Researchers

Bruna Costa Leopércio, M.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil /2016
B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil /2014

Research Interest:
Confocal Microscopy;
Microfluidics and Fluid Dynamics;
Rheology and Characterization of Complex Fluids;
Interfacial Rheology.


Danmer Quinones, D.Sc.danemr
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Academic Formation:
D.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil / 2009
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil  /  2005
B.Sc. in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering — UNI, Peru /  2001

Research Interest:
Numerical analysis of flow with interfaces in micro scale: patch coating, stability and
frequency response analysis;
Thin films: coating flows driven by gravity and surface tension forces;
Oil displacement by polymers;
Asymptotic models for flow of heavy oils in pipelines.


Débora Freitas do Nascimento, D.Sc.Débora
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Academic Formation:
D.Sc. in Polymers’ Science and Technology – IMA-UFRJ with collaborative period at Harvard University / 2016
M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences – FF-UFRJ, Brazil / 2011
Specialist in Pharmaceutical Industry / 2008
BsC. in Pharmacy / 2007

Research Interest:
Droplet microfluidics;
Multiple emulsions assembled with microfluidics;
Confocal microscopy;
Microfluidic 3D model of porous media.


Felicle Lopezfelicle
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Academic Formation:
Specialist in Polymers — UERJ, Brasil
B.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry Technology — IUTIN, Venezuela

Research Interest:
Experimental designs and development of fluid flow in consolidate and unconsolidated porous media;
Characterization of Complex Fluids;
EOR: development and study of gels as divergent agents for water production control.


Frederico Carvalho Gomes, D.Sc.fred
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Academic Formation:
D.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil / 2015
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil / 2009
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil / 2005

Research Interest:
Lubrication model of annular flow;
Cementation process;
Process simulation and numerical modeling;
Software development.


Jorge Antonio Avendaño Benavides, Ph.D.
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Academic Formation:
Ph.D. in Enhanced Oil Recovery — IFP Energies Nouvelles, France / 2012
M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering — ULA, Venezuela / 2008
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering — ULA, Venezuela / 2002

Research Interest:
Surfactants and interfacial phenomena;
Enhanced Oil Recovery;
Adsorption of surfactants and polymers at the solid-liquid interface;
Rheology and Characterization of Complex Fluids.


José F. Roca, M.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
MBA in Project Management — PUC-Rio, Brazil /2014
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil /2011
B.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering — UNI, Peru /2008

Research Interest:
Computational fluid dynamics;
Free surface problem: Finite element method coupled with level set.


Lisbeth Manchego, M.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
M.Sc. in Industrial Dyspersed System- Paris-Sud, France /2010
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering -ULA, Venezuela /2006

Research Interest:
Interfacial Phenomena;
Enhanced Oil Recovery;
Flow in Porous Media.


 

Mariano Michelon, D.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
D.Sc. in Food Engineering – FEA-UNICAMP with collaborative period at Harvard University / 2017
M.Sc. in Food Engineering – FEA-UNICAMP, Brazil / 2013
B.Sc. in Food Engineering – FURG, Brazil / 2010

Research Interest:
Liposomal vesicles and lipid nanoparticles;
Design of biopolymer-based delivery systems;
Microfluidics and soft particles;
Enhanced oil recovery.


Marisa Bazzi, M.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil /2015
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil/2018

Research Interest:
Microfluidics;
Enhanced Oil Recovery;
Flow of emulsion in porous media.


Paulo Hoyer, Ph.D.
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Academic Formation:
Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering – University of Wyoming, USA / 2016
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – IME, Brazil / 1989

Research Interest:
Interfacial Rheology;
Flow through porous media;
Enhanced oil recovery.


Paula Kozlowski Pitombeira Reis, M.Sc
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Academic Formation:
M.Sc. Ocean Engineering — UFRJ/COPPE, Brazil /2014
B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering – UFRJ, Brazil /2013

Research Interest:
Enhanced Oil Recovery.

 


Pedro Nieckele Azevedo, M.Sc.
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Academic Formation:
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil (2016)
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil (2013)

Research Interest:
Enhanced Oil Recovery;
Microfluidics and fluid dynamics;
Particle size distribution.


Ranena Ponce, D.Sc. 
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Academic Formation:
D.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering — PUC-Rio, Brazil / 2008
Specialist in Reservoir Engineering — USB, Venezuela / 2002
B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering — USB, Venezuela / 1999

Research Interest:
Low salinity water injection;
Emulsion formation during oil production;
Reservoir modeling & simulation;
EOR.


Raphael Chalhub Oliveira Spinelli Ribeiro
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Academic Formation:
B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil /2016

Research Interest:
Low Salinity Water Injection;
Confocal Microscopy;
Microfluidic 3D Model.


Tálita Botti, M.Sc.Tálita
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Academic Formation:
M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil (2014)
B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering – Ceunes/UFES, Brazil (2011)

Research Interest:
Emulsion formation;
Heavy oil;
Particle size distribution.


Thiago dos Santos Pereira
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Academic Formation:
B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering – PUC-Rio, Brazil /2016

Research Interest:
Enchanced Oil Recovery;
Multiphase Gas-Condensate Flow;
Gas-Condensate Reservoir.