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Dr Daniel Sebastia Saez


Research Fellow in Chemical Engineering
+44 (0)1483 686568
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Academic and research departments

Department of Chemical and Process Engineering.

Biography

Biography

  • December 2015 - present. University of Surrey, UK. Research Fellow.
  • October 2012 - June 2016 PhD. Cranfield University, UK (completed June 2016, awaiting graduation ceremony).
  • October 2009 - December 2011. MEng. Universitat Jaume I, Spain.
  • October 2005 - September 2009. BEng. Universitat Jaume I, Spain (part of the degree taken at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil).

Research interests

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Multiphase Flow

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

Verification & Validation of numerical methods

My publications

Publications

  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S. and Könözsy, L. 2016. A numerical validation study on a multiphase flow simulation for a accurate prediction of gravity-driven liquid film formation in an inclined metallic plate. ASME Journal of Fluid Mechanics.
  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S., Ranganathan, P. and Papadikis, K., 2015. Meso-scale CFD study of the pressure drop, liquid hold-up, interfacial area and mass transfer in structured packing materials. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 42, pp. 388-399.
  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S., Ranganathan, P. and Papadikis, K. 2015. Micro-scale modeling of the reactive mass transfer in falling liquid films within structured packing materials. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 33, pp. 40-50.
  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S., Ranganathan, P. and Papadikis, K. 2014. Micro-scale CFD study about the influence of operative parameters on physical mass transfer within structured packing elements. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 28, pp. 180-188.
  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S. and Ranganathan, P. 2016. Volume of fluid modeling of the reactive mass transfer of CO2 into aqueous amine solutions in structured packed elements at micro-scale. Energy Procedia, 63, pp. 1229-1242.
  • Sebastia-Saez, D., Gu, S., Ranganathan, P. and Papadikis, K., 2013. 3D modeling of hydrodynamics and mass transfer characteristics of liquid film flows in structured packing elements. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 19, pp. 492-502.