Mrs Samira Garcia Freites


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Samira Garcia Freites is a PhD researcher at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at The University of Manchester. Her research focuses on evaluating the process performance, economics and potential environmental impacts of deploying biomass (agri-residues) gasification systems to generate low-carbon energy for the rural sector. Her areas of expertise include process modelling, CFD simulation of hydrodynamic systems, life cycle assessment and techno-economic assessment. She holds an M.Sc. and B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Networks and Beacons


  • Bioenergy, Carbon Capture and Storage, Gasification, Agricultural residues, Life-cycle assessment, Process modelling, Tecno-economic assessment, Biomass, Distributed energy

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2012 - Master in Science, Modelling and CFD simulation of multiphase flows in airlift-photobiorreactors for microalgae cultivation, Universidad del Norte (2010 - 2011)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Universidad del Norte (2005 - 2009)

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