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Tamy Guimarães

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical Engineering

109 Research East Building

guimaraes@psu.edu

814-863-6290

Research Website

 
 

 

Education

  • Bachelors, Science and Technology, Universidade Federal do ABC, 2009
  • Bachelors in Engineering, Energy Engineering, Universidade Federal do ABC, 2013
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2018

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2019, "Vortical flow development in round ducts across scales for engine inlet applications", Experiments in Fluids, 60, (4), pp. 16
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2018, "Complex Flow Generation and Development in a Full-Scale Turbofan Inlet", Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 140, (8)
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2017, "StreamVane Turbofan Inlet Swirl Distortion Generator: Mean Flow and Turbulence Structure", Journal of Propulsion and Power, 34, (2)

Conference Proceedings

  • Jiaxuan Wang, Abrar Ul Karim, Tamara Guimarães and Robert Kunz, 2024, "AN ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURED SMALL FOOTPRINT WIND TUNNEL FOR WALL JET AND PARTICLE SCAVENGING STUDIES"
  • Dahae Jeong and Tamara Guimarães, 2024, "Development of a High-Resolution Computational Model for Investigating the Flow Around and Inside Traditional Five-Hole Probes", Orlando, FL
  • SungKi Jung and Tamara Guimarães, 2023, "Fast and Accurate Strategies for CFD-based Aerodynamic Shape Exploration in a System of Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm", National Harbor, MD
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2018, "Particle Image Velocimetry for Distorted Turbofan Engine Inlet Applications", July 16 - 18, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Tamara Guimarães, Dustin J. Frohnapfel, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2017, "Streamwise Development and Turbulence Characterization of a Twin-Vortex Inlet Distortion for Turbofan Applications", July 10 - 12, 2017, Atlanta, GA
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2017, "Complex Flow Generation and Development in a Full-Scale Turbofan Inlet", June 26 – 30, 2017, Charlotte, NC, pp. V02BT42A012
  • William C. Schneck, Tamara Guimarães, Dustin J. Frohnapfel, K. Todd Lowe, Walter F. O'Brien and William W. Copenhaver, 2017, "Swirling Flow Evolution Part 2: StreamFlow 2D+t Model Validated with Stereo PIV Measurements", January 9 - 13, 2017, Grapevine, TX
  • Tamara Guimarães, William W. Copenhaver, William C. Schneck, K. Todd and Walter F. O'Brien, 2017, "Swirling Flow Evolution Part 1: Design and Stereo PIV Measurements at Select Planes", January 9 - 13, 2017, Grapevine, TX
  • Tamara Guimarães and K. Todd Lowe, 2016, "Application of fluorescent particles for particle tracking velocimetry in wind tunnels", July 4 - 7, 2016, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe and Walter F. O'Brien, 2016, "An overview of recent results using the StreamVaneTM method for generating tailored swirl distortion in jet engine research", January 4 - 8, 2016, San Diego, CA
  • Tamara Guimarães, K. Todd Lowe, Michael Nelson, Walter F. O'Brien and Caroline Kirk, 2015, "Stereoscopic PIV measurements in a turbofan inlet with tailored swirl distortion", June 22 - 26, 2015, Dallas, TX

Abstracts

  • Tamara Guimarães, Eduardo Bauzer, Luzia Tofaneli and Turan Dias Oliveira, 2023, "Experiential Learning through International Research Collaborations: A Study on Amphibious Aircraft Performance Focused on Amazon Rainforest Operation"
  • Tamara Guimarães Bucalo, Eduardo Bauzer, Luzia Tofaneli, Turan Dias Oliveira, Igor Oliveira, Ana Rocha, Gisele Sá and Tarcísio Magalhães, 2023, "Improvement of Aerodynamic Performance in Floatplane Wings with Installation of Winglets"
  • Tamara Guimarães and Lubomir Ribarov, , "Optical Diagnostics for Turbomachinery Applications"

Research Projects

  • September 2022 - August 2025, "REU Site: Lowering the Carbon Footprint through Research in Propulsion andPower Generation," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2022 - August 2023, "Optimization of amphibious aircraft for Amazon Rainforest operations," (Sponsor: Partners of the Americas).
  • July 2022 - January 2023, "STTR: Multidisciplinary optimization of vane-type heat exchangers for non-uniform aircraft inlets," (Sponsor: Continuum Dynamics, Inc.).

Honors and Awards

  • Brazilian Diaspora Award, Brazilian Embassy in the US, December 2022

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