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Guillaume Vinay studied at ENSEIRB-MATMECA in Bordeaux before completing a PhD in Numerical Mechanics at Mines ParisTech. Graduating in 2005, he was awarded the thesis prize of the Groupe Français de Rhéologie in 2006. The same year, Guillaume joined IFPEN's Fluid Mechanics department as a research engineer, then became project manager in 2009. After being in charge of the ColdStart project on the transport of waxy crudes oil in pipelines until 2019, he is now in charge of the FoReCaSt project, which coordinates fundamental research on multiphysics modeling of two-phase flows within IFPEN. In 2019, Guillaume joins the Numerical Modeling of Energy Systems department, where he develops the activity of two-phase flow modeling for liquid cooling of electric motors. 

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Research subjects
Direct iquid cooling of electric motors: impinging liquid jet and liquid film modelling with high Prandtl number heat transfer
Numerical modeling of dispersed-phase flows: development of numerical methods and models for dispersed-phase flows (fluid/particles, liquid/liquid, gas/liquid)
Numerical modeling of fluid/structure interactions to study the hydrodynamic forces of a wave on a floater
  • Coordinator of ANR MITIC project (2022-2026) "Modeling of dIrecT liquid cooling of electrIC motors" - partners: CORIA, Pprime, Renault SA, IFPEN
  • PhD supervision
    - "Modeling of high Prandtl number liquid cooling for electric motors" by Adrien Ingles, started in 2022
    - "Multi-scale modeling of heat transfer in a liquid-film flows for electric motors cooling" by Quan Van Hoang, started in 2020
    - "Numerical simulation of a water/oil emulsion in a multiscale/multiphysics context" by Mani Chandan Naru, defended in 2021
    - "Investigation of Floating Offshore Wind Turbine hydrodynamics with Computational Fluid Dynamics" by Constance Clément, defended in 2021
    - "Multi-scale characterisation and modeling of the formation of paraffinic deposit" by Imane Yalaoui, defended in 2020
    - "Heat transfer in a fixed bed of phase change particles for thermal energy storage" by Malik Belot, defended in 2018
    - "Rheological behavior and modeling of waxy crude oils in transient flows" by Rafael Mendes, defended in 2015
    - "Direct numerical simulation of dispersed phase flows" by Kateryna Voronetska, defended in 2012
  • PostDocs supervision
    - "Analysis of droplets interaction regimes in turbulent emulsions by direct numerical simulation" by Victor Boniou in 2023
    - " Development and validation of VOF-to-DPM model for electric motors cooling" by Yanzhi Zhang in 2020
    - "Analysis of the coupling between heat transfer and pressure loss in a thermal energy storage system" by Trang Phan in 2017
    - "Development of an Euler/Lagrange approach for fluidized bed" by Abdelkader Hammouti in 2011

“Numerical simulations of high Prandtl number liquid jets impinging on a flat plate”, A. Poubeau, G. Vinay, B. Kekelia, K. Bennion - International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2023, 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2023.123889

“Development of a hybrid Lagrange–Euler transition model for the film formation and dynamics of an impinging liquid spray”, Y. Zhang, G. Vinay, A. Poubeau, Q.V. Hoang – Couputers&Fluids, 2022,  10.1016/j.compfluid.2022.105756 

“Evaluation of Morison approach with CFD modelling on a surface-piercing cylinder towards the investigation of FOWT Hydrodynamics”, C. Clément, P. Bozonnet, G. Vinay, P. Pagnier, A. Borràs Nadal, J. Reveillon – Ocean Engineering 251(3–4):111042, 2022, 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2022.111042

“A Methodology to Investigate Factors Governing the Restart Pressure of a Malaysian Waxy Crude Oil Pipeline”, G. Vinay, P. Tri Bhaskoro, I. Hénaut, M. Zaiga Sariman – Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 208:109785, 2021, 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c02453

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