Carlos Da Silva
Carlos is a Research Associate at ATOMS Lab and UTEV Research Centre. He holds a Ph.D. (2016) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. Carlos has broad-ranging expertise in thermal management of energy storage systems, multi-scale thermal modelling, electronic cooling, and emerging nanomaterials. He has worked on a variety of research projects, including (i) thermal engineering of multifunctional nanomaterials, structures, and devices for electronic applications; (ii) multi-scale, multi-physics thermal modelling, simulation and experimentation of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles; (iii) design of battery thermal management systems for electric vehicles; (iv) integrated liquid and air cooling solutions for electronics for automotive applications; and (v) electrothermal characterization and degradation mechanisms of large-format and cylindrical lithium-ion cells. He has accumulated extensive experience in directing research projects, supervising undergraduate/graduate students, and teaching core subjects in mechanical engineering.