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Dr Carolina Costa Pereira

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

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Carolina Costa Pereira

Campus Address

Room 211, Wynne-Jones Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

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.

Key Publications

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  • 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
  • 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
  • Development of a small solar thermal power plant for heat and power supply to domestic and small business buildings, Mahkamov, K., Pili, P., Roberto, M., Leroux, A., Mintsa, A., Lynn, K., Mullen, D., Halimic, E., Bartolini, C., Pirro, M., Costa Pereira, C., Cabeza, L., de Gracia Cuesto, A., Kenisarin, M., Makhkamova, I. 27 Jun 2018, ASME 2018 Power and Energy Conference
  • Experimental and Numerical Study on Melting of Solar Salt in a Finned Metallic Container, Costa Pereira, C., Mahkamov, K., Kenisarin, M., Ismail, M., Halimic, E., Mullen, D., Lynn, K., Werner, T. 9 Nov 2018, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Volume 6B: Energy. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. November 9–15, 2018, New York, American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)
  • Numerical correlation for the pressure drop in Stirling engine heat exchangers, Barreno, I., Costa Pereira, C., Cordon, M., Tutar, M., Urrutibeascoa, I., Gomez, X., Castillo, G. 1 Nov 2015, In: International Journal of Thermal Sciences
  • The thermal non-equilibrium porous media modelling for CFD study of woven wire matrix of a Stirling regenerator, Costa Pereira, C., Barreno, I., Tutar, M., Esnaola, J., Barrutia, H. 1 Jan 2015, In: Energy Conversion and Management
  • Experimental and numerical flow investigation of Stirling engine regenerator, Costa Pereira, C., Tutar, M., Barreno, I., Esnaola, J., Barrutia, H., Garcia, D., Gonzalez, M., Prieto, J. 1 Aug 2014, In: Energy

PGR Supervision

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

Further Information

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. 

Qualifications

Engineering PhD June 30 2014


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