Pablo M. Carrica

(319) 335-6381
223D Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D., 1993 Nuclear Engineering, Instituto Balseiro, Argentina.
B.S. 1990 Nuclear Engineering, Instituto Balseiro, Argentina.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Multiphase flows; computational fluid dynamics; large-scale computations; ship dydrodynamics.
Present Research Interests: 
Ship hydrodynamics; computational fluid dynamics; unsteady RANS and DES modeling of free surface flows; two-phase flow modeling and numerical computation; high-performance parallel computing; two-phase flow instrumentation development; fluid-structure interaction; aerodynamics of wind turbines.
Selected Publications: 
  • A. Mofidi & P.M. Carrica, "Simulations of Zigzag Maneuvers for a Container Ship with Direct Moving Rudder and Propeller," Computers and Fluids 96, 191-203 (2014).
  • K. Paik & P.M. Carrica, "Fluid-Structure Interaction for an Elastic Structure Interacting with Free Surface in a Rolling Tank," Ocean Engineering 84, 201-212 (2014).
  • N. Chase, B. Choi & P.M. Carrica, "A Boiling Heat Transfer Experiment for Senior Level Engineering Laboratory," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education 41, 212-226 (2013).
  • A.M. Castro & P.M. Carrica, "Bubble size distribution prediction for large-scale ship flows: Model evaluation and numerical issues, International Journal of Multiphase Flow 57, 131-150 (2013).
  • M. Perret, M. Esmaeilpour, M. S. Politano & P.M. Carrica, "Experimental Study of a Two-Phase Surface Jet," Experiments in Fluids 54, 1510 (2013).
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Engineering Education