Course Coordinator:
    1. Chemical Thermodynamics (EX3029): 2014-today;
    2. Process Engineering (EG2011/EG20G2): 2020-today;
    3. Geothermal and Hydro Energy (EG503A/B): 2018-2020;
    4. Engineering Thermodynamics (EG3521): 2013-2015;
    5. Advances in Chemical Engineering (EG5597): 2015.
External Memberships
  • 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 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.

Research Areas

Accepting PhDs

I am currently accepting PhDs in Maths, Engineering.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss your research ideas further.

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Accepting PhDs


Accepting PhDs

Research Specialisms

  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Physics

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.

Current Research

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

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 Responsibilities

Postgraduate Courses

  1. Oil and Gas Chemistry (EG551LEG552L): 2019-today;
  2. Geothermal and Hydro Energies (EG503A/EG503B):2018-2020;
  3. Renewable Energy: Geothermal and Solar  (EG501J): 2014-2018;
  4. Energy Technologies (EG5066): 2013.

Undergraduate Courses

  1. Chemical Thermodynamics (EX3029): 2014-today;
  2. Computational Fluid Dynamics (EG501V): 2015-today;
  3. Process Engineering (EG2011/EG20G2): 2020-today;
  4. Conservation of Heat, Mass and Momentum (EX3030/EM40JN): 2016-2020;
  5. Engineering Thermodynamics (EG3521): 2013-2015;
  6. Advances in Chemical Engineering (EG5597): 2014-2015.

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