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Rodrigo Cassineli Palharini

Lecturer in Fluid Mechanics

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


My research interests are focused on numerical methods in fluid mechanics, mainly in computational aerothermodynamics, computation of nonequilibrium gas, reactive gas flows, atmospheric reentry, CubeSats, and the demise of space debris.

Educación

  •  Physics, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar). Brasil, 2008
  •  Aerospace Engineering, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE). Brasil, 2010
  •  Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde (Glasgow). Reino Unido, 2014

Experiencia Académica

  •   Visiting Researcher Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

    JAMES WATT SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

    Glasgow, ESCOCIA

    2015 - 2015

  •   Visiting Researcher Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

    College of Aerospace Engineering

    Ann Arbor, Estados Unidos

    2012 - 2012

  •   Teaching Assistant Part Time

    UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

    Glasgow, ESCOCIA

    2012 - 2014

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Member of the Aerospace Engineering committee Other

    Associação Brasileira de Engenharia e Ciências Mecânicas

    Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

    2015 - 2019

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço (IAE)

    São José dos Campos, Brasil

    2015 - 2017

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)

    São José dos Campos, Brasil

    2017 - 2019

  •   Professor in the Postgraduate Program in Aerospace Engineering Part Time

    Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA)

    São José dos Campos, Brasil

    2017 - 2019

  •   Lecturer in Fluid Mechanics Full Time

    Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María

    Santiaco, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

  •   Associate Editor in Aerodynamics Other

    JOURNAL OF AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

    São José dos Campos, Brasil

    2020 - A la fecha

  •   Research Associate Other

    Centro Científico Tecnológico de Valparaíso (CCTVal)

    Valparaiso, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


%%% M.Sc. Student Supervision %%%

1.
Name: Diego Rioseco Olave
Title: Altitude Effects on Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerators for CubeSat Reentry and Recovery
Course: Magíster Ciencias de la Ingeniería Mecánica
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María
Start Year: 2019
End Year: Currently

2.
Name: Eduardo Pavoni Gamba
Title: Application of CFD Techniques for Aerospace Structures Optimization
Course: MSc. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciências e Tecnologias Espaciais
Institution: Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica.
Start Year: 2019
End Year: Currently

%%% Final Year Undergraduate Student Supervision %%%

1.
Name: Leonardo Maciel Moretti
Title: Application of the DSMC Method to Study Asteroid Reentry on Earth's Atmosphere
Course: Physics
Institution: Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Start Year: 2017
End Year: 2018

2.
Name: Matheus Medeiros Maciel Monjon
Title: Numerical Investigation of Rarefied Gas Flows Over Flat Plates, Spheres, and Cylinders: An Verification and Validation Exercise
Course: Aerospace Engineering
Institution: Universidade Federal do ABC
Start Year: 2017
End Year: 2018

3.
Name: João Carlos Romero Monteiro
Title: On the use of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) for Rarefied Gas Calculations
Course: Physics
Institution: Universidade Federal Fluminense
Start Year: 2018
End Year: 2019

4.
Name: Luciano Malta Rodrigues
Title: Computational Analysis of 2D Cavity Flows
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Start Year: 2018
End Year: 2019

5.
Name: Joliver de Souza Lisboa Kozlowski
Title: Numerical Investigation of Compressibility Effects on Hypersonic Flows over Flat Plates
Course: Aerospace Engineering
Institution: Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica
Start Year: 2018
End Year: 2019

6.
Name: Felipe Ortega Reveco.
Title: Optimización del consumo energético de un horno industrial utilizado para el proceso de curado de pintura en una línea productiva de pintado electrostático en una empresa manufacturera.
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2019
End Year: 2020

7.
Name: Ramon Brito
Title: Investigación numérica de flujos laminares y turbulentos alrededor de paneles solares.
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2019
End Year: Currently

8.
Name: Alvaro Barbato
Title: Aplicación de la técnica CFD en la investigación de perfil alares para aerogeneradores
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Insittution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2019
End Year: Currently

9.
Name: Emilio Luchsinger
Title: Desarrollo de un banco de pruebas de levitación magnética para cubesats
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2019
End Year: Currently

10.
Name: Francisco Javier Ramirez
Title: Simulación de un banco de pruebas de corrosión y erosión para palas hidráulicas
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2020
End Year: Currently

11.
Name: Gonzalo Bozo
Title: Simulación del proceso de corrosión y erosión experimentado por palas hidráulicas usadas para generación de energia
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2020
End Year: Currently

12.
Name: Felipe Griffiths
Title: Numerical Investigation of Wind Turbine Blades Efficiency Under Chilean Wind Conditions
Course: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: Universidad Técnica Federico de Santa María
Start Year: 2020
End Year: Currently


Difusión y Transferencia


1.
Érgon USM
Description: Development of a solar car for Fórmula E competition. (http://www.ergon.cl/).
Number of students enrolled: 44

2.
USM CubeSat Team
Description: Introduction to aerospace science through the design and project of the first USM's CubeSat.
Number of students enrolled: 36


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Newton Research Collaboration Programme

    Royal Academy of Engineering

    Reino Unido, 2015

    Newton Research Collaboration Programme for exchange of researchers between the UK and Newton partner countries, Royal Academy of Engineering (Process No. NRCP1415/2/6).

