Senior Researcher

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  • PhD in Engineering Science, Université libre de Brussels, Belgium. Title: Film condensation on curvilinear fin: Preparation of SAFIR and EMERALD experiments aboard International Space Station.
  • Postgraduate diploma in Applied Science, Université libre de Brussels, Belgium. Title: Film vapour Condensation on Curvilinear Fins in Microgravity.
  • Diploma of bachelor on direction “Physics”, Novosibirsk State University, Russian Federation. Title: Optimization of vapour condensation on non-isothermal curvilinear fins.

Competence fields

Computational Fluid Dynamics
Engineering Thermodynamics
Heat and Mass Transfer Enhancement
Thermal Management
Digital Image Processing
Optical Engineering

Representative publications

  • Glushchuk A., Minetti C., Machrafi H., Iorio, C.S., Experimental investigation of force balance at vapour condensation on a cylindrical fin, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 108, pp. 2130-2142, 2017. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2017.01.067)
  • Kostoglou, M., Karapantsios, T.D., Buffone, C., Glushchuk, A., Iorio, C., A Theoretical Study of Steady State and Transient Condensation on Axisymmetric Fins Under Combined Capillary and Gravitational Forces, Microgravity Science and Technology, Vol. 28 (5), pp. 559-567, 2016. (DOI: 10.1007/s12217-016-9511-z)
  • Buffone, C., Grishaev, V., Glushchuk, A., Experimental investigation of liquid retention in a cyclone evaporator under variable gravity conditions, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 99, pp. 235-243, 2016. (DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.12.128)
  • Glushchuk, A., Minetti, C., Buffone, C., Fin condensation in variable gravity environment, Multiphase Science and Technology, Vol. 26 (1), pp. 63-81, 2014. (DOI: 10.1615/MultScienTechn.v26.i1.20)
  • Bortolin, S., El Achkar, G., Kostoglou, M., Glushchuk, A., Karapantsios, T.D., Lavieille, P., Del Col, D., Buffone, C., Miscevic, M., Toth, B., Minster, O., Experimental Investigations on Condensation in the Framework of ENhanced COndensers in Microgravity (ENCOM-2) Project, Microgravity Science and Technology Vol. 26 (5), pp. 335-349, 2014. (DOI: 10.1007/s12217-014-9402-0)
  • Buffone C., Glushchuk A., Iorio C. S., Dubois F., “Measurement of Film Thickness on a Curved Surface by Fiber Optic Probe”, Journal of Electronics Cooling and Thermal Control, Vol. 3, pp. 22-26, 2013. (DOI: 10.4236/jectc.2013.31003)
  • Cheverda, V.V., Glushchuk, A., Queeckers, P., Chikov, S.B., Kabov, O.A., Liquid rivulets moved by shear stress of gas flow at altered levels of gravity, Microgravity Science and Technology, Vol. 25 (1), pp. 73-81, 2013. (DOI: 10.1007/s12217-012-9335-4)
  • Glushchuk A., Marchuk I.V., Kabov O.A., Experimental Study of Film Condensation of FC-72 Vapour on Disk-Shaped Fin, Microgravity Sci. Technol., Vol, 23, Issue SUPPL. 1, Pages S65-S74 , 2011. (DOI: 10.1007/s12217-011-9272-7)
  • Marchuk I.V., Glushchuk A.V. and Kabov O.A., Vapour condensation on nonisothermal curvilinear fins, Technical Physics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp.388-391, 2006. (DOI: 10.1134/S1063785006050075)