Luisa Piccolo Serafim

Ph.D. Candidate

Luisa graduated Summa Cum Laude from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina in Brazil in Mechanical Engineering where she worked as a research assistant, teaching assistant, and member of student organizations. She also spent a year as an engineering intern at Embraer's vibration and acoustic team, where she gathered experience in technological development and vibration and acoustic assessment on commercial aviation aircraft.

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Hudson 177
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  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil) 

Research Interests

Luisa is a Ph.D. student at Professor Earl Dowell's lab and is currently working on analytical implementation and computational models to assess high-speed flows and fluid-solid-thermal interactions considering structural and aerodynamic nonlinearities.