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Renato Machado Cotta, Ph.D

Programa de origem: Programa de Engenharia Mecânica - PEM

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Cargo: Professor Titular


Renato Machado Cotta received his BSc on Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, in 1981, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from North Carolina State University (NCSU), USA, in 1985. In 1987 he joined the Mechanical Eng. Dept. at Escola Politécnica & COPPE, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, where he became Full Professor in 1994 (COPPE) and in 1997 (POLI). Prof. Cotta is the author of more than 440 technical papers, 5 books, and supervisor of 31 PhD and 41 MSc concluded thesis. He serves in the Honorary Editorial Boards of the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer & Int. Comm. of Heat and Mass Transfer, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Heat & Fluid Flow, Computational Thermal Sciences, Waste and Biomass Valorization, and Journal of Aerospace Technology & Manag.. He was also the Editor-in-Chief for the international journal “Hybrid Methods in Engineering”, and is Regional Editor of High Temperatures – High Pressures journal and Associate Editor of the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Prof. Cotta contributed as elected President to the Brazilian Association of Mechanical Sciences, ABCM, in 2000-2001, to the Scientific Council of the International Centre for Heat and Mass Transfer, since 1993, to the Executive Committee of ICHMT since 2006, as Congress Committee member of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM) since 2012, and as Executive Committee member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences since 2012. He is an elected member of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, USA (1984), recipient of the ICHMT Hartnett-Irvine Award 2010 and elected member of the National Order of Scientific Merit, Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil, 2007. He is a full elected member of the National Engineering Academy, Brazil, of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, and of the Academy of Sciences of the Developing World (TWAS), Trieste, Italy.

Áreas de Atuação:

Transferência de Calor e Massa

Transformação Integral

Métodos Híbridos

Simulação Computacional

Computação Simbólica

 

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