teacher-researcher

Luisa SILVA

Associate Professor

Contact details

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, High Performance Computing Institute, 1 Rue de la Noë, 44300 Nantes

Phone
+33(0)2 40 37 16 00 (ext 6738)
Fax
+33(0)2 40 74 74 06
Email
luisa.rocha-da-silva@ec-nantes.fr

Academic discipline(s)

Mathematics, Materials, Fluid Mechanics

Research topics

Advanced numerical techniques used in High Performance Computing: stable/stabilized immersed finite element methods, interface capturing through modified level-set set or phase-field methods, anisotropic mesh adaptation, developments in a massively parallel context.

Activities / Resume

  • 09/2014 - today: Associate Professor, Chargée de Recherche (Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Institut du Calcul Intensif)
  •  08/2007 - 08/2014: Associate Professor, Chargée de Recherche (MINES ParisTech, Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux, Team Calcul Intensif en Mécanique)
  •  06/2005 - 12/2010: Invited Assistant Professor (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica)
  •  03/2004 - 07/2007: Assistant Professor, Attachée de Recherche (MINES ParisTech, Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux, Team Calcul Intensif en Mécanique)
  •  11/1998 - 02/2004: Assistant Lecturer (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica)
  • 02/2001 - 12/2004: PhD in Computational Mechanics (MINES ParisTech, Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux, Teams Calcul Intensif en Mécanique and Ecoulements Viscoélastiques)
  • 10/1998 - 09/2000: MSc in Mechanical Engineering (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica)
  • 10/1993 - 09/1998: Degree of Engineer in Mechanical Engineering (Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica)

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Chargée de Recherche

Additional information


Expertise fields and software application developments

  • Finite elements and eulerian approaches to solve thermomechanical multiphase problems
  • Parallel multiphase computational fluid dynamics of highly viscous to inviscid fluid flows and their phase changes
  • Direct 3D image based numerical simulations(X-Ray tomography, point clouds, ...) in several applications fields
  • Development of software applications for urban environments, material forming processes and material structure development simulations
Published on August 13, 2015 Updated on October 12, 2018