Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering
|College of Engineering and Computing|
Dr. Leo Carrilho’s research and interests include modeling and simulation of processes and phenomena in structural and thermal-hydraulic design of PWR nuclear fuel and core components, using the FEA and the CFD methods.
- Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2012
- M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Fluminense Federal University, V. Redonda, Brazil, 2000
- B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Fluminense Federal University, V. Redonda, Brazil, 1987
- Conjugated Heat Transfer Model for Ribbed Surface Convection Enhancement and Solid Body Temperature Fluctuations. 9th International Symposium on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, THMT-18, Rio de Janeiro, 2018.
- Experimental and Computational Study of Ribbed Cladding for PWR Rod Bundles Heat Transfer Enhancement. 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH-16, Chicago, 2015.
- Finite Element Modeling Applied to Nuclear Fuel Pellet Fabrication. 20th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE20, Anaheim, 2012.
- Two and Three-Dimensional Simulations of Enhanced Heat Transfer in Nuclear Fuel Rod Bundles. Proceedings of the ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, HT2009, California, USA, 2009.
- A Modal Analysis Procedure for PWR Fuel Assemblies. 16th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, ICONE16, Orlando, 2008.
- Fuel Rod to Support Contact Optimization for the 16x16 Next Generation Fuel. 18th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, SMiRT18, Beijing, 2005.
- Development of a Numerical Methodology for Determining the Fuel Assembly Natural Frequencies. XII National Meeting for Reactor Physics and Thermal-Hydraulic, ENFIR, Rio de Janeiro, 2000.