Thiago Antonini Alves | Excellence in Research Award Winner 2023  🏆

Prof. Thiago Antonini Alves: Thermal Performance/Heat Pipe👨‍🎓

I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Prof. Thiago Antonini Alves for being honored with the Thermal Performance Excellence in Research Award. This recognition is a testament to your unwavering dedication and exceptional contributions to advancing knowledge in the field. Your innovative research has not only set a new standard for excellence but has also significantly enriched our understanding of thermal performance. This award is truly well-deserved, reflecting your tireless efforts and commitment to pushing the boundaries of research. May this achievement mark the beginning of even greater successes in your continued endeavors. Well done, Prof. Alves! May this recognition fuel your passion for research and motivate you to reach even greater heights in your academic journey. Your achievements serve as an inspiration to aspiring scholars and researchers around the globe.

Thiago Antonini Alves is a researcher and professor with a background in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Thermal Engineering. Here is a summary of his academic.

Professional profile:

Early Academic Pursuits:

Thiago Antonini Alves embarked on his academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidade Estadual Paulista JĂşlio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP) in 2004. He continued his education by obtaining a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from UNESP in 2006, with a focus on topics such as integral transforms, conformal transformations, and laminar flow.

Subsequently, he pursued a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) from 2006 to 2010. His doctoral research delved into the realm of conjugate heat transfer, forced convection, and laminar flow, under the guidance of Carlos Alberto Carrasco Altemani. Throughout his formal education, Thiago received support from the Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento CientĂ­fico e TecnolĂłgico (CNPq), showcasing his commitment to advancing scientific knowledge.

professional Endeavors:

Post completing his Ph.D., Thiago further expanded his expertise through a postdoctoral position at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) from 2015 to 2016. During this time, he continued to contribute to the field of engineering, solidifying his standing as a dedicated researcher.

Thiago's academic journey also included international exposure, as evidenced by his participation in the International English Language Summer School for Academics and Researchers at the Institute of Technology Tallaght, ITT Dublin, Ireland, in 2018.

Contributions and Research Focus:

Thiago Antonini Alves has made substantial contributions to the field of Mechanical Engineering, particularly in Thermal Engineering. His research has encompassed diverse topics such as experimental studies, thermosyphon systems, forced convection, and the thermal performance of various systems. The integration of experimental work and theoretical concepts, including integral transforms, highlights the multidimensional nature of his contributions.

postdoctoral Research:

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Accolades and Recognition:

Thiago's academic achievements have not gone unnoticed. He holds the prestigious position of "Bolsista de Produtividade em Pesquisa do CNPq - NĂ­vel 2," indicating his significant productivity and impact in the research domain.

Impact and Influence:

As a government employee at Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná (UTFPR) since 2011, Thiago has played a pivotal role in research, education, and administrative responsibilities. His involvement in various councils, committees, and project activities underscores his dedication to the development of the academic community.

Thiago's leadership positions, including Presidente do Conselho do Departamento Acadêmico de Mecânica and Presidente do Colegiado do Curso de Engenharia Mecânica, reflect his influence in shaping academic policies and fostering a conducive learning environment.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

Thiago Antonini Alves continues to leave a lasting impact on academia through his research, teaching, and administrative roles. His extensive involvement in research projects, council memberships, and teaching various engineering disciplines attests to his commitment to advancing knowledge and nurturing the next generation of engineers.

As he celebrates his 1-year anniversary, Thiago's legacy includes a rich tapestry of academic achievements, collaborative projects, and a dedication to the pursuit of knowledge in Mechanical Engineering. Looking ahead, his future contributions are anticipated to further elevate the academic and research landscape in his field.

Notable Publications:

  • DIMBARRE, Victor Vaurek ; BIGLIA, Felipe MercĂŞs ; BARTMEYER, Guilherme Antonio ; TURCHIELLO, Rozane de Fátima ; SANTOS, Paulo Henrique Dias dos ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Experimental Thermal Performance of an Evacuated Tube Solar Collector using Graphene Oxide as Working Fluid in Wickless Heat Pipes, 2023, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do DYCAELS 2023, 2023.
  • BALDYKOWSKI, Bruno ; COMINESI, Elen Louise Camargo ; DIMBARRE, Victor Vaurek ; BIGLIA, Felipe MercĂŞs ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO ; LIMA, Luiz Eduardo Melo . The Rise Velocity of an Elongated Gas Bubble Flowing into a Stagnant Liquid: Dependence on the Pipe Inclination, 2023, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do DYCAELS 2023, 2023.
  • VAZ, Allefe Jardel Chagas ; DIMBARRE, Victor Vaurek ; TURCHIELLO, Rozane de Fátima ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Experimental Evaluation of the Thermal Performance of a Thermosyphon Using Graphene Oxide (GO) as the Working Fluid, 2023, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do DYCAELS 2023, 2023.
  • PEREIRA, Thomas Siqueira ; MACHADO, Pedro Leineker Ochoski ; SIQUEIRA, Hugo Valadares ; TADANO, Yara de Souza ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Predicting the Thermal Performance of Heat Pipes with Grooved Wick Structure using Artificial Neural Networks, 2023, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do DYCAELS 2023, 2023.
  • CRUZ, Felipe Barreto Campelo ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Nonlinear Control of a Pneumatic Positioning System with Pressure-Regulator Servo-Valves, 2023, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do DYCAELS 2023, 2023.
  • MOIA, Mariana de MagalhĂŁes ; MESQUITA, LuĂ­s Manuel Ribeiro de ; PILOTO, Paulo Alexandre Gonçalves ; BARREIRA, LuĂ­sa Afonso ; ALVES, Matheus Henrique ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Fire Performance of Cork Particleboard Panels with Expandable Graphite, 2022, Bragança. Anais do EJI 2022, 2022.
  • NISHIDA, Felipe Baptista ; SANTOS, Paulo Henrique Dias dos ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Mathematical Model for Liquid Film Profile along the Grooves in the Evaporator of a Heat Pipe, 2021, Valeta. Proceedings of the ACE-X 2021, ACEX099, 2021. p. 17-18.
  • MACHADO, Pedro Leineker Ochoski ; DIMBARRE, Victor Vaurek ; BARTMEYER, Guilherme Antonio ; LENART, VinĂ­cius Mariani ; TURCHIELLO, Rozane de Fátima ; SANTOS, Paulo Henrique Dias dos ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Influence of Slope on the Performance of Thermosyphons Filled with 5% Graphene Oxide Nanofluid for Use in Vacuum Tube Solar Collectors, 2020, Nova Delhi. Proceedings of the ICEE 2020, EE-12202013, 2020.
  • BARTMEYER, Guilherme Antonio ; DIEDRICH, Carlos Henrique ; MACHADO, Pedro Leineker Ochoski ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Experimental Tests of Thermosyphons for Application in Vacuum Tube Solar Collectors, 2019, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do CONET 2019, 2019.
  • BIGLIA, Felipe MercĂŞs ; SOUZA, RogĂ©rio de Oliveira ; BARTMEYER, Guilherme Antonio ; FACHINI, Luis VitĂłrio Gulineli ; SILVA, Raquel da Cunha Ribeiro da ; ANTONINI ALVES, THIAGO . Experimental Study of Frost Formation on Flat Surfaces, 2019, Ponta Grossa, PR. Anais do CONET 2019, 2019.


A total of  764 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations 764     581
  • h-index 15         12
  • i10-index 20       17



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