Dinis Oliveira

Doctoral Student at Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Maritime Studies, Maritime Environmental Sciences

Dinis studies biofouling on ships' hulls, i.e. the growth of marine organisms leading to increased frictional resistance and thence increased fuel consumption. Thus, the project includes characterizing biofouling communities, developing a friction model and optimizing current methods of hull cleaning. He is also involved in lab/field tutorials and discussion seminars with students from Master Mariner, Shipping and Logistics (Bachelor programs) and Maritime Management (Master program). Before Dinis started his PhD at Chalmers in August, 2015, he studied integrated Master in Bioengineering (University of Porto, Portugal, 2009-2015).

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Showing 7 publications

2019

Towards an absolute scale for adhesion strength of ship hull microfouling

Dinis Oliveira, Lars Larsson, Lena Granhag
Biofouling. Vol. 35 (2), p. 244-258
Journal article
2018

Performance Values vs. Speed – A Declaration of Independence?

Dinis Oliveira, Lena Granhag, Lars Larsson
Paper in proceedings
2018

Effect of ship hull form on the resistance penalty from biofouling

Dinis Oliveira, Ann I. Larsson, Lena Granhag
Biofouling. Vol. 34 (3), p. 262-272
Journal article
2016

Future Work on Drag and Boundary Layer Properties of Biofouling Collected From Commercial Vessels

Dinis Oliveira, Lena Granhag
1st Hull Performance & Insight Conference (HullPIC), p. 82-95
Conference contribution
2016

Matching Forces Applied in Underwater Hull Cleaning with Adhesion Strength of Marine Organisms

Dinis Oliveira, Lena Granhag
Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. Vol. 4 (4), p. 66-
Journal article
2015

Numerical simulation of the transport phenomena in tilted clothing microclimates

Tiago Sotto Mayor, Dinis Oliveira, René Rossi et al
Extreme Physiology & Medicine. Vol. 4(Suppl 1) (A68)
Paper in proceedings

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Showing 2 research projects

2017–2020

Completing management options in the Baltic Sea Region to reduce risk of invasive species introduction by shipping COMPLETE

Lena Granhag Maritime Environmental Sciences
Dinis Oliveira Maritime Environmental Sciences
Interreg-BSR

2015–2017

Increased energy efficiency in ships through reduced hull fouling

Lena Granhag Maritime Environmental Sciences
Rickard Bensow Marine Technology
Dinis Soares Reis de Oliveira Maritime Environmental Sciences
Swedish Energy Agency

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