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Edgar A. Matida

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.Sc., Sao Paulo University M.Sc., Ph.D., Yokohama National University
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5693
Office:3204 CB

Research Interests:

  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols (Inhalation Devices)
  • Large Eddy Simulation
  • Dispersed Two-Phase Random Walk Models
  • Impinging Jets
  • Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFCs)
  • Airfoil-Vortex Interactions (AVIs)

Aerosol science and technology (aerosol characterization and deposition); nozzle sprays;  dispersed two-phase random-walk models; dispersed two-phase impinging jets;  large eddy simulation (LES); laser-doppler velocimetry (LDV); particle image velocimetry (PIV).

Pharmaceutical aerosols (pressurized metered dose inhalers) and add-on spacer devices; nasal drug delivery; diesel fuel characterization; airfoil-vortex interaction related to rotorcraft; fuel cell modelling.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery;
Member of the International Society for Aerosols in Medicine (ISAM).

Journal Articles

Ilie, M., Nitzsche, F., and Matida, E. A., Parametric Studies of Airfoil-Vortex Interaction; a Numerical Approach using LES. The Aeronautical Journal, 115 (1173), 703-711, 2011.

Colpan, C.O., Cruickshank, C.A., Matida, E.A., Hamdullahpur, F., 1-D Modelling of a Flowing Electrolyte-Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. Journal of Power Sources, 196, 3572-3582, 2011.

Wilson, S.R., Liu, Y., Matida, E.A., and Johnson, M.R., Aerosol Deposition Measurements as a Function of Reynolds Number for Turbulent Flow in a Ninety-Degree Pipe Bend. Aerosol Science and Technology, 45, 364-375, 2011.