  •   Cooperation Brazil-UK

    Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo

    Brasil, 2015

    Cooperation agreement call FAPESP/CONFAP/-UK-Academies, FAPESP (Process No. 15/50402-3).

  •   NVIDIA GPU Grant Program

    Nvidia Corporation

    Estados Unidos, 2018

    Development of an open-source DSMC-GPU code for complex fluid flows in porous media

  •   Cooperation Brazil-Italy

    Italian government

    Italia, 2018

    Cooperation between ITA, University of Naples Federico II and Italian Aerospace Research Center (Process No. MFAIC-152476).

  •   FONDECYT de Iniciación en Investigación

    FONDECYT

    Chile, 2019

    Aerothermodynamic Analysis of Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerators for CubeSats Reentry and Recovery (Proyecto No 11190068).


 

Article (8)

Assessment of the Extreme Precipitation by Satellite Estimates over South America
The impact of the length-to-depth ratio on aerodynamic surface quantities of a rarefied hypersonic cavity flow
Chemically reacting hypersonic flows over 3D cavities: Flowfield structure characterisation
Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Computations of a Brazilian Reentry Satellite
A Two-Temperature Open-Source CFD Model for Hypersonic Reacting Flows, Part One: Zero-Dimensional Analysis
Benchmark numerical simulations of rarefied non-reacting gas flows using an open-source DSMC code
Open-Source Direct Simulation MonteCarlo Chemistry Modeling for Hypersonic Flows
Aerothermodynamic Comparison of Two- and Three-Dimensional Rarefied Hypersonic Cavity Flows

ConferencePaper (20)

Altitude Effects on Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerators for CubeSat Reentry and Recovery
Design Method for Wind Turbine Airfoils by Adjoint Optimization Considering Climate Conditions
Validação do Modelo Numérico e Determinação das Condicões do Escoamento para Simulações CFD na Otimização de Aerofólios de Turbinas Eólicas
Aerothermodynamics for the Molecular Flow Around a CubeSat
DSMC Computations of SARA Reentry Capsule Exposed to Weakly Ionized Gas Flow
Numerical Investigation of Weakly Ionised Gas Effects on the SARA Surface Quantities
RANS and DSMC Hypersonic Flows Simulations Over Reentry Capsules
A Study of Atmosphere Re-entry Flows Through The Comparison of RANS, DSMC And Experimental Data
Aerothermodynamic Characterization of a Microgravity Experiment Platform's Re-entry Module
Assessment of Rarefaction Effects on the SARA Capsule
Simulation of Satellite Re-entry Using the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) Method
The Influence of Gas-surface Interaction on the Brazilian Reentry Satellite at Rarefied Conditions
Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Computations of a Brazilian Reentry Satellite
Characterization of SARA´s Wake Flow Structure under Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Conditions
Numerical Investigation of Hypersonic Vehicles under Thermochemical Non-Equilibrium Conditions
Simulations of Chemically Reactive Gas Flows Around the SARA Capsule: Effects on the Flowfield Structure
Simulations of Rarefied and Continuum Hypersonic Flow Over Reentry Objects
Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) Modelling Using dsmcFoam
Effects of Angle of Attack on the Behaviour of Imperfections in Thermal Protection Systems of Re-Entry Vehicles
Aerothermodynamic Comparison of Two- and Three-dimensional Rarefied Hypersonic Cavity Flow

Proyecto (6)

Aerothermodynamic Analysis of Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerators for CubeSats Reentry and Recovery
Development of dsmcFoam-GPGPU Code
Aerothermodynamic Characterisation of a Microgravity Experiment Platform's Re-entry Module
Numerical Investigation of Hypersonic Vehicles under Thermochemical Non-Equilibrium Conditions
Demise of Spacecraft and Satellite Debris During Atmospheric Reentry
Atmospheric Reentry Modelling Using an open-source DSMC Code
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Rodrigo Cassineli

Lecturer in Fluid Mechanics

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Santiago, Chile