Dr Arturo Ortega is a Mechanical and Electrical Engineer. He is working in numerical simulation of electro-mechanical systems of tidal turbines using CFD and HPC. Before working in the Institute for Energy Systems, Dr Ortega worked for the Oil & Gas industry, onshore and offshore, for several years. During his professional life, he has been working in projects related to fluid dynamics, structural dynamics, fluid-structure interaction, and electro-mechanical system.
Dr Ortega is a very experienced scientific computer programmer. He has implemented complex algorithms, included non-linear differential equations, for engineering and scientific programs. He has carried out advanced CFD and FEM analyses.
Dr Ortega also has experience as a lecturer and coach; he is supervising MSc and PhD projects. His research lines include tidal turbine, offshore wind turbine, and coupled system.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU (Norway, 2015). PhD on Marine Structures.
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro - PUC-Rio (Brazil, 2004). MSc on Mechanical Engineering.
Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería - UNI (Peru, 2002). BSc on Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.