• Sílvio M. A. Gama

  • Research Area

    CFD, Turbulence, Econophysics

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (France)
    Year: 1993

  • Main research publications

    • Settling velocity of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles (with M. Martins Afonso and S. M. A. Gama) , Comptes Rendus Mécanique 346 (2018)
    • Eddy diffusivity of quasi-neutrally-buoyant inertial particles (with Marco Martins Afonso, Paolo Muratore-Ginanneschi, Sílvio M. A. Gama & Andrea Mazzino) , Physical Review Fluids 3 (2018)
    • Dependence of magnetic field generation by thermal convection on the rotation rate: a case study (with R. Chertovskih, O. Podvigiba, and V. Zheligovsky) , Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 239 (2010)
    • Anisotropy in large-scale simulations determined from SO(3) symmetry group (with T. Hofbauer, J.L. Palma, and L. Biferale) , Journal of Turbulence 6 (2005)
    • Eddy viscosity in three dimensional flow (with A. Wirth, and U. Frisch) , Journal of Fluid Mechanics 288 (1995)
  • PhD Students

    • Rômulo Damasclin Chaves dos Santos  co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Ramiro Gustavo Ramirez, 2018
    • Simon Ranjith co-supervision with Roman Chertovskikh, Sílvio Gama, Vladislav Zheligovsky, ongoing
    • Nagwa Arafa Optimal Control of Shell Models of Turbulence co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Fernando Lobo Pereira, 2017
    • Hegagi Mohamed Ali Ahmed Necessary Conditions for Constrained Nonsmooth Fractional Optimal Control Problems co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Fernando Lobo Pereira, 2016
    • Teresa Grilo co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Fernando Lobo Pereira, ongoing
    • Roman Alexanfrovich Chertovskih Thermal Convection and Magnetic Field Generation by Conducting Fluid Flows in Rotating Layer co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Vladislav Zheligovsky, 2010
    • Manuel Alexandre Vieira Baptista Semi-analytic Approach to Eddy Diffusivity in Convective Magnetic Systems co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Vladislav Zheligovsky, 2007
    • José Abílio Oliveira Matos Entropy Measures Applied to Financial Time Series – an Econophysics Approach co-supervision with Sílvio Gama, Heather Ruskin, 2006
  • Adittional information

    Introdução Computacional à Probabilidade e Estatística (with A.C. Pedrosa) -- Porto Editora, 2004, 589 pp. ISBN: 972-0-06056-5

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  • Some aspects of descent theory and applications
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