Rafael Gioria

Assistant Professor / PhD

RCGI Deputy Director of the CO2 Abatement Programme / RCGI Project Coordinator

University of São Paulo / Escola Politécnica / Dept. Mining and Petroleum Engineering


Assistant Professor since September 2013 at the Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering of Escola Politécnica of University of São Paulo, Brazil. Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Aeronautics from the EESC of University of São Paulo (2003), PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Escola Politécnica of University of São Paulo (2010). Research topics include computational simulations of Transport Phenomena; Flow Stability, control and transitions; Fluid-structure interaction; Reduced order models for flows; Optimization; and multiphase pore scale flows.