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Dr Carolina Costa Pereira

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Carolina Costa Pereira

Campus Address

Room 211, Wynne-Jones Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

My research interests lie in renewables energy, energy conversion systems, heat transfer problems analysis,  enhacement of phase change materials and latent heat thermal energy storage for different applications.

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  • Characterization of a Small-Scale PCM-Heat Exchanger: Impact of PCM Selection, Callaghan, R., D'Oliveira, E., Groulx, D., Costa Pereira, S. 20 Mar 2023, International Heat Transfer Conference 17, Danbury, US, Begell House Inc.
  • Cooling performance of an active-passive hybrid composite phase change material (HcPCM) finned heat sink: Constant operating mode, Arshad, A., Atif Iqrar, S., Costa Pereira, S., Shahzad, M., Nawaz, K., Worek, W. 27 Feb 2023, In: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Experimental investigation on the thermal performance of low-temperature OM55/GNPs/SPAN80 nanocomposites, D'Oliveira, E., Azimov, U., Costa Pereira, S., Groulx, D. 5 Jun 2023, Heat Powered Cycles Conference 2023
  • A review of metallic materials for latent heat thermal energy storage: thermophysical properties, applications, and challenges, Costa Pereira, S., Kenisarin, M. 1 Feb 2022, In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
  • Characterization of an Enhanced Bio-Based Phase Change Material with Graphene Nanoplatelets – Early Results, D'Oliveira, E., Costa Pereira, S., Groulx, D., Azimov, U. 27 Sep 2022, ISES and IEA SHC International Conference on Solar Energy for Buildings and Industry
  • Thermophysical properties of Nano-enhanced phase change materials for domestic heating applications, D'Oliveira, E., Pereira, S., Groulx, D., Azimov, U. 1 Feb 2022, In: Journal of Energy Storage
  • Black box modelling of a latent heat thermal energy storage system coupled with heat pipes, Arteconi, A., Ferracuti, F., Tascioni, R., Mahkamov, K., Kenisarin, M., Costa, C., Cabeza, L., de Gracia, A., Halimic, E., Mullen, D., Lynn, K., Cioccolanti, L. 1 Apr 2021, In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Numerical analysis on hot water storage tank integrated with phase change materials, D'Oliveira, E., Costa Pereira, S., Azimov, U. 5 Oct 2021, 9th International Conference on Energy and Sustainability
  • Melting and solidification of PCMs inside a spherical capsule: A critical review, Kenisarin, M., Mahkamov, K., Costa, S., Makhkamova, I. 1 Feb 2020, In: Journal of Energy Storage
  • Solar Salt Latent Heat Thermal Storage for a Small Solar Organic Rankine Cycle Plant, Costa, S., Mahkamov, K., Kenisarin, M., Ismail, M., Lynn, K., Halimic, E., Mullen, D. 1 Mar 2020, In: Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME

Elisangela D'Oliveira Investigation of heat transfer enhancement in thermal storage systems with phase change materials Start Date: 01/10/2019

Dr Costa is a mechanical engineer who joined Northumbria as Marie Curie Research Fellow in 2016 to investigate phase change materials as latent heat thermal energy storages. She received her PhD in 2014 at Mondragon University (Basque Country, Spain) for her research in regenerative heat transfer in Stirling Engines for cogeneration. In 2018, she took a Senior Lecturer position in the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering & Environment. Dr Costa previously worked for several years as a senior research/product engineer in an industrial R&D Centre and the automotive industry. 

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