Dana Grecov

Dana Grecov
Associate Professor

BEng (UPB, Romania), PhD (INP Grenoble, France), Postdoctoral Fellowship (McGill University)

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(604) 822-6710
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email: dgrecov@mech.ubc.ca
lab website: www.faculty.mech.ubc.ca/~dgrecov

Research Interests

 

  • Liquid crystals and nanomaterials
  • Multiphase flow
  • Biofluid Mechanics
  • Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Rheology and Tribology

 

Current Research Work

 

  • Rheology of liquid crystalline materials
  • Modeling and simulation of complex fluid and nanomaterial flows
  • Design and characterization of new high performance bio- lubricants
  • Modeling and simulation of industrial processes
  • Hydrodynamics and rheological characterization of synovial fluid
  • Hemodynamics assessment of artificial heart valves

 

Selected Publications

  • N. Noroozi, D. Grecov, and S. Shafiei-Sabet, “Estimation of viscosity coefficients and rheological functions of nanocrystalline cellulose aqueous suspensions,” Liquid Crystals, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 56–66, 2014.
  • N. Noroozi and D. Grecov, “Numerical simulation of three-dimensional flow-induced microstructure in a simplified prosthetic hip joint with nematic liquid crystal lubricant,” Rheologica Acta, vol. 53, no. 5–6, pp. 457–465, 2014.
  • N. Noroozi and D. Grecov, “Numerical simulation of three-dimensional flow-induced microstructure in a simplified prosthetic hip joint with nematic liquid crystal lubricant,” Rheologica Acta, vol. 53, no. 5–6, pp. 457–465, 2014.
  • N. Noroozi and D. Grecov, “Flow modelling and rheological characterization of nematic liquid crystals between concentric cylinders,” Liquid Crystals, vol. 40, no. 7, pp. 871–883, 2013.
  • P. Bhuanantanondh, D. Grecov, and E. Kwok, “Rheological study of viscosupplements and synovial fluid in patients with osteoarthritis,” J. Med. Biol. Eng, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 12–16, 2012.
  • P. Darabi, K. Pougatch, M. Salcudean, and D. Grecov, “DEM investigations of fluidized beds in the presence of liquid coating,” Powder Technology, vol. 214, no. 3, pp. 365–374, 2011.
  • K. Liu and D. Grecov, “Rheological and flow modelling of viscoelastic fluids between eccentric cylinders,” Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 1603–1615, 2011.
  • P. Bhuanantanondh, D. Grecov, E. Kwok, and P. Guy, “Rheology of osteoarthritic synovial fluid mixed with viscosupplements: A pilot study,” Biomedical Engineering Letters, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 213–219, 2011.
  • J.-R. CLERMONT and D. GRECOV, “Simulations numériques d’écoulements non stationnaires de fluides viscoélastiques à loi différentielle entre cylindres excentriques,” 2011.
  • T. Li, K. Pougatch, M. Salcudean, and D. Grecov, “Numerical modeling of an evaporative spray in a riser,” Powder Technology, vol. 201, no. 3, pp. 213–229, 2010.
  • T. Li, K. Pougatch, M. Salcudean, and D. Grecov, “Numerical simulation of an evaporative spray in a gas-solid crossflow,” International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, vol. 8, no. 1, 2010.

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