Simão Rodrigues

Simão Rodrigues

Aerospace Engineer, PhD

Welcome

I am an aerospace engineer with a PhD from Instituto Superior Técnico on the subject of sensitivity analysis for multi-stage turbomachinery applications using adjoint methods and automatic differentiation. My research interests include aeroacoustic optimization of wind turbines, multidisciplinary design optimization, aircraft design, computational and experimental aerodynamics.

I enjoy programming and have experience using Python, Fortran, C/C++, PHP, HTML, CSS, amongst other languages.

My other interests include scuba diving, hiking, beer brewing, board games and fantasy literature.

Interests

  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Aeroacoustics
  • Wind Turbine
  • Aircraft Design
  • Aerodynamics
  • Data Analysis / Visualization

Education

  • PhD in Aerospace Engineering, 2019

    Instituto Superior Técnico

  • MSc in Aerospace Engineering, 2012

    Instituto Superior Técnico

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Postoctoral researcher

Instituto Superior Técnico

Apr 2019 – Feb 2020 Lisbon, Portugal

FLEXCRAFT project (https://www.flexcraft.pt)

Development of an RPV to demonstrate a new aircraft concept

  • Design/machine/assemble various structural parts
  • Design and perform experiments to study its inertial characteristics
  • Participate in ground vibration tests of RPV
  • Perform numerical simulations to estimate its flight stability
  • Co-manage team of students working on the project

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