Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Adjunct Professor, Mechanical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
5801 Bluff Road
Hopkins, SC 29061
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.