Prof. Dr. Habil. Ing.


Contact: Transilvania University of Brasov, Mechanical Engineering Department, Aerodynamics Laboratory

29, B-dul Eroilor, Brasov 500036

Tel: 0040268 412921 ext. 193

E-mail: angel.h@unitbv.ro




-   Fluid Mechanics

-    Fundamentals Aerodynamics



-   Wind Tunnel Testing for Road Vehicles

-   CFD Simulations

-   Nanofluids for Cooling Applications

-   Industrial Applications of Coandă Effect

Charged with the Aerodynamics laboratory of Transilvania University of Brasov



      -  Member of SAE International (Society of Automotive Engineers, USA)

                Member Service Award, 2008, SAE International

      -  Associate member of SAE Road Vehicle Aerodynamics Committee



      -  HuminicA., Huminic G., Fleaca C., Dumitrache F., Morjan I., "Thermalconductivity, viscosity and surface tension of nanofluids based on FeCnanoparticles", Powder Technology, Vol. 284, pp. 78-84, ISSN: 00325910,2015, doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2015.06.040,

in Top 25 Hottest Articles, Science Direct, Chemical Engineering, Powder Technology,
July to September 2015, Octomber to December 2015

      -  Huminic G., Huminic A., "Numerical study on heat transfer characteristics of thermosyphon heat pipes using nanofluids", Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 76, 2013, pp. 393-399, ISSN: 01968904, doi: 10.1016/j.enconman.2013.07.026

      -  Huminic G., Huminic A., "Numerical analysis of laminar flow heat transfer of nanofluids in a flattened tube", International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 44, pp. 52-57, 2013, ISSN: 07351933, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2013.03.003,      

in Top 25 Hottest Articles, Science Direct, Engineering, International Communications in Heat and MassTransfer, January to March 2013

      -  Huminic A., Huminic G., Soica A., "Study of aerodynamics for a simplified car model with the underbody shaped as a Venturi nozzle", International Journal of Vehicle Design, Volume 58, Issue 1, pp. 15-32, ISSN: 0143-3369, 2012, DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.2012.045927

      -  Huminic G., Huminic A., "Heat transfer characteristics in double tube helical heat exchangers using  nanofluids", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,  Volume 54, Issue 19-20, pp. 4280-4287, ISSN: 00179310, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.05.017,                                                                                        

       in Top 25 Hottest Articles, Science Direct, Engineering-Energy, International Journal of Heat and  MassTransfer, July to September 2011

      -  Huminic G., Huminic A., "Heat transfer characteristics of a two-phase closed thermosyphons using nanofluids", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 35, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 550–557, doi: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2010.12.009,

       in Top 25 Hottest Articles, Science Direct, Engineering-Energy, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, January to March 2011

      -  Huminic G., Huminic A., I. Morjan I., F. Dumitrache F., "Experimental study of the thermal performance of thermosyphon heat pipe using iron oxide nanoparticles", International  Journal of  Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 54, Issue 1-3, 2011, pp. 656–661, ISSN: 00179310,  doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2010.09.005,

  in Top 25 Hottest Articles, Science Direct, Engineering-Energy, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, October to December 2010

      -  Huminic A., Huminic G., "Numerical flow simulation for a generic vehicle body on wheels with variable underbody diffuser", Vehicle Aerodynamics, SAE SP 2333, pp. 139-148, 2012, ISSN 0148-7191, doi: 10.4271/2012-01-0172.

      -  Huminic A., Huminic G., "Computational Study of Flow in the Underbody Diffuser for a Simplified Car Model", Vehicle Aerodynamics, SAE SP 2269, 2010, ISSN 0148-7191, pg. 12-23, doi: 10.4271/2010-01-0119

      -  Huminic A., Huminic G., "CFD Study Concerning the Influence of the Underbody Components on Total Drag for a SUV", Vehicle Aerodynamics, SAE SP 2226, 2009, ISSN 0148-7191, pg. 315-321, DOI: 10.4271/2009-01-1157

      -  Huminic A., Chiru A., "On CFD Investigations of Vehicle Aerodynamics with Rotating Wheels Simulation", Vehicle Aerodynamics, SAE SP 1991, 2006, ISSN 0148-7191, DOI: 10.4271/2006-01-0804



      -  HUMINIC, G., HUMINIC A., "Working fluid for a heat pipe", patent RO126060


      -  "CFD Analysis of the a 3D model ofcar", contract 1033/21.08.2014, SC New Class Automobil Development SRL Bucuresti - SC INAS SA Craiova. 

     -   "Hydraulic study of a Francis Turbine"contract 1029/10.05.2013, SC Hydro-Engineering SA Resita - SC INAS SA Craiova.

     -   "Optimization of the Aerodynamic Devices Used in Automotive Industry", contract PNII IDEI - CNCSIS, ID 758/2008 -Transilvania University of Brasov.

     -   "Studyof the Aerodynamic Interaction Between Cars and Road", contract CEEX-ET CNCSIS, no. 5885/18.09.2006 - Transilvania University of Brasov.

     -   "Numerical and Experimental Methods in Vehicle Aerodynamics", Research Project BD CNCSIS - Transilvania University of Brasov.

     -   "Ground Effect in Design of Vehicles - CFDStudy Concerning the Behaviour of Clark-Y Airfoil in Ground Effect", inthe frame of HPC EUROPA (High Performance Computing) financed by European Commission contract no. RII3-CT-2003-506079, Aerodynamics and Gassdynamics Institute, Stuttgart University, Germany, August – September 2004.

    -   "CFD Analysis concerning Ground effect in Road Vehicle Aerodynamics", contract 33.459/17.07.2002, CNCSIS -Transilvania University of Brasov.


Energy (ELSEVIER), Energy Conversion and Management (ELSEVIER),  Entropy (MDPI), Indian Journal of Pure and AppliedPhysicsInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (ELSEVIER), International Journal of Thermal Science (ELSEVIER), Journalof Automobile Engineering (SAGE), Journalof Heat Transfer(ASME) şi ASME Fluids DivisionEngineering, Journal of Wind Engineering & IndustrialAerodynamics (ELSEVIER), Measurement (ELSEVIER), Microfluidics and Nanofluidics(SPRINGER), Powder Technology (ELSEVIER), Scientific Bulletin of PolitehnicaUniversity of Bucharest - MechanicalEngineering series, Vehicle Aerodynamics (SAE)

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